With fall cleanup looming, it’s that time of year when people are buying leaf blowers. Consumer Reports has tested and rated more than 60 gas, electric, and battery-powered models.
If you’re looking to stream video from the Internet but don’t have a smart TV, you may want to pick up a streaming stick.
Thousands of people who pre-ordered the new iPhone 6S and 6S plus got deliveries today. So did the Consumer Reports labs.
The elderly are vulnerable to financial abuse for several reasons. They have money in retirement savings, they may be lonely or isolated, and in some cases, there’s cognitive decline.
Consumer Reports’ latest tests covered 21 different kinds of toilet paper. Not all lived up to the claims on their packaging.
Cell phones are a necessity in our lives, but the convenience of constant connectivity could be causing you physical pain.
If you want a small car with a small price tag, several automakers have rolled out an affordable new breed of vehicle they’re marketing to millennials. Prices for the subcompact SUVs start at around $20,000. Consumer Reports has checked out four of them.
Consumer Reports tells you how to protect yourself.
Consumer Reports put the Tesla Model S P85D through complete testing at its track, including acceleration, braking, and handling.
Whether you have a college student living off campus this fall or you’re a recent grad settling into your first apartment, chances are you need to stock up with the comforts of home. Consumer Reports tests all sorts of small appliances and can help with some recommendations.
Protein is being added to everything from tortilla chips to English muffins to breakfast cereal. Consumer Reports looked into whether we need extra protein added to our food.
When choosing a backpack, most important thing is fit. Look for straps that are wide, padded and contoured. The top of the shoulder straps should sit one or two inches below the shoulders.
Consumer Reports looked at 20 beverages to help you decide which ones to sip and which to skip.
Americans eat a lot of ground beef. Last year we bought more than 2 billion pounds of it in supermarkets and big-box stores. But that hamburger you’re grilling could contain harmful bacteria, and unless you cook it thoroughly, it could make you sick.
It’s almost back-to-school time again, and for those heading to college, laptops are a must these days. Lucky for students, laptops are getting lighter and lighter. Consumer Reports recommends a few of the lightest.
Consumer Reports just tested nine high chairs new to the market. All pass voluntary safety standards, and many have features that could make mealtime easier.
Streaming video can be annoying! It’s no fun waiting and waiting for videos to load or enduring movies that constantly stop and buffer. Consumer Reports has some simple fixes that can smooth out those broadband speed bumps.
When Consumer Reports tested three lightweight expandable hoses two summers ago we thought they were an acceptable alternative to heavy garden hoses.
Should you consider tuition insurance so that you can be reimbursed if your child has to leave before the end of the year?
The Persil ProClean Two-In-One turned out to be the best laundry detergent Consumer Reports has ever tested.
Consumer Reports ran lab tests on 17 vinyl-flooring products, testing for 13 types of phthalates.
Our hospitals have turned into breeding grounds for dangerous—even deadly—infections. Consumer Reports has expanded its hospital Ratings and now includes information about two common and deadly infections: MRSA and C. difficile.
Consumer Reports asked volunteers to try out four devices that are supposed to limit the number of robocalls that get through.
Consumer Reports wanted to find out whether those clothes really work, and if they do, are they any better than regular clothes?
Consumer Reports has important advice on how you can protect yours.
Reports enlisted 20 panelists to put home pedi products to the test — using the $12 Original PedEgg on one foot and one of two battery-operated callus removers on the other.
Consumer Reports has been warning about the dangers since the pods went mainstream back in 2012.
The product is a convenient, often effective way to do the laundry—and it’s a serious health hazard for young children.