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Clean House Like a Boss: Roomba 790 Robotic Vac Comes With Wireless Command Center

Adriana Lee

When you're talking about robots and command centers, housekeeping chores may not be the first thing to spring to mind. But iRobot's new Roomba 790 may change that thinking for good. The company has just upgraded its 780 robotic vacuum cleaner with the latest 790 model, a premium unit that delivers all the Roomba goodness you've come to expect — including room-to-room navigation, spot...

iRobot Cleaning Crew: Final Thoughts on Roomba 780, Scooba 230, Scooba 390 (Part 4 of 4)

iRobot Cleaning Crew: Final Thoughts on Roomba 780, Scooba 230, Scooba 390 (Part 4 of 4)

Adriana Lee

I have to admit that I’m a victim of modern-day cynicism: In the beginning, I was certain that these three bots would be overpriced toys that could only do a negligible amount of cleaning, and I was almost positive they’d run into obstacles or other problems that would require my constant attention. In other words, I was sure that they wouldn’t live up to the hype. But I was in for a...