101 Results for

distraction

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Man distracted by device dies in fall off cliff, witnesses say

Technically Incorrect: In San Diego, the man was said to be staring down at his device and not looking where he was walking.

By December 27, 2015

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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

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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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Five Samsung Gear VR tips you need right now

Got Gear? Get the most from Samsung's virtual-reality headset by leveraging these five simple tricks -- many of which apply to Google Cardboard as well.

By January 28, 2016

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Smarter Driver: What scares teen drivers?

Brian Cooley shares new insights into the relationship between teens and driver distraction, and what technology could help remedy the problem.

By November 10, 2015

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Apps to help you get organized and get tasks done

Instead of your smartphone being a distraction, use it to stay organized. In the Tech Minute, CNET's Sharon Profis has three apps to help you be more productive.

By September 23, 2015