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Consumer Reports Rates Best Vacuums For Picking Up Pet Hair

Keeping floors and carpets clean is a job in and of itself; but if you’ve got a pet that sheds a lot, you have a bigger challenge.

04/23/2013

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Consumer Reports Puts Mattresses To The Test

We all love a good night’s sleep and a good mattress can help. A new survey by Consumer Reports found about one in five people wished they’d bought a different mattress.

04/19/2013

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Consumer Reports Puts Compact Cameras To Test

It won’t be too long before you’re thinking about summer vacation and capturing every minute of it on your video camera.

04/16/2013

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New Apps Allow Consumers To Leave Wallets At Home

Over the last year, more people are paying for items by waving, sliding, or tapping their smartphones, thanks to some new apps.

04/11/2013

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Consumer Reports Tips To Save On TV, Internet & Phone Bills

To save on television, Internet and phone bills, many people get all three services from the same company. However, Consumer Reports said there are ways to save.

04/04/2013

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Consumer Reports Tests New Bluetooth Technology

Most cars now come with Bluetooth technology built in, so you can talk hands-free. But you don’t need a new car to get Bluetooth.

04/02/2013

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Consumer Reports: Cut Down On Prescription Drug Costs By Shopping Around

Many people choose their pharmacy for reasons other than price. But shopping around on your prescription drugs can pay off.

03/29/2013

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Are Restaurants Giving Accurate Nutritional Information?

Is your favorite restaurant telling the truth about fat and calories? Consumer Reports put several dishes to the test to find out.

03/27/2013

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Consumer Reports: Calibrating Your New TV

Buying a new TV is a big purchase. And, of course, you want your picture to dazzle.

03/26/2013

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Consumer Reports’ Tips To Make Your Car Last

These days, people are looking for any way to stretch a dollar. One way can be by holding onto your car longer. Today the average vehicle has been on the road nearly 11 years, according to Polk Research. Consumer Reports can help you go the distance and save you big bucks.

03/08/2013

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Consumer Reports Warns About The Dangers Of Hair Extensions

Hair extensions can make you look like you have long, luscious locks. Celebrities have made them popular, but Consumer Reports cautions that they can turn ugly.

03/01/2013

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Consumer Reports: Top Pick Cars Of 2013

Being named a Consumer Reports top pick vehicle doesn’t come easy.

02/26/2013

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Consumer Reports Investigates Reports Of Self-Starting Microwaves

There’s a warning from Consumer Reports about microwave ovens that the magazine’s experts believe can turn on by themselves and start fires.

02/12/2013

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Consumer Reports Tests Latest Electric Cars

More and more car companies are coming out with vehicles that are all-electric and require no gas. Several claim the equivalent of 100 miles per gallon or more. The government tax credit of up to $7,500 could have you thinking about getting an electric vehicle.

01/24/2013

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Angie’s List: Carpet Cleaning Mistakes To Avoid

Whether it’s red wine, the kids dragging in dirt or the dog’s muddy paws, sometimes you need a pro to come in and clean up the carpets.

01/10/2013

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