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Ford Gains Ground On Toyota In Consumer Survey

Posted: 01/06/2011 - Ford Motor Co. has gained ground on rival Toyota Motor Corp. in the perceptions of car owners, according to a survey by Consumer Reports that is closely watched by the auto industry.

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Whole Food Gingerbread Houses Recalled

Posted: 12/28/2010 - Warning to those who purchased gingerbread houses from Whole Foods Market between November 1 and December 23: the product has been linked to food poisoning outbreaks around the nation, and has been recalled.

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Hyundai, VW Top Insurance Industry Safe Car List

Posted: 12/22/2010 - South Korean automakers Hyundai and Kia and German car maker Volkswagen lead the insurance industry's annual list of the safest new vehicles, used by safety minded consumers looking to buy a new car.

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Surprising Results in Consumer Reports' Holiday Poll

Updated: 12/16/2010 - Most Americans are spending less this holiday season. It's a trend that started four years ago, according to Consumer Reports. The most surprising finding... how folks are paying for their Christmas presents.

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Best Cell Phone Companies

Posted: 12/09/2010 - If you've been shocked by a cell-phone bill, you're not alone. One in five people got an unexpectedly high bill in the past year, according to recent Consumer Reports' survey. Almost 60,000 subscribers weighed in to help determine the best services and the money-savers.

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Glass Cookware Danger

Posted: 12/08/2010 - Glass bakeware, such as Pyrex and Anchor Hocking, are staples in many kitchens. The companies' marketing touts how versatile they are - good for ovens and freezers. While hundreds of millions of dishes are used safely each year, a year-long Consumer Reports investigation finds that hot glassware can shatter unexpectedly.

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Tastiest Frozen Pizzas

Posted: 12/08/2010 - When you're in a pinch for dinner, frozen pizza can come to the rescue. Sales topped more than $3 billion this past year - with the "It's not delivery.… It's DiGiorno" pizza the top seller. But is that the best-tasting pizza? Consumer Reports put it and more than a dozen other cheese pizzas to the test.

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iPad Competition

Updated: 12/03/2010 - The iPad made quite a splash when it came out earlier this year, and it's dominated the market ever since. But competition is heating up. Consumer Reports just tested several new computer tablets to see if any can give the iPad a run for the money.

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Blu-ray Players

Updated: 12/03/2010 - 'Tis the season when people are buying all sorts of electronics. If you're looking to give … or get … a Blu-ray player, your timing is very good. Prices have fallen dramatically. Consumer Reports can help you sort through all the choices.

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Lowe's Recalling Millions of Blinds

Posted: 12/01/2010 - Lowe's is recalling about 11 million blinds and Roman shades out of concern that children could strangle on the cords.

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Best GPS

Posted: 11/23/2010 - With most new cars, you can get GPS built in, but you'll pay a premium. Portable GPS units cost far less. Consumer Reports has tested the latest units to find the best.

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3 D Televisions

Posted: 11/23/2010 - If you are considering a 3D TV this holiday, or if you're just curious as to how well the new sets stack up, you've got to see Consumer Reports' latest test results. The lab has now tested more than a dozen 3D sets, including ones from LG, Panasonic, Samsung, and Sony.

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Pocket Video Cameras

Updated: 11/18/2010 - When it comes to shooting home videos, you've got a lot of choices. You can now use smart phones and digital cameras to make quick videos, but Consumer Reports' tests show a better option is a pocket video camera.

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E-Book Readers

Updated: 11/18/2010 - If you've been tempted to switch to electronic books, this may be the right time. Consumer Reports says e-book readers have improved and prices are dropping. The Kindle that cost $259 last year now sells for as low as $139. Consumer Reports just tested it, along with more than a dozen competitors.

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Consumer Reports' 2010 Holiday Shopping Survey

Posted: 11/04/2010 - A just-released Consumer Reports survey finds that 28 percent of adults have already begun their holiday shopping. The survey, taken a little over a week ago, offers a snapshot of what gifts people are planning to give and where they hope to save.

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Best Places to Buy Eyeglasses

Posted: 11/04/2010 - More than 60% of people wear glasses. And once you hit 45, the percentage goes even higher. If you're in the market for a new pair of glasses, Consumer Reports can help save you plenty.

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Safer Turkey Fryer

Posted: 11/04/2010 - If you're roasting the turkey this Thanksgiving, this could be the year to break with tradition. A lot of people say deep-fried turkey is better. In fact, Butterball has come out with a new electric fryer that promises "the best turkey you've ever tasted." Consumer Reports tests just in time for the holidays.

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Avoid High Shipping Fees

Updated: 11/04/2010 - you're shopping online for holiday gifts, you're certainly not alone. In fact, Americans spent more than 27 billion dollars online last holiday season. It's convenient, but there are drawbacks. Consumer Reports tackles a big one - those hefty shipping charges that can really inflate your bill.

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Accurate Blood Pressure Monitors

Posted: 10/29/2010 - One in three Americans has high blood pressure - one of the leading causes of heart disease. Checking your blood pressure regularly at home can help keep it under control. Consumer Reports just tested home monitors and found some are much more accurate than others.

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Secure Moves at Wi-Fi Hotspots

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Posted: 10/29/2010 - Nearly 70,000 businesses from coffeehouses to hotels now offer public Internet connections, or Wi-Fi hotspots - and the number keeps climbing. Consumer Reports says taking certain precautions can help guarantee you're surfing securely in public places.

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Steering Clear of a Used Car Lemon

Updated: 10/29/2010 - Sales of used cars are way up. So far almost four million more have been sold this year than last. But buying a used car is never a good deal if you end up with someone else's headaches. Consumer Reports' auto experts can keep you on the straight path.

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Ford Has Record Quarter

Updated: 10/27/2010 - Ford posted its best-ever third quarter results: $1.7 billion. It was far better than analysts had expected.

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