Robot vacuums today are not the clunky furniture destroyers from yesteryear. Modern automated floor cleaners now connect to the internet, which allows you to control your robot with smart apps, as well as with digital assistants like Alexa and Google Home. When smart connectivity first debuted, our testing showed it was a bit of a gimmick. However, over time, smart technology has evolved to the point it's a major plus when done right. Recent smart robot vacuums have features like onboard cameras so they can act like security cameras as well as floor cleaners.