Codebreaker

The new iPad is fine but can it scrub your floors like the new iRobot Scooba 390?

John Moe Mar 15, 2012
Codebreaker

The new iPad is fine but can it scrub your floors like the new iRobot Scooba 390?

John Moe Mar 15, 2012


See, here’s some technology you can actually use. I want a clean kitchen floor WAAAAAY before I ever want to do FaceTime with somebody*. The just-released Scooba 390 is an update of the Scooba 230 (you see, Apple? SOME companies don’t mind giving their products proper names). Whereas the 230 could wash a floor, it required that you sweep up and prep the floor too, as if YOU were working for the ROBOT. The 390, which is 160 better than the 230, has a rotating brush to clean up loose particles before it gets down to the business of cleaning your floor.

From Slashgear:

In addition to accommodating a brush, the larger model also has a more powerful battery – iRobot says 30-percent more power – and can clean a 425 square foot room. In contrast, the far smaller Scooba 230 manages 150 square feet before it’s spent.

It goes on sale today for $499.99. THE PRECISELY SAME PRICE AS THE IPAD. Your call, Mr./Ms. Consumer.

 
* I’m kind of a weirdo.

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