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NEWS1 E25 | 07/13/19
S1 E25 | 07/13/19
Smooth Ride
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Jack Rico learns how much user information smart TVs gather; Consumer Reports experts teach Jack all about modern car safety features; Jack learns the secrets to making a delicious and healthy smoothie.
S1 E24 | 07/06/19
S1 E24 | 07/06/19
Gadgets Galore
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Gadgets such as smart watches are tested to verify accuracy; a Consumer Reports expert helps navigate the world of hybrid, electric and other eco-friendly vehicles; the speaker testing lab.
S1 E23 | 06/29/19
S1 E23 | 06/29/19
Sign Language
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Jack Rico plays a simple game to help create more complex passwords; Jack explores what the warning lights on a car's dashboard actually mean; a Consumer Reports expert shares what to do about hidden fees.
S1 E22 | 05/18/19
S1 E22 | 05/18/19
Air Support
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Jack Rico learns about the resurgence of TV antennas and why some consumers are tuning in with this retro-tech; a Consumer Reports expert helps Jack with his air-travel anxiety; the importance of pot and pan choice in making a great meal.
S1 E21 | 05/11/19
S1 E21 | 05/11/19
High Note
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A high school marching band provides a fascinating look at what happens to sound in an "anechoic chamber," a room with no echo; Jack Rico discovers how much added sugar lurks in his breakfast and that bike helmets expire.
S1 E20 | 05/04/19
S1 E20 | 05/04/19
Smart Choices
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Jack Rico explores the pros and cons of smart doorbells; the clock is ticking as Jack and a Consumer Reports expert race to discover how to become healthier in a snap; top tips on how to clean a computer.
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