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The New Roomba Can Mop Floors

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Next step: sentience

The Roomba is no longer a one-trick pony cleaning robot—iRobot, the company behind the famous vacuum/tiny butler, is releasing the iRobot Braava Jet 240, which uses Swiffer-like pads and water to clean tile and hardwoods. Going at this rate, if Roomba learns how to do one new thing every 14 years, we can expect a robot that picks up your socks and puts them in the hamper by 2030.

Roomba’s New Tiny Robot Mops Instead of Sucks [Gizmodo]