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Consumer Wearable tech trend predicted to grow Wearable tech trend predicted to grow (Video)
You can wear them on your wrist, on your neck, and even on your face. They can help you check your e-mail, check your pulse, and check directions. They're wearable technology, and they're gaining in popularity. Wearable tech is still very new, but Consumer Reports thinks it's going to take off. A lot of big companies are jumping in the game, such as Samsung, LG, Motorola, and maybe even Apple.
Consumer Getting rid of lice safely Getting rid of lice safely (Video)
Americans spent 130 million dollars on treatments for head lice last year. Lice is a problem that affects as many as 12 million school children annually.
Consumer Time to reboot your wall outlets? Time to reboot your wall outlets?
It’s becoming a common problem these days. As we bring more electronic gadgets into our homes, we often find ourselves running out of outlet space to charge them all.
Consumer What to buy at Walmart What to buy at Walmart
Think shopping at Walmart is a bright idea? Consumer Reports' tests show it could be, if you're in the market for LED lightbulbs. LEDs are usually very expensive, but after 3,000 hours of testing, Consumer Reports found several from Walmart that are cheap and really good, including the Great Value 60-watt equivalent, A19. Use it 3 hours per day, and it should last about 22 years. Not bad for $10. Several Great Value floodlights are also a good bargain.
Consumer BetterStrainer: Does it work? BetterStrainer: Does it work? (Video)
One of the latest gadgets promising to make your life easier is an expandable strainer that sells for less than ten dollars. It's called BetterStrainer- billed as "the one compact strainer that fits all your pots and pans". But is it any better than the strainers you already have?