New & Notable: 10 High-Tech Gadgets to Make Housework Less Work

Remember Rosie, the congenial (and often hysterical) robot that flitted around the Jetsons' apartment in the sky, keeping things neat and tidy? When the cartoon first aired, in the 1960s, a robot housekeeper seemed as far-fetched as a TV that didn’t take up a quarter of the room or a giant interconnected web of information that we could access on phones thinner than a Mad Libs pad. Now that the technology of automation has become more advanced, we’re finding that machines can indeed help us around the house, making life easier and giving us more time to watch old reruns of "The Jetsons" on YouTube! If you'd like a little more screen time, check out our 10 favorite electronic home helpers.

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