Smartphones are pretty much essential to modern living, but they have a tendency to cause interruptions at the most inconvenient times. Whether you’re heading into a meeting, or going out for a date, or just want to live a life less shackled to your mobile, here are some approaches you can take to make your phone less…
Many drivers think that it’s safer to use a voice-controlled assistant like Cortana or Siri while driving, instead of directly interacting with my phone. But a pair of new studies about voice-controlled assistants and in-car hands-free systems are still “very distracting, very error prone and very frustrating to use.”
It’s a $19 “piece of junk,” but a portable word processor could keep you focused on your writing and nothing else.
Some people's futures are determined by popular vote: American Idol contestants, class presidents, and people who want to get gay married in California. But what if every aspect of our lives was determined by our reputation and popularity? Would our futures be better, or would the tyranny of the popular spin us into…
According to a recent study, whining that you don't wanna go to school has proven to be the most distracting sound one can hear. In fact, it was found to be more irksome than a screeching table saw.
Researchers from Koç University in Istanbul, Turkey may have the solution to one of driving's most annoying mistakes —missed turns.
Those who are easily distracted from the task in hand may have "too much brain".
In today's Remainders: the next step. For John Grisham, it's ebooks. For the television-viewing public, it's viewing television while surfing the web. For Google, it's controlling the internet. And for NVIDIA, it's releasing GeForce drivers that don't melt your rig.