Roomba 890 Review – a great budget vacuum with wifi

Roomba 890 Review – What does the Roomba 890 have that other robotic vacuums don’t?

One thing that I’ve always been wishing for is a wifi connected Roomba that’s Roomba 890not almost $1000.00. I love the mid-level Roomba models such as the Roomba 860. These Roomba models are wonderful performers but as we use these, and review them, we’re often left asking “Why no wifi?”. It seems strange that $50 home thermostats can have wifi, but my new, expensive robotic vacuum can not?

With the Roomba 890, we now have a mid-level priced robotic vacuum WITH wifi. Until now you would have to choose between a very expensive Roomba 980 with wifi or a Mid level model such as the 860 without wifi. This is HUGE and a long time coming. Does the Roomba 890 fill the need of being both wifi connected and an excellent vacuum cleaner? Read the rest of our review to find out…

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iLife Model Comparison – Which is the best value?

iLife robotic vacuum models compared

If you been doing a bunch of research on iLife robotic vacuums and have found that they’re a great robotic vacuum at a cheap price, you’ve come to the right place. iLife robotic vacuums are a great alternative to the more expensive iRobot Roomba brand. Roomba is still the better robot, as you can see in our iLife vs. Roomba article.  All things considered, for those looking to save a lot of money iLife is the best brand of “cheap” robotic vacuum.

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iLife vs. Roomba – Which has more bang for the buck?

iLive Vs Roomba – Which robotic vacuum brand is better for your money?

Roomba 860

If you’re thinking about buying a robotic vacuum but don’t want to throw down a fistful of cash just to get your rooms clean and have some cool looking new gadgets, you have come to the right place. Robotic Vacs has a tradition of comparing and contrasting different brand names of robotic vacuums to help you get the most for your money

Traditionally, we have written reviews on iRobot Roomba vacuums but lately, we have been impressed by a new, cheaper brand of robotic vacuum called iLife. iLife offers nice robotic vacuums at a fraction of the price of most models that iRobot Roomba has to offer.

This article is meant to steer you, the buyer, toward being informed before parting with your hard earned money. As we review more iLife vacuums, this article will be updated with more and more information.

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iLife A6 Review – A great budget vacuum

iLife A6 Review – How does the iLife A6 compare to Roomba and other Robotic Vacuums?

It’s been a while since Robotic Vacs has reviewed a robotic vacuum other than one made by iRobot. The reasoning behind that decision is that the cheaper vacuums are usually “dumb” compared to the Roomba or Neato Botvac, and you usually get what you pay for.

Is the iLife A6 any different? What are the compromises, and is it a good robotic vacuum for your money? Read on for our iLife A6 review to find the answers to these questions and more… iLife A6 Review

iLife A6 First impressions

If you’ve read some of our other articles you’ll see that we’re a huge fan of iRobot Roomba, and that we usually steer potential buyers toward purchasing a Roomba. The reason for that is the level of customer satisfaction can’t be matched with many of the other offerings on the market.

A new challenger emerges though, and it’s iLife. iLife is a Chinese company that offers decent robotic vacuums and a very cheap price. With the mantra “decent at a budget price” in mind, let’s see what the iLife A6 has to offer.

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Roomba 960 Review – High Tech Features, Budget Price

Roomba 960 Review – Everything you need to know about iRobot’s latest model

I’m seriously impressed by the effort that iRobot is making to release new consumer products at better prices this year. Earlier this year, we got the Roomba 860, which features the newest cleaning system at a very low price. The trend continues with the Roomba 960. With the 960 we get entire level cleaning and a smartphone app!

For a long time, I’ve been wishing that iRobot would release a Roomba with asmart home connected app, like the Roomba 980, but at a lower price. Have my dreams come true? Read on to my review to find out.

Looking at the comparison chart below, It’s easy to see that the Roomba 960 can hang with the 980, and easily outperforms the earlier Roomba 860 and Roomba 880. I didn’t include the Roomba 650 in the chart because the 800-900 series is in an entirely different class of machines.Roomba 960 Review

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Which Roomba to buy?

You may be asking yourself “Which Roomba To buy?”

Which Roomba to Buy

With all of the choices on the market, that’s a perfectly valid question. There are many different models and classes of Roomba, all sporting different features at different price points. And there are better Roombas for pet hair, ones that work better with multiple rooms, and there are some outdated ones that I recommend that you don’t buy.

So, given this sea of information and with so many choices, what’s the best Roomba for you? How will you get the best bang for your buck, and how will you find best price on a Roomba? Read on to find out…

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Roomba 860 Review – What you need to know

Roomba 860 Review – What you need to know before buying

iRobot, the company behind Roomba, seems to tirelessly release more and more products. If it’s not the Roomba 980, it’s Mopping robots or lawnmowers. Today we’re going to take a closer look at the Roomba 860, iRobot’s new offering in the mid-range price level of robotic vacuums. How well does it perform? Is it as good as the Roomba 880, iRobot’s other offering in the 800 series of Roomba? Read on to find out…

iRobot has discontinued it’s 700 series of robotic vacuums and has replaced it with the Roomba 860. The 860 gives us morefeatures at a better price point and, in my opinion, is poised to replace some of the previous year’s pricier robotic vacuum models with something cheaper and touting the same core feature set. For a list of ALL current Roomba models in 2016, check out my Roomba model comparison post.Roomba 860 Review

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Help! My Roomba keeps getting stuck

What to do if your Roomba keeps getting stuck

Roomba is designed to zoom around and under things and while this works perfectly for the vast majority of people, sometimes your Roomba gets stuck no matter what you try to do to fix the problem. If you want to get your Roomba out of the La Brea Tarpits, read on…

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Top Roomba Model Comparison for 2018

Top Roomba model comparison for 2018

UPDATE: I’ve made this guide even more comprehensive! Latest Roomba models are added, along with suggestions for other brands of robotic vacuum.

If you’re thinking about  buying a Roomba to save time and have a cleaner house, congratulations! You’ve make a great choice. As Obi-Wan-Kenobi of Star Wars says – “you’ve taken your first step into a larger world”. Having a robotic vacuum is a great convenience and will save you a TON of time, but it’s helpful to know which one to buy. This is why I created this Roomba model comparison. The iRobot Roomba is a great choice, and I’m assuming that you’re thinking about buying a Roomba and not another brand since you’re reading this. If you’re considering something else, I compare Neato vs. Roomba here and Bobsweep vs. Roomba right here.

If you’re into a more budget vacuum, check out my ILife Model Comparison guide here.

Still with me? Good! Let’s compare some of the newer Roomba models for 2018.

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Will a Roomba work with my Black carpet?

“I have black carpet, will a Roomba work for me?”

Roomba black carpetI hear this question a lot. Roombas are well known to have issues on black carpet (issues, meaning, going completely berzerk!). Is black carpet and a Roomba really a big problem? Will a Roomba still work in your house if you have black carpet? Read on to find out….

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