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Google Home Now Controls Neato’s Botvac Connected Robot Vacuums

Neato Robotics Botvac Connected Series robot vacuums can now be controlled with Google Home. Not only can you use your voice and Google's virtual assistant to start, stop and pause robot vacuums, you can schedule cleanings, check the vacuum's battery level and more.
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Xiaomi Mi Robot Vacuum vs. iRobot Roomba, Dyson 360 Eye
By RT Staff · 31 August, 2016 • Xiaomi's $250 Mi Robot Vacuum will launch soon in China, and it stacks up well against the pricier iRobot Roomba 980 and Dyson 360 Eye.
Hacked Roomba is the World’s Fastest Robot Vacuum
By Steve Crowe · 16 August, 2016 • Most robot vacuums take a while to clean your house. Not this one.
iRobot Roomba 960 vs. Roomba 980: Robot Vacuum Comparison
By Steve Crowe · 4 August, 2016 • iRobot's Roomba 960 robot vacuum is a cheaper version of the Roomba 980 that launched earlier this year. Here's a comparison of the two robot vacuums.
Dyson 360 Eye Robot Vacuum Doesn’t Faze iRobot
By Steve Crowe · 29 July, 2016 • The Dyson 360 Eye robot vacuum goes on sale in the United States on August 1, 2016 for $999. iRobot, which has dominated the robot vacuum market since 2002, isn't worried about the stiff competition.
iRobot Enlists Amazon Web Services for Connected Robots
By RT Staff · 19 July, 2016 • Amazon Web Services will allow iRobot to provide customers with more powerful applications that process, analyze, and act on IoT data.
Makita RobotPRO Robot Vacuum is the Next-Gen Shopvac
By RT Staff · 17 June, 2016 • Makita's new RobotPRO robot vacuum is designed for workshops, offices, warehouse floors, and production facilities. It has a hefty 2.5-liter dust bin and cleans for up to two hours.
SCHAFT Bipedal Robot Climbs, Vacuums Stairs
By Steve Crowe · 8 April, 2016 • After being quiet for some time, Google-owned SCHAFT unveiled a new bipedal robot that can walk up and down stairs, carry heavy objects, and even vacuum stairs.
Bobsweep PetHair Plus Robot Vacuum
By RT Staff · 10 March, 2016 • The Bobsweep PetHair Plus robot vacuum builds on the company's existing 5-in-1 cleaning formula to peak efficiency levels of simultaneous vacuuming, sweeping, mopping, UV sterilizing and HEPA filtration.
Neato Botvac Connected Adds Smartwatch Controls
By Steve Crowe · 3 March, 2016 • A new app update now allows an Apple Watch or Android Wear device to control Neato Robotics' WiFi-enabled Botvac Connected robot vacuum. The Apple Watch and Android Wear devices allow you to start and stop the Botvac Connected robot vacuum and monitor its cleanup progress.
Ecovacs DEEBOT DM85 Robot Vacuum Features Advanced Mopping System
By Steve Crowe · 4 January, 2016 • Ecovac's most advanced robot vacuum to date, the DEEBOT DM85, will be on display at CES 2016. The DM85 features four cleaning modes for a variety of floors and cleans for up to 120 minutes.
LG HOM-BOT Turbo+ Robot Vacuum Doubles as Security Dog
By Steve Crowe · 22 December, 2015 • LG Electronics' HOM-BOT Turbo+ robot vacuum, which will debut at CES 2016, features augmented reality technology controls the vacuum through with your smartphone's camera. HOM-BOT Turbo+ can also send photos of the inside of your home when its senses movement.
Woman Mistakes Robot Vacuum for Intruder, Calls Cops
By Steve Crowe · 10 December, 2015 • A woman heard noises coming from inside her house and thought there was an intruder. When cops arrived, they discovered it was her robot vacuum cleaning the floors.
7 Cleaning Robots for Neat Freaks on Your Christmas List
By RT Staff · 8 December, 2015 • These cleaning robots make excellent gifts and come in quite handy for post-party cleaning if your hosting for the holidays.
Ecovacs Sells $47 Million of Home Robots in 24 Hours
By RT Staff · 24 November, 2015 • For the second year in a row, Ecovacs Robotics sold the largest number of products in the small appliances category on Singles’ Day, the largest online shopping day in the world
Dyson 360 Eye vs. iRobot Roomba 980: Which Robot Vacuum is Superior?
By RT Staff · 21 October, 2015 • How does the new Dyson 360 Eye Robot Vacuum stack up against iRobot's Roomba 980? Check out the side-by-side comparison.

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