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Best TV Deals for Shoppers on Black Friday

Best TV Deals for Shoppers on Black Friday

By Kimberly Ripley November 22, 2014

The best TV deals for Black Friday, according to Consumer Reports, include 40 to 55-inch models. Black Friday has long been a huge day for electronics sales, with TVs at the top of the list. What better way is there …

Smartphone Theft is Still on the Rise Smartphone Theft is Still on the Rise

For smartphone owners (and iPhone owners in particular) the risk of theft is always present. Millions of smartphones are stolen every year and most of them are never recovered. A quick survey of recent Twitter posts is enough to demonstrate …

Best Paper Towels Ranked by Consumer Reports

Consumer Reports, the monthly magazine that’s been published by Consumers Union since 1936, has reviewed and compared 18 different paper towel brands, using results from its in-house testing laboratory and survey research center. The tests conducted included absorbency (a measure …

Best Cars of 2014: Consumer Reports List Best Cars of 2014: Consumer Reports List

One of the esteemed authorities of reviews, Consumer Reports, has recently released their best car list of 2014. The company uses excellence in three categories– test performance, reliability and safety to choose the cars that we all should be looking …

Tesla Model S Tops Consumer Reports’ 2014 Car Picks Tesla Model S Tops Consumer Reports’ 2014 Car Picks

Last year Consumer Reports reviewed the Tesla Model S, giving it a 99 out of 100 – the best score the publication has ever given a vehicle. That review was then backed up by the National Highway Traffic Safety Administration, …

Consumer Reports Warns of Carcinogens in Soda Consumer Reports Warns of Carcinogens in Soda

While cities such as New York continue to debate the dangers of excessive sugar in soft drinks, another potentially hazardous aspect of soda is now coming under fire. Consumer Reports today warned of the dagners of 4-methylimidozole (4-Mel), a chemical …

Toyota Prius Ranked “Best New Car Value” Again Toyota Prius Ranked “Best New Car Value” Again
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Thinking about buying a new car this holiday season? According to Consumer Reports, the Toyota Prius will give you the best value for your buck. In fact, this is the second year in a row that the eco-friendly hybrid has …

Almost All Chicken Breasts Contain Harmful Bacteria Almost All Chicken Breasts Contain Harmful Bacteria

Chicken is one of the most widely eaten meats in the U.S. and around the world, but it could also be one of the most dangerous. Consumer Reports this week revealed the results of its recent tests of meat and …

Toyota Prius Tops Best-Value List For Second Year Toyota Prius Tops Best-Value List For Second Year

Motorists in the U.S. may have noticed the trend in the past few years of more Toyota Prius vehicles on the road. There’s good reason for this trend above the environmental concerns that so often surround conversations about hybrid vehicles: …

Many Americans Still Putting-Off Holiday Shopping Many Americans Still Putting-Off Holiday Shopping

This year’s Black Friday was a sales success, with customers spending more money on a variety of heavily discounted prices. Not everyone has finished up their holiday shopping, however. In fact, a sizable chunk of the American population has yet …

Majority of Americans Will Not Shop on Black Friday Majority of Americans Will Not Shop on Black Friday

With stores opening on Thanksgiving day for Black Friday deals this year, consumers are now under more pressure than ever to fit cut-rate shopping into their holiday schedules. Though millions of Americans will line-up and fight over the inexpensive electronics …

Sprint Tanks in New Consumer Satisfaction Survey Sprint Tanks in New Consumer Satisfaction Survey

With smartphone industry growth in North American now slowing, mobile providers in the U.S. are getting creative to scoop up the last few customers who have yet to sign up for mobile plans and to maintain their large subscriber bases. …

Best, Worst Airlines of 2013 Ranked

Flying can be one of the most unpleasant experiences in life. Even if passengers’ eardrums aren’t bombarded by crying babies or some woman singing Whitney Houston songs, the prices, accommodations, and service can often leave a lot to be desired. …

Consumer Reports Raves About Tesla Model S Consumer Reports Raves About Tesla Model S

The 2013 Tesla Model S has received a rave review from Consumer Reports. This was just published (though a subscriptions is required), and is bound to be huge for the car maker. The car got a 99 out of 100, …

Energy Drinks May Contain More Caffeine Than Thought
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Consumer Reports today published a report on the level of caffeine in popular energy drinks. Their findings suggest that many of the energy drinks Americans consume on a daily basis have wildly varying levels of caffeine, and in some cases …

Netflix Users Aren’t Really That Keen On Netflix Netflix Users Aren’t Really That Keen On Netflix

Despite vigorous efforts from competitors to dethrone them, Netflix remains the most popular streaming service out there. This is mighty impressive considering the fact that Netflix’s public image went through the wringer last year – with the price hike, and …

Nobody Likes Being Tracked Online, Okay? Nobody Likes Being Tracked Online, Okay?
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Internet privacy is steadily becoming the battle meme of 2012 and as the topic permeates the household vocabulary, one fact emerges more salient than any other: people don’t want to be tracked. To wit: a Consumer Reports survey released yesterday …