CR Digital Archive

    December 2014

    Cover Story

    Best mobile gear
    Find the right headphones, smart phone, and smart watch


    How to Find a Good Hospice Program
    6 features to look for


    Family sedans review
    Four models we like—and two that are just ‘eh’

    Up Front

    Time Warner Cable's $4.99 Epix On Demand offer isn't what it seems
    Avoid the annoying surprises of cable TV's on-demand video options

    CR Health

    Benefits of drinking coffee and wine
    In moderation, they might offer some benefits but not when consumed in vast quantities


    Viewpoint: Improving the marketplace for consumers
    This page highlights efforts by Consumers Union and others to improve the marketplace

    The December 2014 issue of Consumer Reports provides the latest ratings and reviews plus rigorous reporting on issues that impact consumers. Consumer Reports is one of the most trusted sources for information and advice on consumer products and services, with more than 7 million paying members.
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