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Consumer Reports and iPhone 4: Much Ado About Almost Nothing

Larry Magid | Posted 05.25.2011 | Technology
Larry Magid

For the second time, Consumer Reports has taken a swipe at the iPhone 4's antenna flaw. In general I'm a fan of Consumer Reports, but that doesn't mean they're right.

Don't Pull the Rug Out From Health Reform

Jim Guest | Posted 05.25.2011 | Politics
Jim Guest

As an organization that looks out for consumers, we're already seeing positive changes in health care, with more improvements on the way.

Consumer Reports Names Honda, Toyota Most Reliable Cars

AP | TOM KRISHER | Posted 05.25.2011 | Business

DETROIT — The most problem-free cars and trucks are made by Honda and Toyota, but U.S. automakers Ford and General Motors are closing the gap in...

New Data Confirms High Mercury Levels In Certain Tuna

Naomi Starkman | Posted 05.25.2011 | Food
Naomi Starkman

Consumer Reports' latest tests confirm that white (albacore) tuna usually contains far more mercury than light tuna.

See Which Mobile Carrier Ranked 'Worst' Among Customers

The Huffington Post | Catharine Smith | Posted 05.25.2011 | Technology

AT&T has distinguished itself as "the lowest-scoring cell-phone carrier in the U.S," based on figures gleaned from a satisfaction survey of 58,000 Con...

Beat the Clock to Make Food Safer

Ami Gadhia | Posted 05.25.2011 | Politics
Ami Gadhia

It's Thanksgiving week, when food and football take center stage in homes across America. Food has been center stage in Congress lately, too. And fo...

Consumer Reports: Kinect Not 'Racist'

AP | Posted 05.25.2011 | Technology

NEW YORK — Looking to debunk a report that Microsoft's new motion-sensing video game controller might be racist, Consumer Reports says it found ...

Health Reform -- The Early Benefits

Jim Guest | Posted 05.25.2011 | Politics
Jim Guest

Though it's far from perfect, the health reform law points us in the right direction. If you examine what's really in the law, there are many good provisions that help a lot of people. Here are a few examples.

Consumer Reports Slams iPhone 4, Again

24/7 Wall St. | Posted 05.25.2011 | Technology

Now that Apple Inc (NASDAQ: AAPL) has said it will stop giving people a little rubber case to improve reception of the iPhone 4, Consumer Reports is b...

PHOTOS: In-N-Out, Five Guys Tops, McDonald's Dead Last In Consumer Reports' Fast Food Burger Rankings

Posted 05.25.2011 | Food

Consumer Reports' October issue runs the results of their fast food burger survey, taken by 28,000 of their online subscribers. The respondents ranked...

Safest Cars For Teens And Elderly

Huffington Post | Sara Yin | Posted 05.25.2011 | Business

Consumer Reports September issue details the safest cars for the two most accident-prone demographics: teens and elderly. In an interview with CBS...

How Much is Too Much?

DeAnn Friedholm | Posted 05.25.2011 | Politics
DeAnn Friedholm

How can some nonprofit health insurers justify hiking premiums year after year when they are sitting on a mountain of surplus funds?

Your iPhone

Jeff Danziger | Posted 05.25.2011 | Technology
Jeff Danziger


Apple DELETES Discussion Of Consumer Reports' Negative iPhone 4 Review

Huffington Post | Catharine Smith | Posted 05.25.2011 | Technology

Apple has come under fire for iPhone 4 reception problems, specifically, the service disruptions that can be caused by touching the phone's integrated...

iPhone Woes: Can You Jeer Me Now?

Rick Horowitz | Posted 05.25.2011 | Comedy
Rick Horowitz

"(T)here is a problem with its reception." -Consumer Reports magazine, finding design flaws with the antenna of Apple's new iPhone 4, questioning Apple's previous explanations for the malfunction.

Consumer Reports Won't Recommend iPhone 4

Shelly Palmer | Posted 05.25.2011 | Technology
Shelly Palmer

Consumer Reports announced that it cannot recommend the iPhone 4 due to antenna issues. They say that it's a hardware bug, and they don't believe that it is as easily fixable as Apples says it is.

Consumer Report

Dave Hill | Posted 05.25.2011 | Comedy
Dave Hill

Yesterday, I ended up in a drug store in search of duct tape and some other things I needed for later when I happened upon the soap aisle without even trying.

More from Consumerist regarding fake online reviews

Craig Newmark | Posted 11.17.2011 | Healthy Living
Craig Newmark

Hey, the folks at Consumerist are like the cutting edge of Consumer Reports, trustworthy and very smart, with attitude that people tell me the youngst...

Lexus GX 460 Sales HALTED: Toyota Responds To 'Don't Buy' Warning From 'Consumer Reports'

AP | DAN STRUMPF and KEN THOMAS | Posted 05.25.2011 | Business

WASHINGTON — Toyota Motor Corp. is temporarily halting sales of the 2010 Lexus GX 460 after Consumer Reports issued a rare "Don't Buy" warning a...

Consumer Reports: Lexus GX 460 SUV Is 'Unsafe'

AP | DAN STRUMPF and KEN THOMAS | Posted 05.25.2011 | Business

WASHINGTON — Toyota Motor Corp. is temporarily halting sales of the 2010 Lexus GX 460 after Consumer Reports issued a rare "Don't Buy" warning a...

'Consumer Reports' Gives Top Rating To 7-11 Chardonnay

Posted 05.25.2011 | Food

No, it doesn't come in a "Big Gulp" size, but one of Consumer Reports' top four Chardonnays under $10 based on their recent taste test is from 7-Eleve...

First Impressions of the Apple iPad

Craig Newmark | Posted 05.25.2011 | Technology
Craig Newmark

Mostly, I feel that much of the iPad hype is justified. They did a really good job of engineering the device and keeping the price down.

Consumer Reports Trashes Wal-Mart

Al Norman | Posted 05.25.2011 | Business
Al Norman

Wal-Mart's self-serving hyperbole about efficiency has become a mainstay of its culture, and is taken for granted by the media. But this week, Consumer Reports readers kicked a little dirt on that shiny exterior.

Health Care Reform: The Bottom Line From Consumer Reports & What to Do

Craig Newmark | Posted 05.25.2011 | Politics
Craig Newmark

Check out Push health reform across the finish line from Consumer Reports, the independent organization which always sticks with the facts. So...

Consumer Reports for health care

Craig Newmark | Posted 05.25.2011 | Politics
Craig Newmark

Well, one thing we know for sure is that these guys are totally reliable, do fact-checking, and know what they're talking about, so I'm convinced. &nb...