Want to get your sweetheart an unusual gift this Valentine’s Day? Consumer Reports says it might just be a box of chocolates!
Lady Gaga has received a lot of media attention for the outrageous hairstyles she creates with hair extensions. Other celebrities, including Jessica Simpson and Raquel Welch, have hawked lines of hair extensions. And many women longing for a full head of hair are following their lead.
What do couples fight about the most? Money comes to mind — but wait! A just-released Consumer Reports ShopSmart survey finds almost 40 percent of couples fight more about messes! Here are some new tools that can help clean up clutter and maybe keep the peace, too!
Early detection of cancer saves lives—right? Not necessarily. This widely held belief drives many to get unnecessary screenings, according to Consumer Reports.
Sales of these beefy treats are up almost 13 percent in the past year. Consumer Reports just checked out all kinds of “beef to go” to see whether any are worth buying.
Are you in the market for a big-screen TV for the Super Bowl? Consumer Reports tests hundreds of televisions a year, and guess what—paying top dollar doesn’t guarantee top performance.
Tired of taking lousy photos? One of many new smart phones could snap up your game. Many are coming with incredibly innovative camera features. Consumer Reports says the new technology can help you solve some age-old photo challenges.
More and more car companies are coming out with cars that are all-electric—no gas needed. Several claim the equivalent of 100 miles per gallon or more.
If getting into shape is high on your list of New Year’s resolutions (again!) and you’re wondering if some infomercial exercise products can get you there, you’re in luck!
As a careful shopper, you try to get the most for your money. So once you get home and open canned foods, it can be disappointing to find lots of liquid. Consumer Reports has gotten a raft of complaints about that issue.
With the release of Windows 8, Microsoft’s new operating system, a wave of laptops has hit store shelves. They are designed to take advantage of Windows’ bold new design. Consumer Reports just rated dozens of the latest choices.
Getting more exercise is a top New Year’s resolution. And you can do that without going to a high-priced gym. All you need are a few inexpensive props and a good fitness routine to get started.
one of your New Year’s resolutions is to get your finances in order, it’s none too soon. In its just-released survey, Consumer Reports found that a surprising number of people have overlooked some of the most basic financial precautions. That can be devastating, especially when disaster strikes.
To find the best, Consumer Reports’ surveyed 9,000 of its subscribers and asked about their real-life experiences with 13 popular ways to lose weight.
What’s the best cell-phone service? Verizon and two smaller companies, Consumer Cellular and U.S. Cellular, earned top ratings in Consumer Reports’ latest survey. But if you’re trying to save money, Consumer Reports says, a prepaid service can be a better option.