There’s Cleaning Your Pool and Then There’s iRobot’s Mirra 530
Swimming pools accomplish two things: They provide a source of cooling relief from the oppressive heat of the summer sun and demonstrate mankind's dominion over a once unstoppable natural element in a rigid, confined space. The only drawback to owning a pool, however, is that within the blink of an eye, nearly every piece of dirt, trash, microbe, dead insect, and other contaminants can transform any pristine summertime oasis into a stagnant cesspool of filth. As humans, we've advanced beyond manually cleaning up these messes ourselves, as well as hiring and paying others to do a job they obviously won't do any better than we can. Always pandering to our sense of hubris and desire to be served, iRobot has recently unveiled Mirra 533 -- a pool-cleaning robot that gladly does what we people refuse to do.Read on...