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December 2014
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What's new on ConsumerReports.org
What's new on ConsumerReports.org
Find out what we're testing and when. Visit ConsumerReports.org to find information on the products and services you use every day.
Your 2014 Holiday Guide Is Here! Get the best deals with expert advice from Consumer Reports
Our Holiday Gift Ideas & Guide will help you find deals on consumer electronics, home products and appliances, automotive gear, and more. Our experts also give you holiday-time tips on health, money, safe driving, and car maintenance. Plus, be sure to experience our interactive video for the ultimate gift ideas, and check out our interactive gadget gift finder to find the right gift for the techie on your list.
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Best tablets for kids
Best tablets for kids
Our labs just completed testing a new batch of kids' tablets, including the Amazon Fire HD Kids Edition (7 inch), Fuhu nabi DreamTab HD8, LeapFrog LeapPad 3, and several more. They are not all the same, so check our Ratings before you buy.
Keep cozy this winter with a space heater
Keep cozy this winter with a space heater
With temperatures falling, you may want to crank up the heat with a space heater so you can keep one room warm and the rest of the house at a moderate temperature. See which space heaters are best for room and spot heating.
8 products on deep discount in December
8 products on deep discount in December
This time of year you'll see plenty of discount signs in stores, and you might think just about everything is on sale for the holidays. But we've uncovered the items that are typically discounted more deeply in December than at any other time of year.
How to take a good holiday photo
How to take a good holiday photo
Capture the best holiday moments with candid photos or even a formal portrait. For great results, check out our expert tips.
Will a gluten-free diet really make you healthier?
Will a gluten-free diet really make you healthier?
Gluten has become the latest dietary villain. But will a gluten-free diet really make you healthier?
Would you buy your car again?
Would you buy your car again?
Our subscribers know what they want: a touch of luxury in a fun car that does what's expected. That's what we found in our annual owner-satisfaction survey.
Find a mattress that fits your sleep style
Find a mattress that fits your sleep style
When Consumer Reports reviews mattresses, we test for back support, side support, and stability during sleepers' movements. Check our buying guide for more.
The best matching washers and dryers
The best matching washers and dryers
When you buy a laundry duo, it's best to check the performance of the washer before selecting the matching dryer. We've assembled a list of pairs that were standouts in our tests.
Don't give gift cards
Don't give gift cards
Giving gift cards still comes with so many drawbacks that we don't recommend it. Find out why.

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