Consumer Reports tested three products that work with smart phones to help you find things that are easy to lose like wallets and keys.
Neiman Marcus says that a security breach last year may have affected about 1.1 million cards.
The promoters spend a lot of time marveling about how well Roto Punch adds holes "instantly" to items such as belts, purse straps and pet collars. They make it look like a snap. But when I tried it, punching a new hole in a thick leather belt was no where near as "instant" as in the commercial.
Consumer Reports breaks down how often common appliances break down and whether it makes more sense to have them fixed versus buying something new.
Consumer Reports tested four brands of so-called flushable wipes to see if you really can flush them down the toilet.
Heads-up cell phone users. Scammers have cooked up yet another phone scam to try to rip you off. It's not a robocall. It's not a sales pitch. In fact, with this scam when the phone rings, there's no one on the line.
Target just launched an email alert campaign about its data breach investigationm, but a lot of people are suspicious and think it's a scam.
Consumer Reports put two dozen mattresses through rigorous tests.
The Turbo Snake is a flexible, coated wire with a velcro-like tip that's supposed to grab all the hair- and whatever else is causing the clog in your bathroom drain. For about $6, you get 2 snakes- one for the bathroom sink, and one for the shower and tub. The commercial says: "Simply slide the Turbo Snake down the drain, then just give it a twirl, and the Turbo Snake grabs the clog and frees the drain. It's that easy!"
Staying active is also a good way to stay mentally sharp. A growing body of research shows that exercise can help reduce the risk of dementia.
Consumer Reports guides you through the process of erasing your personal information from old computers and tablets.
Anyone who does a lot of cooking knows a good, sharp knife is a must - for all the chopping and slicing.
Consumer Reports found bacteria in 97 percent of the chicken samples it tested.
Consumer Reports rates the best treadmill, elliptical machine, rowing machine and spin bike.
The big Consumer Electronics Show opened this week in Las Vegas with hot new tablets, giant televisions, and all sorts of gadgets that claim to make your life better. A lot of the big buzz this year is about electronics you can wear. According to the Consumer Electronics Association, consumer interested in wearable technology is expected to quadruple in 2014.