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Consumer Reports Magazine

December 2015
December 2015

Features

Best Gift Baskets for the Holidays
Our survey revealed what Americans really want in a gift basket, then we searched to find offerings that really delivered

Lab Tests

AA Batteries That Are Built to Last
Find the models that belong at the top of your shopping list, for holiday gifts or everyday use

Cars

2016 Honda Pilot Review
The antidote for the common minivan
2016 Nissan Maxima Review
Not-quite-maximum impact

Up Front

Easy Ways to Boost Smartphone Storage
All those photos and videos you shoot can eat up storage
Is Barilla Premium Pasta Worth the Cost?
We compared the regular pasta with the pricier premium line
Is Expired Food Safe to Eat?
Confusion over date labels leads Americans to toss groceries that are still good

Departments

Selling It
Goofs, glitches, and gotchas spotted by our readers
Viewpoint: Improving the Marketplace for Consumers
This page highlights efforts by Consumers Union and others to improve the marketplace
We're Thankful for You
Consumer Reports President, Marta L. Tellado, expresses gratitude for the support of CR's readers and members

The December 2015 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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