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Friday, Aug 19, 2016

Back-to-School Laptops

Back-to-School Laptops

Consumer Reports experts check the specifications and recommend the best laptop computers for kids heading back to school.

Monday, May 30, 2016

Consumer Reports: Great Kids' Bike Helmets

Consumer Reports: Great Kids' Bike Helmets

Consumer Reports crash-tests 10 children’s helmets to see how well they resist impact to the head and absorb force in an accident.

Wednesday, May 25, 2016

Consumer Reports: Best Deals on Used Cars

Consumer Reports: Best Deals on Used Cars

After surveying hundreds of used-car owners, Consumer Reports tells how to save big.

Wednesday, May 18, 2016

Consumer Reports: Revolution in Razors

Consumer Reports: Revolution in Razors

Online shaving clubs deliver discounted razors straight to your door. To see whether they’re a good buy, a team of Consumer Reports staffers checked out four razors sold through the clubs.

Tuesday, May 17, 2016

Consumer Reports Tests Sunscreens

Consumer Reports Tests Sunscreens

There are a lot of options when buying sunscreen. A survey from Consumer Reports found that even people who regularly use sunscreen don't always have a good understanding of what they're buying.

Wednesday, May 11, 2016

Avoid Home Renovation Mistakes

Avoid Home Renovation Mistakes

Thinking about a home renovation? Join the club. Home-improvement projects are projected to hit a record this year - $155 billion. But before you start knocking down walls, make sure you plan carefully.

Wednesday, May 4, 2016

Buying Petal-Perfect Flowers for Mother's Day

Buying Petal-Perfect Flowers for Mother's Day

If you're planning to send a Mother's Day bouquet, you want it petal-perfect. Holiday orders put a strain on florists.

Wednesday, Apr 20, 2016

Consumer Reports: Longest Lasting Cellphone Batteries

Consumer Reports: Longest Lasting Cellphone Batteries

Consumer reports tests 50 smartphones to find the longest-lasting batteries.

Wednesday, Apr 13, 2016

Consumer Reports: Allergy-Proofing Your Home

Consumer Reports: Allergy-Proofing Your Home

Make your home more allergy-proof with these suggestions by Consumer Reports.

Monday, Apr 4, 2016

Consumer Reports: New Ways to Brew Coffee

Consumer Reports: New Ways to Brew Coffee

Consumer Reports tests three new types of coffee makers that are said to improve your cup of joe, including one that only makes cold-brewed coffee.

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