buying guide

The 5 Best Meat Thermometers

Protect yourself from food poisoning and grievously over-cooked roasts and birds with a precision digital meat thermometer. Any of these five will serve you well!

The 5 Best Canister Vacuums

For versatile and pure dirt lifting power, it's hard to beat a quality canister vacuum. Here are our picks for quality picker-uppers.

The 5 Best Fitness Trackers

A fitness tracker can help you monitor calories and keep to your fitness plan. Here are five to consider.

What to Buy (and Avoid Buying) in July

July is a great month to buy a mattress but not so good for a swimsuit. Find out what else is on sale — and what else definitely isn't.

The 5 Best Handheld Vacuums

Clean up those little mess in a jiffy with one of these great little sucker-uppers.

The 5 Best Dehumidifiers

A dehumidifier helps you beat back mildew and musty air -- find out which brands and models are worth adding to your shopping list.

The 5 Best Laser Printers

Looking for a workhorse printer for text and basic graphics that won't cost you an arm and a leg in replacement ink? Consider one of our five favorite laser printers.

What to Buy (and Avoid Buying) in June

June is a great time to buy both donuts and lingerie (Happy Father's Day!). Find out why and learn what else is a good buy after the click!

The 5 Best Bluetooth Headphones

If you're looking for headphones that sound good and don't leave you tethered to a device, choose one of these great pairs.

What to Buy (and Avoid Buying) in April

If you want to spend some of your tax refund, get your money's worth by reviewing the deals in this month's What to Buy.

The 5 Best Robotic Vacuums

A robotic vacuum can be a great way to keep your floors clean without any effort. Here are our picks for the five best!

The 5 Best Meat Grinders

If you want the freshest, healthiest meat around, grinding it yourself is one of the best things you can do. Here are our picks for the best meat grinders.

The 5 Best Camcorders

Yeah, many of us have cameras on our phones. But to really capture life's memories, you just can't beat a camcorder. Here are our picks for the five best.

The 5 Best Wireless Headphones

Wireless headphones allow you freedom of movement with increasingly excellent sound quality. Here are our picks for the five best pairs.

The 5 Best Bluetooth Headsets

If you spend a lot of time on your phone, a bluetooth headset is a must-have tool. Here are our picks for the five best.

The 5 Best Paper Shredders

A paper shredder can help you protect your valuable personal information from identity thieves. Here are our picks for the top five.

The 5 Best Chainsaws

Whether you need to trim a tree or cut up firewood, a chainsaw can help you make short work of it. Here are our picks for the five best.

What to Buy, and Avoid Buying, in February

Winter rolls on, as do the rolling discounts. Read on for the stuff you can buy cheap this month — and the stuff you should hold off on.

The 5 Best Routers

One of the biggest Internet rip-offs? Internet service providers charge you to rent their routers. Save money by getting one of these.

The 5 Best Generators

With the help of an electric generator, you can keep your home going even when the power goes out. Find out which of these top-rated generators will work best for you.