Hackers love to vacuum

Monday, 19 February 2007, 2:30 AM EST

Chris Hughes has a vision of the future that involves -- finally! -- bringing together hacked game systems, wireless Internet access and clean floors.

Here's how it would work. From anywhere on the globe, Hughes could open up his wirelessly connected Nintendo DS player, tap on the portable game system's touchscreen with a stylus, and select an area of his home's floor plan.

At the Washington Post.

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