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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


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


How to prevent closing multiple tabs in Chrome

Whether you're researching or adding distractions in other tabs, it can be frustrating when you accidentally close them all at once. Learn how to prevent this from happening in Chrome.

By August 31, 2015


F-U-N-D-E-D: Disney ups investments in mind-reading tech

Media and advertising companies turn to brain science to help deliver content you won't forget.

By August 14, 2015


Hey you, looking at your smartwatch! I'm talking here

From CNET Magazine: Smartwatches are great for reading messages and notifications right from your wrist. Too bad people around you think you're being rude.

By August 10, 2015


Microsoft's Edge beats Internet Explorer, but it's not the perfect Windows 10 browser -- yet

Worlds better than Internet Explorer, Edge is the newest way to go online with your Windows 10 computer. But can it beat Firefox and Chrome?

By August 1, 2015


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