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It doesn't matter which came first anymore, when you go to buy eggs in the supermarket, the eggs have clearly taken over! The choices seem endless and prices can vary widely. Consumer Reports looked into it and found that not all eggs are what they're cracked up to be.
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    Growing Problem: Stolen Smart Phones

    Growing Problem: Stolen Smart Phones

    Thursday, April 17 2014 6:15 PM EDT2014-04-17 22:15:06 GMT
    Smart phone thefts are way up. Based on a just-released survey, Consumer Reports estimates the number of stolen phones nearly doubled in the past year to 3.1 million.more>>
    Smart phone thefts are way up. Based on a just-released survey, Consumer Reports estimates the number of stolen phones nearly doubled in the past year to 3.1 million. And more than a million smart phones were lost and never recovered.more>>
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    Top Toilet Paper

    Top Toilet Paper

    Tuesday, April 15 2014 6:15 PM EDT2014-04-15 22:15:08 GMT
    Brand loyal with your toilet paper? Consumer Reports says you might want to reassess. Of the 19 different toilet papers it tested, more and more brands are skimping — fewer sheets, smaller sheets and narrower rolls.more>>
    Brand loyal with your toilet paper? Consumer Reports says you might want to reassess. Of the 19 different toilet papers it tested, more and more brands are skimping — fewer sheets, smaller sheets and narrower rolls.more>>
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    3 SUV Recommendations Pulled

    3 SUV Recommendations Pulled

    Tuesday, April 8 2014 6:15 PM EDT2014-04-08 22:15:05 GMT
    Consumer Reports has pulled its recommendation from three midsize SUVs, after their poor performance in a new crash test conducted by the Insurance Institute for Highway Safety.more>>
    Consumer Reports has pulled its recommendation from three midsize SUVs, after their poor performance in a new crash test conducted by the Insurance Institute for Highway Safety. The 2014 Honda Pilot, Kia Sorento and the Mazda CX-9 all rated poor.more>>
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    Vacation Rental Scams

    Vacation Rental Scams

    Monday, April 7 2014 6:15 PM EDT2014-04-07 22:15:09 GMT
    Consumer Reports said beware of vacation rental scams that can pack a very nasty surprise. Criminals are hacking into the email accounts of owners of rental properties, and defrauding renters out of a lot of money.more>>
    Consumer Reports said beware of vacation rental scams that can pack a very nasty surprise. Criminals are hacking into the email accounts of owners of rental properties, and defrauding renters out of a lot of money.more>>
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    High Chair Danger

    High Chair Danger

    Wednesday, April 2 2014 6:15 PM EDT2014-04-02 22:15:19 GMT
    More than 9,400 children a year, come into the emergency room with high-chair related injuries. That's an average of one child every hour. Consumer Reports does extensive testing to assess high chair safety.more>>
    More than 9,400 children a year, come into the emergency room with high-chair related injuries. That's an average of one child every hour. Consumer Reports does extensive testing to assess high chair safety.more>>
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    Good Food Gone Bad

    Good Food Gone Bad

    Tuesday, April 1 2014 6:15 PM EDT2014-04-01 22:15:07 GMT
    There's a growing problem in our supermarkets — good food gone bad. These are once healthful foods that have been turned into something that's no longer so good for you.more>>
    There's a growing problem in our supermarkets — good food gone bad. We're not talking about wilted vegetables and rotten meat. These are once healthful foods that have been turned into something that's no longer so good for you.more>>
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    Pancake Syrup Health Concerns

    Pancake Syrup Health Concerns

    Monday, March 31 2014 6:15 PM EDT2014-03-31 22:15:08 GMT
    Consumer Reports recently reported that some kinds of caramel color in soft drinks can contain a potential carcinogen called 4-MeI. Now it's tested several brands of pancake syrups and all contained 4-MeI.more>>
    Consumer Reports recently reported that some kinds of caramel color in soft drinks can contain a potential carcinogen called 4-MeI. Now it's tested several brands of pancake syrups and all contained 4-MeI.more>>
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    Surviving Your Hospital Stay

    Surviving Your Hospital Stay

    Thursday, March 27 2014 6:15 PM EDT2014-03-27 22:15:08 GMT
    You go to the hospital to get well. But far too many people die after something goes wrong. Patients get the wrong drugs, fail to get needed tests or treatments or develop infections that could have been prevented.more>>
    You go to the hospital to get well. But far too many people die after something goes wrong. Patients get the wrong drugs, fail to get needed tests or treatments or develop infections that could have been prevented.more>>
  • Supermarket Savings

    Supermarket Savings

    Wednesday, March 26 2014 6:55 PM EDT2014-03-26 22:55:36 GMT
    Walmart is America's largest grocer, but in Consumer Reports' ratings of 55 supermarkets Walmart supercenters landed at the bottom, based on a survey of 27,000 of Consumer Reports' subscribers.more>>
    Walmart is America's largest grocer, but in Consumer Reports' ratings of 55 supermarkets Walmart supercenters landed at the bottom, based on a survey of 27,000 of Consumer Reports' subscribers.more>>
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    Cheap Phone Service

    Cheap Phone Service

    Tuesday, March 25 2014 6:15 PM EDT2014-03-25 22:15:06 GMT
    The average bill for phone, Internet and TV runs more than $150 a month, according to market research firm, the Mintel Group. onsumer Reports recommends a phone service called Ooma.more>>
    The average bill for phone, Internet and TV runs more than $150 a month, according to market research firm, the Mintel Group. One way to trim your costs is to cut the cord and switch to a phone service that delivers calls via the Internet. Consumer Reports recommends a phone service called Ooma.more>>
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    Ad Tricks And Traps

    Ad Tricks And Traps

    Monday, March 17 2014 6:15 PM EDT2014-03-17 22:15:07 GMT
    Deceptive advertising generally violates the law, but regulators can't monitor everything. So it's up to shoppers to read the fine print. Especially, Consumer Reports cautions when they see certain advertising terms.more>>
    Deceptive advertising generally violates the law, but regulators can't monitor everything. So it's up to shoppers to read the fine print. Especially, Consumer Reports cautions when they see certain advertising terms.more>>
  • Problem-Solving Vacuum

    Problem-Solving Vacuum

    Thursday, March 13 2014 6:15 PM EDT2014-03-13 22:15:05 GMT
    A new vacuum from Kenmore could be the answer to one of the main reasons vacuums stop working, the belt breaks. Consumer Reports just tested the Kenmore Elite 31150 beltless vacuum that costs $350.more>>
    A new vacuum from Kenmore could be the answer to one of the main reasons vacuums stop working, the belt breaks. Consumer Reports just tested the Kenmore Elite 31150 beltless vacuum that costs $350. It's what's known as a direct-drive vacuum, where the motor drives the brush directly without a belt.more>>
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    Bad News Appliances

    Bad News Appliances

    Wednesday, March 12 2014 6:15 PM EDT2014-03-12 22:15:11 GMT
    Consumer Reports testers make sure products offer peak performance and safety but recently they've found some problems with appliances.more>>
    Consumer Reports testers make sure products offer peak performance and safety but recently they've found some problems with appliances.more>>
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    Keeping The Gray At Bay

    Keeping The Gray At Bay

    Tuesday, March 11 2014 6:15 PM EDT2014-03-11 22:15:08 GMT
    So what happens when your roots start showing, and you can't color your hair right away? Consumer Reports tested eight of the new root touch-up products that promise to help.more>>
    So what happens when your roots start showing, and you can't color your hair right away? Consumer Reports tested eight of the new root touch-up products that promise to help.more>>
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    Overuse Of The #1 Prescription Drug

    Overuse Of The #1 Prescription Drug

    Monday, March 10 2014 6:15 PM EDT2014-03-10 22:15:05 GMT
    Consumer Reports said that unless you have gastroesphogeal reflux disease, when you have heartburn a couple times a week for several months, you actually may not need such a strong drug as Nexiummore>>
    Consumer Reports said that unless you have gastroesphogeal reflux disease, when you have heartburn a couple times a week for several months, you actually may not need such a strong drug as Nexiummore>>
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    Best Paper Towels

    Best Paper Towels

    Friday, March 7 2014 6:15 PM EST2014-03-07 23:15:09 GMT
    Paper towels are great for cleaning up spills and messes around the house. Consumer Reports tested 18 paper towels, including some from Bounty, Viva, and Brawny. Plus store brands.more>>
    Paper towels are great for cleaning up spills and messes around the house. Consumer Reports tested 18 paper towels, including some from Bounty, Viva, and Brawny. Plus store brands like Costco's Kirkland Signature and Walmart's Great Value.more>>
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    PlayStation 4's Faulty Parental Controls

    PlayStation 4's Faulty Parental Controls

    Thursday, March 6 2014 6:15 PM EST2014-03-06 23:15:09 GMT
    The Sony PlayStation 4's parental controls can restrict content that you might not want your children to see, like violent or adult games. But Consumer Reports said you could be surprised by what the parental controls allow.more>>
    The Sony PlayStation 4's parental controls can restrict content that you might not want your children to see, like violent or adult games. But Consumer Reports said you could be surprised by what the parental controls allow.more>>
  • Nest Smoke Alarm & CO Detector

    Nest Smoke Alarm & CO Detector

    Tuesday, March 4 2014 6:15 PM EST2014-03-04 23:15:10 GMT
    Consumer Reports tested a new combo smoke alarm and CO detector that offers a better solution. It's from Nest Labs, the company that Google bought recently for more than $3-billion.more>>
    Consumer Reports tested a new combo smoke alarm and CO detector that offers a better solution. It's from Nest Labs, the company that Google bought recently for more than $3-billion.more>>
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    Fallout From Target's Data Breach

    Fallout From Target's Data Breach

    Monday, March 3 2014 6:15 PM EST2014-03-03 23:15:07 GMT
    Target said it is offering "peace of mind" against identity theft threat with free credit monitoring from Experian. But Consumer Reports said that's not enough.more>>
    Target said it is offering "peace of mind" against identity theft threat with free credit monitoring from Experian. But Consumer Reports said that's not enough.more>>
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    Trans Fat Hasn't Disappeared

    Trans Fat Hasn't Disappeared

    Thursday, February 27 2014 6:15 PM EST2014-02-27 23:15:08 GMT
    Trans fat was once a staple in fried foods, baked goods, and margarine. Now many foods have been reformulated and tout "zero grams of trans fat per serving."more>>
    Trans fat was once a staple in fried foods, baked goods, and margarine. Now many foods have been reformulated and tout "zero grams of trans fat per serving."more>>
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    Skip Extended Car Warranties

    Skip Extended Car Warranties

    Wednesday, February 26 2014 6:15 PM EST2014-02-26 23:15:08 GMT
    Extended warranties promise peace of mind. But they're expensive. And a Consumer Reports survey of 12,000 subscribers found extended warranties are an "expensive gamble."more>>
    It's any car owner's fear needing a costly repair just after the warranty has run out. Extended warranties promise peace of mind. But they're expensive. And a Consumer Reports survey of 12,000 subscribers found extended warranties are an "expensive gamble."more>>
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    2014 Top Pick Cars

    2014 Top Pick Cars

    Tuesday, February 25 2014 6:15 PM EST2014-02-25 23:15:08 GMT
    Consumer Reports has released its Top Pick cars for 2014. To find the best of the best, Consumer Reports tested more than 260 cars, drove hundreds of thousands of miles and put them through over 50 tests.more>>
    Consumer Reports has released its Top Pick cars for 2014. To find the best of the best, Consumer Reports tested more than 260 cars, drove hundreds of thousands of miles and put them through over 50 tests.more>>
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    E-Cigarettes Under The Microscope

    E-Cigarettes Under The Microscope

    Wednesday, February 19 2014 6:15 PM EST2014-02-19 23:15:06 GMT
    Are e-cigarettes really safe? Like in the early days of tobacco cigarettes, it just not clear yet what the long-term effects of using those products will be.more>>
    Are e-cigarettes really safe? Like in the early days of tobacco cigarettes, it just not clear yet what the long-term effects of using those products will be.more>>
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    Complicated Car Controls

    Complicated Car Controls

    Tuesday, February 18 2014 6:15 PM EST2014-02-18 23:15:09 GMT
    In Consumer Reports National Research Center's survey of its subscribers, drivers of recent model cars reported the high-tech controls were giving them lots of trouble.more>>
    If you're having trouble working your car radio or can't get your Bluetooth to function, you're not alone. In Consumer Reports National Research Center's survey of its subscribers, drivers of recent model cars reported the high-tech controls were giving them lots of trouble.more>>
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    Supermarket Choice Overload

    Supermarket Choice Overload

    Monday, February 17 2014 6:15 PM EST2014-02-17 23:15:04 GMT
    Buying a box of cereal is simple, right? Well, not anymore. What kind of Cheerios do you want? Honey Nut? Chocolate? Multi-Grain? Peanut Butter? There are actually 14 variations to choose from.more>>
    Buying a box of cereal is simple, right? Well, not anymore. What kind of Cheerios do you want? Honey Nut? Chocolate? Multi-Grain? Peanut Butter? There are actually 14 variations to choose from.more>>
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    Beware Of Tax Scams

    Beware Of Tax Scams

    Friday, February 14 2014 6:15 PM EST2014-02-14 23:15:06 GMT
    As accountants gear up for tax season, so do the scam artists. The government estimates that scams will cost taxpayers $21 billion this year. Consumer Reports' tax experts tell you how to avoid them.more>>
    As accountants gear up for tax season, so do the scam artists. Tactics range from promises of a faster or bigger refund to threats of arrest or prosecution. The government estimates that scams will cost taxpayers $21 billion this year. Consumer Reports' tax experts tell you how to avoid them.more>>
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    Dyson Vs. Swiffer

    Dyson Vs. Swiffer

    Wednesday, February 12 2014 6:15 PM EST2014-02-12 23:15:03 GMT
    The new Dyson Hard promises to make cleanups a snap. It vacuums and wet wipes at the same time. But it is pricey: $330. Consumer Reports pitted the Dyson against the $40 Swiffer Sweeper.more>>
    The new Dyson Hard promises to make cleanups a snap. It vacuums and wet wipes at the same time. But it is pricey: $330. Consumer Reports pitted the Dyson against the $40 Swiffer Sweeper, which is also designed for wet and dry cleaning.more>>
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    Hazards Of Hot Yoga

    Hazards Of Hot Yoga

    Tuesday, February 11 2014 6:15 PM EST2014-02-11 23:15:11 GMT
    Hot yoga classes are soaring in popularity. Is exercising in extreme heat and humidity healthful? Consumer Reports medical experts have a caution.more>>
    Hot yoga classes are soaring in popularity. Is exercising in extreme heat and humidity healthful? Consumer Reports medical experts have a caution.more>>
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    Valentine's Day Chocolate Boxes

    Valentine's Day Chocolate Boxes

    Friday, February 7 2014 6:15 PM EST2014-02-07 23:15:09 GMT
    What would Valentine's Day be without chocolate? And if you're thinking of indulging a special someone or yourself, Consumer Reports testers tasted dozens of boxes and found some truly excellent ones.more>>
    What would Valentine's Day be without chocolate? And if you're thinking of indulging a special someone or yourself, Consumer Reports testers tasted dozens of boxes and found some truly excellent ones.more>>
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    Stopping Robocalls

    Stopping Robocalls

    Tuesday, February 4 2014 6:15 PM EST2014-02-04 23:15:05 GMT
    Robocalls—with pre-recorded messages—have been limited by law in recent years, but unscrupulous telemarketers are continuing the onslaught. Consumer Reports has advice on how to get rid of those unwanted phone solicitations.more>>
    Robocalls—with pre-recorded messages—have been limited by law in recent years, but unscrupulous telemarketers are continuing the onslaught. Consumer Reports has advice on how to get rid of those unwanted phone solicitations.more>>
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    Hip & Knee Replacement Caution

    Hip & Knee Replacement Caution

    Monday, February 3 2014 6:15 PM EST2014-02-03 23:15:06 GMT
    Almost half a million Americans get hip replacements each year, and hundreds of thousands more receive artificial knees. If you're considering a hip or knee replacement, Consumer Reports has some important cautions.more>>
    Almost half a million Americans get hip replacements each year, and hundreds of thousands more receive artificial knees. If you're considering a hip or knee replacement, Consumer Reports has some important cautions.more>>
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    Apps To Prevent Texting & Driving

    Apps To Prevent Texting & Driving

    Friday, January 31 2014 6:15 PM EST2014-01-31 23:15:08 GMT
    The latest figures show more than 400,000 people were injured in car accidents in 2012 because their phones distracted them. Consumer Reports just tested new free apps designed to keep those kinds of accidents from happening.more>>
    The latest figures show more than 400,000 people were injured in car accidents in 2012 because their phones distracted them. More than 3,000 people died. Consumer Reports just tested new free apps designed to keep those kinds of accidents from happening.more>>
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    Caramel Color: Health Risk In Soda

    Caramel Color: Health Risk In Soda

    Thursday, January 23 2014 6:15 PM EST2014-01-23 23:15:08 GMT
    Recent tests by Consumer Reports show that some soft drinks contain a potential carcinogen—and a couple have relatively high levels. The culprit? A chemical in the coloring that makes the drinks an enticing shade of brown.more>>
    Recent tests by Consumer Reports show that some soft drinks contain a potential carcinogen—and a couple have relatively high levels. The culprit? A chemical in the coloring that makes the drinks an enticing shade of brown.more>>
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    Is Pricey Paint Worth It?

    Is Pricey Paint Worth It?

    Thursday, January 16 2014 6:15 PM EST2014-01-16 23:15:08 GMT
    Designers showcase paint from the British company Farrow & Ball because of its luscious colors. Consumer Reports included it in its tests of more than 60 paints to see what you get paying top dollar.more>>
    Designers showcase paint from the British company Farrow & Ball because of its luscious colors. But Farrow & Ball costs around $100 per gallon, two to three times more than other paints. Consumer Reports included it in its tests of more than 60 paints to see what you get paying top dollar.more>>
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    Beautiful Shoes/Painful Feet

    Beautiful Shoes/Painful Feet

    Wednesday, January 15 2014 6:15 PM EST2014-01-15 23:15:08 GMT
    More than half of us suffer from foot problems and often those problems are directly related to our shoes. Consumer Reports On Health says wearing the wrong shoes can lead to life-long deformities that require surgery to fix.more>>
    More than half of us suffer from foot problems and often those problems are directly related to our shoes. That's according to a study from the Institute for Preventive Foot Health. Consumer Reports On Health says wearing the wrong shoes can lead to life-long deformities that require surgery to fix.more>>
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    Top Mattresses

    Top Mattresses

    Wednesday, January 8 2014 6:15 PM EST2014-01-08 23:15:06 GMT
    A mattress can be one of the toughest purchases to make. Consumer Reports put two dozen mattresses through rigorous tests to help you find the right one.more>>
    A mattress can be one of the toughest purchases to make. Consumer Reports put two dozen mattresses through rigorous tests to help you find the right one.more>>
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    Latest Camera Phones

    Latest Camera Phones

    Tuesday, January 7 2014 6:15 PM EST2014-01-07 23:15:09 GMT
    Cameras on smart phones are getting more advanced. Consumer Reports just tested the Nokia Lumia 1020 and the Samsung Galaxy S4 Zoom, two phones that claim to offer superior images.more>>
    Cameras on smart phones are getting more advanced. Consumer Reports just tested the Nokia Lumia 1020 and the Samsung Galaxy S4 Zoom, two phones that claim to offer superior images. Both cost $100 with a two-year contract.more>>
  • Perfect Time Of Year For Fitness Club Bargains

    Perfect Time Of Year For Fitness Club Bargains

    Friday, January 3 2014 7:12 PM EST2014-01-04 00:12:46 GMT
    It's that time of year again to set goals for a new you. Resolutions to get in shape mean health clubs sign up more new members in January than at any other time of the year.more>>
    It's that time of year again to set goals for a new you. Resolutions to get in shape mean health clubs sign up more new members in January than at any other time of the year.more>>
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    Where Did I Put That?

    Where Did I Put That?

    Thursday, January 2 2014 6:15 PM EST2014-01-02 23:15:06 GMT
    Have trouble keeping tabs on all your stuff? You can't find your keys, your wallet or anything else. There are devices that can help you locate your lost items.more>>
    Have trouble keeping tabs on all your stuff? You can't find your keys, your wallet or anything else. There are devices that can help you locate your lost items.more>>
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    Are Flushable Wipes Flushable?

    Are Flushable Wipes Flushable?

    Monday, December 30 2013 6:15 PM EST2013-12-30 23:15:07 GMT
    Consumer Reports checked out four flushable wipes from Cottonelle, Charmin, Scott and Equate. They all say they're flushable and make claims like "sewer and septic safe" and "breaks up after flushing."more>>
    Consumer Reports checked out four flushable wipes from Cottonelle, Charmin, Scott and Equate. They all say they're flushable and make claims like "sewer and septic safe" and "breaks up after flushing."more>>
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    Fast Food Not As Pictured

    Fast Food Not As Pictured

    Friday, December 27 2013 6:15 PM EST2013-12-27 23:15:13 GMT
    Fast food advertising makes the offerings looking luscious and inviting. But what's served is often a different story. Consumer Reports has gotten so many complaints, it decided to run some side-by-side comparisons.more>>
    Fast food advertising makes the offerings looking luscious and inviting. But what's served is often a different story. Consumer Reports has gotten so many complaints, it decided to run some side-by-side comparisons.more>>
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    Wiping Old Electronics Clean

    Wiping Old Electronics Clean

    Tuesday, December 24 2013 6:15 PM EST2013-12-24 23:15:09 GMT
    If you get a new tablet or laptop, you're probably passing your old one on to someone else or sending it off to be recycled. Consumer Reports says it's essential to make sure that all your information gets erased.more>>
    If you were lucky enough to have gotten a new tablet or laptop for the holidays, you're probably passing your old one on to someone else or sending it off to be recycled. Consumer Reports says before you do, it's essential to make sure that all your information gets erased.more>>
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    Naughty & Nice Company Policies

    Naughty & Nice Company Policies

    Monday, December 23 2013 6:15 PM EST2013-12-23 23:15:07 GMT
    As holiday shopping and travel season move into full swing, Consumer Reports is out with its fourth annual Naughty and Nice list. It highlights companies with good policies and with bad ones.more>>
    As holiday shopping and travel season move into full swing, Consumer Reports is out with its fourth annual Naughty and Nice list. It highlights companies with good policies and with bad ones.more>>
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    Contaminated Chicken

    Contaminated Chicken

    Thursday, December 19 2013 6:15 PM EST2013-12-19 23:15:06 GMT
    If you eat chicken, heads up. Consumer Reports' tests of more than 300 raw chicken breasts revealed 97 percent harbored bacteria that can potentially make you sick.more>>
    If you eat chicken, heads up. Consumer Reports' tests of more than 300 raw chicken breasts revealed 97 percent harbored bacteria that can potentially make you sick.more>>
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    Best & Worst Value Cars

    Best & Worst Value Cars

    Wednesday, December 18 2013 6:15 PM EST2013-12-18 23:15:11 GMT
    Consumer Reports crunches is out with its annual list of Best and Worst New-Car Values. The value score is based on the car's five-year ownership cost when you take everything into account.more>>
    Consumer Reports crunches is out with its annual list of Best and Worst New-Car Values. The value score is based on the car's five-year ownership cost when you take everything into account, including depreciation, fuel, depreciation and so on.more>>
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    Unsafe Strollers

    Unsafe Strollers

    Tuesday, December 17 2013 6:15 PM EST2013-12-17 23:15:10 GMT
    Strollers are a must-have for new parents, but they can be dangerous. Over the years Consumer Reports and the Consumer Product Safety Commission have found several strollers that could pose a risk of strangulation.more>>
    Strollers are a must-have for new parents, but they can be dangerous. Over the years Consumer Reports and the Consumer Product Safety Commission have found several strollers that could pose a risk of strangulation.more>>
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    Top AA Batteries

    Top AA Batteries

    Thursday, December 12 2013 6:15 PM EST2013-12-12 23:15:09 GMT
    At this time of year you need plenty of batteries on hand to power up new toys and other devices. But which ones should you buy? Consumer Reports evaluated 15 kinds of AA batteries, both lithium and alkaline.more>>
    At this time of year you need plenty of batteries on hand to power up new toys and other devices. But which ones should you buy? Consumer Reports evaluated 15 kinds of AA batteries, both lithium and alkaline.more>>
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    Handheld Gaming Devices

    Handheld Gaming Devices

    Tuesday, December 10 2013 6:15 PM EST2013-12-10 23:15:07 GMT
    If you have a small gamer on your list this holiday season, chances are he wants a portable video-game player. Consumer Reports checked out the offerings from the two main game makers, Sony and Nintendo.more>>
    If you have a small gamer on your list this holiday season, chances are he wants a portable video-game player. Consumer Reports checked out the offerings from the two main game makers, Sony and Nintendo.more>>
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    Food Fake-Out

    Food Fake-Out

    Monday, December 9 2013 6:15 PM EST2013-12-09 23:15:06 GMT
    Some processed foods have strayed so far from the farm and field, that their frighteningly long list of ingredients bears little resemblance to anything you'd find in your pantry.more>>
    Some processed foods have strayed so far from the farm and field, that their frighteningly long list of ingredients bears little resemblance to anything you'd find in your pantry. Consumer Reports looked at some supermarket favorites to see what key ingredients give each food its pizzazz.more>>
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    Electronics For Everyone

    Electronics For Everyone

    Wednesday, December 4 2013 6:15 PM EST2013-12-04 23:15:08 GMT
    For movie lovers who want great sound in their living room, testers have the perfect solution: a sound bar. So the external speaker will give you much better sound for your television.more>>
    For movie lovers who want great sound in their living room, testers have the perfect solution: a sound bar. So the external speaker will give you much better sound for your television. Consumer Reports recommends the Sonos Playbar for $700.more>>
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    Gift Card Pitfalls

    Gift Card Pitfalls

    Tuesday, December 3 2013 6:15 PM EST2013-12-03 23:15:08 GMT
    Consumer Reports ShopSmart said many of those receiving gift cards never use them. Believe it or not, it's estimated that $1.8 billion worth of gift cards purchased last year are likely to never be redeemed.more>>
    Consumer Reports ShopSmart said many of those receiving gift cards never use them. Believe it or not, it's estimated that $1.8 billion worth of gift cards purchased last year are gathering dust and are likely to never be redeemed.more>>
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    Kids' Tablets

    Kids' Tablets

    Monday, December 2 2013 6:15 PM EST2013-12-02 23:15:05 GMT
    Before you buy a children's tablet, Consumer Reports said you want to keep in mind how many kids are going to be sharing it, the ages of the kids, what kind of screen size you want. Consumer Reports tested 6.more>>
    Before you buy a children's tablet, Consumer Reports said you want to keep in mind how many kids are going to be sharing it, the ages of the kids, what kind of screen size you want. Consumer Reports tested 6, ranging from phone-size to full 10-inch tablet size and from $70 to more than $200.more>>
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    Great Holiday Wine

    Great Holiday Wine

    Wednesday, November 27 2013 6:15 PM EST2013-11-27 23:15:08 GMT
    Holiday celebrations and sipping wine often go hand in hand, but where do you start when you're shopping for a good bottle? If the choices seem overwhelming, the wine experts at Consumer Reports can help.more>>
    Holiday celebrations and sipping wine often go hand in hand, but where do you start when you're shopping for a good bottle? If the choices seem overwhelming, the wine experts at Consumer Reports can help you find just the right wine.more>>
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    PlayStation 4 Vs. Xbox One

    PlayStation 4 Vs. Xbox One

    Tuesday, November 26 2013 6:15 PM EST2013-11-26 23:15:09 GMT
    The PlayStation 4 from Sony and the Xbox One from Microsoft have video gamers everywhere dying for a new console, but which one should you buy? Consumer Reports' video gaming expert can tell you what they have to offer.more>>
    The $400 PlayStation 4 from Sony and the $500 Xbox One from Microsoft both have video gamers everywhere dying for a new console, but which one should you buy? Consumer Reports' video gaming expert has checked out both consoles and can tell you what they have to offer.more>>
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    Super Cell Phones

    Super Cell Phones

    Monday, November 25 2013 6:15 PM EST2013-11-25 23:15:05 GMT
    Buying a new phone? There's no end to the smart things the devices can do. Consumer Reports said there are nice features, but its testers have identified what's really important in a cell phone.more>>
    Buying a new phone? There's no end to the smart things the devices can do. Consumer Reports said there are nice features, but its testers have identified what's really important in a cell phone.more>>
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    Top Cell Services & Savings

    Top Cell Services & Savings

    Thursday, November 21 2013 6:15 PM EST2013-11-21 23:15:08 GMT
    Consumer Cellular, a small company, was the top-rated provider in Consumer Reports' just published survey of its subscribers. Among big-name providers, Verizon Wireless earned the highest score.more>>
    Consumer Cellular, a small company, was the top-rated provider in Consumer Reports' just published survey of its subscribers. Among big-name providers, Verizon Wireless earned the highest score.more>>
  • Consumer Reports:

    Tablets, Tablets Everywhere

    Tablets, Tablets Everywhere

    Wednesday, November 20 2013 6:15 PM EST2013-11-20 23:15:09 GMT
    Chances are there's someone on your holiday list who's been dropping hints that they want one. Just in time for Black Friday, Consumer Reports has released its Ratings of close to 100 tablets.more>>
    Chances are there's someone on your holiday list who's been dropping hints that they want one. Just in time for Black Friday, Consumer Reports has released its Ratings of close to 100 tablets.more>>
  • Consumer Reports:

    Real Deal On Supplements & Vitamins

    Real Deal On Supplements & Vitamins

    Tuesday, November 19 2013 6:15 PM EST2013-11-19 23:15:09 GMT
    A Consumer Reports survey finds that more than two-thirds of American adults take a multivitamin or other dietary supplement. In fact we spent more than $32 billion on dietary supplements last year alone.more>>
    A Consumer Reports survey finds that more than two-thirds of American adults take a multivitamin or other dietary supplement. In fact we spent more than $32 billion on dietary supplements last year alone, and celebrities are pushing them.more>>
  • Consumer Reports:

    Deferred-Interest Gotchas

    Deferred-Interest Gotchas

    Monday, November 18 2013 6:15 PM EST2013-11-18 23:15:08 GMT
    Buy now, pay later offers on big purchases sound great. You can often get on-the-spot approval for a loan you might not have to pay off for years. But Consumer Reports said beware.more>>
    Buy now, pay later offers on big purchases sound great. You can often get on-the-spot approval for a loan you might not have to pay off for years. But Consumer Reports said beware.more>>
  • Consumer Reports:

    Digging Out From Student Loans

    Digging Out From Student Loans

    Thursday, November 14 2013 6:15 PM EST2013-11-14 23:15:09 GMT
    Loans for higher education exceed all other consumer loans except mortgages. Consumer Reports said that it is twisting the lives of young people and creating a drag on the economy.more>>
    Loans for higher education exceed all other consumer loans except mortgages. Two-thirds of college graduates carry a debt burden. Consumer Reports said that it is twisting the lives of young people and creating a drag on the economy.more>>
  • Consumer Reports:

    Wearable Electronics

    Wearable Electronics

    Wednesday, November 13 2013 6:15 PM EST2013-11-13 23:15:08 GMT
    Several companies now have smart watches on the market. Even Apple is rumored to be coming out with one. What do those "smart watches" actually do? Consumer Reports just took a look at two to see whether they deliver.more>>
    Several companies now have smart watches on the market. Even Apple is rumored to be coming out with one. What do those "smart watches" actually do? Consumer Reports just took a look at two to see whether they deliver.more>>
  • Consumer Reports:

    Tech Toys For Kids

    Tech Toys For Kids

    Tuesday, November 12 2013 6:15 PM EST2013-11-12 23:15:08 GMT
    Eighty percent of the toy industry's $20 billion in sales comes during the last 6 weeks of the year. And increasingly, those toys are high-tech. But which ones are worth it? Consumer Reports ShopSmart magazine can help.more>>
    It's toy season. Eighty percent of the toy industry's $20 billion in sales comes during the last 6 weeks of the year. And increasingly, those toys are high-tech. But which ones are worth it? Consumer Reports ShopSmart magazine can help.more>>
  • Consumer Reports:

    Costly Headphone Disappoints

    Costly Headphone Disappoints

    Monday, November 11 2013 6:15 PM EST2013-11-11 23:15:11 GMT
    Non-isolating headphones don't have a seal between the earpieces and your ears, so you can hear outside sounds as well as your music. Consumer Reports just tested 10 non-isolating headphones.more>>
    Non-isolating headphones are especially good for joggers. They don't have a seal between the earpieces and your ears, so you can hear outside sounds as well as your music. Consumer Reports just tested 10 non-isolating headphones.more>>
  • Consumer Reports:

    Problem Tablet

    Problem Tablet

    Thursday, November 7 2013 6:15 PM EST2013-11-07 23:15:09 GMT
    Tablets are on many gift-giving lists this year, but Consumer Reports has identified one tablet that comes up short. The Monster M7 is sold exclusively at Walmart for $150.more>>
    Tablets are on many gift-giving lists this year, but Consumer Reports has identified one tablet that comes up short. The Monster M7 is sold exclusively at Walmart for $150.more>>
  • Consumer Reports:

    Lower-Priced Pro-Style Ranges

    Lower-Priced Pro-Style Ranges

    Wednesday, November 6 2013 6:15 PM EST2013-11-06 23:15:07 GMT
    Pro-style ranges can give you plenty of cooking capability, but they can cost $5,000 or more. Now there are less expensive options. Consumer Reports took a look at two NXR ranges available online from Costco.more>>
    Pro-style ranges can give you plenty of cooking capability, but they can cost $5,000 or more. Now there are less expensive options. Consumer Reports took a look at two NXR ranges available online from Costco.more>>
  • Consumer Reports:

    Cell-Phone Charging Mats

    Cell-Phone Charging Mats

    Tuesday, November 5 2013 6:15 PM EST2013-11-05 23:15:08 GMT
    If you have ever hunted unsuccessfully for the charging cord for your cell phone, you can imagine the convenience of a charging mat. Consumer Reports just tested four charging mats to see whether they deliver.more>>
    If you have ever hunted unsuccessfully for the charging cord for your cell phone, you can imagine the convenience of a charging mat. Consumer Reports just tested four charging mats to see whether they deliver.more>>
  • Consumer Reports:

    Top Stores For Electronics

    Top Stores For Electronics

    Monday, November 4 2013 6:15 PM EST2013-11-04 23:15:04 GMT
    Electronics are likely to be some of the hottest gifts again this holiday season. To find the best places to shop, Consumer Reports surveyed more than 21,000 of its subscribers.more>>
    Electronics are likely to be some of the hottest gifts again this holiday season. To find the best places to shop, Consumer Reports surveyed more than 21,000 of its subscribers and can tell you where to buy everything from tablets to big-screen TVs.more>>
  • Consumer Reports:

    Quick Flat-Tire Fixes

    Quick Flat-Tire Fixes

    Wednesday, October 30 2013 6:44 PM EDT2013-10-30 22:44:31 GMT
    Consumer Reports tested tire-sealant compressor kits, as well as aerosol cans that promise a quick fix. To test, a car was outfitted with 15-inch, all-season tires and one of the tires was punctured with a small nail.more>>
    Consumer Reports tested tire-sealant compressor kits, as well as aerosol cans that promise a quick fix. To test, a car was outfitted with 15-inch, all-season tires and one of the tires was punctured with a small nail.more>>
  • Best & Worst Cars And Carmakers

    Best & Worst Cars And Carmakers

    Monday, October 28 2013 6:15 PM EDT2013-10-28 22:15:06 GMT
    The most reliable new car you can buy is the 2014 Subaru Forester SUV. That's according to Consumer Reports' just-released auto reliability survey. The least reliable car in the survey is Ford's C-Max Energi plug-in hybrid.more>>
    The most reliable new car you can buy is the 2014 Subaru Forester SUV. That's according to Consumer Reports' just-released auto reliability survey. The least reliable car in the survey is Ford's C-Max Energi plug-in hybrid.more>>
  • Consumer Reports:

    Surviving The Mall's Food Court

    Surviving The Mall's Food Court

    Thursday, October 24 2013 6:15 PM EDT2013-10-24 22:15:08 GMT
    As you head to the malls to do your holiday shopping, be careful. There's a lot of damage to be done, and not just to your wallet. Consumer Reports tells us about the dangerous temptations lurking in the food court.more>>
    As you head to the malls to do your holiday shopping, be careful. There's a lot of damage to be done, and not just to your wallet. Consumer Reports tells us about the dangerous temptations lurking in the food court.more>>
  • Consumer Reports:

    Chain-Saw Danger

    Chain-Saw Danger

    Wednesday, October 16 2013 6:15 PM EDT2013-10-16 22:15:09 GMT
    Though many come equipped with safety features, chain saws still account for more than 30,000 injuries and even some deaths every year. The experts at Consumer Reports have some tips for handling chain saws safely.more>>
    Though many come equipped with safety features, chain saws still account for more than 30,000 injuries and even some deaths every year. The experts at Consumer Reports have some tips for handling chain saws safely.more>>
  • Consumer Reports:

    Impressive 3D Printers

    Impressive 3D Printers

    Tuesday, October 15 2013 6:15 PM EDT2013-10-15 22:15:12 GMT
    Consumer Reports just tested 3D printers from MakerBot, 3DSystems, and Solidoodle, costing from $800 to almost $3,000, and it turns out they're pretty cool.more>>
    A 3D printer is a completely different animal that lets you create three-dimensional objects. Consumer Reports just tested 3D printers from MakerBot, 3DSystems, and Solidoodle, costing from $800 to almost $3,000, and it turns out they're pretty cool.more>>
  • Consumer Reports:

    Robotic Vacuums Grow Up

    Robotic Vacuums Grow Up

    Monday, October 14 2013 6:15 PM EDT2013-10-14 22:15:10 GMT
    Robotic vacuums used to be more like a high-priced toy than a cleaner. Consumer Reports put three of the latest models to the test and found that they've improved quite a bit.more>>
    Robotic vacuums used to be more like a high-priced toy than a cleaner. Consumer Reports put three of the latest models to the test and found that they've improved quite a bit.more>>
  • Consumer Reports:

    Heidi Klum Stroller Safety Problem

    Heidi Klum Stroller Safety Problem

    Thursday, October 10 2013 6:15 PM EDT2013-10-10 22:15:09 GMT
    An important Consumer Reports safety alert: A stroller travel system marketed by Heidi Klum, star of Project Runway and America's Got Talent, has a safety issue. It is carried exclusively at Babies "R" Us.more>>
    An important Consumer Reports safety alert: A stroller travel system marketed by Heidi Klum, star of Project Runway and America's Got Talent, has a safety issue. It is carried exclusively at Babies "R" Us.more>>
  • Consumer Reports:

    Best Bacon

    Best Bacon

    Wednesday, October 9 2013 6:15 PM EDT2013-10-09 22:15:09 GMT
    Bacon, it isn't just for breakfast anymore. The crispy, salty treat is showing up everywhere. Consumer Reports taste-tested 15 bacons to see which are worth the splurge.more>>
    Bacon, it isn't just for breakfast anymore. The crispy, salty treat is showing up everywhere. Consumer Reports taste-tested 15 bacons to see which are worth the splurge.more>>
  • Too Much Of A Good Thing

    Too Much Of A Good Thing

    Tuesday, October 8 2013 6:15 PM EDT2013-10-08 22:15:06 GMT
    Americans spend billions of dollars on fortified foods every year. Consumer Reports takes a closer look at downside of foods with added nutrients.more>>
    Orange juice with vitamin C and calcium, nutrition bars with added vitamins, and energy drinks. Americans spend billions of dollars on fortified foods every year. Consumer Reports takes a closer look at downside of foods with added nutrients.more>>
  • Consumer Reports:

    Latest TV Technology

    Latest TV Technology

    Monday, October 7 2013 6:15 PM EDT2013-10-07 22:15:07 GMT
    When you're shopping for a television, the choices can seem overwhelming. Consumer Reports' TV experts have tested the latest TV technologies, OLED and Ultra-HD, and say these first sets have a lot to offer.
    more>>
    When you're shopping for a television, the choices can seem overwhelming. Consumer Reports' TV experts have tested the latest TV technologies, OLED and Ultra-HD, and say these first sets have a lot to offer.more>>
  • Consumer Reports:

    Are Popped Chips Healthier?

    Are Popped Chips Healthier?

    Wednesday, October 2 2013 6:15 PM EDT2013-10-02 22:15:09 GMT
    There's another snack that has become quite trendy, thanks to Hollywood and some music superstars. It's popped chips, and the testers at Consumer Reports wanted to know what all the fanfare was about.more>>
    There's another snack that has become quite trendy, thanks to Hollywood and some music superstars. It's popped chips, and the testers at Consumer Reports wanted to know what all the fanfare was about.more>>
  • Consumer Reports:

    Treadmill Desks: Workout At Work

    Treadmill Desks: Workout At Work

    Tuesday, October 1 2013 6:15 PM EDT2013-10-01 22:15:05 GMT
    We've all heard that sitting all day is bad for our health. So what are the options for those of us who work at a desk for hours and hours? Consumer Reports tested what could be the desk of the future—a treadmill desk.more>>
    We've all heard that sitting all day is bad for our health. So what are the options for those of us who work at a desk for hours and hours? Consumer Reports tested what could be the desk of the future—a treadmill desk.more>>
  • Consumer Reports:

    Frozen Restaurant Meals

    Frozen Restaurant Meals

    Monday, September 30 2013 6:15 PM EDT2013-09-30 22:15:09 GMT
    Many of America's most popular chain restaurants are now selling frozen versions of their best-selling items. But are they worth staying in for? According to Consumer Reports … sometimes.more>>
    Many of America's most popular chain restaurants, including California Pizza Kitchen, TGI Friday's, Boston Market, and P.F. Chang's, are now selling frozen versions of their best-selling items. But are they worth staying in for? According to Consumer Reports … sometimes.more>>
  • Consumer Reports:

    You And The New Health Law

    You And The New Health Law

    Thursday, September 26 2013 6:15 PM EDT2013-09-26 22:15:06 GMT
    Starting on Jan. 1, just about everyone in the U.S. will be required to have health insurance. Consumer Reports finds that most people are confused about how the new law affects them, but help is available.more>>
    Starting on Jan. 1, just about everyone in the U.S. will be required to have health insurance. It's one of the main provisions of the Affordable Care Act. Consumer Reports finds that most people are confused about how the new law affects them, but help is available.more>>
  • Consumer Reports:

    Safety Upgrades For Your Car

    Safety Upgrades For Your Car

    Wednesday, September 25 2013 6:15 PM EDT2013-09-25 22:15:07 GMT
    Many of today's new cars come loaded with advanced safety features, such as collision warning and blind-spot monitoring. Now you can equip older models with some of those state-of-the-art safety features.more>>
    Many of today's new cars come loaded with advanced safety features, such as collision warning and blind-spot monitoring. Now you can equip older models with some of those state-of-the-art safety features. Consumer Reports just checked out two aftermarket systems.more>>
  • Consumer Reports:

    Top Chain Saws

    Top Chain Saws

    Tuesday, September 24 2013 6:15 PM EDT2013-09-24 22:15:08 GMT
    Chain saws make quick work of clearing downed tree limbs and branches. Consumer Reports' latest ratings find that some chain saws are much better than others.more>>
    Chain saws make quick work of clearing downed tree limbs and branches. Consumer Reports' latest ratings find that some chain saws are much better than others.more>>
  • Consumer Reports:

    Fall Cleanup Made Easier

    Fall Cleanup Made Easier

    Monday, September 23 2013 6:15 PM EDT2013-09-23 22:15:09 GMT
    Consumer Reports ShopSmart has a roundup of equipment that will make yard work a breeze, or at least a little less backbreaking.more>>
    Consumer Reports ShopSmart has a roundup of equipment that will make yard work a breeze, or at least a little less backbreaking.more>>
  • Inexpensive Food Processors

    Inexpensive Food Processors

    Wednesday, September 18 2013 11:20 PM EDT2013-09-19 03:20:52 GMT
    Consumer Reports just put 20 food processors to the test and found top dollar delivers top performance, but you can get quite a bit of bang for your buck by spending as little as $50.
    more>>
    Consumer Reports just put 20 food processors to the test and found top dollar delivers top performance, but you can get quite a bit of bang for your buck by spending as little as $50.more>>
  • Which Is The Best Pickup For 2014?

    Which Is The Best Pickup For 2014?

    Tuesday, September 17 2013 6:26 PM EDT2013-09-17 22:26:00 GMT
    Pickup trucks are the top-selling vehicles in America, with nearly two million bought every year. The Ford F-150 leads the pack in sales, but the new Chevrolet Silverado and Ram 1500 bring some stiff competition.more>>
    Pickup trucks are the top-selling vehicles in America, with nearly two million bought every year. The Ford F-150 leads the pack in sales, but the new Chevrolet Silverado and Ram 1500 bring some stiff competition.more>>
  • Consumer Reports:

    Online Rating Services

    Online Rating Services

    Monday, September 16 2013 6:49 PM EDT2013-09-16 22:49:04 GMT
    Hiring the right plumber, painter, or handyman can be hit or miss. Angie's List and other online rating services say they can help you find the best company with the help of millions of prior customers who write reviews.more>>
    Hiring the right plumber, painter, or handyman can be hit or miss. Angie's List and other online rating services say they can help you find the best company with the help of millions of prior customers who write reviews.more>>
  • Phone Holders For Your Car

    Phone Holders For Your Car

    Thursday, September 12 2013 6:15 PM EDT2013-09-12 22:15:07 GMT
    If you're considering making the switch to from GPS to cell phone navigating, you'll need a phone mount for your car. Consumer Reports just took a look at 11 of them that cost anywhere from $9 to $25.more>>
    If you're considering making the switch to from GPS to cell phone navigating, you'll need a phone mount for your car. Consumer Reports just took a look at 11 of them that cost anywhere from $9 to $25.more>>
  • Consumer Reports:

    Cell Phones In An Emergency

    Cell Phones In An Emergency

    Wednesday, September 11 2013 6:15 PM EDT2013-09-11 22:15:05 GMT
    When a bad storm is bearing down on you, there's a long list of things you need to do, but you probably don't give much thought to your cell phone. Consumer Reports has important advice to keep you connected.more>>
    When a bad storm is bearing down on you, there's a long list of things you need to do, but you probably don't give much thought to your cell phone. Consumer Reports has important advice to keep you connected.more>>
  • Consumer Reports:

    Joint Supplements For Arthritis Pain

    Joint Supplements For Arthritis Pain

    Tuesday, September 10 2013 6:15 PM EDT2013-09-10 22:15:04 GMT
    There's no known cure for osteoarthritis, but many people looking for pain relief are turning to joint supplements that contain glucosamine and chondroitin. Consumer Reports tested 16 popular supplements.more>>
    There's no known cure for osteoarthritis, but many people looking for pain relief are turning to joint supplements that contain glucosamine and chondroitin. Consumer Reports tested 16 popular glucosamine-chondroitin supplements, evaluating three samples of each.more>>
  • Consumer Reports:

    Best Dishwasher Detergents

    Best Dishwasher Detergents

    Thursday, September 5 2013 6:15 PM EDT2013-09-05 22:15:03 GMT
    Who wants dishes coming out of the dishwasher with caked-on food or a cloudy film on what used to be clear glass? Consumer Reports just finished testing dozens of detergents to find the ones that deliver dazzling results.more>>
    Who wants dishes coming out of the dishwasher with caked-on food or a cloudy film on what used to be clear glass? Consumer Reports just finished testing dozens of detergents to find the ones that deliver dazzling results.more>>
  • Consumer Reports:

    Essential Flood Insurance

    Essential Flood Insurance

    Wednesday, September 4 2013 6:15 PM EDT2013-09-04 22:15:04 GMT
    Consumer Reports survey found one out of three homes damaged by floods during last year's Hurricane Sandy were not covered, and those that were didn't have enough coverage.more>>
    Consumer Reports survey found one out of three homes damaged by floods during last year's Hurricane Sandy were not covered, and those that were didn't have enough coverage.more>>
  • Consumer Reports:

    Name Brands Vs. Store Brands

    Name Brands Vs. Store Brands

    Tuesday, August 27 2013 6:15 PM EDT2013-08-27 22:15:08 GMT
    Consumer Reports just taste-tested 57 store brand foods from five major retailers—Costco, Kmart, Sam's Club, Target, and Walmart, plus Trader Joe's and Whole Foods.more>>
    Consumer Reports just taste-tested 57 store brand foods from five major retailers—Costco, Kmart, Sam's Club, Target, and Walmart, plus Trader Joe's and Whole Foods.more>>
  • Consumer Reports:

    Innovative Packaging

    Innovative Packaging

    Monday, August 26 2013 6:15 PM EDT2013-08-26 22:15:08 GMT
    When you consider that manufacturers spend more than $150 billion a year on packaging, you might wonder why more products aren't user-friendly. Consumer Reports has some innovative packaging that's solved some problems.more>>
    When you consider that manufacturers spend more than $150 billion a year on packaging, you might wonder why more products aren't user-friendly. Consumer Reports has some good news. Here is some innovative packaging that's solved some problems.more>>
  • Consumer Reports:

    Best Buy Lightbulbs

    Best Buy Lightbulbs

    Thursday, August 22 2013 6:15 PM EDT2013-08-22 22:15:07 GMT
    Popular 60 and 40 watts will be no longer be manufactured come January. But resist the urge to run out and hoard. Consumer Reports' latest tests show that energy-saving bulbs are better than ever.more>>
    Popular 60 and 40 watts will be no longer be manufactured come January. But resist the urge to run out and hoard. Consumer Reports' latest tests show that energy-saving bulbs are better than ever.more>>
  • Consumer Reports:

    Food Label Puffery

    Food Label Puffery

    Wednesday, August 14 2013 6:15 PM EDT2013-08-14 22:15:04 GMT
    You may be tempted to toss things in your shopping cart, such as a butter blend that "helps block cholesterol," and candy and soda touting antioxidants. But Consumer Reports ShopSmart said not so fast.more>>
    You may be tempted to toss things in your shopping cart, such as a butter blend that "helps block cholesterol," candy and soda touting antioxidants, and plenty of foods that say they're "natural."  But Consumer Reports ShopSmart said not so fast.more>>
  • Consumer Reports:

    Tasty & Healthy Breakfast Cereals

    Tasty & Healthy Breakfast Cereals

    Tuesday, August 13 2013 6:15 PM EDT2013-08-13 22:15:08 GMT
    Most adults don't get enough fiber. Consumer Reports said one convenient fix is the breakfast cereal you pick.more>>
    Fiber can help control your appetite and weight, and may even help lower the risk of heart disease and type 2 diabetes. Yet most adults don't get enough fiber. Consumer Reports said one convenient fix is the breakfast cereal you pick.more>>
  • Consumer Reports:

    Terrific Dorm-Room Appliances

    Terrific Dorm-Room Appliances

    Monday, August 12 2013 6:15 PM EDT2013-08-12 22:15:06 GMT
    Consumer Reports has several products it has tested that are top grade for any dorm room or student apartment.more>>
    College students are gearing up to go back to school. And that means shopping for gear that can provide some of the comforts of home. Consumer Reports has several products it has tested that are top grade for any dorm room or student apartment.more>>
  • Consumer Reports:

    Frozen Pizza With Pizzazz

    Frozen Pizza With Pizzazz

    Wednesday, August 7 2013 6:15 PM EDT2013-08-07 22:15:04 GMT
    Consumer Reports just evaluated 16 individual-sized frozen pizzas, both pepperoni and cheese. Testers are happy to report that you can get takeout taste in your own home.more>>
    Consumer Reports just evaluated 16 individual-sized frozen pizzas, both pepperoni and cheese. Testers are happy to report that you can get takeout taste in your own home.more>>
  • Consumer Reports:

    Top Smart-Phone Security App

    Top Smart-Phone Security App

    Tuesday, August 6 2013 6:15 PM EDT2013-08-06 22:15:08 GMT
    Most mobile devices run on Android systems, so Consumer Reports just tested more than a dozen apps designed to keep Android devices safe.more>>
    As the use of mobile devices keeps growing for both smart phones and tablets, the need to protect your information is becoming a bigger concern. Most mobile devices run on Android systems, so Consumer Reports just tested more than a dozen apps designed to keep Android devices safe.more>>
  • Consumer Reports:

    Super Streaming Media Boxes

    Super Streaming Media Boxes

    Monday, August 5 2013 6:15 PM EDT2013-08-05 22:15:06 GMT
    If you don't have a Blu-ray player, video game console, or smart TV, you can buy a set-top streaming media box. Consumer Reports just tested 11 basic boxes, including Apple TV and Roku 3. They cost $50 to $100.more>>
    If you don't have a Blu-ray player, video game console, or smart TV, you can buy a set-top streaming media box. Consumer Reports just tested 11 basic boxes, including Apple TV and Roku 3. They cost $50 to $100.more>>
  • Consumer Reports:

    New Rx Drug Savings

    New Rx Drug Savings

    Thursday, August 1 2013 6:15 PM EDT2013-08-01 22:15:16 GMT
    For people taking prescription medicine regularly, Consumer Reports said the average annual cost is more than $700. But there are surprising ways to cut your drug costs.more>>
    For people taking prescription medicine regularly, Consumer Reports said the average annual cost is more than $700. But there are surprising ways to cut your drug costs.more>>
  • Consumer Reports:

    Best Hospitals For Surgery

    Best Hospitals For Surgery

    Wednesday, July 31 2013 6:15 PM EDT2013-07-31 22:15:09 GMT
    Consumer Reports just rated almost 2,500 hospitals for common surgical procedures, using a source of information that is available—hospital billing data.more>>
    Many hospitals gather information on how patients fare after surgery, but that information is not usually available to the public. Consumer Reports just rated almost 2,500 hospitals for common surgical procedures, using a source of information that is available—hospital billing data.more>>
  • Consumer Reports:

    Prepaid Debit-Card Caution

    Prepaid Debit-Card Caution

    Tuesday, July 30 2013 6:15 PM EDT2013-07-30 22:15:07 GMT
    Consumer Reports' investigation of 26 prepaid debit cards found that some carry hefty charges.more>>
    Consumer Reports' investigation of 26 prepaid debit cards found that some carry hefty charges. You can be charged an activation fee, a "swipe fee" every time the card is used, a monthly maintenance fee, and even a "dormancy" fee for not using the card often enough.more>>
  • Consumer Reports:

    Outdated Mileage Tests

    Outdated Mileage Tests

    Tuesday, July 9 2013 7:19 PM EDT2013-07-09 23:19:20 GMT
    People who care the most about getting great gas mileage may be disappointed to learn what Consumer Reports' latest tests have uncovered. It turns out that hybrids are all too often coming up short.more>>
    People who care the most about getting great gas mileage may be disappointed to learn what Consumer Reports' latest tests have uncovered. It turns out that hybrids are all too often coming up short.more>>
  • Consumer Reports:

    Terrific Tissues

    Terrific Tissues

    Monday, July 8 2013 6:15 PM EDT2013-07-08 22:15:09 GMT
    A good tissue can really help see allergy sufferers through pollen season. Consumer Reports just tested more than a dozen tissues to see which ones you can rely on.more>>
    A good tissue can really help see allergy sufferers through pollen season. Consumer Reports just tested more than a dozen tissues to see which ones you can rely on.more>>
  • Consumer Reports:

    Greener Paper Plates

    Greener Paper Plates

    Wednesday, July 3 2013 6:15 PM EDT2013-07-03 22:15:07 GMT
    What about those paper plates that claim they'll break down right in your compost? Consumer Reports checked out two, Chinet Classic White Plates and Hefty Basic Plates.more>>
    Paper plates are perfect for a no-fuss party or barbecue. But the tossed plates add up. What about those plates that claim they'll break down right in your compost? Consumer Reports checked out two, Chinet Classic White Plates and Hefty Basic Plates.more>>
  • Consumer Reports:

    Bison Vs. Beef Burgers

    Bison Vs. Beef Burgers

    Tuesday, July 2 2013 6:15 PM EDT2013-07-02 22:15:07 GMT
    Looking for a healthy burger choice? Consumer Reports said you may want to try a bison burger. Sales of bison meat topped $240 million last year, as more people are discovering this tasty alternative.
    more>>
    Looking for a healthy burger choice? Consumer Reports said you may want to try a bison burger. Sales of bison meat topped $240 million last year, as more people are discovering this tasty alternative.more>>
  • Consumer Reports:

    Great Craft Beer

    Great Craft Beer

    Monday, July 1 2013 6:15 PM EDT2013-07-01 22:15:06 GMT
    There are more than 2,400 breweries in the U.S. alone. Most are craft brewers, which means they're small and independent. Consumer Reports just sized up a couple dozen craft beers in time for your Fourth of July celebration.more>>
    There are more than 2,400 breweries in the U.S. alone. Most are craft brewers, which means they're small and independent. Consumer Reports just sized up a couple dozen craft beers in time for your Fourth of July celebration.more>>
  • Consumer Reports:

    Spotting Eyeglass Savings

    Spotting Eyeglass Savings

    Thursday, June 27 2013 6:15 PM EDT2013-06-27 22:15:09 GMT
    If you're in the market for a new pair of glasses, listen up. Readers of Consumer Reports have weighed in about where to go to get great prices and top-notch service.more>>
    If you're in the market for a new pair of glasses, listen up. Readers of Consumer Reports have weighed in about where to go to get great prices and top-notch service.more>>
  • Consumer Reports:

    Ink-Guzzling Printers

    Ink-Guzzling Printers

    Wednesday, June 26 2013 6:15 PM EDT2013-06-26 22:15:05 GMT
    Ounce for ounce, printer ink can cost more than fine champagne. So when Consumer Reports' readers complained that their printer ink seemed to be disappearing, testers investigated.
    more>>
    Ounce for ounce, printer ink can cost more than fine champagne. So when Consumer Reports' readers complained that their printer ink seemed to be disappearing, testers investigated.more>>
  • Consumer Reports:

    Getting Farther On A Gallon Of Gas

    Getting Farther On A Gallon Of Gas

    Tuesday, June 25 2013 6:15 PM EDT2013-06-25 22:15:09 GMT
    Gas prices may be down, but you run through gas quickly when you're putting on the miles. Consumer Reports' latest tests show how you drive and what you carry can make a big difference.more>>
    Gas prices may be down, but you run through gas quickly when you're putting on the miles. Consumer Reports' latest tests show how you drive and what you carry can make a big difference.more>>
  • Consumer Reports:

    Laundry Detergents Poisonings

    Laundry Detergents Poisonings

    Thursday, June 20 2013 6:15 PM EDT2013-06-20 22:15:03 GMT
    Laundry detergent pods are a convenient way to do your laundry. There is no guesswork or measuring. But as Consumer Reports has been reporting, these colorful pods can pose a danger to young children.more>>
    Laundry detergent pods are a convenient way to do your laundry. There is no guesswork or measuring. But as Consumer Reports has been reporting, these colorful pods can pose a danger to young children.more>>
  • Consumer Reports:

    Wireless Speakers For Mobile Devices

    Wireless Speakers For Mobile Devices

    Wednesday, June 19 2013 6:15 PM EDT2013-06-19 22:15:03 GMT
    Consumer Reports has tested almost 20 portable wireless speakers with rechargeable batteries. They use Bluetooth, so you can play audio from a smart phone or tablet without having to plug it in.more>>
    Consumer Reports has tested almost 20 portable wireless speakers with rechargeable batteries. They use Bluetooth, so you can play audio from a smart phone or tablet without having to plug it in.more>>
  • Consumer Reports:

    Tasty Grab-And-Go Bars

    Tasty Grab-And-Go Bars

    Thursday, June 13 2013 6:15 PM EDT2013-06-13 22:15:03 GMT
    When you find yourself eating on the run, snack bars can make a perfect grab-and-go snack. But experts at Consumer Reports said if you're satisfying your hunger with a snack bar, choose wisely.more>>
    When you find yourself eating on the run, snack bars can make a perfect grab-and-go snack. But experts at Consumer Reports said if you're satisfying your hunger with a snack bar, choose wisely.more>>
  • Consumer Reports:

    Top Pod Coffeemaker

    Top Pod Coffeemaker

    Wednesday, June 12 2013 6:15 PM EDT2013-06-12 22:15:09 GMT
    Consumer Reports has tested more than two dozen single-serve coffeemakers from brands such as Keurig, Mr. Coffee, and Starbucks. They cost anywhere from $25 to $300.more>>
    Consumer Reports has tested more than two dozen single-serve coffeemakers from brands such as Keurig, Mr. Coffee, and Starbucks. They cost anywhere from $25 to $300.more>>
  • Consumer Reports:

    Credit Scores Gotchas

    Credit Scores Gotchas

    Tuesday, June 11 2013 6:15 PM EDT2013-06-11 22:15:09 GMT
    Consumer Reports said the credit score you get is not necessarily the one lenders use. That can be a nasty surprise when you apply for credit.more>>
    Consumer Reports said the credit score you get is not necessarily the one lenders use. That can be a nasty surprise when you apply for credit.more>>
  • Consumer Reports:

    Expandable Garden Hoses Galore

    Expandable Garden Hoses Galore

    Friday, June 7 2013 1:26 PM EDT2013-06-07 17:26:10 GMT
    Now there are several new As-Seen-On-TV garden hoses that sound like they make watering your garden a snap. Consumer Reports put them to the test.more>>
    Now there are several new As-Seen-On-TV garden hoses that sound like they make watering your garden a snap. Consumer Reports put them to the test.more>>
  • Consumer Reports:

    Scoop On Ice Cream Scoops

    Scoop On Ice Cream Scoops

    Thursday, June 6 2013 6:15 PM EDT2013-06-06 22:15:08 GMT
    Consumer Reports ShopSmart tried out four ice cream scoops to see whether they could help make "scooping" easier.more>>
    Consumer Reports ShopSmart tried out four ice cream scoops to see whether they could help make "scooping" easier.more>>
  • Consumer Reports:

    Latest Car Innovations

    Latest Car Innovations

    Wednesday, June 5 2013 10:16 PM EDT2013-06-06 02:16:05 GMT
    Consumer Reports tests have shown that those advanced systems can help you avoid an accident and improve your awareness. But they're no substitute for being alert when you drive.more>>
    Consumer Reports tests have shown that those advanced systems can help you avoid an accident and improve your awareness. But they're no substitute for being alert when you drive.more>>
  • Consumer Reports:

    Snappiest Android Phones

    Snappiest Android Phones

    Tuesday, June 4 2013 6:15 PM EDT2013-06-04 22:15:09 GMT
    Consumer Reports said the Samsung Galaxy S 4's large display is just one example of what Android phones bring to the table.more>>
    Consumer Reports said the Samsung Galaxy S 4's large display is just one example of what Android phones bring to the table. Another advantage that Android phones offer is how easily they can wirelessly share pictures, videos, and other files with other devices nearby.more>>
  • Consumer Reports:

    Top Lawn Mowers

    Top Lawn Mowers

    Monday, June 3 2013 6:15 PM EDT2013-06-03 22:15:03 GMT
    To help you find mowers that are easier to use, Consumer Reports' testers put their backs into it at the company's Florida test site, mowing 18 acres of grass with more than 45 mowers.more>>
    Keeping your lawn cut can be a big job, dragging your mower out dozens of times a year. To help you find mowers that are easier to use, Consumer Reports' testers put their backs into it at the company's Florida test site, mowing 18 acres of grass with more than 45 mowers.more>>
  • Heads Up On Unscrupulous Movers

    Heads Up On Unscrupulous Movers

    Friday, May 31 2013 2:54 PM EDT2013-05-31 18:54:59 GMT
    More people move in June than in any other month. Consumer Reports says be wary. The Better Business Bureau got more than 8,000 moving-company complaints last year.more>>
    More people move in June than in any other month. Consumer Reports says be wary. The Better Business Bureau got more than 8,000 moving-company complaints last year.more>>
  • Consumer Reports:

    Top Ice Creams

    Top Ice Creams

    Friday, May 31 2013 2:47 PM EDT2013-05-31 18:47:05 GMT
    If ice cream and frozen yogurt choices seem endless, have no fear. Consumer Reports has the scoop on what to keep stocked in your freezer.more>>
    If ice cream and frozen yogurt choices seem endless, have no fear. Consumer Reports has the scoop on what to keep stocked in your freezer.more>>
  • Consumer Reports:

    Best Sunscreens

    Best Sunscreens

    Thursday, May 23 2013 6:15 PM EDT2013-05-23 22:15:10 GMT
    Consumer Reports tested a dozen sunscreens both lotions and sprays and finds there is no guarantee you are getting the level of protection listed on the label.more>>
    Consumer Reports tested a dozen sunscreens both lotions and sprays and finds there is no guarantee you are getting the level of protection listed on the label.more>>
  • Consumer Reports:

    Best & Worst Airlines

    Best & Worst Airlines

    Wednesday, May 22 2013 6:15 PM EDT2013-05-22 22:15:07 GMT
    Consumer Reports has just released its latest airline ratings. They're based on input from more than 16,000 subscribers. The list of complaints is long.more>>
    Consumer Reports has just released its latest airline ratings. They're based on input from more than 16,000 subscribers. The list of complaints is long. A full third of survey respondents complained about crowded flights. And a quarter complained about cramped seats.more>>
  • Consumer Reports:

    Generator Know-How

    Generator Know-How

    Tuesday, May 21 2013 6:15 PM EDT2013-05-21 22:15:07 GMT
    Superstorm Sandy turned out to be a real boon for portable generators. But buying a generator is just job one. Consumer Reports said there are important do's and don'ts—from installation to storage.more>>
    Superstorm Sandy, which left millions without electricity, turned out to be a real boon for portable generators. But buying a generator is just job one. Consumer Reports said there are important do's and don'ts—from installation to storage.more>>
  • Consumer Reports:

    Oversold Testosterone Treatments

    Oversold Testosterone Treatments

    Monday, May 20 2013 6:15 PM EDT2013-05-20 22:15:08 GMT
    Two years ago drugmakers spent $14-million promoting prescription testosterone. But Consumer Reports said most men don't need testosterone treatments.more>>
    Two years ago drugmakers spent $14-million promoting prescription testosterone. Last year they spent $100-million. And sales are soaring, topping $2-billion in 2012. But Consumer Reports said most men don't need testosterone treatments.more>>
  • Consumer Reports:

    The Skinny On Fitness Video Games

    The Skinny On Fitness Video Games

    Thursday, May 16 2013 6:15 PM EDT2013-05-16 22:15:09 GMT
    Lots of video games on the market are advertised as a fun way to get fit. Consumer Reports checked out five: Nike Plus Kinect Training, Your Shape Fitness Evolved 2013, Just Dance 4, UFC Trainer, and Zumba Core.more>>
    Lots of video games on the market are advertised as a fun way to get fit. Consumer Reports checked out five: Nike Plus Kinect Training, Your Shape Fitness Evolved 2013, Just Dance 4, UFC Trainer, and Zumba Core.more>>
  • Consumer Reports:

    Winning Sports Stores

    Winning Sports Stores

    Wednesday, May 15 2013 6:15 PM EDT2013-05-15 22:15:03 GMT
    Whether you're outfitting yourself or getting your kids ready for their favorite sport, where you shop can make a big difference. A Consumer Reports National Research Center survey revealed the best places to gear up.more>>
    Whether you're outfitting yourself or getting your kids ready for their favorite sport, where you shop can make a big difference. A Consumer Reports National Research Center survey revealed the best places to gear up.more>>
  • Consumer Reports:

    Deceptive Mortgage Deals

    Deceptive Mortgage Deals

    Tuesday, May 14 2013 6:15 PM EDT2013-05-14 22:15:08 GMT
    They arrive in the mail all the time and keep popping up on your computer screen—home-refinancing ads that promise rock-bottom mortgage rates and easy approval.more>>
    They arrive in the mail all the time and keep popping up on your computer screen—home-refinancing ads that promise rock-bottom mortgage rates and easy approval. They're tempting, but Consumer Reports said watch out—the offers can be misleading.more>>
  • Consumer Reports:

    Keeping Produce Fresh

    Keeping Produce Fresh

    Monday, May 13 2013 6:15 PM EDT2013-05-13 22:15:37 GMT
    Tossing out fresh fruit and vegetables that have gone bad feels like throwing money down the drain. A new product called FreshPaper claims to keep produce fresh for two to four times longer.more>>
    Tossing out fresh fruit and vegetables that have gone bad feels like throwing money down the drain. A new product called FreshPaper claims to keep produce fresh for two to four times longer.more>>
  • Consumer Reports:

    Best Gas Grills

    Best Gas Grills

    Friday, May 10 2013 6:15 PM EDT2013-05-10 22:15:04 GMT
    Consumer Reports tested more than 100 gas grills costing from less than $200 to more than $2,000.more>>
     Consumer Reports tested more than 100 gas grills costing from less than $200 to more than $2,000. Some grills do more than the basics, including one with a rotisserie that also has a side burner, perfect for keeping a pot boiling.more>>
  • Consumer Reports:

    Mechanically Tenderized Beef Risk

    Mechanically Tenderized Beef Risk

    Wednesday, May 8 2013 6:15 PM EDT2013-05-08 22:15:08 GMT
    Before you fire up the grill for some great summer meals, Consumer Reports has a caution. The beef you buy may have been tenderized by machines, and that process can introduce potentially deadly bacteria into your food.more>>
    Before you fire up the grill for some great summer meals, Consumer Reports has a caution. The beef you buy may have been tenderized by machines, and that process can introduce potentially deadly bacteria into your food.more>>
  • Consumer Reports:

    Eyelash Enhancement Hazards

    Eyelash Enhancement Hazards

    Wednesday, May 8 2013 11:07 AM EDT2013-05-08 15:07:20 GMT
    In the spotlight these days, super-long lashes from pop star Adele and rap singer Nicki Minaj. But Consumer Reports' medical adviser said be careful how you get that long lash look.more>>
    Women have been looking for ways to darken and thicken their eyelashes since the days of Cleopatra. And in the spotlight these days, super-long lashes from pop star Adele and rap singer Nicki Minaj. But Consumer Reports' medical adviser said be careful how you get that long lash look.more>>
  • Consumer Reports:

    As-Seen-On-TV Grout Cleaners

    As-Seen-On-TV Grout Cleaners

    Monday, May 6 2013 6:15 PM EDT2013-05-06 22:15:09 GMT
    If dirty grout in your bathroom drives you crazy, you may be tempted to try some of those miracle grout cleaners you've seen advertised on TV. Well, Consumer Reports was, too.
    more>>
    If dirty grout in your bathroom drives you crazy, you may be tempted to try some of those miracle grout cleaners you've seen advertised on TV. Well, Consumer Reports was, too.more>>
  • Consumer Reports:

    Cheap Chromebooks First Take

    Cheap Chromebooks First Take

    Thursday, May 2 2013 7:35 PM EDT2013-05-02 23:35:22 GMT
    If you've been thinking about getting a backup laptop, either for yourself or one that's easy for your kids to use, there's a new kind that's being heavily advertised. It's called a Chromebook.more>>
    If you've been thinking about getting a backup laptop, either for yourself or one that's easy for your kids to use, there's a new kind that's being heavily advertised. It's called a Chromebook.more>>
  • Consumer Reports:

    Securing Your Smart Phone

    Securing Your Smart Phone

    Wednesday, May 1 2013 6:15 PM EDT2013-05-01 22:15:06 GMT
    A just-released survey by Consumer Reports projects more than 7-million smart-phone owners had a phone that was lost, stolen, or ruined in the last year.more>>
    If you store sensitive information on your smart phone, losing track of it could spell disaster. A just-released survey by Consumer Reports projects more than 7-million smart-phone owners had a phone that was lost, stolen, or ruined in the last year.more>>
  • Consumer Reports:

    Ground Turkey Caution

    Ground Turkey Caution

    Tuesday, April 30 2013 6:15 PM EDT2013-04-30 22:15:09 GMT
    More and more people are opting for ground turkey instead of beef. But a just-released Consumer Reports investigation reveals that it can also be a breeding ground for antibiotic-resistant bacteria.more>>
    More and more people are opting for ground turkey instead of beef. But a just-released Consumer Reports investigation reveals that it can also be a breeding ground for antibiotic-resistant bacteria.more>>
  • Consumer Reports:

    First Tests Of $20,000 TVs

    First Tests Of $20,000 TVs

    Monday, April 29 2013 6:15 PM EDT2013-04-29 22:15:09 GMT
    They promise the best picture ever on huge screens, but with mega-price tags that start at $20,000, people won't be rushing out to buy one anytime soon.more>>
    They promise the best picture ever on huge screens, but with mega-price tags that start at $20,000, people won't be rushing out to buy one anytime soon. Nevertheless, Consumer Reports had to get a look at the first wave of Ultra-HD TVs.more>>
  • DIY Cracked iPhone Repairs

    DIY Cracked iPhone Repairs

    Thursday, April 25 2013 6:15 PM EDT2013-04-25 22:15:04 GMT
    Cracked iPhone screen? There's an app for that. Well, not exactly. But there are online videos on how to fix a broken screen and move on.more>>
    Cracked iPhone screen? There's an app for that. Well, not exactly. But there are online videos on how to fix a broken screen and move on.more>>
  • Consumer Reports:

    Does As-Seen-On-TV Sharpener Cut It?

    Does As-Seen-On-TV Sharpener Cut It?

    Wednesday, April 24 2013 6:15 PM EDT2013-04-24 22:15:09 GMT
    If your knives aren't quite cutting it these days, perhaps you're thinking of getting the Edge of Glory infomercial sharpener. It claims to make your knives like new.more>>
    If your knives aren't quite cutting it these days, perhaps you're thinking of getting the Edge of Glory infomercial sharpener. It claims to make your knives like new.more>>
  • Consumer Reports:

    Snappy Healthier Crackers

    Snappy Healthier Crackers

    Tuesday, April 23 2013 6:15 PM EDT2013-04-23 22:15:09 GMT
    Cruise the cracker aisle these days, and you'll see that competition is really heating up for your snack dollars. Consumer Reports can tell you which are worth trying.more>>
    Cruise the cracker aisle these days, and you'll see that competition is really heating up for your snack dollars. Sure the old favorites remain, but now there are lower-fat siblings and store-brand twins—not to mention newer flavors. Consumer Reports can tell you which are worth trying.more>>
  • Consumer Reports:

    Paying With Your Smart Phone

    Paying With Your Smart Phone

    Monday, April 22 2013 6:15 PM EDT2013-04-22 22:15:05 GMT
    More and more apps are offering different ways to pay—they're referred to as digital wallets. Consumer Reports Money Adviser took a look at several to see whether you really can leave your wallet at home.more>>
    More and more apps are offering different ways to pay—they're referred to as digital wallets. Consumer Reports Money Adviser took a look at several to see whether you really can leave your wallet at home.more>>
  • Consumer Reports:

    Celebrity Candy Face-Off

    Celebrity Candy Face-Off

    Monday, April 15 2013 2:22 PM EDT2013-04-15 18:22:27 GMT
    Unreal Candy said it has "reinvented candy without the junk." It claims to offers alternatives to iconic candies. Consumer Reports did blind taste tests to see how they stack up.more>>
    Unreal Candy said it has "reinvented candy without the junk." It claims to offers alternatives to iconic candies. Consumer Reports did blind taste tests to see how they stack up.more>>
  • Consumer Reports:

    Latest In Bluetooth Car Kits

    Latest In Bluetooth Car Kits

    Monday, April 8 2013 11:27 PM EDT2013-04-09 03:27:53 GMT
    Though talking while driving is not ideal, sometimes it can't be avoided. Now there are lots of Bluetooth devices made for older cars. Consumer Reports just checked out four inexpensive ones that cost $60 or less.more>>
    Though talking while driving is not ideal, sometimes it can't be avoided. Now there are lots of Bluetooth devices made for older cars. Consumer Reports just checked out four inexpensive ones that cost $60 or less.more>>
  • Consumer Reports:

    Great Go-Anywhere Action Cameras

    Great Go-Anywhere Action Cameras

    Friday, April 5 2013 6:15 PM EDT2013-04-05 22:15:08 GMT
    Catching great action shots from your mountain bike or on the beach is a lot easier these days with new video cameras. Consumer Reports looks at two popular ones that go where no video camera or cell phone has gone before.more>>
    Catching great action shots from your mountain bike or on the beach is a lot easier these days with cool new video cameras. Consumer Reports looks at two popular ones that go where no video camera or cell phone has gone before.more>>
  • Consumer Reports:

    Big-Name Drug Savings

    Big-Name Drug Savings

    Thursday, April 4 2013 6:15 PM EDT2013-04-04 22:15:08 GMT
    Consumer Reports checked out prices of prescription drugs at more than 200 pharmacies, including Walgreens, CVS, Target, Walmart, and Costco, as well as independent and supermarket pharmacies and online.more>>
    Consumer Reports checked out prices of prescription drugs at more than 200 pharmacies, including Walgreens, CVS, Target, Walmart, and Costco, as well as independent and supermarket pharmacies and online.more>>
  • Consumer Reports:

    Save On TV, Phone & Internet

    Save On TV, Phone & Internet

    Wednesday, April 3 2013 6:15 PM EDT2013-04-03 22:15:07 GMT
    To save on TV, Internet, and phone bills, many people get all three services from the same company. But Consumer Reports said there are ways to save.more>>
    To save on TV, Internet, and phone bills, many people get all three services from the same company. But Consumer Reports said there are ways to save.more>>
  • Consumer Reports:

    Super-Absorbent Toy Ball Caution

    Super-Absorbent Toy Ball Caution

    Tuesday, April 2 2013 6:15 PM EDT2013-04-02 22:15:09 GMT
    Consumer Reports examined the recalled Dunecraft Water Balz fresh out of its package. And then the identical ball that soaked in water for two days.more>>
    Consumer Reports examined the recalled Dunecraft Water Balz fresh out of its package. And then the identical ball that soaked in water for two days. Consumer Reports also looked at tiny polymer beads that are still on the market, including Orbeez.more>>
  • Consumer Reports:

    More Reliable Motorcycles

    More Reliable Motorcycles

    Monday, April 1 2013 6:15 PM EDT2013-04-01 22:15:09 GMT
    Consumer Reports National Research Center surveyed more than 4,000 motorcycle owners to find some of the most reliable ones.more>>
    Motorcycles offer an exhilarating riding experience and can deliver impressive fuel savings. If you're thinking about getting one, Consumer Reports National Research Center surveyed more than 4,000 motorcycle owners to find some of the most reliable ones.more>>
  • Consumer Reports:

    Chain-Restaurant Calorie Count

    Chain-Restaurant Calorie Count

    Wednesday, March 27 2013 6:15 PM EDT2013-03-27 22:15:33 GMT
    Many chain restaurants restaurants have already started disclosing calorie counts on their menus. Consumer Reports wanted to see whether restaurant-goers are getting a good count.more>>
    Many chain restaurants restaurants have already started disclosing calorie counts on their menus. Consumer Reports wanted to see whether restaurant-goers are getting a good count.more>>
  • Consumer Reports:

    Over-Hyped Antioxidants

    Over-Hyped Antioxidants

    Tuesday, March 26 2013 6:15 PM EDT2013-03-26 22:15:08 GMT
    Antioxidants are beneficial. But Consumer Reports' health experts said don't be taken in by packaged foods touting antioxidants.more>>
    Antioxidants are beneficial. But Consumer Reports' health experts said don't be taken in by packaged foods touting antioxidants.more>>
  • Consumer Reports:

    Best & Worst Blenders

    Best & Worst Blenders

    Wednesday, March 20 2013 6:15 PM EDT2013-03-20 22:15:05 GMT
    A great blender can add variety to your diet by letting you whip up smoothies and icy drinks, purée soups, and even make ice cream. But do you need to spend a lot to get a great one? Consumer Reports tested more than 50.more>>
    A great blender can add variety to your diet by letting you whip up smoothies and icy drinks, purée soups, and even make ice cream. But do you need to spend a lot to get a great one? Consumer Reports tested more than 50.more>>
  • Consumer Reports:

    Skip ID Theft Services

    Skip ID Theft Services

    Monday, March 18 2013 5:46 PM EDT2013-03-18 21:46:17 GMT
    If you're concerned about someone stealing your financial identity, you might be tempted to buy one of the many identity-protection services being heavily promoted. Consumer Reports analyzed that billion-dollar industry.
    more>>
    If you're concerned about someone stealing your financial identity, you might be tempted to buy one of the many identity-protection services being heavily promoted. Consumer Reports analyzed that billion-dollar industry.more>>
  • Consumer Reports:

    As-Seen-On-TV Cleaning Tools

    As-Seen-On-TV Cleaning Tools

    Wednesday, March 13 2013 6:20 PM EDT2013-03-13 22:20:09 GMT
    TV commercials and infomercials are touting all sorts of products to help you clean. But before you spend a dime, Consumer Reports checked to see how they work.more>>
    TV commercials and infomercials are touting all sorts of products to help you clean. But before you spend a dime, Consumer Reports checked to see how they work.more>>
  • Consumer Reports:

    Problem-Plagued Used Cars

    Problem-Plagued Used Cars

    Tuesday, March 12 2013 6:20 PM EDT2013-03-12 22:20:08 GMT
    Consumer Reports' reliability information on almost 250 models identifies the most likely problems.more>>
    Consumer Reports' reliability information on almost 250 models identifies the most likely problems. Car problems don't happen randomly. From the millions of car problems Consumer Reports' subscribers report each year, Consumer Reports identifies key trouble areas.more>>
  • Consumer Reports:

    T-Mobile's New Offer Analyzed

    T-Mobile's New Offer Analyzed

    Wednesday, February 5 2014 6:15 PM EST2014-02-05 23:15:05 GMT
    If you're a Sprint, Verizon, or AT&T customer, T-Mobile is trying to entice you to break your contract and jump ship. Consumer Reports checks out the offer.more>>
    If you're a Sprint, Verizon, or AT&T customer, T-Mobile is trying to entice you to break your contract and jump ship. As an incentive, T-Mobile is offering to pay the penalty fee, up to $350 for every line you switch. Consumer Reports checks out the offer.more>>
  • Consumer Reports:

    Slashing Monthly TV Bills

    Slashing Monthly TV Bills

    Friday, February 7 2014 11:01 AM EST2014-02-07 16:01:44 GMT
    If you're fed up paying high bills to watch TV or find that you don't use all the channels you pay for, Consumer Reports said there are ways to cut out cable or satellite and still be able to watch television.more>>
    If you're fed up paying high bills to watch TV or find that you don't use all the channels you pay for, Consumer Reports said there are ways to cut out cable or satellite and still be able to watch television.more>>
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