Appliances & Durable Goods


14% off iRobot Roomba 960 Robotic Vacuum Cleaner - Deal Alert

PCWorld

Roomba 960 seamlessly navigates room to room to clean an entire level of your home, recharging itself after working for up to 75 minutes, and then resuming until the job is done. Featuring the revolutionary AeroForce Cleaning System, Roomba 960 delivers up to 5x the air power and requires less maintenance. Just press clean or schedule Roomba on the go with the iRobot Home App, from which you can also monitor its cleaning status. Roomba works on all floor types, and at just 3.6 inches tall, is specifically designed to fit under most furniture, beds and kickboards. The 960 features the iAdapt camera, which helps Roomba continually build and update its map of rooms within a home. The very full featured Roomba 960 averages 4.5 out of 5 stars on Amazon and is currently discounted $100 off its typical list price, making it available right now for $599. See this deal now on Amazon.


Wany Robotics Wany Robotics - Artificial Intelligence for Interactive Toys and Home Appliances

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A robot that is equipped with Instinct Software offers behavior that makes sense, in which we can interpret the robot's intentions in the same way as we can analyze human behavior. Not only that, but the behavior evolves and remains appropriate over time - behavior is not random since the robot remembers what it's done and learns from experience. Robots running Instinct Software can react reasonably and coherently, but not so predictably as to be sterile and uninteresting.


The best gadgets you can buy for your kitchen in 2016

USATODAY

Today's home cooks have more options than ever before. New technology is slowly moving into the kitchen, but an appreciation for the basics of cooking continues to grow.


Roomba Poop Story Goes Viral After Vacuum Cleaner Goes Wrong: One Man's Dumpy Morning

International Business Times

An Arkansas man woke up to a horrible scene earlier this month and found that his robotic, automatic vacuum cleaner had managed to spread dog poop all throughout his house.


The LG Hom-Bot Square Robot Is The iPad of Vacuums

Forbes

This might be the first robot vacuum cleaner that actually delivers on cleaning your home. Forbes contributor Todd Kenreck reviews the LG-Hom-Bot.


Amazon: The Real King Of Smart Home Appliances

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Amazon (NASDAQ:AMZN) had the perfect answer to the potential threat posed by Alphabet's (GOOG, GOOGL) upcoming Google Home intelligent home assistant. Amazon's prompt answer was to just sell a 20-off Alexa-powered Amazon Tap Bluetooth speaker/smart home assistant. In fact, Apple's (NASDAQ:AAPL) alleged upcoming Siri Speaker will also likely get a beat-down from Amazon Echo's cheaper variations.


Energy Star 3.0 server spec to look at coprocessors for more accurate power-efficiency ratings

PCWorld

The U.S. Environmental Protection Agency is revising the Energy Star specification for servers to take into account significant system design changes and help buyers make effective purchasing decisions.