Consumer News

What Not to Buy on Amazon Prime Day

Amazon Prime Day 2018 is upon us and while Amazon would love it if you went on a shopping frenzy, we're here to remind you that not every deal you …

Consumer Tech

The Cyclospora Parasite Outbreak: What You Need to Know

Two recent foodborne outbreaks were traced to a parasite, something that's more common than many people may think.<p>A parasite called cyclospora …

Public Health

Home Values Are Rising, So Grab the Benefits and Avoid the Risks

Home values are rising in many parts of the country. According to Zillow, the real estate site, the median value of a U.S. home was $216,000 in May, …

Personal Finance

21 Best Podcasts to Listen to Right Now

Consumer Tech

Tesla, GM Electric Cars May Cost More Soon

Tax credits on popular EVs and plug-in hybrids from Tesla and GM are about to start the countdown to expiration. So shoppers considering an electric …

Electric Vehicles

App Store at 10: How Apple Accidentally Changed Everything

Life comes at you fast. It seems like smartphone apps bought with a few taps from a centralized app store have been a part of our lives forever, but …

Apps

Anti-Inflammatory Diet: 9 Recipes to Get You Started

Chronic inflammation may negatively affect some of your body's systems and organs, including your heart.<p>But some studies suggest that a diet rich in …

Food

2018 Porsche 718 Cayman S Is a Superb but Pricey Ride

The coupe version of the mid-engine 718 Boxster roadster, the 718 Cayman, delivers Porsche-grade thrills for less money than the flagship 911 sports …

Autos

Florida's GDP hits $1 trillion mark: As a country, it'd rank 17th in world

Florida’s gross domestic product topped $1 trillion Friday, an economic output that would make the Sunshine State the world’s 17th largest economy if …

Florida

How to Make Your Bluetooth Speaker Work Like a Smart Speaker

For all of their clever capabilities, most smart speakers are enlisted for very straightforward duty: playing music. There's just one problem with …

Smart Homes

Talking Cars 159: Nissan Kicks, the Hot-Car Danger, and Safety Features

<b>Main themes:</b> Is the appeal of earning a cup of coffee or an oil change enough incentive to make you want to share your driving information? The panel …

Consumer News

True Wireless Earphones That Deliver Great Sound

When true wireless headphones debuted in 2016, we weren’t impressed. The sound would occasionally drop out, they had noise problems such as constant …

Consumer Tech

Best Robotic Vacuums From Consumer Reports' Tests

The latest robotic vacuums have come a long way, thanks to stronger suction, better edge-cleaning capabilities, and improved programming.<p>"Though …

Home

Meet the 2018 MacBook Pros: Crazy Fast, Quiet Keyboard, Up to 4TB SSD

The new MacBook Pros don’t look at all different on the outside, but they’re much, much faster on the inside.<p>On sale today, I had a chance to go …

Consumer Tech

Google Reinvents Chrome with Big Update: How to Try It

Google is on its way to bringing a huge redesign to Chrome.<p>The company has been incorporating its new Material Design, which is built on a grid-based …

Consumer Tech

This Is the Galaxy Note 9's New S Pen

The flyer, which was earlier reported on by SamMobile, shows a gold version of the S Pen that comes with a flat design and a slightly boxier area …

Consumer Tech

Flint homes will get clean water: Elon Musk

Billionaire Elon Music wants to help the people of Flint, Mich. with the tainted water crisis.<p>After Dylan Shea, a Seattle musician, tweeted at Musk …

Water

2020 Porsche Taycan Electric Car Takes Aim at Tesla

Porsche is readying an all-new, all-electric 2020 Taycan sedan that promises the power, performance, and range to rival the Tesla Model S. Along with …

Electric Vehicles

Research Shows That Anyone Could Forget Kids in Hot Cars

If parents think they would never forget their child in a hot car, they should think again. It can happen to anyone.<p>A leading expert in cognitive …

Consumer Tech

Farmers Market Produce: Local vs. Organic

Faster than you can say “kale salad,” it seems like yet another farmers market pops up. In fact, there are more than 8,700 registered in the USDA’s …

Agriculture

NHTSA Intensifies Probe into Volkswagen Tiguan Seat Belt Failure

The National Highway Traffic Safety Administration (NHTSA) has intensified its investigation into the failure of seat belts in the 2018 Volkswagen …

Seatbelt

How to Reduce Inflammation

T he term “inflammation” gets thrown around a lot these days. But what does it really mean, and how does it affect your health?<p>“Inflammation is, very …

Food

Facebook Fined $660,000 for Cambridge Analytica Scandal. 3 Things to Know Today.

Stay in the know in 60 seconds.<p>Facebook is facing its very first fine -- $660,000 -- for mishandling the data of 87 million people in the now-infamous Cambridge Analytica scandal.<p>And in consumer news: Tomorrow, the FCC is voting on a potential rule that would allow the agency to circumvent consumer …

Cambridge Analytica

Huge Apple Leak Reveals All of Its Fall Products

It's going to be a busy fall for Apple, if an analyst with a track record of being tapped into the company's past plans is proven right again. Not …

Consumer Tech

How Trump's China Tariffs May Cost You More Money

The escalating trade war, which up until now has largely focused on manufacturing goods, is beginning to threaten consumers' wallets.<p>On Tuesday the …

Personal Finance

What to Know About Buying a Home Warranty

When you buy a home, it’s normal to worry that something may go wrong. Perhaps you’ll move in only to find that the fridge has gone on the fritz or …

Home Improvement

Signs Point to Rising Car Prices, So Consider Buying Now

In the market for a new car, or thinking about jumping in? To get the best deal, car shoppers may need to act sooner rather than later.<p>From …

Interest Rates

Most African-Americans Develop High Blood Pressure by Age 55, Study Shows

As many as 3 in 4 black adults may develop high blood pressure by age 55, according to an article published Wednesday in the Journal of the American …

Diabetes

Will AT&T's Magic Leap Exclusive Make Us Embrace AR?

Looks like AT&T has found a new friend. The telecom giant recently announced that it's partnering with augmented reality company Magic Leap to …

Augmented Reality

Fitbit Eating Your Cellular Data? Here’s What to Do

Fitbit’s Android app is burning through cellular data, and people are not happy about it.<p>The problem began earlier this month, with reports from …

Consumer Tech