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Consumer Reports: iPhone 6 Bendgate Overblown

Apple has been taking a lot of heat with reports that its new iPhone 6 phones bend under pressure.

23 hours ago

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Consumer Reports’ Survey Looks At Tech Support Services

You know that dreaded moment when your hard drive crashes. If you’re like most people, you can’t fix it yourself. Do you know where to turn?

09/23/2014

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Consumer Reports Tests ‘Wearable Technology’

Tech companies think they now have something you’ll depend on around the clock – wearable technology.

09/17/2014

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Consumer Reports Explores Campus-Sponsored Credit Cards

Kids might be tempted to sign up for one of those campus sponsored accounts that often come with their college logo. Before they do, Consumer Reports has a warning about many of those accounts.

09/11/2014

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Consumer Reports Tests Head Lice Treatments, Recommends Best Options

Head lice affects as many as 12 million kids every year.

09/09/2014

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Consumer Reports Issues Buyer Beware Alert About Products Labeled “All Natural”

The word “natural” has become a big buzzword on processed food packaging.

09/02/2014

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Consumer Reports Ranks Top Laptops For Students

A laptop is arguably the most important back-to-school purchase you’ll make this year.

08/20/2014

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Consumer Reports Ranks Top College Appliances

Are you or someone you know heading back to college? To help recreate the comforts of home, Consumer Reports has a roundup of small appliances to recommend.

08/12/2014

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Consumer Reports’ Tips To Extend Smartphone Battery Life

For those times when you can’t plug in, Consumer Reports checked out some smart new ways to keep your phone alive.

08/07/2014

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Consumer Reports: Don’t Trust ‘Natural’ Personal-Care Products

Sales of cosmetics and personal-care products labeled “natural” have soared recently, but “natural” on the package does not necessarily mean natural inside.

07/31/2014

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Amazon Releases Fire Smartphone With New Features

Move over iPhone and Android. There’s a new smartphone out there.

07/25/2014

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Consumer Reports: NutriBullet Pro 900 Could Be Dangerous

The new version of the NutriBullet is supposed to be even more powerful for creating healthy drinks, but the problem is it could be dangerous.

07/10/2014

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Consumer Reports: Tips To Protect Electronics On Vacation

A Consumer Reports survey found 94 percent of us don’t leave home without at least one device and vacationers take along three on average.

07/04/2014

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Consumer Reports: Portable Air Conditioners No Better Than Fans

If you’re considering buying an air conditioner, but you don’t want a lot of fuss with a window installation, you might be tempted to go with one of those portable floor units.

07/02/2014

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Consumer Reports’ Tips For Getting Freebies Online

There is some stuff you can get online without paying a penny. Consumer Reports ShopSmart Magazine has found the best freebies, everything from cosmetics to pet food.

06/24/2014

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