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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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Welcome to Los Atlantis: Whimsical maps imagine a post-flood Earth

Ever been to Central Shark or Greenwich Spillage? Urban planner Jeffrey Linn creates and sells captivating maps that guide you through the world after sea levels rise.

By February 25, 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

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Reddit clamps down on 'involuntary pornography'

A privacy update means people whose private photos have been posted on Reddit without their consent can have them removed.

By February 25, 2015

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By ditching Motorola, Google frees Android from distractions

Google paid more than $12 billion for Motorola Mobility and sold the handset business for less than $3 billion. It sounds like a crushing loss -- unless you're Google.

By January 30, 2014

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New Chinooks boast autopilot features but best tech may be yet to come

A longtime military workhorse, the Chinook helicopter has undergone a tech overhaul. The newer CH-47F models can be programmed to fly and will soon be able to stream live video feeds from drones in the cockpit.

By February 14, 2015