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Drivers While Voice Texting Are Still Distracted

Published Thu, 02 Oct 2014 09:07:00 -0700

Drivers in a simulator reacted slowly to sudden traffic emergencies regardless of whether they were thumbing texts into ...

Plan Your Digital Death

Published Fri, 26 Apr 2013 21:03:08 -0700

Google's Inactive Account Manager allows you to arrange for the deletion of your data upon your demise. Larry Greenemeier ...

Amazon X-Ray Aims to End Unidentified Actor Angst

Published Sun, 07 Apr 2013 21:32:08 -0700

Amazon's X-Ray allows viewers watching certain movies or TV shows on certain devices to touch the screen for instant actor ...

Most Laser Pointers Are Too Strong

Published Sun, 24 Mar 2013 12:25:08 -0700

Federal researchers find that most green laser pointers and half of red ones are stronger than safety standards permit, ...

Shoe Puts Mouth in Foot

Published Sun, 17 Mar 2013 19:10:08 -0700

Google's new Talking Shoe keeps the wearer connected, but advertisers are likely to run down this as a two-way street. Larry ...