Consumer Reports

Consumer Reports Criticizes Samsung’s Handling of Galaxy Note 7 Recall

Amidst reports of batteries exploding and catching fire, Samsung officially stopped sales of its latest flagship Galaxy Note 7 last week and announced a recall of millions of Note 7 devices worldwide. However, consumer rights organization Consumer Reports has today strongly criticized the manner in which the recall is being handled by the South Korean company, saying that it should have worked...

Apple Tops Consumer Reports Survey of 58,000 Notebook Owners

Consumer Reports, the world's largest independent, nonprofit, consumer product testing organization, has published the results of a survey of 58,000 notebook owners, in which they evaluated just how likely notebooks are to break - by brand. With almost 20% of survey respondents reporting a breakdown in the first 3 years of use, Apple came out on top as...

Consumer Reports Finds No Evidence of iPhone 6s ‘Chipgate’

Consumer Reports has released their tests on ‘chipgate’, the minor battery and performance differences between TSMC and Samsung A9 CPUs found within iPhone 6s models. Their conclusion? They did not find any “appreciable differences” in battery or temperature between the two CPUs: We found no appreciable differences in battery life or temperature between the iPhones...

Consumer Reports Reveals Final iPhone 6s Test Results [VIDEO]

After subjecting the freshly launched iPhone 6s to a series of tests to check its battery life, image quality, and ease of use, Consumer Reports is back again today with the final tests results. Earlier last month, Consumer Reports published preliminary results of the iPhone 6s testing, and they weren't too impressed by the latest Apple device....

Consumer Reports Releases Early iPhone 6s Test Results [VIDEO]

Consumer Reports has released their early findings of how the iPhone 6s and iPhone 6s Plus compares to its predecessor. The non-profit purchased four of each model to put through various tests in their labs. They put the iPhone 6s and iPhone 6s Plus camera through various tests, which they called “only slightly improved” over...

Consumer Reports Names Apple Watch the Top Rated Smartwatch [VIDEO]

Just over a week ago Consumer Reports released their initial preview of Apple Watch after undergoing their scratch test. Now, the non-profit organization has released their final Apple Watch test results and how it fares against competitors such as the Asus Zen, LG G Watch R, Martian Notifier, Motorola Moto 360, Pebble Steel, Samsung Gear S...

Consumer Reports Thinks iPhone 5S / 5C Are No Match For Motorola Droids

Consumer Reports has recently reviewed Apple's new iPhone 5S / iPhone 5C smartphones and has given them high scores in their ratings. But at the same time, the influential magazine believes that the 4" Retina display and shorter battery life are "no match" for Motorola's latest Droid smartphones. The publication found Apple's Touch ID fingerprint scanner...