IRobot Roomba 690 vs. Ecovacs Deebot N79S: Which smart vacuum is better?
8 monthes ago - By iMore
We're always looking to make our homes just a bit smarter with everything from automated lights to robotic vacuums, letting us build the home of tomorrow, today.
The best for less
$200 at Amazon
Smart Motion technology
Multiple cleaning modes
Higher quality filter
No virtual barrier
No Google Assistant or HomeKit
The Deebot 79S offers a bevvy of intelligent ways to get the job done efficiently at an incredible price much lower than the Roomba.
Tried and true
$300 at Amazon
Virtual Wall Barrier
Works with Google Assistant
Easier to get parts
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Take 20% off some of the best Alexa-enabled smart home accessories
8 monthes ago - By iMore
Add a little more intelligence to your home.
Amazon has a list of select, but excellent, smart home devices , and you can take 20% off the item of your choice with the code SMART20. The code is limited to the products on that screen, and you'll only be allowed to use it once. So choose wisely. Lucky for you there aren't any real bad options on that list. Since the sale is designed to promote Amazon's Alexa voice assistant, all the devices work with her and can help you upgrade your smart home.
This is just one part of a larger sale. The other part we flesh out here. You can get a smart...
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