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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

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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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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

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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

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Helpling cleans up in Singapore with Uber-like 'sharing economy' model

The Uber for home cleaning, Helpling, lets you hire house cleaners either online or through an app. It's attracted a workforce of students who love the job's flexibility.

By June 10, 2015

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Why Apple's new iPad ad is change you can't believe in

Technically Incorrect: Apple tries hard to show the multifarious ways to use an iPad. But can this make a difference?

By May 7, 2015

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​FAA trials show willingness to let drones fly out of sight of operators

The US regulator announces tests of unmanned aircraft flying farther away from pilots than proposed regulations permit.

By May 6, 2015

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Adios, silicon: Why exotic designs are the future for the chips in your gadgets

Decades of progress creating conventional computer chips will stall in the coming years, forcing some far-out ideas on semiconductor makers. Carbon nanotubes or quantum computing, anyone?

By April 17, 2015