The Best Robot Vacuums for 2018: Reviews by Wirecutter

Photo: Liam McCabe Navigation is the hardest and most important thing It’s tricky to make a robot vacuum navigate through your home without getting stuck or lost. Bruno Hexsel, a former software engineer for Neato, told us that he spent a huge chunk of his time at the company working on algorithms to help robots get unstuck from[…]

The Best Upright Freezers for 2018: Reviews by Wirecutter

We weren’t able to do any hands-on testing, so we devoted our time to researching, spreadsheeting, and reading about all of the top available freezers—a process that took dozens of hours over the course of several weeks. Once we were done with the research we sifted through all of the data to find the freezers that struck the[…]

The Best Mixing Bowls for 2018: Reviews by Wirecutter

Tossing veggies, pre-roast, in the Thunder Group bowl. Photo: Michael Hession In deciding which mixing bowls to test, we immediately dismissed those made from plastic, silicone, or ceramic. Plastic bowls can’t function as a double boiler, while bendable silicone lacks sturdiness and can harbor off smells that may transfer to food. Ceramic bowls are pretty but also very[…]

iRobot Roomba i7+ Review: Reviews by Wirecutter

It can empty its own dustbin The Roomba i7+ is the only robot vacuum system that can empty its own dustbin. The 19-inch-tall Clean Base is both a charging dock and a vacuum for your robot vacuum. Whenever the Roomba i7 returns to the dock, the Clean Base sucks the debris out of the bot’s bin through a[…]

Dyson AM10 Humidifier Review: It Works, but Isn’t Worth It: Reviews by Wirecutter

Despite what the Dyson AM10 Humidifier does well, it fails to justify its extraordinarily high price. That’s a fundamental dealbreaker. It humidifies effectively, as Dyson claims—but no better than the Levoit LV600HH, which costs hundreds of dollars less. It humidifies a room evenly, as Dyson claims—but no more evenly than the Levoit. And the Dyson has a litany[…]

BEST 5: Subwoofers 2018

Top 5 Subwoofers 2018 1. Klipsch R-12SW – 2. Polk Audio PSW505 – 3. Sonos SUB – … source