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Consumer Reports Magazine | June

Published: June 2014
June 2014

Features

11 ways to create a backyard oasis Get the perfect space for unwinding and entertaining
How to organize, save, and send your digital photos After you point and shoot, learn the best ways to share images
Run your home from your phone Are smart appliances and app-enabled locks ready for prime time?

Cars

BMW X5 and Land Rover Range Rover Sport reviews The X5 outpaces the Range Rover Sport to top the luxury-SUV class
Kia Soul review This boxy car with great visibility is a good SUV alternative
Land Rover Range Rover review An icon among luxury SUVs
Nissan Rogue review The Rogue has grown up and now competes with the better SUVs
Toyota Highlander is the family sedan of SUVs The redesigned 2014 model is refined and people-friendly

Up Front

Food advertising: Picture vs. Product Part II Open some packages and you might not recognize the food inside

Departments

From our president: Testing car seats
Selling It Goofs, glitches, and gotchas spotted by our readers
Viewpoint: Greener gas and gift cards This page highlights efforts by Consumers Union to improve the marketplace

The June 2014 issue of Consumer Reports provides recommendations, expert buying advice, and Ratings on hundreds of consumer products. Consumer Reports is one of the most trusted sources for information and advice on consumer products and services, with more than 7 million print and online subscribers. It conducts the most comprehensive testing programs of any U.S. publication or website, and the company's experts have decades of experience in testing and reporting.

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