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Roborock not auto-emptying dust-bin successfully

If your Roborock vacuum has an auto-empty or Ultra dock that isn’t emptying successfully, there are a number of things you can check. If your robot is new or you haven’t cleaned for a while: don’t worry, this is very common until the robot settles in.  After it completes a few cleans it should work comfortably […]

How to tell if your internet is 2.4Ghz or 5Ghz

Most smart-home devices only connect to a 2.4Ghz network, and won’t work on dual-band or 5Ghz networks.  This is a common solution if you are struggling to connect to your WiFi. This is because 2.4Ghz is a slower signal, but it reaches a longer distance which is best suited for robot devices. The good news: […]

Roborock’s 2023 range explained – S8 Pro Ultra, S8+, Q Revo, S7 Max Ultra

As if selecting a robot vacuum wasn’t already confusing enough, Roborock have just released a whole new range of high-end robot vacuum and mop combos.  So far in 2023, they have released the S8, S8+, S8 Pro Ultra, Q Revo, and just to really confuse everyone, the S7 Max Ultra. This article will not be […]

Roborock S7 MaxV Ultra – a comprehensive review

We take a look at the Roborock S7 MaxV Ultra, one of the most popular robot vacuums to date.  Spoiler – the reason it is so popular, is because it’s pretty darn good. What’s new? The Roborock S7 MaxV Ultra builds upon the success of its predecessor, the standard S7 model, which has become a […]

CES 2023 – Top 10 innovations that may change the world

Every year, businessmen, inventors, and geeks from around the world gather in Las Vegas for CES, North America’s largest consumer electronics show.  They go in search of products, profit, and above all, a glimpse of what the future may look like when we live alongside robots and artificial intelligence. The exhibition is enormous, featuring over […]

List of Ecovacs Yiko commands

Most good robot-vacuums have been compatible with smart-home systems like Google Home or Amazon Alexa for some time, and the Ecovacs Deebot X1 is too, however not many people actually get around to setting it up.   Ecovacs are the first major brand to include voice-activation out of the box, which they’re calling Yiko.  Now, you […]

How to assemble and clean the Roborock S7 brush

It’s important to remove the main roller brush off your Roborock S7 robot vacuum occasionally to remove any hair or debris that may have built up underneath it.  If left to build up, eventually anything stuck will increase the friction on the brush and eventually burn out the small electric motor driving the brush. To […]

Roborock S7 vs Ecovacs T9 | Which should I choose?

On paper, there are a number of similarities. Both are circle, hybrid vac+mop combos that use LiDAR as their primary navigation sensor. They’re two of the only options on the market that have “active” mopping, where the mopping pad is moving to create extra friction rather than just being dragged around the floor. For the most part, it’s a little bit like trying to separate a BMW and an Audi as the better everyday car. Both will do an excellent job and you wille will love whichever one you choose.

Connecting to the app | Neato Connected Series

This is the connection process for Neato robot vacuums in the D connected series, including: D Connected, D3, D4, D5, D6 and D7. Neato D8 onwards uses a different app and connection process. 1 Plug-in the charge base. Find a power socket with at least 70cm directly in front of it. Place the base firmly […]