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Thinking about making robots do my housework.

Lately I've been considering getting a Roomba or a Neato, but I need to know if it'll try to suck up dog toys. [more inside]
posted by phunniemee on Jun 2, 2014 - 14 answers

Roomba, Roomba, wherefore art thou, Roomba?

Will a robotic vacuum be an asset to our (snowflake filled) home? If so what makes, models, or features are worth the cost nowadays? First hand experience preferred but any input is welcome. [more inside]
posted by RolandOfEld on Dec 17, 2013 - 17 answers

Roomba? I hardly know 'a!

I have a cat. My girlfriend is allergic to cats (previously). I'd like to get a Roomba, since we've noticed that regular vacuuming with my HEPA-filter vacuum helps a lot. The theory here is "set robot to vacuum at 9am, come home at 7pm to cleaner apartment (with dust settled, since the roomba ran at 9am, not 7pm). [more inside]
posted by Alterscape on Dec 1, 2013 - 9 answers

roombas for dust mites? ("robots are cool" is the unspoken motivation)

Just diagnosed with a dust mite allergy. Will a regular cheap Roomba help? [more inside]
posted by you're a kitty! on Mar 25, 2013 - 12 answers

DJ Roomba in the hizzouse

My husband wants a hackable Roomba for his birthday. [more inside]
posted by Nathanial Hörnblowér on Aug 27, 2012 - 3 answers

Roomba Help!

Our 4 year old Roomba is no longer functional. We want another one! What model should we get, and where should we buy it? [more inside]
posted by insectosaurus on Jun 5, 2012 - 4 answers

Vacuum Minion

Robot vacuum question: Neato or Roomba? Customer reviews seem to favor the Neato, but I can't tell whether the Neato is better or whether the company is better at astro-turfing. Guide me on my tiny robot vacuum choices! [more inside]
posted by edbles on May 4, 2012 - 13 answers

A Roomba may not injure a human being or, through inaction, allow a human being to come to harm.

It's Roomba recommendation time again! [more inside]
posted by infinitewindow on Aug 20, 2010 - 4 answers

How do I keep light from coming underneath my bedroom door and the Roomba from shutting it?

I have two problems with the bedroom door in my apartment. First, light gets through the 0.5-inch gap underneath it and wakes me up. Second, my Roomba bounces against it, causing the door to bounce against its spring doorstop and close, trapping the Roomba inside. [more inside]
posted by grouse on Aug 18, 2010 - 12 answers

How do I stop my cat from attacking my Roomba?

How do I stop my cat from attacking my Roomba? [more inside]
posted by leptin on Aug 21, 2009 - 10 answers

What can I do with an old G4 Mac that involves robots and cameras?

What should I do with an old 450 MHz Sawtooth G4 Mac running OS X 10.2? Assume that it runs well as-is and that I have $100 to spend on accessories. Bonus points to answers involving robots (for which I don't have materials for) and/or digital cameras (for which I do).
posted by infinitewindow on Jul 27, 2009 - 3 answers

Most recommended roomba, hopefully sub-$200

Most recommended roomba, hopefully sub-$200 [more inside]
posted by lrodman on Jun 3, 2009 - 17 answers

Everyone likes robots, right?

Considering Roomba as a Christmas present, your input appreciated. [more inside]
posted by ghost of a past number on Dec 7, 2008 - 16 answers

Giant Roomba robot hacking?

Giant Roomba - I'm looking for any information concerning hacking the Roomba's brain into something... bigger. [more inside]
posted by loquacious on Oct 20, 2008 - 3 answers

Your views on the roomba?

What do you think of the roomba? [more inside]
posted by echo0720 on Aug 10, 2007 - 36 answers

I want to get a Roomba: will it work for my house?

Roomba! How smart is your Roomba? (MI) [more inside]
posted by rschroed on Sep 24, 2004 - 15 answers

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