Category Archives: Appliances

Big changes coming for daily news at ConsumerReports.org

Starting later this week, you’ll notice a few things different about the daily content we produce at ConsumerReports.org: The news.consumerreports.org subdomain will go away. All of the content we produce, including daily news items, product reviews and Ratings, the Consumer… Continue reading

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Superstorm Sandy, six months later: An exclusive survey of its impact

Six months ago today—on October 29, 2012—Sandy slammed into the mid-Atlantic region. A new Consumer Reports survey documents the deep disruption and devastation Sandy wrought, along with highlighting the steps that helped victims cope in its aftermath. The Consumer Reports… Continue reading

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16 smart things to do with your tax refund

Spring signals the return of warmer weather, blooming flowers and trees, baseball, and more. And for many of you, it’s also when your state or federal tax refund will arrive. Truth be told, you’re better off not getting a tax… Continue reading

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As an appliance, the Fisker Karma is rough around the edges

The Porsche Panamera: a really fast washing machine? Jaguar XJL: a leather-lined toaster? Audi A8: an aluminum-crafted blender made for the autobahn? This is one way to interpret comments by Tony Posawatz, the new CEO of Fisker Automotive, in response… Continue reading

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