Screens have a tendency to attract dust, no matter how often you clean it and what kind of products you use in the process. You might have wiped your iPadâ€™s screen yesterday, but then got home to find it is covered in dust once again. For those annoyed at the prospect of becoming some sort of Greek Sisyphus when your electronic devices are concerned, you should know thereâ€™s a solution to the problem.
Japanese firm Takara Tomny has come up with an ingenious solution that will leave your iPad screen shiny clean, without you having to touch it. The invention has been nicknamed Automee-S and is a round shape device that measures 2.75 inches and comes in four different colors: orange, white, pink and blue. The little dust eater resembles in appearance to the iRobot Roomba floor-cleaning automatons, so you can get an idea.
The Automee-S will cost around of $17 and runs on average AA batteries. The device cleans the surface using two replaceable cleaning discs. These discs are programmed so that they will recognize when they come across the edges of the device, and will not stumble off it, but turn back. The whole cleaning process can take up to eight minutes, roughly.
So far, thereâ€™s no word if the device will be made available in the United States, but it is known that the Automee-S will be out on the Japanese market starting March the 28th.