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Consumer Reports Tests Cell Phone Mounts For Vehicles

GPS sales are tanking as more and more people use their cell phones for driving directions. If you’re considering making the switch to cell phone navigating, you’ll need a phone mount for your car.

09/13/2013

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Consumer Reports Recommends Gadgets To Make Fall Yard Work Easier

Not all weekend warriors have muscles to match, but don’t let that stop you from having a picture-perfect yard this fall. Consumer Reports ShopSmart found some equipment that’ll make yard work a breeze, or at least a little less back-breaking.

09/03/2013

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Consumer Reports: Store Brand Vs. National Brand Taste Test

Consumer Reports recently taste-tested a wide variety to see how they stack up against big-name national brands.

08/28/2013

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Consumer Reports Researches Prepaid Debit Card

Prepaid debit cards are exploding in popularity. They can be used to buy items in stores, online and to get cash from ATMs. However, Consumer Reports Money Adviser found some prepaid cards are much better than others.

08/07/2013

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Consumer Reports: Ways To Save On Prescription Medication

There are lots of changes with medical care these days, but when it comes to prescriptions, the cost only seems to go up.

08/01/2013

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Consumer Reports: Back-To-School Shopping Tips For College Students

Students are already gearing up to go back to school. For college students, that means shopping for gear that can provide some of the comforts of home.

07/30/2013

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Consumer Reports: Back To School Supplies

For many children, the start of school brings the excitement of shopping for school supplies.

07/26/2013

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Consumer Reports: Bison Vs. Beef Burgers

If you’re looking for a healthier burger choice and veggie or turkey burgers aren’t cutting it, you may want to try a bison burger

07/04/2013

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Consumer Reports: Save On Printer Ink

When it’s time to buy new ink cartridges for your printer, the cost can be a real shock. Did you know your printer is gobbling up ink that never lands on a page?

06/26/2013

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Consumer Reports Tests Portable Wireless Speakers

More and more people are using their tablets and smartphones to watch videos and listen to music.

06/19/2013

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Consumer Reports Tests Exercise Video Games

Playing video games used to be anything but a workout. Then came “motion gaming” and that changed everything. Now, there are video games specifically designed to help you get in shape.

06/06/2013

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Consumer Reports Puts Push Mowers To The Test

To keep the grass in Paris trim this summer, the city is using sheep. Apparently, they’re efficient and cheap, but if that option doesn’t work for you, Consumer Reports has some excellent lawnmower choices for you to chew on.

05/30/2013

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Consumer Reports Rates Best Sunscreens

When you shop for sunscreen, you probably check the SPF rating, right? Consumer Reports’ latest tests on sunscreens find there’s no guarantee you’re actually getting the level of protection listed on the label.

05/23/2013

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Experts Expose Some Of The Top Tech Myths

You’ve heard them all: leaving your laptop plugged into the charger will harm your computer, or the more the mega pixels – the better the picture. In this technology age, there are so many new gadgets out there and there are so many myths that go along with them. KDKA’s John Shumway talks to some experts to exposes some of the “top tech myths.”

05/21/2013

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Consumer Reports: Ground Turkey May Be Breeding Ground For Bacteria

As more of us try to eat healthy, we’re replacing ground beef with ground turkey. It can be a better choice, but an investigation by Consumer Reports found ground turkey can also be a breeding ground for antibiotic-resistant bacteria.

04/30/2013

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