Portable air conditioners sound like an easy solution for cooling a room that can't accommodate a window air conditioner. But many are returned by unhappy customers.
Safety is the first thing on parents' minds when it comes to their children. Consumer Reports revealed how a Graco double stroller could pose a safety risk.
Laundry detergent packets that you just toss into the washing machine have risen in sales. But safety concerns for children have also increased with more than 20,000 calls to poison control centers since the packets went mainstream in 2012.
Consumer Reports did all the dirty work and their tough tests cut through the hype and get straight to which detergents deliver the cleanest laundry and which are wash outs.
When you choose a sunscreen for your child, what do you look for? About a third of us buy a sunscreen that claims to be for kids.
One of the latest lures in the grocery aisle - food labeled "natural." It sounds like a better choice, right?
Who doesn't love ice cream? More than 90 percent of the ice cream we eat, we scoop out at home.
Hitting the road this summer? You may want to drive past big national chains like McDonald's and Taco Bell.
Vacation coming up? Chances are you'll be packing a lot of electronics.
Flying with a carry-on bag can save you fifty dollars or more per trip.
With grilling season heating up, all kinds of gadgets promise to take your grill to a new level. Consumer Reports tested several to see how well they work.
If you're craving a summer tan but worried about those damaging ultraviolet rays, a self-tanner might be just the thing. Consumer Reports ShopSmart checked out six popular tanning sprays and lotions to see if they offer a golden glow.
Summer is salad time, and supermarkets have shelf after shelf of salad dressings.
If you think there's no such thing as free lunch, think again.
Dishwashers last about ten years, so it's not every day you have to think about buying a new one.
Consumer Reports has tested more than 100 lawn mowers from companies like Craftsman, Toro, and Troy-Bilt. It has some recommendations so you'll get a great cut.
Verizon, A-T-and-T, and T-Mobile now all offer cell-phone service without a two-year service contract. It may sound like a good deal, but Consumer Reports studied 78 options - offered by 12 different carriers -- and finds that being contract-free is not always a bargain.
Sizzling burgers on the grill can set the stage for happy summer memories.
As the travel season heats up, Consumer Reports cautions - some popular hotel and motel chains could be vulnerable to hackers.
The Honda Accord and the Toyota Camry are battling it out over which is the top-selling car in America.