The laundry machine has evolved a bit over the years, but not too much. The washer basically tumbles your clothes with soap and water. Sure they have changed from top-loaders to front-loaders, sure they spin faster, but other than that, same old shite.
The Russell Hobbs washing machine claims to clean an entire load in just 12 minutes while using 15% less water and 30% less energy. The Russell Hobbs washing machine comes in a 7kg model ($400) and a 9kg model ($520). Now we are talking.