iRobot improves app, adds mapping & Amazon Alexa integration

By Erin L / March 15, 2017 / Comments Off on iRobot improves app, adds mapping & Amazon Alexa integration

Regular readers and viewers know I’ve become pretty attached to my iRobot Roomba vacuum. (Read my review of the newest iRobot 980 here, or the BraavaJet 240 mopping robot here to see why.) This week iRobot announced it was making some pretty serious upgrades to the cloud connectivity of the iRobot app. You’ll remember from…

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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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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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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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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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