CR Digital Archive

July 2014

Special Section

The perfect kitchen for entertaining and every day
Dedicated stations for devices and dirty dishes manage the mess


What to know about sunscreen before buying it
Saving your skin means getting the facts straight
Your secrets aren’t safe
Data thieves are after your most private info—when you use Wi-Fi and shop online, and even when you store files in the cloud


How to track your teen driver
These devices help keep tabs on a young driver
Subaru XV Crosstrek Hybrid review
This halfhearted hybrid only gives a slight bump in fuel economy

Up Front

Find a nail polish that lasts
A $2 Sinful Colors polish beat a $27 Chanel in Consumer Reports' tests
How to deal with on-the-road emergencies
Learn what do in a number of sticky situations


Viewpoint: Credit agencies and a menacing merger
This page highlights efforts by Consumers Union to improve the marketplace
Selling It
Goofs, glitches, and gotchas spotted by our readers

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