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May 2015
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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.
Special report: How safe is your shrimp?
Check our new guide to choosing the healthiest, tastiest, and most responsibly sourced shrimp and find out about the shrimp labels you should look for. Plus, read about our call to action for the government to make shrimp safer for American consumers.
Deep discounts in May
Consumer Reports analysts track prices all year–round, so we can tell you when things are at their deepest discounted prices, month by month. Check out the deepest discounts for May.
Top lawn mowers and tractors
You don't have to pay top dollar to get a great mower or tractor. Several models in our tests cost hundreds and even thousands of dollars less than our top–scoring machines, yet perform virtually as well.
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Find the best bike helmet for you
Find the best bike helmet for you
Need a bike helmet? Check our Ratings and find out how to properly fit your new bike helmet. And if you don't think you need a bike helmet think again. Eighty-seven percent of the bicyclists killed in accidents over the past two decades were not wearing helmets.
Get a good home blood pressure monitor
Get a good home blood pressure monitor
Chances are you or someone you care about has high blood pressure—about one in three American adults has the condition (including about 70 percent of people 65 and older). It multiplies the risk of heart attack, stroke, and premature death.
Time for a new air conditioner?
Time for a new air conditioner?
The air conditioners in our latest tests come with convenient features such as a digital display, a built–in timer, a remote control, or touchpad controls. But some models are noisy and others struggled to cool during brownouts. Find out which to buy.
Protect yourself from bug bites
Protect yourself from bug bites
In our tests of insect repellents, we found several that provided excellent or very good protection against mosquito and tick bites. Read our buying guide and Ratings to see which insect repellents are recommended.
New smartwatch Ratings and buying guide
New smartwatch Ratings and buying guide
Smartwatches are becoming hot wearable products, as shown by the excitement surrounding the Apple Watch. But smartwatches vary greatly in price, comfort, and features, so do your research before you buy.
Guide to outdoor entertaining
Guide to outdoor entertaining
Once upon a time all you needed was a grill and a picnic table. You can still start simply by lighting up the night with long–lasting LEDs, and read our guide for more ideas.
Are your connected devices spying on you?
Are your connected devices spying on you?
That smart TV, your connected thermostat, even your washing machine—they're all tracking your daily habits. Find out why you should know who is watching.
Can your car get hacked?
Can your car get hacked?
Because your car is networked, outside infiltration of your private data represents a serious threat to consumers.
Ultimate frequent-flyer guide
Ultimate frequent-flyer guide
Get the flight you want, as Consumer Reports reveals the information that the airlines won't tell you.

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