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Freshened 2016 Acura RDX adds enhancements bumper to bumper

February 12th, 2015
Freshened 2016 Acura RDX adds enhancements bumper to bumper A mid-cycle makeover for Acura’s compact luxury SUV brings adds amenities and an upgraded interior aimed at making it more competitive with its European...

Larger 2016 Honda Pilot plays catch-up

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February 12th, 2015
Larger 2016 Honda Pilot plays catch-up Longer, lighter, and a whole lot more sophisticated and contemporary looking than the ripe for retirement model it replaces, Honda says its redesigned three-row midsized SUV will...

The importance of keeping your youngest travelers in a rear-facing car seat

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February 12th, 2015
The importance of keeping your youngest travelers in a rear-facing car seat A recent study shows that that most parents are still moving their children to a forward-facing car seat sooner than they should. The parent...

2016 Chevrolet Equinox gets a late-life freshening

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February 12th, 2015
2016 Chevrolet Equinox gets a late-life freshening The Chevrolet Equinox gets a late-life freshening, spiffing up the exterior, adding a safety features, and introducing new trim levels. (Read our latest Chevrolet...

The Comcast-Time Warner merger still isn't good for consumers

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February 11th, 2015
The Comcast-Time Warner merger still isn't good for consumers It's now been a year since Comcast, the country's largest cable and broadband company, proposed a takeover of Time Warner Cable, the number two...

5 Valentine's Day gifts your techie sweetheart will love

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February 11th, 2015
5 Valentine's Day gifts your techie sweetheart will love Still shopping for your valentine? Skip the traditional and check out these gadgets. They could score you points for originality, and you and your significant...

Honda CR-V warranty extended to cover door lock problem

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February 11th, 2015
Honda CR-V warranty extended to cover door lock problem Honda has issued two Technical Service Bulletins (TSBs) and granted a warranty extension to address faulty door locks on its popular CR-V SUV. The TSBs cover...

The importance of keeping your youngest travelers in a rear-facing child seat

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February 10th, 2015
The importance of keeping your youngest travelers in a rear-facing child seat A recent study shows that that most parents are still moving their children to a forward-facing car seat sooner than they should. The...

Why you shouldn't give your doctor your Social Security number

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February 10th, 2015
Why you shouldn't give your doctor your Social Security number You’re filling out a pile of forms at the local hospital or when seeing a physician. You jot down your name, address, and insurance information. Then...

In wake of controversy, Samsung changes privacy policy for its smart TVs

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February 10th, 2015
In wake of controversy, Samsung changes privacy policy for its smart TVs In response to a number of articles—including Consumer Reports'—that highlighted concerns about exactly what Samsung's smart TVs are...

Sling TV beefs up its content offerings with more sports and AMC

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February 10th, 2015
Sling TV beefs up its content offerings with more sports and AMC As part of its official launch this week, Dish's Sling TV streaming TV service is adding content to its $20-per-month package and is now...

New Chevrolet Trax and Kia Sorento join test fleet and battle winter’s fury

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February 10th, 2015
New Chevrolet Trax and Kia Sorento join test fleet and battle winter’s fury Right now in the throes of a wintery February, every week brings another blizzard to our Connecticut test track. Thank goodness that...

When buying a mattress, check the return policy

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February 10th, 2015
When buying a mattress, check the return policy At Consumer Reports we have traditionally advised you to try any mattress you’re considering buying by lying on it for at least 10 minutes on each side, your back,...

Samsung and LG smart TVs share your voice data with a third party

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February 9th, 2015
Samsung and LG smart TVs share your voice data with a third party Manufacturers have been producing smart TVs with voice recognition since 2012. Since then, many televisions have come to market that even monitor the...

The paranoid guide to digital security

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February 9th, 2015
The paranoid guide to digital security If you’ve followed the news about Anthem insurance, Chick-Fil-A, Sony, and Home Depot, it can seem like cyberattacks only happen to corporations, but in reality hackers also...