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Originally founded in 2005, Neato Robotics is a company that has burst onto the scene of robotic vacuums. In 2010, the company released their first product, the Neato XV-Series and with each product designed in their worldwide headquarters of Newark, Calif., consumers can be assured that everything is completed up to the standards the company […]
Roomba has been a recognizable name in the robot vacuum market for almost two decades. They produce incredibly high-quality robot vacuums with plenty of features at various price points. If you’re looking at buying a Roomba iRobot vacuum, you may be overwhelmed by the choices. That’s not surprising, because there are a lot of them. […]
People have always associated the Hoover name with cleaning. In fact, the act of vacuuming is sometimes referred to as “hoovering” in some countries. And to make sure the Hoover name stays in the consciousness of homemakers worldwide, the company keeps up with its competitors by integrating new technology. Hoover came up with the Hoover […]
Robot vacuums provide a lot of benefits and value to your life. They offer hands-free cleaning with convenience and connectivity. But with so many options, how are you to choose? Let’s look at a more detailed review of the and the to help you decide. Neato Botvac D6 Neato’s Botvac series offers a unique D-shaped […]
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As our homes continue trending toward complete connectivity and automation, we often forget about one of the first smart devices to receive an upgrade: the thermostat. Those new to the smart home market may ask whether or not it’s worth it to get a smart thermostat. How much of a difference does a connected thermostat […]
Smart thermostats are sexy. When you think about home automation and smart devices, smart thermostats would surely come to mind. These devices are inherently useful because they can keep you comfortable, while also taking care of the budget side of things. With smart thermostats, gone are the days when you would need to adjust room […]
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DIY home security system has made it easier and less expensive for people to protect their homes. This is the reason why there are now a lot of companies that offer DIY systems to homeowners. SimpliSafe is one of the pioneers in this space, while Nest Secure is one of the new kids on the […]
Smoke detectors can help you avert a disaster by letting you know when there are dangerous levels of carbon monoxide or smoke around the house. But what if you are not home to hear the alarm? Instances like this make smart smoke detectors a much better option. There are three categories of smart smoke detectors: […]
Latest on Robot Mowers
Imagine a mower that works on your lawn the way a Roomba works on your floor. Imagine a mower that you can just program to do everything by itself and not require you to push or drive it around under the intense heat of the sun – and therefore keep you from being able to […]
Robotic lawn mowers are still seen by some as more of a novelty. With more established home robotics markets for vacuums and pool cleaners, making the switch to robotic mowers has not been as easy. However, there are a few leading brands that are pioneering the way forward for robotic mowers. While still not a […]
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In today’s world of technology, it seems almost anything is possible and the list of devices that help us run our lives more efficiently continues to expand. Technology has touched virtually every consumer market and the home and garden segment is no exception, particularly with smart sprinkler controllers. Smart sprinkler controllers offer consumers a great […]
With droughts and crazy weather patterns hitting many parts of the world, being in control of garden watering is now legislated in some places and a very good idea in any smart home environment. Providing the appropriate amount of water for the right type of plants, saving water when there is plenty of the stuff […]
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It is 6:00 pm and your dog is nowhere in sight. You have tried looking for Spot around the house, went looking at the local park, called your neighbors, and even drove around the block. But your beloved pet is nowhere to be found. Now, this is every pet owner’s worst nightmare. There are a […]
A lot of dog owners worry about their pets while they’re away. If you work full-time, chances are, your dog is alone. A lot. That can be a great source of distress for both owner and pet. After all, we crave the company of our loyal companions, and they miss us when we’re gone. It’s […]