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After 4 years with a smart robot vacuum, I’m happier with a dumb one

After 4 years with a smart robot vacuum, I’m happier with a dumb one

My best friend likes to use the term "germ freak" when describing me. Although she might be exaggerating, she's not too far from reality. I'm also a very practical person and don't like spending too much time on chores, which is why I bought a Roomba robot vacuum cleaner back in 2017. Although I've been very happy with it, I've recently bought a "dumb" cordless vacuum-mop combo that I literally use several times a day. In fact, I'm so satisfied with my purchase, the Roomba now sits in the corner collecting dust (which I then clean).

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Get a Roomba for less than the cost of AirPods Max for Prime Day

Get a Roomba for less than the cost of AirPods Max for Prime Day

iRobot's smart Roomba vacuum cleaners have long become the de-facto market leader, with many people using the brand name when they just mean any automatic vacuum. And during Prime Day 2021, you can save big on some of the great products offered by the company, like the Roomba i6+ that you only have to empty every two months. It's $300 off and can be yours for just $500 today.

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Someone called the cops on their own smart vacuum

Someone called the cops on their own smart vacuum

Robot vacuums are, let's say, a net positive in most people's households — they do all the moving around to scrub the floors clean, you just have to step out of the way. But one robovac is responsible for scaring a woman out of her wits and a busted door in one California household.

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This iRobot mop deal puts automatic floor cleaning in mid-range phone territory

This iRobot mop deal puts automatic floor cleaning in mid-range phone territory

Mopping the floor is usually a painstaking task, especially when it comes to handling buckets and water. Thankfully, this chore can be fully automated with the iRobot Braava Jet M6 smart mop, which is made by the same company that invented Roomba smart vacuums. The robot usually costs $450 on Amazon, but it's currently $100 off, making it a bargain for such a well-rated product.

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Get a refurbished Roomba 980 smart vacuum for just $300 ($100 off)

Get a refurbished Roomba 980 smart vacuum for just $300 ($100 off)

Vacuuming can be annoying, time-consuming, and very noisy. Luckily, all these attributes can be avoided with a robotic vacuum from Roomba. The Roomba 980 offers powerful cleaning capabilities, advanced auto-scheduling features, and a price tag that comes in at just $299 for certified refurbished units right now on Amazon.

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iRobot's self-emptying Roomba i7+ falls to a new low of $599 ($200 off)

iRobot's self-emptying Roomba i7+ falls to a new low of $599 ($200 off)

Robot vacuums are great, but if you have to empty them yourself, what's the point? Thankfully, some fancier models, like this here Roomba i7+, can take care of that for you. When it docks, it automatically disposes of the dirt it's collected in a canister in its charging base. It normally goes for about $800, but today, you can get one for $200 off.

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Pick up a Roomba E5 smart vacuum for just $250 from Amazon ($50 off)

Pick up a Roomba E5 smart vacuum for just $250 from Amazon ($50 off)

It takes a special kind of person to enjoy vacuuming the house. For the rest of us, there are robots. Right now, Amazon is selling the Roomba E5 for just $249 — a solid $50 off its most recent price. If you're tired of cleaning your own carpets, this is a deal you won't want to let slip away.

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The Roomba you don't have to empty for two months is just $600 ($200 off) today

The Roomba you don't have to empty for two months is just $600 ($200 off) today

iRobot produces several series of Roombas, but brands them differently based on which channel they're selling on. Depending on where you got it, each of them may be just a bit different from each other. Sometimes, they're one and the same. On Amazon for Prime Day, we've got three tiers of Roomba on a deep-clean discount.

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I'm scared of Roomba's new AI-powered robot vacuum

I'm scared of Roomba's new AI-powered robot vacuum

As our phones continue gaining new AI-powered features like Google Duplex and kiss detection, it was only a matter of time before our vacuums followed suit. The company behind Roomba, iRobot, is introducing its new Roomba i3+ today, and it's a vacuum that can "evolve and get smarter over time." That's cool, but — excuse me while I go barricade my door in preparation for the robotic vacuum uprising.

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Your Roomba is about to get a lot smarter courtesy of an AI-powered app update

Your Roomba is about to get a lot smarter courtesy of an AI-powered app update

iRobot is releasing a redesigned app for its various robotic vacuums and mops, delivering a new "iRobot Genius Home Intelligence" with smart new features, compatible with all Wi-Fi-connected iRobot products. Ostensibly rolling out today, the new iRobot Genius uses machine learning for things like suggesting Clean Zones or Keep Out Zones, learning your cleaning routines, and even building recommended cleaning schedules.

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