The Mint Breathalyzer Can Detect Both Dehydration and Bad Breath

The term breathalyzer is most commonly associated with a device used by law enforcement to measure someone's blood alcohol content after they've been pulled over. But with a few tweaks made to the chemicals used in a breathalyzer's sensor, the device can also be used for detecting other problems. Instead of measuring… » 1/05/15 8:03am 1/05/15 8:03am

Toshiba's New Breathalyzer Diagnoses Diseases, Not Drunks

Toshiba just took the wraps off a medical breathalyzer that the company says can diagnose diseases by analyzing the air a patient exhales. "Bad breath" just took on a whole new meaning. » 3/18/14 1:00pm 3/18/14 1:00pm

Booze-Tracking Bluetooth Breathalyzer Counts Down Your Return To…

An experienced imbiber has a pretty good idea of when they'll return to the land of the sober based on what type, and how much hooch they've consumed. But if you need a more detailed ETA on when you might be able to drive, walk, or even stand again, the BACtrack breathalyzer connects to a smartphone app for a more… » 4/24/13 8:45am 4/24/13 8:45am

Breathometer: A Tiny Breathalyzer That Plugs Into Your iPhone

It's always better to be safe than sorry if you've had too many drinks to get behind the wheel. Breathometer is a new breathalyzer that works with your smartphone to make absolutely sure you're clear. And it's a whole lot cheaper than a DUI. » 3/13/13 9:14am 3/13/13 9:14am

Another Halloween, Another Dude in a Breathalyzer Costume Busted For…

It's like a tradition. Last year's idiot was 18-year-old James Miller. This year's idiot: 19-year-old Nebraskan Matthew Nieveen, who was arrested on Halloween for driving with a BAC twice the legal limit. While wearing a breathalyzer costume. » 11/03/10 1:45pm 11/03/10 1:45pm

Car Breathalyzer Mistakes Ice Cream for Alcohol, Doesn't Let Man Drive…

You may want to hand your keys over after a pint of Ben and Jerry's, because in Australia, a man's car breathalyzer refused to start his engine after he ate an Ice Cream Bar. » 1/23/09 9:00pm 1/23/09 9:00pm

Alcohawk Professional Grade Breathalyzer

Digital breathalyzers aren't new by any means, but with the biggest drinking holiday merely a week away (New Years, dummies) it is important to remind anyone that plans on consuming this coming week to carry around one of these handy devices. This isn't one of those cheap one-time-use breathalyzers that you can pick… » 12/26/06 3:26pm 12/26/06 3:26pm

The Only Pen a Drunk Could Ask For

So you re at your favorite sports bar watching the big game with your friends. Before heading out and driving home, perhaps it d be a good idea to make sure you re not legally intoxicated. At this point, it s just a matter of whipping out the Alcohol Breath Test Pen, blowing into the top and hoping that the green LED… » 2/18/06 1:50pm 2/18/06 1:50pm