Consumer Reports

  • Apple takes top spot among cell phone buyers

    Consumer Reports ranks its stores above the rest despite high prices and limited selection

    You might think that the best place to buy a cell phone is from the store that has the biggest selection or the lowest price or a connection to the carrier you'll be using.

    But you would be wrong, according to the June issue of Consumer Reports. Based on a survey of 11,000 online subscribers, the magazine gave MORE

    - May 12, 2010 12:04 PM ET
  • Consumer Reports loves those MacBooks

    In an embarrassment of plaudits, Apple (AAPL) swept all three laptop categories in Consumer Reports' latest study of personal computers. The reader survey, published Monday, is the cover story of the magazine's June issue.

    In all, five Apple notebooks made the cut. In one category --13-inch notebooks -- Apple won the top three places.

    In that category, the 13-inch aluminum MacBook was No. 1, the solid-state MacBook Air No. 2, and the MORE

    - May 5, 2009 9:32 AM ET
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