14 Results for

breathalyzers

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Tech Minute: Best Consumer Breathalyzers

An estimated 10,000 people die every year in the US due to drunken driving related accidents. If you've enjoyed a few alcoholic beverages and want to know where your blood alcohol level stands, turn to technology. In this Tech Minute, CNET's Kara Tsuboi reports on some of the best consumer breathalyzers on the market.

By Oct. 3, 2013

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Europeans lead the way with GPS breathalyzers

Italian-made combo device follows similar product from Portugal.

By Jun. 5, 2008

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Breathometer personal breathalyzer

The Breathometer makes for a fun party game and a potential way to meet people in bars, but its testing results should not be taken as proof of driver safety.

By Feb. 21, 2014

2.5 stars Editor's rating Feb. 21, 2014
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Should all bars have breathalyzer machines?

A Utah congressman is proposing that more of the state's bars should have breathalyzer machines, so that people can check whether they're safe to drive home.

By Feb. 16, 2014

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Google embarks on smart contact lenses for diabetics

What if people with diabetes didn't have to prick their fingers several times a day to conduct blood sugar tests -- but instead could simply wear contacts?

By Jan. 16, 2014

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10 must-see videos of the week

The top five gadgets ahead of their time; Googlicious, where everything Google is delicious; and a $6,000 leather-clad Android smartphone.

By Oct. 4, 2013

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Chemists developing breathalyzer to detect and monitor diabetes

Diabetics can have a "fruity" odor to their breath that indicates high glucose levels, and chemists at the University of Pittsburgh say this biomarker alone can diagnose the disease.

By Jun. 10, 2013

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Coming soon: A Breathalyzer for pot and cocaine?

Scientists in Sweden believe they've made a breakthrough in creating a machine that police can use to detect high drivers.

By Apr. 27, 2013

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BACtrack Mobile Breathalyzer

If you aren’t turned off by its questionable social-sharing features, the advanced BACtrack Mobile Breathalyzer is a compelling tool that can help minimize overindulging.

By Jun. 18, 2013

3.5 stars Editor's rating Jun. 18, 2013

MSRP: $149.99

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RealVNC offers OEMs anti-distracted-driving device

Pressure to enforce laws against distracted driving could lead carmakers to install hardware that automatically blocks features and services on a mobile device while the car is in motion.

By Feb. 10, 2011