When it comes to commercials that really grab your attention, some of the most memorable are for Febreze Air Effects air fresheners. But, do they really live up to the ads?
In a TV commercial, Samsung makes fun of Apple fans, claiming that Android phones have had better features and capabilities than the iPhone 5 for ages. Back in the labs, Consumer Reports puts all the phones through their paces, assessing each one’s features and options.
The economy may still be wavering, but not the banks. They’re still sending people plenty of credit card offers with enticing rewards, cash-back offers and low interest rates. Consumer Reports just analyzed more than 50 cards, including ones that are good for those struggling to pay off their credit card debt.
This is the time of year when many organizations ask employees to pick their health insurance for 2013. But it’s not easy to compare health plans — although Consumer Reports says a new requirement of Obamacare may help.
With so many smartphone options, from the iPhone to the Samsung Galaxy, how do you know which one is best for how you plan to use it?
Many Americans grappling with the high cost of medicine may be putting themselves in harm’s way, according to the Consumer Reports National Research Center.
Sales of portable space heaters start to take off this time of year and while they may keep you and your family warm during the winter months, they can be dangerous.
Mike Pintek was joined on NewsRadio1020 KDKA by Consumer Reports Senior Electronics Editor Mike Gikas.
When it comes to light bulbs, nearly 75 percent of Americans are now using CFL’s (Compact Fluorescent Lightbulbs), according to a consumer survey. However, deciding which light bulb to buy has gotten a lot tougher.
Taking a picture with your smartphone is incredibly convenient. Smartphones don’t take close-ups or wide-angle shots though, but new add-on lenses aim to change that. Consumer Reports wanted to see if they’re picture perfect, so they put them to the test.
Zumba is the Latin dance-inspired fitness craze that’s sweeping the world. Its founders claim more than 12 million people take classes every week. But Consumer Reports says doing Zumba can lead to serious injuries if you’re not careful.
Are you heading the beach this summer? Chances are you may bring along your smartphone, camera or i-Pod. So, what’s the best way to protect those gadgets from water, sand and sun? Consumer reports checked out bags designed to keep you connected and protected.
Superbugs are on the rise. Superbugs are bacteria that are resistant to one or more antibiotics, which kills thousands of people a year. Consumer Reports said the routine feeding of antibiotics to the animals we eat is a contributing factor.
You browse, you decide and when you’re ready to pay you’re offered a 15 percent discount, or $20 dollars back right away, or free shipping by applying for a store credit card. But Consumer Reports Money Adviser says resist the urge to immediately say, “Yes!”
You may think you’re covered if you have health insurance, but Consumer Reports wants you to think again.