iRobot’s new Roomba Combo j7+ retracts the built-in mop when it detects carpet

Today, iRobot is introducing the “world’s most advanced 2-in-1 robot vacuum and mop.” The updated Roomba Combo j7+ has the ability to both vacuum and mop at the same time, though when carpet is detected it’ll completely retract the mop to ensure your rugs stay dry. This hasn’t been done before on a robotic vacuum, which makes the Roomba Combo j7+ particularly notable for iRobot’s lineup. Available for pre-order now, keep reading to find out more.

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iRobot Roomba J7 giveaway: Win the all-new smart robotic vacuum courtesy of Wellbots

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Earlier this fall, iRobot released its new Roomba J7 smart robotic vacuum and now you can win one for yourself! In partnership with Wellbots, 9to5Toys is now giving away the all-new robotic vacuum to help prepare for the holiday season. Head below to learn more about our iRobot Roomba J7 giveaway and how you can win.

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iRobot unleashes its ‘smartest robot vacuum to date’ with spun-metal finish, auto-empty, more

The new iRobot Roomba j7+ Robot Vacuum is here. Touted as its “smartest robot vacuum to date,” iRobot is announcing its latest flagship model today with advanced iRobot Genius 3.0 Home Intelligence, a spun-metal finish, and a focus on personalized autonomous cleaning to meet your daily schedule. Set for release next week, you can head below to find out more about the smart iRobot robotic vacuum to date. 

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iRobot debuts Roomba i3/+ with Dirt Disposal unit and more affordable price

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iRobot is releasing its latest robotic vacuum with a more affordable price tag while also delivering some premium features from its flagship offerings. Armed with a more powerful suction system than others in is class, the new iRobot Roomba i3 packs Alexa and Assistant capabilities alongside an optional dirt disposal add-on. Head below for a closer look and all of the details.

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iRobot Root rt0 debuts as the latest Swift coding robot with 20 sensors in tow

From Wonder Workshop to Kano, there’s a wide variety of coding robots and sensors on the market now. iRobot is a company that has the perfect name for this product category, and today it’s doubled-down its efforts with a coding robot that’s more 35% more affordable than the unit that preceded it. The release of iRobot Root rt0 is timed well as it’s being marketed as a solution that brings “classroom learning into the home.” Notable abilities surrounding Root rt0 include drawing, making music, and exploration. Continue reading to learn more.

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Dyson’s pricey 360 Eye robo-vac finally sees the light of day

After much teasing and re-engineering, the highly-anticipated Dyson 360 Eye robot vacuum cleaner is finally ready to launch…in Japan. The new robo-vac was first detailed over a year ago, but bumps along the way has kept the new automatic sweeper from launching. Not only is it available now in Japan, we’re also getting our first look at pricing. This will be the most expensive model in Dyson’s fleet of vacuums, that’s for sure.

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Home: Best selling Roomba robot vacs up to $100+ off, Cuisinart Electric Fondue Maker from $37 (Orig. $80+), more

Amazon is discounting select iRobot Roomba vacuum cleaning and floor mopping robots by 15%: iRobot Roomba 870 $509.99 (Reg. $600), iRobot Roomba 880 $594.99 (Reg. $700), and iRobot Braava 380t $254.99 (Reg. $300). All three of these items are rated 4+ stars from hundreds of Amazon reviewers. Discounted pricing also available via Target and Best Buy. Our top pick from the lot is the iRobot Roomba 880 for $594.99 shipped, which is a match for the lowest price we’ve ever seen on Amazon. This vacuum cleaning robot is “virtually maintenance free”, can navigate “around any shape or size of home”, and can be scheduled to clean up to seven times a week. It currently sits as the best selling robotic on Amazon.

Amazon has the Cuisinart Lazy Susan Electric Fondue Maker (CFO-1000) for $42.61 shipped. Additionally, third party seller Shop by Convenience (94% positive over the past 12 months) via Amazon has it for $36.49 shipped. That’s $45 under the original listing, more than $20 below the average selling price, the lowest it has been offered for on Amazon and the best price we have ever posted. Even the Amazon listing is about $6 under the lowest we have seen.

This set features a brushed stainless steel finish, 3-quart capacity, eight colored fondue forks, four serving dishes, built-in heating element, glass lid and just about the whole thing is dishwasher-safe. It has a 4.4/5 star rating from nearly 70 Amazon customers.

Head below for deep discounts on coffee mills, coffee makers, mixers, scales, kettles, cookers, smart light bulbs and more:

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iRobot finally gets approved to bring wireless robo lawn mowers to your backyard

iRobot is looking to take its popular robotic vacuum tech outdoors. The company recently got regulatory approval to create its new robotic lawn mower that uses wireless technology and a series of stakes to guide the autonomous yard tool. iRobot’s beacon system uses wireless transmissions between the mower itself and the stakes or beacons to keep…

Home: Char-Broil stainless steel gas grills from $160 (Orig. $290+), iRobot mopping robot $110 (Orig. $200), more

We have spotted a few notable deals on Char-Broil Stainless Steel Gas Grills today starting with the Char-Broil Classic 40,000 BTU 4-Burner Gas Grill with Side Burner for $159.99 shipped at Amazon. That’s almost $140 under the original listing, between $10 and $40 under the next best prices and the lowest we can find.

As the best selling grill on Amazon, it features a stainless steel design, a 40,000 BTU main grill with 10,000 BTU covered side burner, metal side shelves, electronic ignition and more. This model has received 4.3/5 star rating from nearly 300 Amazon customers.

While not as highly rated with 3.5/5 stars from only 23 customers, Target is offering Char-Broil’s 48,000 BTU model for $159.99 with free in-store pickup today as well. And lastly, Amazon has the Char-Broil TRU Infrared 3-Burner Gas Grill for $239.99 shipped. That’s $160 below the original listing and the best we can find. Rated 3.9/5 stars from nearly 70 Amazon customers.

The official Newegg eBay store is offering the iRobot Braava 320 Floor Mopping Robot for $109.99 shipped. That’s $80 under the original listing, $35 under Amazon’s best price, $10 under the lowest price we have posted and the best we can find.

This model runs “whisper-quiet” for up to 3 hours on a single charge and can “methodically clean open areas, around furniture and rugs, and along a room perimeter.” The 320 ships with 1500 mAh NiMH rechargeable battery, 1 microfiber dry mopping cloth, 1 microfiber damp mopping cloth, a multi-purpose cleaning pad and more. It has received a 4.1/5 star rating from nearly 250 Amazon customers.

While much of the massive list of Home Deals from yesterday are still live including Dyson fans, electric shaversKwikset keyless deadbolt locks and fire-proof home safes, down below you’ll find the rest of today’s best deals:

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Home: Vitamix 5200 blender (refurb) $247 (orig. $449), Braava 320 Floor Mopping Robot $120 (orig. $200), more

Update (2/27 4:15pm): Newegg via eBay is also offering the iRobot Roomba 790 Vacuum Cleaning Robot for Pets & Allergies for $429.99 shipped (orig. $700, lowest we’ve seen)

Vitamix is offering the certified refurbished Vitamix 5200 Series Blender (in black, grey, silver, red or white) for $329, but using code 07-0103-01-01 in the cart will drop your total down to $246.47 shipped plus $25 shipping. That’s around $225 under Amazon’s bloated listing and the best refurbished price we can find on this model.

While certainly an expensive investment for a blender, as you know from our Kitchen Tech feature, these are very high quality machines that tend to last a lifetime. Not to mention the 5 year warranty and 30-day money back guarantee they ship with. And according to the company: “the title Vitamix Certified Reconditioned machine must be earned.”

This model has a 2 peak horsepower/ ball-bearing motor that is “built to last a lifetime” and will chop up just about anything you put inside of it with ease. It has received a 4.6/5 star rating from over 300 Amazon customers.

Newegg via eBay Daily Deals is once again offering the iRobot Braava 320 Floor Mopping Robot for $119.99 shipped. That’s $80 under the original listing, $30 below Amazon and matching the best price we’ve seen on this model.

It features up to 3 hours of runtime on a single charge, a North Star Navigation System “to methodically clean open areas, around furniture and rugs, and along a room perimeter” and whisper-quiet operation. It has received a 4.1/5 star rating from nearly 200 Amazon customers and comes with the standard iRobot warranty.

Head below for the rest of today’s best home deals including kitchenware, seafood kits, knife blocks/sets and more:

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iRobot Create 2 is a fully programmable robot for students and developers

Robotic technology company iRobot, most known for its Roomba vacuums, recently announced an expansion to its science, technology, engineering and math (STEM) outreach program. Along with a series of new learning resources, the company has now made its Create 2 robot platform available.

Based on the Roomba 600, the Create 2 is essentially a remanufactured, customizable Roomba robot that students, educators and hobbyists can use to get “firsthand robotic programming experience.” From sounds and behaviors to navigation tasks and more, users can tweak and re-program Create 2 to do any number of different tasks…

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Home: Mangroomer Electric Back Shaver $28 (orig. $60), more

As part of its Deals of the Day, Best Buy has the iRobot Braava 320 Floor Mopping Robot (BRAAVA 320) for $129.99 shipped

Next up, Amazon has the MANGROOMER Professional Do-it-yourself Electric Back Hair Shaver (Sku 211-6) for $27.59 with free Prime shipping (free trial) or on orders of $35 or more. Note: clip the $2 coupon directly below the price on the listing page. That’s more than 50% under the original listing, $13 under the average selling price and the best price we can find.

This MANGROOMER easily removes unwanted hair in hard to reach areas using a handle that “extends and locks at any length you choose.” It has rubberized grips throughout, features quick charging and comes with a protection cap, cleaning brush and recharging adapter. The 211-6 MANGROOMER has received a 4.1/5 star rating from over 460 Amazon customers. You’ll also find a selection of shavers on Amazon right now from Braun, Panasonic and more up to $75 off including the Braun Series 5 550cc Shaver System, Black and Silver for $99.99 (orig. $170, within a few dollars of lowest).

Head below more of today’s best deals including some from Black & Decker, Crock-Pot, WORX and more:

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