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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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How to buy the best convertible

Convertibles are all about fresh air, fun and freedom. Here's how to find the one that's right for you.

By January 29, 2016

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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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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

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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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Sure I'll clean my room: Apps to motivate children

If you’ve ever had a stubborn child refuse to do his or her chores, this Tech Minute is for you. CNET's Kara Tsuboi reports on two websites that can help motivate children to complete their tasks by offering various rewards as incentive.

By May 8, 2014

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Tech to tackle your spring cleaning

Freshen up your cleaning routine with apps and gadgets to get you better organized and help you finish those chores.

By March 28, 2014