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Hands-free car systems still distract drivers, study says

Drivers can remain distracted for up to 27 seconds after using in-car voice commands, according to a study from the AAA Foundation for Traffic Safety.

By October 22, 2015


Smarter Driver: New thinking on driver distraction

Brian Cooley runs down new research by the IIHS and Virginia Tech Transportation Institute on driver distraction and what causes it.

By November 24, 2014


Readers' reaction: Fitness trackers -- motivation or pure distraction?

Love them, hate them, or some where in between, CNET Facebook fans tell us what they think of fitness tracking devices.

By November 18, 2014


Fitness trackers: Motivation or pure distraction?

Donald Bell thinks fitness trackers don't make him healthy, they make him neurotic. Want to get in shape? Go outside. #nerdrage

By November 11, 2014


Top 5: Dashboard distractions

Brian Cooley runs down the five most distracting dashboard technologies in your car's head unit.

November 10, 2014


Use WikiTweaks to avoid distractions on Wikipedia

Want to stay focused when reading about a topic on Wikipedia, but your curiosity is piqued by the links in the text? Check out this Chrome extension to stay on track.

By October 30, 2014


Guide to waiting in line on Black Friday

Before you leave home to wait in a long line, check out this guide to creating comfort, battling boredom, and staying safe.

By November 25, 2015


Ford creates a drugged-driving suit to show why you shouldn't toke behind the wheel

The automaker will use the suit as part of its new-driver education program, in the hopes that motorists will think twice before making a bad decision.

By November 20, 2015


Heist takes a noir look at the art of cat burglary (PAX Aus 2015)

Silent, stylish and non-lethal: Heist brings an iconic art-style to a clever (and challenging) stealth game.

By November 5, 2015


Ubisoft vows to fight to remain independent in wake of 'unwelcome' Vivendi investment

A takeover would mean Ubisoft would be "managed by people who don't understand our expertise."

By October 20, 2015