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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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Microsoft says Windows 10 is for kids

Technically Incorrect: In its first ad for its latest incarnation of software, Redmond explains that your kids' tech worlds will be very different from yours.

By July 20, 2015

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Here are Reddit's new rules of order

During an "Ask Me Anything" session, Reddit CEO Steve Huffman outlines the types of content that are now prohibited. This is his post to the community.

By July 16, 2015

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Mobile screens: Do they really turn your kids' brains to mush?

From CNET Magazine: Babies and toddlers love looking at the screens of tablets and smartphones -- but doctors warn that too much screen time could cause problems later in life. How much is too much?

By July 14, 2015

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PayPal dials back on robocalling

The digital payments firm says it didn't live up to its own standards when it updated its user agreement with a confusing and controversial policy on autodialed calls and texts.

By June 29, 2015

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Red Sox star Sandoval benched after 'liking' woman on Instagram during game

Technically Incorrect: The Panda couldn't stay away from the Internet while the Red Sox were tied with the Atlanta Braves.

By June 19, 2015