vacuum stories

Cute. Huggable. Incredibly tiny! Ghostbusters. These were the words that popped into my noggin the first time I un-boxed the Dyson City DC26 Multi floor vacuum up close. It looks like a little blue space rover with a large alien blaster attached to it. Hell, I'm not embarrassed to say I hugged the little blue dude. It's still a Dyson, with the suction and all that, just adorable.
If competition breeds innovation, robot vacuums should be about ready to take over the world any day now. The latest automated vacuum cleaner is the Neato XV-11, a Roomba clone that claims superior weaponry in its mission to clean floors:...