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August 2017

 
August 16, 2017
The Best Bed Pillows Xtreme Comforts Shredded Memory Foam Pillow (standard)
We tested 45 pillows for a combined 459 nights and found the Xtreme Comforts Shredded Memory Foam Pillow and the Parachute Down soft best for most sleepers.   Read More >
August 15, 2017
The Best Foam Mattresses You Can Buy Online Leesa
After researching 40 online foam mattress companies, and sleeping on different models for 6 months, we recommend the Leesa for most side- and stomach-sleepers.    Read More >
August 11, 2017
The Best Soda Maker SodaStream Source
After three years and more than 100 hours of research and testing, the SodaStream Source is still our favorite soda maker for making the fizziest seltzer.   Read More >
August 11, 2017
August 9, 2017
The Best Twin XL Sheets for Your Dorm Room Wamsutta 400 Thread Count Sateen Sheet Set
After considering 23 sets of twin-extra long sheets and testing five, we think the Wamsutta 400 Thread Count Sateen Sheet Set is the best for most dorm beds.   Read More >
August 8, 2017
The Best Robot Vacuums EcoVacs Deebot N79
After testing 14 models on more than 90 cleaning cycles in 2017, we think the nimble EcoVacs Deebot N79 is the best affordable robot vacuum.   Read More >
August 8, 2017
Dining and Kitchen Tables We Like Under $1,000
After 40 hours researching hundreds of affordable dining tables, we recommend 17 that offer the best combination of style, comfort, and quality construction.   Read More >
August 4, 2017

July 2017

 
July 31, 2017
The Best Bread Machine West Bend 41410 2.5-pound Hi-Rise Bread Maker
After over 30 hours of researching, testing, and baking 30 loaves of bread, we recommend the West Bend 41410 2.5-pound Hi-Rise Bread Maker.   Read More >
July 28, 2017
The Best Washer-Dryer Combo (But We Don’t Recommend It)
We can’t strongly recommend any washer-dryer combo. They take too long and often break down. But if you must get one, then the LG WM3488HW is your safest bet.   Read More >
July 28, 2017
The Best Freezer Frigidaire FFFH20F2QW
After more than 40 hours of research, including interviews with two butchers, an engineer, and a bunch of hunters, we think the Frigidaire FFFH20F2QW is the best freezer for most people.   Read More >
July 28, 2017
July 27, 2017
The Best Platform Bed Frames Under $300 Zinus Quick Snap 14 Inch Platform Bed Frame
After 100 hours researching hundreds of frames and testing six, we recommend the Zinus Quick Snap 14 Inch Platform Bed Frame for foam and spring mattresses.   Read More >
July 26, 2017
The Best Bathroom Scales EatSmart Precision CalPal
After six months of research and testing and hundreds of weigh-ins, we’ve found the EatSmart Precision CalPal is the best digital scale.   Read More >
July 25, 2017
The Best Folding Bike Dahon Mariner D7
After 60-plus hours of pedaling, shifting, folding, and unfolding, we’re convinced that the Dahon Mariner D7 is the best folding bike for most commuters.   Read More >
July 21, 2017
July 17, 2017
The Best Ice Cream Maker Whynter ICM-15LS
After 95 hours of research, and tests of 16 models, we think the Whynter ICM-15LS is the best ice cream maker for most homes.   Read More >
July 14, 2017
The Best Compact Washer and Dryer Bosch 300 Series WAT28400UC
After 25 hours of research into 22 compact washers and 24 dryers, we think the best bet is probably the Bosch 300 Series WAT28400UC washer and WTG86400UC dryer.   Read More >
July 14, 2017
July 13, 2017
The Best Food Processor Cuisinart Custom 14-Cup Food Processor
After spending 50 hours researching food processors, we think the Cuisinart Custom 14-Cup Food Processor is still the best choice for most home cooks.   Read More >
July 11, 2017
So You Got a Sous Vide Machine—Now What?
Our top pick for sous vide circulator, the Anova Precision Cooker Wi-Fi, dropped to $130 on Prime Day, and other great models can be had for as little as $100.
July 7, 2017
July 6, 2017
The Best Air Fryer (But We Don’t Recommend It)
After more than 35 hours researching and testing air fryers, we don’t recommend them for most people. If you’re determined to get one, the Philips HD9641/96 Airfryer was the best of those we tested.   Read More >
July 5, 2017
The Best Door Lock Schlage B60N
After 40 hours of research and interviews with locksmiths and security experts, the Schlage B60N deadbolt is the best door lock for most homes—it’s tough, secure, widely available, and universally recommended.   Read More >

June 2017

 
June 30, 2017
June 28, 2017
The Best Sunscreen Coppertone Ultraguard Sunscreen Lotion SPF 70
We’ve tried out 28 sunscreens with various panels of testers, including at the beach. Coppertone Ultraguard Sunscreen Lotion SPF 70 is our favorite for its UVA/UVB protection and because it’s fragrance-free.   Read More >
June 27, 2017
The Best Folding Chairs MityLite Flex One Folding Chair
We looked at dozens of folding chairs, testing two, and we recommend the MityLite Flex One Folding Chair for its superior comfort, even for long sits.   Read More >
June 26, 2017
The Best Can Opener EZ-Duz-It
After three years of researching can openers, speaking with cookbook authors, and opening 121 cans with 23 can openers, we think the EZ-Duz-It is the best can opener for most people.   Read More >
June 26, 2017
The Best Sheets L.L.Bean Pima Cotton Percale Sheets
After testing 53 sets over the past 4 years, L.L.Bean’s Pima Cotton Percale Sheets and JCPenney’s sateen Royal Velvet Sheet Set remain our favorites.   Read More >
June 23, 2017
June 22, 2017
The Best Laundry Detergent Tide Ultra Stain Release Free
We spent 85 hours doing research and ran 456 pounds of laundry to determine that the best overall detergent is Tide Ultra Stain Release Free. It’s tops at removing odors and stains, plus it’s not too pricey.   Read More >
June 21, 2017
The Best Smart Pill Dispenser (So Far) GMS Med-e-lert Automatic Pill Dispenser
We researched 22 pill dispensers and tested six. Our pick, the GMS Med-e-lert Automatic Pill Dispenser, is the best for its price, simplicity, and ease of use.   Read More >
June 16, 2017
June 9, 2017
June 8, 2017
The Best Bathroom Rugs and Bath Mats Lands’ End Supima Non-skid Bath Rug
After testing 17 bathroom rugs and mats, we recommend the Lands’ End Supima Non-skid Bath Rug. It absorbs water easily, dries quickly, and has some of the best materials of any mat we found.   Read More >
June 8, 2017
The Best Sous Vide Machine and Gear Anova Precision Cooker Wi-Fi
After testing sous vide circulators and water baths over the course of five years, we’ve chosen the Anova Precision Cooker Wi-Fi as our top pick for its versatility, temperature control, and reasonable price.    Read More >
June 6, 2017
The Best Fan Seville Classics UltraSlimline 40″ Tower Fan
After nearly 60 hours of fan research that included air flow tests in a customized duct, we found the $60 Seville Classics UltraSlimline 40″ Tower Fan is the best room fan for most people.   Read More >
June 6, 2017
The Best Medical Alert Systems GreatCall Lively Mobile
After more than 40 hours of research and over a month of testing 12 devices, we think the GreatCall Lively Mobile is the best medical alert system for most people.   Read More >
June 2, 2017