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Top tech gift picks

By Erin L / December 13, 2016 / 123 Comments

There were so many great gadgets through my tech test center this year. I picked just a few as some of my most favourite for 2016.  Be sure to check out my longer “Top 10 tech gifts” list too.

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iRobot Roomba 980 is all new: more power, more smarts

By Erin L / October 26, 2016 / 2 Comments

iRobot, the makers of the Roomba vacuum have updated their top of the line robot housekeeper with some brand new technology. The Roomba 980 looks a little different from previous models; (read my review of the iRobot Roomba 880 HERE) mainly sleeker, slimmer and with a more streamlined control panel. I had the chance to…

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Robot Lawn Mower from Husqvarna saves your summer: Review

By Erin L / July 9, 2016 / 3 Comments

Tired of yard work? How about getting a robot to do your lawn cutting? It’s possible today with a robomower from Husqvarna. I got to try it for the summer..

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Can this Robot keep up with spills? Review of iRobot Braava jet 240 Mopping Robot

By Erin L / May 2, 2016 / 2 Comments

From the people who brought you the iRobot Roomba vacuum, comes their latest home automation project; a robot that will mop your floor. The iRobot Braava jet 240 is a small, square automated robot which runs off a small rechargeable battery pack. The mop works easily and autonomously. You just fill its small tank with…

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How well can a robot mop really clean? Here’s the proof.

By Erin L / April 29, 2016 / Comments Off on How well can a robot mop really clean? Here’s the proof.

I’m currently testing and reviewing the iRobot Braava jet 240 robotic mopping device. I’ve been skeptical about how well it can actually cover a floor area on its own.  So I set up a time lapse camera to watch it work.  Boy, was I surprised.

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Gadgets you need at home; portable wireless lamps & robot cleaners

By Erin L / April 11, 2016 / Comments Off on Gadgets you need at home; portable wireless lamps & robot cleaners

From cleaning robots to room-freshening lamps, on CTV Morning Live this month, we looked at some cool new gadgets for the home. iRobot Mopping Robot I’ve been testing the iRobot Braava jet 240. This little lunchbox-sized device will sweep and mop your floors for you. It uses small pads with cleanser infused inside them and…

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First look at the robot that’ll mop up gross stuff for you

By Erin L / April 9, 2016 / Comments Off on First look at the robot that’ll mop up gross stuff for you

Just in to the test centre this week; the iRobot Braava jet 240!  This little lunchbox-sized device will sweep and mop your floors for you.  Watch the unboxing video to see what you get, and watch the blog in the coming days for a full review of the device.

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Robot housekeeper does the vacuuming while you’re away

By Erin L / February 11, 2016 / 2 Comments

There’s a new addition to my house! He’s small, only weighs a few pounds, but already feels like a member of the family. Meet my Roomba! iRobot’s robot vacuum cleaner. While robot vacuums have been around for quite some time, I’ve never had the opportunity to test one until now. Frankly, I’ve had my doubts…

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