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Our Guide to Moving

Our Guide to Moving

May 15, 2018 | Review

Moving can feel daunting — you have to contact multiple moving companies, schedule several estimates to find the best mover, and manage the packing and migration of everything you own. That said, you can make your move a lot easier with a few simple tricks that organize and help you prep your move ahead...

The Best Pet GPS Tracker

The Best Pet GPS Tracker

Apr 25, 2018 | Review

The Best Pet GPS Trackers The best pet GPS tracker gives you a better shot at wrangling furry escape artists before they've gotten too far from home. We researched 32 pet trackers, tested 13 for function and convenience, and found two that will help you keep your pet safe. The 2 Best Pet GPS Trackers The Best...

The Best Video Doorbell

The Best Video Doorbell

Apr 24, 2018 | Review

The Best Video Doorbells The best video doorbell quickly connects you to any guests or visitors approaching your home. Doing so requires accurate motion sensors and a powerful camera. In addition, the best video doorbell is easy to install and customizable for any home. We ordered 13 of the newest smart doorbells, then tested each...

The Best Prepaid Phone Plans

The Best Prepaid Phone Plans

Mar 08, 2018 | Review

The Best Prepaid Cell Phone Plans There are any number of reasons why you might want to avoid a traditional phone plan, whether you have a low credit score, hate the idea of locking yourself into a two-year contract, or simply desire more flexibility from your provider. Prepaid phone plans give you the freedom to...

The Best Smart Thermostats

The Best Smart Thermostats

Dec 18, 2017 | Review

The Best Smart Thermostats The best smart thermostat monitors your home's activity level and adjusts the temperatures accordingly. After interviewing HVAC experts and evaluating 23,000 customer reviews for models that were easy to install, we landed on two smart thermostats that enable efficient energy consumption with minimal effort. How We Chose the Best Smart Thermostats Learning thermostats We...

The Best Coconut Oils

The Best Coconut Oils

Nov 09, 2017 | Review

The Best Coconut Oils There are a lot of unknowns in the world of coconut oil, but what makes the best is clear: It comes from an ethical company, it’s conveniently packaged, and it’s as healthy as possible, no matter how you plan on using it. We dove deep into fair trade certifications, then tested...

The Best Infant Car Seat

The Best Infant Car Seat

Oct 31, 2017 | Review

The Best Infant Car Seats Every car seat is safe as long as it’s used correctly, so we looked for the seats that are easiest to use both in and out of the car. To find the best, we grilled child safety experts, dove into federal ease-of-use ratings, surveyed over 100 parents, then took a...

The Best DSLR Cameras

The Best DSLR Cameras

Oct 26, 2017 | Review

The Best DSLR Cameras Finding the right DSLR (digital single-lens reflex) camera usually comes down to your photography goals and skill level. But the best DSLR camera should be user-friendly and accessible to even the most inexperienced user. We consulted professional photographers and considered dozens of models to help pair you with the best DSLR...

The Best Digital Camera

The Best Digital Camera

Oct 26, 2017 | Review

The Best Digital Cameras The best digital camera takes exceptional photos while offering features that support beginners and semi-professionals who want to develop their photography skills. We consulted photographers, read through photography sites and consumer reviews, and gathered nine highly rated cameras to see which would help you capture the perfect shot, from a school...

The Best Curling Iron

The Best Curling Iron

Oct 19, 2017 | Review

The Best Curling Irons The best hair curler makes it simple and safe for you to get the style you want while protecting your hair from unnecessary damage. We dug into research and talked to experts to learn what heat settings and materials are best for hair, then tried out 15 of the most talked-about...