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Oct 30, 2014

Consumer Reports: Tablet-Laptop Combos

Consumer Reports: Tablet-Laptop Combos

Tablets have been one of the fastest growing consumer electronics. But sales are starting to level off. And the laptop market has been declining for some time.

Oct 30, 2014

Tablet-Laptop Combos

Tablet-Laptop Combos

Tablets have been one of the fastest growing consumer electronics. But sales are starting to level off. And the laptop market has been declining for some time. Now there’s an emerging class of computers...

Oct 28, 2014

Car Reliability Survey

Car Reliability Survey

Consumer Reports has just released this year’s ratings of the most and least reliable new cars and carmakers. There are some big changes this year, with Infiniti dropping most dramatically in the ranks.

Oct 24, 2014

Winning Windows

Winning Windows

Home remodeling is up this year and along with it, sales of replacement windows. Consumer Reports has some of the top picks when it comes to windows.

Oct 23, 2014

Consumer Reports: Best & Worst Air Purifiers

Consumer Reports: Best & Worst Air Purifiers

Consumer Reports tested 26 portable air cleaners to see how well they work.

Oct 23, 2014

Best & Worst Air Purifiers

Best & Worst Air Purifiers

Air cleaners make claims like "capture 99 percent of allergens and irritants," "remove allergens like dust, pet dander and pollen," healthier, fresher air." Consumer Reports tested 26 portable air cleaners...

Oct 21, 2014

Dangers of Portable Heaters

Dangers of Portable Heaters

Consumer Reports has just tested more than two dozen space heaters and says if you have an older one, consider replacing it. The new ones have gotten safer.

Oct 21, 2014

Top Juicers

Top Juicers

You’ve heard it before you need at least five servings of fruits and veggies a day! Juicing offers a way to up that number. And Americans are catching on. Sales of juicers are up 25 percent in the past year.

Oct 21, 2014

OLED-TV, the Next Big Thing

OLED-TV, the Next Big Thing

The latest in television technology is called OLED. It stands for organic light-emitting diodes.

Oct 17, 2014

The American Shopper is Back

The American Shopper is Back

Consumer Reports finds Americans are starting to spend again.

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