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12 chores we wish robots could conquer (pictures)

Machines are getting more and more helpful around the house. Here are the next tasks we'd like to see automated.

13 Images By March 20, 2015


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


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


Laundroid, the laundry-folding robot of our dreams, is slightly ominous in real life

A hulking, evil black monolith? No, it's actually just a robot that's come to eliminate one of the most tedious chores known to mankind.

By October 7, 2015


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


F-U-N-D-E-D: Your butler is a text message away

Looking for someone to serve you? No matter where you live, there's probably a startup just waiting to become your virtual butler.

By October 9, 2015


India's Modi, in Facebook talk, pushes Internet as key way to govern

In a question-and-answer session at Facebook's headquarters, Indian prime minister discusses governing through social media and expanding Internet access.

By September 27, 2015


Use the cloud to make your garden grow with the Smart Outdoors Buying Guide

Expand your smart home beyond your outer walls with connected outdoor tech.

By September 16, 2015


Can you stay awake for the whole Le Mans 24-hour race?

Well...can you? I headed to the greatest motor race on Earth to see whether I could stay awake for the entire thing.

By June 23, 2015


The eerie robots of 'Humans' hold a black mirror to our darkest fears

AMC and Channel 4's new TV show sees smiling, servile "synths" in every home... but is it them or us who should be feared?

By June 13, 2015