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Get the 101 on Health, Home, Cars and More

This week on Consumer 101:


  • CR's Auto Editor Mike Monticello gives a tutorial on hybrid, electric and fuel-cell cars
  • What makes smart watches tick?
  • Quick and easy tips on how to repair common wear and tear on clothes


Plus, get your groove on and step into CR's listening room to test speakers with Audio Tester Elias Arias. Is price the key component to good speakers?


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Meet 'Consumer 101' Host Jack Rico

Jack Rico's curious nature fits right in at CR. Born and raised in Queens, N.Y., he's a frequent contributor to NBC's "Today Show" and He also made history as a journalist when he co-anchored Univision's first Spanish-language morning newscast in New York City. Join him every Saturday morning with "Consumer 101" on NBC.