Five Useful Robots You Can Own for Under $500The dream of one day having a robot in every home has gone from wishful thinking on the part of a science fiction writer to a reality we are rapidly approaching. In fact, there are plenty of useful robots that you can employ in your home right now for under $500.

Sure, they may not have the spit and polish of one of the updated models in the blockbuster movie iRobot, but they won’t turn on you, either. At least, that’s what the manufacturers claim.

Here are five robots you can buy right now and put to work in your home.