The best robot vacuums

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iRobot starts a patent war over robot vacuums

It's getting nasty in the robot vacuum arena. iRobot has filed lawsuits against Bissell, Black & Decker, Bobsweep and Hoover for allegedly violating several patents for the concept of an autonomous room-cleaning robot. The company "will not stand...

Neato’s latest robot vacuums are much more affordable

If you like the concept of Neato's WiFi-linked robot vacuum but feel that $699 is too rich for your blood, you're in luck. Neato is unveiling two more affordable Botvac models, the $399/£399 D3 Connected (above) and $599/£549 D5 Connected...

Xiaomi’s robot vacuum sucks more than its peers

Xiaomi has yet to make a dent in the Western world, but back in China, it continues to expand its presence with smartphones and smart home products -- the latest of which being the Mi Robot Vacuum announced today. This is the first device coming out...