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iRobot Roomba 880 review: Cleans, so you don't have to
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iRobot Roomba 880 review: Cleans, so you don't have to

By Britta O'Boyle

Robot vacuum cleaners, such as the iRobot Roomba 880, are interesting little gadgets. They are far from cheap, costing the best part of £500, but for that mighty lump of cash they take one of the worst household chores off your hands.The idea behind... Read more

Ever wanted to find out it's like to be an iRobot Roomba? Now you can with Robot Vacuum Simulator 2013

Ever wanted to find out it's like to be an iRobot Roomba? Now you can with Robot Vacuum Simulator 2013

By Rik Henderson

This must be a question that goes through everybody's minds at least once in their life: what's it like to be a robot vacuum cleaner?iRobot Roombas and Samsung NaviBots have got it easy. Slowly meandering about the house while everybody is out, taking... Read more

iRobot Looj gutter cleaning robot coming to the UK

iRobot Looj gutter cleaning robot coming to the UK

By Ian Morris

The iRobo Looj will sweep your gutters clean of debris, and it’s heading for the UK soon. The robotic cleaner specialists have been selling this gutter cleaner in the US for a few months now, but having surveyed the gutters of the UK and Europe, the... Read more

iRobot Roomba 660
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iRobot Roomba 660

By Stuart Miles

Cleaning your house is a bore, but sadly one that has to be done from time to time unless you are happy to live in a dirt-invested hovel - we doubt that - so is a robot vacuum cleaner the answer? We set one to work in the Pocket-lint office to find out.DesignFor... Read more

iRobot Scooba 230
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iRobot Scooba 230

By Stuart Miles

The iRobot Scooba 230 is the company's new robotic floor cleaner designed to mop your kitchen floors so you can do something better with your life, like put your feet up and have a glass of wine. But is it really that simple? We got it to work in the... Read more

WIN: iRobot Roomba 660 vacuum cleaning robot

WIN: iRobot Roomba 660 vacuum cleaning robot

By Pocket-lint Promotion

Pocket-lint has teamed up with iRobot and, to wish the iRobot Roomba vacuum cleaning robot a happy 10th birthday, we're sharing the birthday love and giving one away.Over the last ten years Roombas worldwide have picked up snakes, thousands of pieces... Read more

iRobot Roomba 600 vacuum cleaner does the hard work so you don't have to

iRobot Roomba 600 vacuum cleaner does the hard work so you don't have to

By Danny Brogan

iRobot has unveiled its cheapest robotic vacuum cleaner range in the shape of the Roomba 600 Series - which will still do all the hoovering without your having to lift a finger. An entry-level version of the 700 Series, the Roomba 600 is available from... Read more

iRobot Roomba 770 Vacuum Cleaning Robot pictures and hands-on

iRobot Roomba 770 Vacuum Cleaning Robot pictures and hands-on

By Stuart Miles

The iRobot Roomba 770 vacuum cleaning robot promises to clean your carpets without you having to lift a finger, but is it really that easy?Well, Pocket-lint has spent some quality time with the automated machine and can confirm that it sure is.Set it... Read more

iRobot CEO tells us why "robots should not have legs"

iRobot CEO tells us why "robots should not have legs"

By Stuart Miles

To many the word "robot" conjures up images of Arnold Schwarzenegger's Terminator, Honda's Asimo, Will Smith's friend iRobot from the movie, and maybe Marvin the depressed robot from Hitch Hikers Guide to the Galaxy. However, for Colin Angle, CEO of iRobot,... Read more

iRobot's robots of tomorrow

iRobot's robots of tomorrow

By Stuart Miles

You might know iRobot, who've been making robots for the last 20 years, as the chaps behind the Roomba robotic vacuum cleaner. However, the company has a large research and development department that not only works on the next evolution of home products,... Read more

iRobot reaches robo-milestone

iRobot reaches robo-milestone

By Amy-Mae Elliott

iRobot has announced that it has achieved what it calls "an industry milestone in the home robot market". That milestone is shifting over 5 million units of home robot range. The company, which was founded 20 years ago, launched its iRobot Roomba Vacuum... Read more

iRobot Roomba 500 series announced for Europe

iRobot Roomba 500 series announced for Europe

By Amy-Mae Elliott

The iRobot Roomba 500 series vacuum cleaning robots have been announced for a European launch from October 2009. The iRobot Roomba 500 series range comprises of four vacuum cleaning robots - the 520, 555, 563 and 581 - and will be priced from £250. Said... Read more

iRobot invents a Wall-E who can clean

iRobot invents a Wall-E who can clean

By Katie Scott

If your sprogs are massive Wall-E fans, but they refuse to clean up after themselves, you can buy yourself a limited edition Roomba 530 robot. The cleaning machine is a result of a collaboration between iRobot and Disney/Pixar, and has special Wall-E... Read more

iRobot launches new and improved Roomba vacuum-cleaning bots

iRobot launches new and improved Roomba vacuum-cleaning bots

By Amy-Mae Elliott

Calling them their smartest, most powerful and efficient vacuuming robots yet, iRobot has launched a new series of Roomba Vacuum Cleaning Robots. The new Roomba 500 series has been 100% improved following five year's worth of customer feedback since the... Read more