|

Guide to video game consoles, tech toys, and kid tablets

Reviews, news, trends, and tips to keep you up on the latest in playful technology

Last updated: October 2014

There's a plethora of playthings that incorporate technology on the market today. How do you choose the best game console, kids' tablet, or tech toy for your children? Check below for our reviews, tips, and news. And visit new our video-game console buying guide.

   

E-mail Newsletters

FREE e-mail Newsletters! Choose from cars, safety, health, and more!
Already signed-up?
Manage your newsletters here too.

Latest From Consumer Reports

BEST TIME TO BUY
Deal time: 4 products on deep discount in FebruaryVideo Shopping tips for sales on ellipticals and treadmills, furniture, and humidifiers.
STREAMING MEDIA PLAYER REVIEWS
Why Super Bowl streaming isn't as 'live' as you might think If you stream the game, avoid Facebook and Twitter, and don't text friends.
WAGON REVIEWS
Big-load cars: Fit for moving and Home Depot runsVideo These wagons and hatchbacks offer flexible interiors and ample cargo room.
TV REVIEWS
Where to get a deal on a TV for Super Bowl XLIXVideo We checked out the prices at Amazon, Best Buy, Target, and Walmart.
HOME IMPROVEMENT GUIDE
4 red flags that can ruin a home saleVideo Problems you shouldn't ignore when buying or selling a house.
SUPER BOWL GUIDE
Party time: The best blenders for frozen drinks These smooth operators make icy beverages and creamy smoothies.

Connect

and safety with
subscribers and fans

Follow us on:

Mobile

Mobile Get Ratings on the go and compare
while you shop

Learn more