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Batteries That Last When You Need Them - Consumer Reports News

AA batteries powers many toys, game controllers, and other popular gadgets we get as gifts. But not all batteries are created equal. So we tested the …

Pros and Cons of In-the-Door Ice and Water Dispensers - Consumer Reports News

The Cons<p><b>Added cost.</b> You'll feel this a few ways, starting with the purchase price. Refrigerators with in-the-door ice and water dispensers typically …

Beginner's Guide to Wireless Routers - Consumer Reports News

Faster routers may not mean faster Wi-Fi<p>In any network, the slowest device determines how fast your data can move. If you have fast wireless links in …

Get the Most from Your Credit Card When Holiday Shopping - Consumer Reports News

While you may be focused on figuring out what you’ll be for Halloween, the frightening truth is that the holiday shopping season is here. So now’s …

Must-Have Tablets, Laptops, and Printers | Great Electronics Gift Guide - Consumer Reports

Shopping for computing gadgets<p>Tablets<p>How to shop for tablets<p>It seems there’s no perfect size for a tablet. In the past year, we’ve seen models get …

The 6 Veggies with the Most Protein

Fill up on these to increase your intake of the essential nutrient.<p>Vegetables aren't typically known for being a great source of protein, but there are some sneaky ones out there that contain a decent amount—so we asked Emily Gilbert, R.D., for the best plant-based ways to get this essential …

Healthy Eating

4 Reasons Your Next Workout Should Be a Swim

Fear not the pool with these pro tips.<p>Getting into the pool generally connotes a relaxing tropical vacation or a cooling dip on a hot summer day. The concept of swimming laps, on the other hand, may evoke a very opposite feeling.<p>Don't let it! Swimming is awesome cardio, completely no-impact on your …

Exercise

When to Scrimp and When to Splurge on Everyday Products -- Consumer Reports

Ben & Jerry’s and Häagen-Dazs (both at $1.03 per serving) towered over the cheaper competition in terms of flavor and texture. Edy’s/Dryer’s, Turkey …

When to Scrimp, When to Splurge at the Supermarket | Consumer Reports

5 Questions of Why you Should Buy a Tablet - Consumer Reports

Thinking about buying a tablet? There’s quite a variety, and if you don’t do a little prep work before you walk into the store, you might find the …

How to Protect Yourself from the latest 'Russian hacker' breach - Consumer Reports News

It’s being called “the largest data breach known to date,” according to Hold Security, the company that discovered the theft of 1.2 billion user …

Mid-Cap Funds Have a History of Beating the Market- Consumer Reports

Mid-cap funds have long been the sweet spot for stock investors. Over the last five years alone, they have returned 19 percent, handily beating …

Best Laundry Detergents | Consumer Reports

Make Your Vacation Memorable, Not Miserable - Consumer Reports News

If you're planning a final summer getaway, take note of these travel gotchas so your trip is memorable, not miserable.<p>Car-rental hassles<p>To avoid …

Why Your Air Conditioner Isn't Working - Consumer Reports News

Now that we’re halfway through the summer your air conditioner may be showing its age. If it’s not cooling properly, there are some simple things you …