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chores

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Kids won't do chores? Call in this mole for undercover parenting

It may look like just another toy, but this smartphone-controlled stuffed animal lets you communicate with kids in a unique way.

By November 3, 2014

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Outsource your chores

Too busy to clean your house or do your laundry? Outsource some of your domestic tasks through some clever new apps and websites. CNET.com's Kara Tsuboi reports her recommendations in the Tech Minute.

By July 17, 2014

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Bored with chores? These ambitious vacs promise new features (pictures)

With claims of unique functionality, are these modern vacuums innovative, or just plain gimmicky?

12 Images By June 25, 2014

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'Haunted' old MacBook fetching thousands on eBay

One eBay seller's 2007 MacBook doesn't run as quickly as it used to, but since being possessed, it has reportedly taken to writing notes, levitating and helping out with chores around the house.

By February 11, 2015

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VexBox throttles teens' Internet speeds. Evil, brilliant or both?

A Kickstarter project designed to encourage teens to do their chores works by slowing their Internet connection down to a painful crawl.

By January 28, 2015

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The Web wants a seat in the car of your future

Reaching beyond laptops, phones and TVs, the World Wide Web Consortium is standardizing technology so browser-based apps can control your car.

By February 4, 2015

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Attachable urinal for home toilets wants to make a splash

The Main Drain isn't shy about its bathroom habits. The detachable and adjustable urinal aims to make toilet time more convenient for guys.

By January 30, 2015

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Microsoft opens up Office apps for Android tablets

Previously available by invitation only, beta versions of Word, Excel and PowerPoint apps are now up in the Google Play store for almost all Android tablet users.

By January 7, 2015

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Get an Asus EeeBook 11.6-inch laptop for $139.99

Kind of like a Chromebook, but with Windows 8.1, this is perhaps the best laptop deal I've seen all year.

By November 18, 2014

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With 200,000 users, Lightroom Mobile finds a foothold

People have put 100 million images into catalogs for the mobile version of Adobe's photo-editing software. It only works on iOS devices now, but Android support should arrive this year.

By September 14, 2014