Electronics

Consumer Reports: 3.1 Million Smart Phones Were Stolen In 2013, Nearly Double the Year Before
1.4 Million Had a Smart Phone that was Lost and Never Recovered YONKERS, NY — Smart phone theft is on the rise. About 3.1 million Americans were the victims of smart phone theft in 2013, according to Consumer Reports’ Annual...

Sprint Sinks To the Bottom of Latest Consumer Reports Cell-Phone Service Ratings
Smaller Providers of No-contract and Prepaid Service Continue to Rate High; Seven Ways to cut Phone Costs YONKERS, NY ― Sprint is now the lowest-Rated carrier in Consumer Reports’ latest annual cell-phone service Ratings, based on a survey of 58,399...

Consumer Reports Finds $100-Plus of Wasted Printer Ink a Year May Never Hit the Page
New tests show thirsty maintenance cycles can guzzle half of some cartridges’ ink YONKERS, NY — Consumer Reports’ exclusive new tests confirm that some thirsty printers guzzle much more ink than others during their maintenance rituals. The extra cost of...

Consumer Reports Reveals 8 Big Tech Trends and Gotta-Have Gadgets for summer
Gear to Go Section Recommends More Than 175 Tablets, Smart Phones, Cameras, and More YONKERS, NY — The trend to mobile electronics hasn’t crested yet; America is on track in 2013 to acquire a new gadget for roughly every man,...

Consumer Reports: Four In Ten Smart Phone Users Fail To Take the Most Basic Security Measures
7.1 Million Had a Smart Phone that was Destroyed, Lost, or Stolen and Unrecovered; CR’s Mobile Security Investigation Sheds Light on Wireless Threats and Ways to Stay Protected YONKERS, NY — A smart phone can contain a lot of information...

Consumer Reports: 58.2 Million Americans Had a Malware Infection on Their Home Pc Last Year
9.2 Million Fell Victim to ‘Phishing’ Schemes; Avast Free Antivirus, G Data Score High in CR’s Ratings of Security Software YONKERS, NY — The latest Consumer Reports’ Annual State of the Net Report found that a projected 58.2 million American...

Consumer Reports Survey: Bundling TV, Internet, and Phone Services Point to Big Savings
Verizon Fios Triple-Play Leads in Customer Satisfaction Among Major Carriers YONKERS, NY — With carriers offering introductory discounts as much as half off, it’s little wonder why three quarters of those who bought a triple or quad-play telecom package (cable,...

Consumer Reports: Latest TV Sets Are Bigger, Better, Smarter, and Cheaper
Super-low-priced Sets from Lesser-known Brands May Offer Questionable Value; LG, Panasonic, Samsung and Sony are Among Best Performers in CR’s TV Ratings YONKERS, NY ― Americans who are in the market for a new TV – perhaps in time for...

Verizon Leads Among Major Carriers In Latest Consumer Reports Cell-Phone Service Ratings
AT&T is Among the Lower-rated, but 4G Service is a Bright Spot YONKERS, NY — Verizon Wireless was the highest-Rated major carrier in Consumer Reports’ annual cell-phone service Ratings, based on a survey of 63,253 subscribers by the Consumer Reports...

Apple Store and Costco Are Among Consumer Reports’ Highest-Rated Cell-Phone Retailers
Americans’ Spending on Wireless Services Rises 7 Percent Haggling, Prepaid Plans Are Among Top Ways To Save YONKERS, NY — Whether shopping online or at walk-in stores, those who bought a cell phone at an Apple Store or at Apple.com...

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