a sort of pop-culture phenomenon,
selling millions of units, cleaning
homes around the world and even
spawning knock-offs. And almost
from the moment Roomba began
rolling off retailer shelves in 2002,
customers have been peppering
iRobot with upgrade requests. This
led first to the development of a
charging station, which the Roomba
Discovery and Roomba Red can find
on their own, and now to an
automatic scheduling feature, which
will be available in the newest version
of Roomba. The iRobot Roomba
Scheduler is a vacuum robot that will
clean the floor when you tell it to, at a
special time every day, or day of the
week (though it cannot be set for
specific calendar days).
Create Your Own
Acompany called youremblem
.com lets you create any
emblem you want for your car,
whether it’s your initials, a name, or
The plastic is the same grade as
the emblem on your car, and all you
have to do is carefully line up the
letters and stick them on. But you
only get one chance, and the
emblems are permanent, so you’ll
want be careful and make sure you
don’t stick the letters on lopsided.
The price is approximately $3.49 a
letter or you can purchase popular
pre-packaged phrases like “Custom”
State Bans Cell
Phone Driving Teens
Colorado is banning young drivers
from talking on cellular phones
while they're behind the wheel — a
small step more states are taking in
hopes of promoting safety without
upsetting voters who can't live
without the convenience.
The Colorado law affects teens
with restricted licenses — brand-new
drivers who must have an adult drive
with them for a year. Police can issue
a citation only if the driver is stopped
for another violation.
This year, 38 states tried to pass
legislation restricting cell phones,
mostly focusing on younger drivers.
Bills were passed or are still being
considered in 22 states, according to
the National Conference of State
Legislatures in Denver.
So far, only New York, New
Jersey, the District of Columbia, and
Connecticut prohibit the use of hand-held phones while driving, though
other states have adopted limited
restrictions for young drivers or
school bus drivers. Most states are
looking at limited bans because it is
unclear and a bone of contention with
the telecommunications industry —
whether cell phone use while driving
can be tied to more accidents.
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