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11 of the Coolest Builds By Bored People With a Lot of Lego Bricks

There are a lot of reasons why Lego remains one of the world’s most popular toys, over 3,700, in fact: the number of unique Lego pieces that have been created over the decades. It allows everything from Batmobiles, to excavators, to Kessel running space ships to be built from plastic bricks, but Lego can be used to…Read more...
Tags: Toys, Science, Cranes, Artificial Intelligence, Lego, Guinness World Records, Lord Of The Rings, Neural Networks, Bugatti, Nerf, Bugatti Chiron, Pinball, Rubiks Cube, Blasters, Kessel, Lego Bricks


Poop-Spotting Cameras Could Be This Robovac's Secret Weapon

The biggest problem with even the smartest robovacs is that they’re not actually that smart. They can navigate your home and avoid collisions with large pieces of furniture, but smaller obstacles, like hazards left behind by pets, they’ll simply plow right through creating even larger messes. Lucy, a new robot vacuum…Read more...
Tags: Gadgets, Science, Tech, Ces, Robots, Vacuums, Lucy, Consumer Tech, Robovacs, Trifo, CES2020


Gadget Hacker Solves the Biggest Problem With Robovacs by Making One That Flies

Even the most expensive robot vacuums—like those capable of emptying themselves so they can run autonomously for weeks—lack the ability to climb up and down stairs in order to clean multiple floors of a house. YouTuber Peter Sripol came up with a solution to that problem, but it’s a hack you probably won’t see as an…Read more...
Tags: Cleaning, Gadgets, Science, Drones, Hacks, Robots, Vacuums, Peter Sripol, Robovacs


This Cheap Robot Vacuum Isn't Super Flashy, But It Gets the Job Done

Even though they’re still kinda dumb, robot vacuums happen to be the most successful type of home robot right now. But a couple of years ago, they were too expensive for the average person, and budget options tended to be hilariously awful. They’d miss obvious dust bunnies, crash into furniture, and get hopelessly…Read more...
Tags: Gadgets, Science, Smart Homes, Anker, Consumer Tech, Robot Vacuums, Eufy, Robovacs, Eufy Robovac 35c Review


This Robovac With a Removable Dustbuster Created More Messes Than it Cleaned

The dirty secret about robot vacuums is that they can’t actually clean your entire house. They’re great for floors, but are completely useless for cleaning all of your other other dust-covered surfaces. It’s a problem the Coral One—a robovac with a removable handheld cleaner—was engineered to solve. Its design is…Read more...
Tags: Reviews, Cleaning, Gadgets, Science, Tech, Robots, Appliances, Robotics, Vacuums, Consumer Tech, Robovacs, Coral One


A New Robovac Merged a Roomba With a DustBuster To Create a Potential Dust-Killing Machine

Even after spending $950 on the new self-emptying Roomba, there will still be lots of places in your home that require another vacuum to clean them. It’s a problem common to all robot vacuums—except the new Coral One. Built into this robovac is a removable hand vac that can be used to clean anywhere in your home the…Read more...
Tags: Cleaning, Gadgets, Science, Tech, Robots, Appliances, Vacuums, Consumer Tech, Robovacs, Coral Robots, Coral One


iRobot Finally Makes a Roomba That Empties Itself

With the new i7+, it looks like iRobot is taking robot vacuums a step closer to truly being a hands-free way to keep your floors clean. Instead of having to constantly empty the robot’s tiny dirt bin, the i7+ has an oversized dock that transfers dust and debris into a larger reservoir with disposable bags that don’t…Read more...
Tags: Cleaning, Gadgets, Science, Tech, Appliances, Roomba, Irobot, Vacuums, I7, Consumer Tech, Robot Vacuums, Robovacs


Lego-Sweeping Robovac Made of Lego Bricks Is the Best Thing to Happen to Bare Feet

If you’ve got kids at home, or if you’re just incredibly careless with your own Lego collection, YouTube’s The Brick Wall has built a Roomba-like robovac that sweeps any errant plastic pieces off your floors, letting you finally walk around barefoot with impunity.Read more...
Tags: Toys, Science, Diy, Youtube, Lego, Hacks, Robots, Vacuums, Robovacs


Your Roomba's Also a Half-Decent Nanny

Need to run downstairs to fetch the laundry? Or maybe there’s a phone call you just have to take? Life with a baby can make even the smallest chores feel like a herculean task if you don’t have a nanny. But it turns out, if you keep your floors clean using a robot, maybe you do have a nanny and just didn’t realize it.Read more...
Tags: Gadgets, Science, Babies, Robots, Robotics, Roomba, Vacuums, Consumer Tech, Robovacs


The Best Thing to Ever Happen to Robot Vacuums Is This New Feature

Long gone are the days when robot vacuums would simply bump their way around your home while they randomly cleaned. But even with upgraded smarts and better sensors, modern robovacs can still wander into places you don’t want them, so Neato is introducing a potentially brilliant new feature letting you limit the…Read more...
Tags: Gadgets, Science, Tech, Robots, Robotics, Vacuums, Ifa, Consumer Tech, Neato Robotics, Robovacs, IFA 2017


Google's Plan to Make Assistant Actually Useful

Released last year, Google Assistant hasn’t really proven itself useful outside of checking the weather, searching Google, or setting an alarm using voice commands. So far it’s been limited to just basic features that are more than matched by other smart assistants like Amazon’s Alexa and Apple’s Siri. But Google is…Read more...
Tags: Iphone, Apple, Ios, Google, Amazon, Science, Ge, Robots, Appliances, Roomba, Irobot, Vacuums, Whirlpool, Alexa, Google Assistant, Google Home