Best rain jackets of 2022

Whether you’re camping, commuting or just running errands around town, a trusty rain jacket can keep you protected from even the worst downpours. We tested 14 top-rated jackets from popular brands like The North Face, Patagonia and Arc’teryx for their waterproofness, breathability, durability and so much more to find the best option out there. And … Read more

Best toaster oven in 2022, tried and tested

The newest batch of toaster ovens do a lot more than brown sliced bread. Yes, they make toast, but these multi-tasking countertop ovens can do anything from bake to broil, roast to reheat and even air fry, proof, dehydrate or serve as convection ovens. We put nine leading models through a battery of tests, toasting … Read more

The best toasters of 2022

Slot toasters (you might call them pop-up toasters) have been a staple on kitchen counters for more than a century, and we’ve tested nine leading models to find the best ones to make perfectly browned toast and bagels with crisp edges — and to make sure you don’t buy one that requires repeated passes just … Read more

The best indoor home security cameras in 2022, tried and tested

Indoor home security cameras can add an extra layer of peace of mind to your home or apartment. They allow you to check in and talk to your kids or a pet when you aren’t home. And they can be an important part of your home security and safety plan, giving you visual evidence of … Read more

Citi Double Cash credit card review

CNN Underscored reviews financial products such as credit cards and bank accounts based on their overall value. We may receive a commission through the LendingTree affiliate network if you apply and are approved for a card, but our reporting is always independent and objective. Our quick take: The Citi® Double Cash Card is one of … Read more

Best smartphones of 2022 | CNN Underscored

Smartphones are at the center of our digital lives — they’re what we use to communicate with loved ones, handle important business, binge on TikToks and everything in between. And since you’ll likely use your phone more than any other gadget you own, picking the right one to last you through years of use is … Read more

Best rice cookers in 2022, tested by our editors

If you eat a lot of rice or you’re just tired of making it on the stovetop, a good rice cooker can make better quality rice than you can on the stove, all while you’re busy cooking other elements of your meal. It can turn out perfectly cooked rice and porridges of any type — … Read more

Best VR headsets of 2022

There’s no better way to stretch the imagination than by immersing yourself in alternate universes with a great virtual reality headset. Between gaming, simulations and even fitness, VR has cemented itself as the future of digital interaction. Add the promise of the metaverse to the equation and VR will likely change how we interact with … Read more

Best grills in 2022: We tested gas, charcoal and pellet

Outdoor cooking over a grill is probably America’s most beloved summer pastime. Whether you prefer burgers and hot dogs, chicken, pork, seafood or vegetables, this highly versatile cooking method makes everything taste better, and it’s always more fun to cook on the deck or patio. With so many grilling options (you’ll find dozens of charcoal, … Read more