House & Home Roundup: July 14, 2005

We have to admit to embarrassment in being totally sucked in by Mark Allen's lead article, I, Roomate, yesterday. With the demise of Gadgets, H & H gets the scoop on a very techy topic, but it is a beautifullly written piece which hits the nail on the head when Allen writes,

I came to understand that for all their purported helpfulness, home robots are largely about companionship.

We laughed out loud when the writer takes his robot, Nuvo, to bed and is woken up in the middle of the night when Nuvo activates out of the blue.