Consumer Reports

Problem Solvers Consumer Reports: Protecting your privacy at home Consumer Reports: Protecting your privacy at home (Video)
Brewing coffee from bed, adjusting the temperature on your slow cooker from anywhere, checking a baby monitor on your cellphone; those are just some of the things you can do with connected devices and an app on your smartphone and tablet. But Consumer Reports says Wi-Fi monitors and other cameras are at risk for being hacked or viewed by strangers on the Internet.
Problem Solvers Consumer Reports: Can you see me know? Consumer Reports: Can you see me know? (Video)
Cars kill more than 5,000 pedestrians, bicyclists, and joggers each year. A vast majority of those accidents happen after the sun sets. Special reflective clothing is supposed to make you easy to spot.
Problem Solvers Consumer Reports: Juicers for healthy drinks Consumer Reports: Juicers for healthy drinks (Video)
If you want to get more fruits and vegetables into your diet, juicing is an easy option. Sales of juicers topped 1.5 million last year. Consumer Reports tested more than a dozen to find out which are worth trying and which you should forget.
Problem Solvers Consumer Reports: How safe is your shrimp? Consumer Reports: How safe is your shrimp? (Video)
Each of us eats, on average, almost 4 pounds per year, making shrimp more popular than tuna. Once considered a special-occasion treat, shrimp has become so ubiquitous that we now expect to find it on the menu whether we’re at a pricey restaurant or a fast-food joint.
Problem Solvers Consumer Reports: Save on prescription drugs Consumer Reports: Save on prescription drugs (Video)
People who regularly take prescription medication spend on average more than $700 per year for drugs. To help you keep more of that money in your pocket, Consumer Reports had its shoppers check out prices at nearly 200 pharmacies.
Problem Solvers Consumer Reports: Beauty in a box Consumer Reports: Beauty in a box (Video)
How nice to come home and find a pretty package full of goodies just for you. That’s the appeal of beauty box subscription services, which deliver samples of makeup and skin-care products every month. Consumer Reports ShopSmart signed up for eight services.
Problem Solvers Consumer Reports: Your TV can spy on you Consumer Reports: Your TV can spy on you (Video)
It’s likely you don’t think you’ve invited a spy into your home when setting up a new TV. But new Samsung, LG, and Vizio smart TVs can record and share everything that’s viewed, whether it’s a broadcast or something streaming from the Internet. And some smart TVs can even track what DVD you’re watching.
Problem Solvers Consumer Reports: Free Credit Score Consumer Reports: Free Credit Score (Video)
Consumer Reports says there are hundreds of different ways to score the same credit information. So there’s no guarantee that a lender you approach will use the same score that you got online.