Dyson Hard – a treat for hard surfaces?

Having previously developed a range of attachments and accessories to tackle the unique cleaning challenges posed by hard surfaces, vacuum specialist Dyson has today launched a new product specifically designed to help people with hard floors in their homes. Rather suggestively titled the Dyson Hard (DC56), this is the latest addition to the Wiltshire company’s … Continue reading Dyson Hard – a treat for hard surfaces?

Hands on: Vorwerk’s Kobold VR100 robotic vacuum

Being gadget-obsessed, we jumped at the chance to get ‘hands on’ with the VR100 – a robotic vacuum that uses laser technology to automatically clean your house. The VR100 is an improved version of the Neato XV-15 that we reviewed last summer. Changes include a new motor with almost twice the suction power, a side … Continue reading Hands on: Vorwerk’s Kobold VR100 robotic vacuum

iRobot Roomba 600: When Will Smith takes on vacuuming

Keeping your house neat and tidy can be a nightmare at times, especially if you live in a one-bedroom flat like myself… There are just not enough hours in the day. As luck would have it though, the smart chaps at iRobot have come top the rescue with their new Roomba 600 cleaner. Now I … Continue reading iRobot Roomba 600: When Will Smith takes on vacuuming

Neato XV-25 robotic vacuum cleaner review

Sweep away hair and allergens without lifting a finger This is like a dream come true – as I write this, a small robotic vacuum is navigating its way around the ground floor of my house doing the vacuuming. I will do anything to get out of housework, so when the ed suggested I try … Continue reading Neato XV-25 robotic vacuum cleaner review

New vacuum from Vax is on the cards

A gadget made out of cardboard? Are you mad? That was my first thought when I found out about the cardboard Vax. I checked the date – no, not April 1 so maybe it wasn’t a joke. And, aside from what you read on Latest Gadgets, I know not to believe everything I read on … Continue reading New vacuum from Vax is on the cards

iRobot Roomba 700 Series

We’re suckers for automated vacuum cleaners here at Latest Gadgets – there’s just something of the future about them. That’s why we’re pretty excited that the creators of the world’s most popular robovac – the Roomba – have brought out the iRobot Roomba 700 Series, the most comprehensive hoover’ing robot to date. iRobot, having sold … Continue reading iRobot Roomba 700 Series

Neato Robotics XV-15: Robotic vacuum cleaner

Robotic vacuum cleaners are great. They combine robotics (cool) with not having to do chores (awesome!) The Neato Robotics XV-15 is the latest addition to the robotic vacuum family, bringing with it a unique, square-tail design. Technology-wise, the XV-15 uses 360-degree laser-mapping to survey a room’s size, notice obstacles and get to work. Like a … Continue reading Neato Robotics XV-15: Robotic vacuum cleaner

Samsung Navibot: New breed of cleaning robot

I confess it: here at Latest Gadgets.co.uk, we’re not always interested in domestic appliances. I mean, until someone put an internet connection in a toaster, I’d never cooked bread. So when we go out of our way to visit the launch party of a vacuum cleaner – the Samsung Navibot – it had better be … Continue reading Samsung Navibot: New breed of cleaning robot