Don't let your laundry take you to the cleaners! Consumer Reports calls out six common money-wasters.
For those times when you can't plug in, Consumer Reports checked out some smart new ways to keep your phone alive.
Should you buy an ultra high-def TV? Consumer Reports just tested some of the latest sets.
If you are wanting to keep the freshman 15 away there are apps to help keep a campus diet healthy while away from mom's cooking.
Makers of the popular "As Seen on TV" product - the "NutriBullet" - have come out with a new version. It's supposed to be even more powerful for creating healthy drinks, but Consumer Reports says it could pose a safety risk.
Making smart food choices when you shop can be very confusing. What's really better for you, "Whole grain" or "multi-grain?" How about "low fat" or "light?" "Sugar free" or "no sugar added?"
What shopper doesn't want to score a discount in store?
Sales of cosmetics and personal care products labeled "natural" have soared recently. But "natural" on the package does not necessarily mean natural inside.
That dreaded moment - your hard drive crashes. Do you know where to turn?
Come September, even the youngest students can expect some keyboard time in the classroom!
Consumer Reports can tell us whether it's worth considering a switch to the new Amazon Fire Phone.
44 children died last year from heat stroke inside cars.
Heading back to college? Consumer Reports tests loads of appliances that can help stock your new digs - everything from toaster ovens to coffeemakers.
Clogged drains are big business. We spend 288 million dollars a year on drain cleaners and plenty more on plumbers. Consumer Reports tested a $20 device that promises to work without caustic chemicals or a costly plumber visit.
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?