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Declutter your tablet, phone in 5 easy steps

It's too cold to think about it, but it's nearly time for spring cleaning and that applies to your phone and tablet, too.

Tuesday - 01/28/2014, 02:33pm EST

Tags: phone, tablet, declutter, Consumer Reports, iphone, Megan Cloherty

How dangerous is caramel 'contaminant' in soda?

A safety and nutrition watchdog is glad the Food and Drug Administration is looking into a soda coloring that Consumer Reports said this week might contain a dangerous coloring agent.

Saturday - 01/25/2014, 01:18pm EST

Tags: 4-methylimidazole, soda, Pepsi, Consumer Reports


Warming up your engine and other car myths debunked

If you let your engine warm up several minutes before taking off, particularly during this time of year, you might want to rethink it.

Friday - 12/27/2013, 09:16am EST

Tags: MSN Autos, Consumer Reports, 9 Car-Care Myths

Which one's best? Not all batteries are created equal

You did weeks of research on the best new tech gadget and you've purchased the top-of-the line item for your loved one. Now, what about those batteries?

Wednesday - 12/25/2013, 10:35am EST

Tags: Consumer Reports, batteries, Duracell, Energizer

Ho, Ho, Ho humbug: What has us feeling like grinches during the holidays

'Tis the season to be jolly. Or, maybe not, according to a Consumer Reports holiday poll.

Monday - 12/23/2013, 05:38am EST

Tags: christmas, Consumer Reports, holiday poll, Brennan Haselton

Half of store-bought chicken contains superbugs

About 97 percent of raw chicken breasts tested in a nationwide survey carried bacteria dangerous to humans, according to a Consumer Reports analysis released Thursday.

Thursday - 12/19/2013, 12:44pm EST

Tags: chicken, salmonella, Consumer Reports, alicia lozano


Report: Store brands' taste is worth the savings

When shopping for groceries, do you generally choose brand names over the store brands? You could be spending a lot more for no additional quality.

Monday - 09/02/2013, 07:11am EDT

Tags: alan etter, Consumer Reports, store brands

Column: How to haggle and save big

If you can buy it, you can haggle over it and save. Consumer Reports offers some tips how to negotiate for services and big purchases.

Tuesday - 07/16/2013, 05:15am EDT

Tags: haggling, Consumer Reports, Shopping, utilities, david burd, WTOP Saves You Money

Consumer Reports out with 'Best mobile devices'

They're the best of the best. Consumer Reports tested more than 145 smartphones, tablets, and cameras to find the top mobile devices on the market.

Friday - 06/21/2013, 12:48pm EDT

Tags: Consumer Reports, gadgets

Viagra works wonders for flowers

There's nothing like a red rose to get the romance flowing.

Thursday - 02/21/2013, 07:54am EST

Tags: david burd, viagra, flowers, Consumer Reports, British Medical Journal

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