Street Parking Survival Guide

Car thefts increased by 9.2 percent in 2020, according to a preliminary report by the NICB, with more cars stolen than in any other year in the past decade. The NICB says the economic downturn, loss of juvenile outreach programs, and limited public safety resources are probably contributing factors. Car thieves are opportunistic and look…

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Best Desktop Computers of 2024

More screen real estate can make you more productive as well. “When I want to sit and do my bills, I use my desktop,” says Richard Fisco, who oversees electronics testing at Consumer Reports. “I don’t have to—I have a laptop sitting at my kitchen table—but my wife and I will go through a big…

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Best Double Strollers of 2024

We evaluate three styles of double strollers, plus double car seat carriers that can accommodate two car seats. (This list doesn’t include stroller wagons, the monster cruisers capable of transporting multiple strapped-in toddlers in style.) Here’s a breakdown of what to expect from each type: Side-by-side double strollers are popular forward-facing cruisers that allow both little…

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Best Apps for Finding Where Shows and Movies Are Streaming

Website, and Android and iOS/tvOS Apps Reelgood has greatly expanded the number of streaming services and TV channels it tracks, too, now covering over 150—and counting. It’s the app I currently use the most. When you first sign up, you check each of the services you have access to, and Reelgood searches across all of…

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Best Hybrid SUVs That Cost $35,000 to $45,000

Below we present the best hybrid and PHEV SUVs that cost $35,000 to $45,000 that we’ve tested, ranked by their Overall Score, which factors in road-test performance, owner satisfaction, predicted reliability, and safety. Overall Scores change over time as new information, such as reliability data, becomes available. The model pages always reflect our latest ratings. All of these models…

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