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A clever Roomba vacuum from iRobot (pictures)

Find out what iRobot's Wi-Fi-enabled Roomba can do.

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You can't tell by looking at it, but iRobot's $900 Roomba 980 has a new feature that's a first for the automated vacuum brand.

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The Roomba 980 is app-enabled.

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Just download the iRobot Home app on your Android or iOS device and follow the instructions to connect this clever bot to your local Wi-Fi network.

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The Roomba 980 comes with all of the traditional fixin's, too, but they might look a little different.

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Take iRobot's Virtual Wall devices.

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They are much smaller than past versions and thankfully use AA batteries (rather than the massive ones used before).

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Underneath, everything is pretty much the same as before.

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You'll see the same rotating side brush.

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You'll also see the same double brushes.

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iRobot also outfitted the Roomba 980 with a camera and more sensors for promises of improved overall cleaning, although it didn't outperform the Roomba 880 we tested in 2013.

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