Like cat videos and Kardashians, smart TVs seem to be everywhere. According to market research firm Quixel Research, they'll represent close to 60 percent of the TVs sold this year, marking the first time sales of Internet TVs will outpace those of nonconnected sets.
Two developments initiated by the Consumer Financial Protection Bureau are good news for those who borrow though mortgages and education loans.
After a year of testing and analysis, Consumer Reports has released new car tire ratings on 47 all-season and performance all-season tires models and 21 snow tires.
In February the Federal Communications Commission approved historic rules to uphold net neutrality—the principle that your Internet service provider should let you access the web sites and apps you choose on an equal basis.
Amazon likes to say the customer comes first, but every now and then the business takes top billing—especially when the customer wants to buy an Apple TV or Google Chromecast streaming media player from Amazon.com.
Watching HGTV’s House Hunters, Fixer Upper, and Property Brothers can get you dreaming. Binge on a few episodes, and you quickly wind up looking for ways to improve your own home.
If you take a trip down “memory” lane—in this case the aisle at your local pharmacy or vitamin store—you’ll see lots of products that claim to improve your brain function.
Blenders don’t make a ton of news, but when they do it’s usually a pricey, high-performance model that nabs the headline.
You probably know that Lyme disease is the scourge of the Northeast and upper Midwest. But did you know that most cases of Rocky Mountain spotted fever are reported in six states that are nowhere near that mountain range?
In just a matter of days Hurricane Joaquin strengthened from a tropical storm into a hurricane and now residents up and down the Eastern Seaboard are tuning it to see which way the storm turns.
Consumer Reports tracks the prices of lots of products all year long, which means we can let you know which month (or, in some cases, months) you can find a deep discount on those items.
Tire buyers prioritize long tread life, as Consumer Reports research continues to show. Likewise, wearing out too soon is also one of the main gripes people have about the tires they already own.
If you have hearing loss, like one in six adults in the U.S., you probably haven’t done anything about it: Less than half have gone to a doctor or audiologist about the problem in the last five years, perhaps because they don’t want to wear a hearing aid or try a different technology.
Tesla Motors has unveiled the much-anticipated Tesla Model X, the crossover iteration of its Model S with notable safety innovations and falcon-wing second-row doors.
It's the beginning of the end for swipe-and-sign card payments. Over the past year, many credit card issuers have updated their customers' magnetic-stripe-only card with those that have both the stripe and what's known as an EMV chip.
Love watching TV shows without commercials? Then you might be interested in the new TiVo Bolt, an all-in-one DVR with a mode that lets you zip through advertisements with the press of a single button.
Volkswagen was recently caught cheating on emissions tests, involving nearly a half-million diesel cars in the United States and about 11 million vehicles worldwide.
Every year, an estimated 648,000 people in the U.S. develop infections during a hospital stay, and about 75,000 die with one of those infections, according to the Centers for Disease Control and Prevention.
When replacing your washer and dryer don't assume that the new machines will fit in the same space as the old pair, especially if it's tight.
Financial elder abuse—broadly defined as the illegal or improper use of the funds, property, or assets of people 60 and older by family, friends, neighbors, and strangers—costs older people and their families billions of dollars.