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This Roomba Screams and Curses When It Bumps Into Things

This Roomba Screams and Curses When It Bumps Into Things
YouTuber Michael Reeves thinks that Roombas are far too calm and collected when they bump into objects. They really should be more upset. I mean it hurts when I walk into walls. Not that that happens very often. It would be nice if Roombas reacted more like I do when…

MIT Soft Robotic Gripper Is Part Balloon Part Vacuum Cleaner

MIT Soft Robotic Gripper Is Part Balloon Part Vacuum Cleaner
One day, robots will replace humans at places like Amazon where objects need to be taken from one bin and packaged in boxes for shipment. Before that can happen, we need robot arms with grippers that can handle odd objects of all sizes. Engineers from MIT’s Computer Science and Artificial…
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DOOMBA Creates Doom Maps Using Your Roomba

DOOMBA Creates Doom Maps Using Your Roomba
Are you a DOOM fan? Of course, you are. Do you own a Roomba? Of course, you do. Now you can combine two of your favorite things into one new cool thing. DOOMBA is a script written by programmer and designer Rich Whitehouse for his 3D model and animation conversion…

Samsung Darth Vader and Stormtrooper Robot Vacuum Cleaners: Suck! Suck! Suck!

Samsung Darth Vader and Stormtrooper Robot Vacuum Cleaners: Suck! Suck! Suck!
Have you ever wondered how they keep things so clean on the Death Star? Well it turns out those little droids running around the floor of the place are little vacuum cleaners. At least that’s what I’ve been told. For those of you who want your floors as spotless as…

Samsung Robotic Vacuum Integrates with Amazon Echo: “Alexa, Suck.”

Samsung Robotic Vacuum Integrates with Amazon Echo: “Alexa, Suck.”
Samsung has unveiled its Powerbot VR7000, a robotic vacuum that you can control with your Amazon Echo. In fact, Samsung says that all of its Wi-Fi-enabled Powerbot vacuums will work with Alexa. We don’t know exactly what you can command your bots to do, but I wouldn’t expect anything other…

Catch and Release Bug Vacuum Wouldn’t Hurt a Fly

Catch and Release Bug Vacuum Wouldn’t Hurt a Fly
It’s hard to believe, but there are people out there who don’t want to kill nature’s tiny little nightmares. They would rather just release them back into the wild. For those people. there’s the bug vacuum. If you feel bad about killing a creepy crawly, the Bug Vacuum will let…

Dyson Cinetic Canister Vacuum Wobbles But It Won’t Fall Down

Dyson Cinetic Canister Vacuum Wobbles But It Won’t Fall Down
Canister vacuums are known for constantly tipping over as they roll across your floors, so Dyson has created a canister vacuum that can always right itself like those old Weebles toys. The spherical design is what makes the Dyson Cinetic Big Ball’s trailing canister able to always get back up…

FormBox Desktop Vacuum Former: Suck Mold, Then Make Molds

FormBox Desktop Vacuum Former: Suck Mold, Then Make Molds
You can find guides online for building small vacuum formers, and you can also get cheap ones that need both an oven and a vacuum cleaner to work. But if you’re willing to pay a bit more for convenience, Mayku’s FormBox may fit your needs. The FormBox has built-in heating…

Dyson 360 Eye: It Sucks Way More Than a Roomba… In a Good Way

Dyson 360 Eye: It Sucks Way More Than a Roomba… In a Good Way
The idea of a robot vacuum is awesome. The fleshy human gets to sit around playing Team Fortress 2/reading awesome books/checking Technabob, and the soulless robot with no sense of boredom vacuums the whole house; it’s perfect. Sadly the idea does have some flaws. The cleaning pattern of most robot…

Mocoro Rolling Mop Ball Gathers no Moss, Only Dust Bunnies

Mocoro Rolling Mop Ball Gathers no Moss, Only Dust Bunnies
It seems I can’t go more than a couple of days without finding another wacky Japanese gadget that seems to solve no real problem. Here’s another crazy product from the island nation. This robotic ball that works like a rolling dust mop.…

iRobot Scooba 450 Scrubs the Crap off Your Floors

iRobot Scooba 450 Scrubs the Crap off Your Floors
When my wife and I moved a few months ago one of the reasons we chose out new place was because my wife liked the tile floors throughout the house. I hate tile floors because you have to mop a lot rather than just vacuuming and moving on. If you…

Awesome Dad Builds a Pneumatic Tube System to Send Teeth to the Tooth Fairy

Awesome Dad Builds a Pneumatic Tube System to Send Teeth to the Tooth Fairy
The Tooth Fairy is one busy lady! She flies from house to house every night, collecting teeth that kids have left under their pillows and leaving a dollar or two (or a special surprise) in exchange for it. So that’s the story our parents told us, and I’m sticking with…

Gundam’s Haro Comes to Earth… as a Vacuum Cleaner

Gundam’s Haro Comes to Earth… as a Vacuum Cleaner
Haro was made more than a few appearances on Gundam’s anime episodes and video games, but now it has landed on earth – as a vacuum cleaner. So that’s probably not the most extravagant of appliances that it can be manifested in, but it’s better than nothing, right? Plus, vacuums…

Personnel Vacuum Assisted Climber: Your Noisy Neighborhood Vacuum-Man

Personnel Vacuum Assisted Climber: Your Noisy Neighborhood Vacuum-Man
A team of Utah State University engineering students have built a wearable device that allows its user to climb walls. Their solution borrows less from Spider-Man and more from Inspector Gadget. Instead of subjecting themselves to radioactive spider bites, the Ascending Aggies built large suction pads.…

Toshiba Smarbo Ready to Take on the Roomba

Toshiba Smarbo Ready to Take on the Roomba
The robot vacuum wars are now heating up, thanks to humans being too lazy to clean their own floors. And so Toshiba has announced the Smarbo robot vacuum. I hope it is better than it’s name.…

The Magic Glove Vacuum and Dusts All At Once

The Magic Glove Vacuum and Dusts All At Once
I remember back in the day when vacuum cleaners were huge, noisy, metallic machines that had to be lugged around or dragged around on stands with wheels. My mother used to have me carry the heavy vacuum while she went around with the hose and the vacuum’s brush head, poking…
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