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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

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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

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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

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Top 5: Dashboard distractions

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

November 10, 2014

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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

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Need for Speed open-world "full reboot" hitting PS4, Xbox One, and PC this fall

We talk with Ghost Games general manager Marcus Nilsson about the new racing game; watch a trailer and see some images here.

By May 20, 2015

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Kids perform better at schools that ban phones, study says

Technically Incorrect: A UK study suggests that schoolkids' performance significantly improves when they can't get hold of a phone at school. It also showed that low-achieving students improved the most.

By May 18, 2015

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Hit the track with these running apps

These GPS-tracking apps can tell you exactly how far you run and act as a training coach.

By May 19, 2015

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Goldfish have a better attention span than you, smartphone user

A study from Microsoft claims mobile devices have shortened the average human attention span to just eight...SQUIRREL!

By May 18, 2015

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Denso camera tech detects distracted walking

At Nvidia's developer conference last week, auto supplier Denso showed image-processing tech that can tell if you are staring at your phone.

By March 31, 2014