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  # 1917370 12-Dec-2017 12:46
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kiwifidget:

 

@insanekiwi , was it a Toll courier that did the delivery or was it someone else?

 

I saw a Toll van driving around my town this morning, so I shot home.

 

That was 3 hours ago, so I guess they are not coming today.

 

I've been all over the Toll website and I cannot find a phone number to follow up the delivery.

 

 

 

 

 

 

Was Toll.


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  # 1917515 12-Dec-2017 16:04
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kiwifidget:

 

meanwhile, a desperate housewife waits.......

 

 

 

 

I'm around. Just get it redirected here. Then you don't need to wait anymore. I promise I will tell you when it turns up...... tongue-out





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  # 1917601 12-Dec-2017 16:45
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@hairy1 , haha Matt, thank you for your offer, but it just arrived!!!!!

 

Unfortunately Himself is home already so will wait until tomorrow to unbox and setup.

 

I kind of didn't mention that I had bought it. undecided





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  # 1917683 12-Dec-2017 20:22
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Whew, just got my dispatch notification.


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  # 1917690 12-Dec-2017 20:35
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linw:

Whew, just got my dispatch notification.



Me too. Just got a notification from Geekbuying saying it shipped.




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  # 1917691 12-Dec-2017 20:37
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Stoked, same here


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  # 1917705 12-Dec-2017 21:00
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Mine (ordered from Dicksmith) arrived today. Setup was a breeze and appart from scaring my 3yo and the cast, it's been doing a great job, including getting itself between chairs, etc... took 30min to clean the lounge/dining area and did a pretty good job. That thing is smart as ;-)

 

Most of all it also got the wife's approval which is really all I could have been hoping for ;-)


 
 
 
 


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  # 1917879 13-Dec-2017 10:00
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wow, it came in a box, in a box, in a box. Made in China, clearly packed by Russians.

 

Wee problem, when I try to install the app on my tablet (from Google PlayStore) it says "Your device isn't compatible with this version".

 

GRRRR!!!!!!

 

Edit : phew, it installs on my phone.

 

Do you have to "sign up" to use it?

 

Edit Edit : I guess so, coz I did and its away working.

 

As suspected it is having a hell of a time on the rug made of a million shoelaces.

 

Also not too flash with pine needles.

 

PS does the app have to be installed on a device with cellular capability?

 

 

 

 





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  # 1919435 14-Dec-2017 09:57
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Is Aliexpress the only place we can the virtual wall tape from?

 

I need about 8m, but that comes to $100!!! on Aliexpress.





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  # 1919439 14-Dec-2017 10:07
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I've read that any ordinary magnetic tape works.  Like those sorts used on cheap fridge magnets.

 

 

 

 


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  # 1919457 14-Dec-2017 10:45
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So what's the deal with the Vacuum <=> Phone communication.

 

I expected this to only work when the phone was on the same local network but this morning I received a notification, while at work, that my vacuum was starting a clean... (note, I was not hooked up to a VPN or anything like that.)

 

I then tried to use the app to spy on the vacuum but it didn't seem to work (said Device offline)

 

Anyone know how that's supposed to work?


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  # 1919458 14-Dec-2017 10:47
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vacuum just connects to your wifi, wifi to internet, internet to their servers.  you  phone app just connects to internet and their servers too.  

 

so basically "the cloud".  nothing is done local.


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  # 1919462 14-Dec-2017 10:53
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reven:

 

vacuum just connects to your wifi, wifi to internet, internet to their servers.  you  phone app just connects to internet and their servers too.  

 

so basically "the cloud".  nothing is done local.

 

 

 

 

Cool, so technically, I should be able to see the bot going about its business, on the app, from work, right?


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  # 1919463 14-Dec-2017 10:55
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gcorgnet:

 

reven:

 

vacuum just connects to your wifi, wifi to internet, internet to their servers.  you  phone app just connects to internet and their servers too.  

 

so basically "the cloud".  nothing is done local.

 

 

 

 

Cool, so technically, I should be able to see the bot going about its business, on the app, from work, right?

 

 

correct.  i get the notifications about it starting/finishing/charge/getting blocked etc all the time no matter where I am.


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  # 1919464 14-Dec-2017 10:56
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Mine seems very patchy then. Only got one notification about the start then nothing. It now says device offline... I wonder if there's something it doesn't like about my home wifi... I normally get pretty good coverage

 

 


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