Unreal Candy offers alternatives to iconic candies. Consumer Reports did blind taste tests to see how they stack up.
To save on TV, Internet, and phone bills, many people get all three services from the same company. Those “triple plays” get you steep discounts, but only for a limited time. Then bills often shoot up. But Consumer Reports says there are ways to save.
Motorcycles offer an exhilarating riding experience and can deliver impressive fuel savings. If you’re thinking about getting one, Consumer Reports National Research Center surveyed more than 4,000 motorcycle owners to find some of the most reliable ones.
If you think you’ve got the latest and greatest TV out there, wait till you see what’s coming—Ultra-HD televisions.
Watch enough television and you may start thinking cleaning your house can be a breeze with the “right tools.” TV commercials and infomercials are touting all sorts of products to help you get the job done. But before you spend a dime, Consumer Reports checked to see how they work.
They’re colorful and alluring, but Consumer Reports says there’s a potential safety hazard with popular small toy balls and beads that expand dramatically in water. There are many of those super-absorbent polymer balls on the market, although one was recalled late last year—Dunecraft Water Balz.
New restaurant regulations that were supposed to require chains with more than 20 locations to list calorie counts on their menus are stalled. But many restaurants have already started disclosing that information anyway. Consumer Reports wanted to see whether restaurant-goers are getting a good count.
Getting the most for your money is just common sense. Today’s travel cards can be a great way to stretch your dollars,that is if you pay your balance off every month. But it’s downright confusing trying to figure out which offers the best deal. Consumer Reports Money Adviser crunches the numbers for you.
When’s the last time you bought something and it wasn’t what you thought it was going to be? Judging from all the complaints Consumer Reports receives, it probably wasn’t all that long ago.
When you go to buy a car, it’s a big investment. Consumer Reports finds that a number of new cars are disappointing you get them home.
Republic is a new cell phone service provider that promises an unlimited data plan for just $19 a month. That means you can talk, text and e-mail all you want, and surf the web. Here’s the concept behind Republic’s money-saving plan.
Consumer Reports’ engineers find the new BMW 3 Series is great to drive, but its surveys show some older models aren’t aging well. For example, the BMW 335i from 2007 through 2010 tends to have fuel pump and fuel injection troubles.
With Super Bowl season upon us, many people will be tackling their salt cravings with a bag of chips. But be careful what you choose. Some options that seem healthier are not always so, say the experts at Consumer Reports, who evaluated 18 different chips.
Apple’s Siri voice recognition ushered in a whole new era in smart-phone technology. Now downloadable apps are trying to get in on the conversation. Consumer Reports just took a look to see how two of the leading free apps—Robin and Speaktoit—stack up.
Consumer Reports has tested some very interesting exercise devices that'll help you burn off holiday treats in no time, if you don't mind odd stares from your neighbors!