Consumer Reports

Consumer Reports

The latest news from Consumer Reports magazine

Jan 13, 2015

Annoying Car Controls & New Solutions

Annoying Car Controls & New Solutions

The idea behind car infotainment systems is simple: Give drivers an easy-to-use way to access their phone, music and navigation all while still keeping their eyes on the road. But many drivers find the...

Jan 8, 2015

Travel Club Gotchas

Travel Club Gotchas

Expensive vacations to exotic places often seem out of reach. So many people join travel clubs, which promise years of discounted airfare, hotels and dining. But Consumer Reports has found that hundreds of those...

Jan 7, 2015

The Truth About Weight-Loss Supplements

The Truth About Weight-Loss Supplements

A new Consumer Reports survey of about 3,000 Americans shows one in four has used weight-loss supplements.

Jan 5, 2015

Latest Food Craze? Bugs!

Latest Food Craze? Bugs!

For centuries insects have been included in traditional dishes around the world. Latin Americans eat cicadas, ants and even tarantulas. South Africans put them in porridge. And we all know that Mexican...

Jan 1, 2015

Top Treadmills and Ellipticals

Top Treadmills and Ellipticals

You want to exercise, but can’t find the time. That’s one of the most common reasons people skip their workouts. Consumer Reports just tested treadmills and ellipticals for your home, which will save you commute...

Dec 31, 2014

Mood-Improving Lightbulbs

Mood-Improving Lightbulbs

LED lightbulbs are game changers. They promise to last anywhere from 23 to 46 years. And thanks to electronic circuitry and semiconductor chips, they have the potential to do more than just turn on and

Dec 23, 2014

Consumer Reports: Long-Lasting AA Batteries

Consumer Reports: Long-Lasting AA Batteries

When you’re making up your holiday checklist, there’s one item you don’t want to leave out — batteries. Double-As are the most popular size. Consumer Reports put 15 to the test — both lithium and alkaline.

Dec 22, 2014

Consumer Reports: Low Cost Laptops

Consumer Reports: Low Cost Laptops

Consumer Reports has tested some of the lowest-cost laptops to find out what they offer, and what they don’t.

Dec 22, 2014

Smart Watches for Techies on Your Lists

Smart Watches for Techies on Your Lists

Know people who’d like to wear their data on their sleeve? Consumer Reports tested six new smart watches.

Dec 16, 2014

Which Gaming System to Give?

Which Gaming System to Give?

If the thought of braving holiday crowds at the mall is driving you to go for gift cards, you’re not alone. Spending on gift cards is expected to hit a record high this year.

About Us
The latest news from Consumer Reports magazine
Top Stories
Family of Six Escapes Dallas House Fire

Family of Six Escapes Dallas House Fire

A family of six escaped a house fire in the 10500 block of Royal Club Lane in Dallas early Saturday.

DPD Bicycle Officer Collapses on Duty

DPD Bicycle Officer Collapses on Duty

A Dallas police officer was rushed to a hospital after collapsing while on duty Friday afternoon.

Rangers to Offer Free Tickets

Rangers to Offer Free Tickets

The Texas Rangers are looking for Twitter followers, and they're ready to give free tickets to those who jump on board.

Man Charged in Dallas' 666 Tagging Incidents

Man Charged in Dallas' 666 Tagging Incidents

Dallas police say they have arrested 68-year-old Richard Paul Sheridan in connection with several 2014 tagging incidents in the city.

Train Crashes Into Car in Los Angeles, 10 Hospitalized

Train Crashes Into Car in Los Angeles, 10 Hospitalized

At least 21 people were injured and 10 sent to the hospital after a Metro train derailed when it crashed into a car near the University of Southern California Saturday, according to officials from the Los...

Pro Rodeo Cowboy Hurt in Texas Plane Crash

Pro Rodeo Cowboy Hurt in Texas Plane Crash

A professional rodeo cowboy crashed his plane while making an emergency landing Friday morning, injuring himself, his girlfriend and their two dogs.