Apple might have some amazing marketing for the iPhone 4 and it thinks that it can sweep the phone’s antenna reception issues under the rug, but Consumer Reports isn’t buying it. And it is recommending that consumers don’t buy the phone either.
After testing three different phones by its own engineers in its “radio frequency isolation chamber” (it sounds like something out of the 1950s, and the… → Read More
Consumer Reports has a new report on which computer company has the best tech support. Apple wins! That’s what happens when the same company controls the hardware as well as the operating system (and several of the most prominent pieces of software). The highest ranking PC manufacturer is Dell for desktops and Lenovo for laptops. → Read More
Say hello to the worst list you’ll read all day. It’s Consumer Reports’ idea of the Top 5 Smartphones, and I think you’ll agree that it misses the mark. There’s the Samsung Blackjack II, the T-Mobile Wing, the Motorola Q9C, the T-Mobile Shadow and the BlackBerry Pearl Flip. I’m not lying when I say that I’ve heard of, at most, like two of those phones, and… → Read More
Listen up, people. Consumer Reports is a great publication if you’re in the market for a toaster or AA batteries. In the interest of self-disclosure, I plan to read the hell out of their reviews when I’m shopping around for my next steam iron. → Read More