Ali Heriyanto

Ali resides in New York City and is proud to be one of the few ladies out there with MCSE and A+ certification, though somehow she ended up working in corporate real estate. Once a vehement anti-macite, Ali now prefers the world of Macs, but still has a fondness for PCs. She can also knock Xbox 360 controllers with the best of them, and is super obsessed with sound quality when listening to headphones or speakers. Her current obsession is attempting to get some sleep!

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    SMS Audio Star Wars Second Edition Headphones Review

    The force is strong with this one. SMS Audio is at it again with the release of the Second Edition of the Star Wars On-Ear headphones. What does that mean for Jedi younglings everywhere? How about the introduction of beautifully sculpted headphones featuring the personalities of Darth Vader, Chewbacca, R2-D2, and even a Tie Fighter. […]

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    808 Audio Performer BT Headphones Review

    Another day, another pair of headphones enters the marketplace. The latest contender is the 808 Audio Performer BT, a budget-friendly pair of over-ear headphones that can go wired or wireless. What makes the 808 Audio Performer BT stand out from the crowd, besides its affordable price point is its overall design. They are far from the typical […]

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    Hyundai Sonata 2015 Review

    The Hyundai Sonata is quickly becoming the go-to midsize car for many drivers, currently enjoying the same popularity that the Ford Taurus and Toyota Camry enjoyed for many, many years. In fact, you can’t drive down a highway without a Sonata passing you by. So given all of that popularity, would you risk alienating your […]

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    Fish ‘n Splash Water Table: Review

    For those with toddlers, it’s not always easy to keep them entertained for a few hours, or even a few minutes! But the Fish ‘N Splash Water Table from Little Tykes is the perfect toy to keep your young ones easily entertained in the backyard as you catch some rays. Reminiscent of popular boardwalk games […]

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    Philips Fidelio L2 Headphones Review

    It’s been a solid three years since the original Fidelio L1 headphones first appeared on the scene. A lot has changed in three years, but fortunately, the Fidelio over-ear headphones have only gotten better with the release of the next generation — the Fidelio L2. The design is still beautiful with a hat tip to the […]

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    Watch the Avenger LEGO Shield Helicarrier Get Built in 90 Seconds

    Unless you live in a dark, dark hole, than you are probably aware of the fact that the Avengers is currently the greatest comic book inspired movie franchise in the world. So it only seems natural, that the a certain popular construction toy company would bestow upon the world one of their most impressive licensed-themed sets […]

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    V-MODA Debuts 3D Custom Printed Headphones

    V-MODA is at it again, the brand behind the impeccable Crossfade LP2, Crossfade M-100, and XS is delivering the first custom 3D printed shields. V-MODA is no stranger to customizing headphones, in fact they were one of the first to introduce custom laser engraving years ago. Now, they have just taken it to an entirely […]

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    Skullcandy The Grind Headphone Review

    Skullcandy has been very busy pumping out audio headgear lately – we just recently reviewed their Crusher over-ear headphones and now they have also  released the Grind, a budget friendly pair of headphones with a fun twist. The Grind on-ear headphones are uniquely designed, comfy and feature a low profile that will certainly have heads […]

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    Monster SuperStar BackFloat Speaker Review

    The sun is shining, the birds are chirping, and your skin is starting get a healthy looking glow again – it must mean summer is upon us, and we couldn’t be more excited! After the doldrums of a long snowy winter, we are so ready to head to the beach and brush up on our […]

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    First Impressions: 2016 Hyundai Sonata HEV and Plug-in Hybrid

    Hyundai has fully detailed the 2016 Sonata, and, like a lot of hybrids hitting the market this year, it’ll come in both traditional hybrid and plug-in hybrid variants. They’ll be very similar, but there are some advantages to getting a plug-in hybrid (PHEV) that are worth looking into.   While the standard hybrid (HEV) has […]

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    Say Lou Lou and Oyinda Perform First U.S. Show in Williamsburg

    If you don’t know who Say Lou Lou is, you’d better brush up on your Swedish bands — because the second coming of ABBA might be upon us. Say Lou Lou is a twin sister musical group that hails from Sweden and Australia, spending time growing up in both countries. The sisters, Miranda Anna and […]

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    Creative Aurvana In-Ear3 Headphones Review

    Creative has been in the audio game a really long time. How may of us had Sound Blaster sound cards when desktops were still cool? I know I did. I even had their speakers, which were by far and wide some of the best sounding desktop speakers I owned over the last couple of years. […]

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    Skullcandy Crusher Over-Ear Headphones are All About That Bass – Review

    How do you make a pair of headphones stand out? You include a built-in amplifier, of course, and that’s exactly what Skullcandy did. In this extremely cluttered market, consumer headphones have no chance of getting any sort of attention unless they have big marketing budgets or celebrity endorsements. Skullcandy didn’t have to spring for either […]

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    Guardzilla is a Budget Friendly Home Monitoring System – Review

    Smart home monitors—if you’re jumping into the market now, you’re getting to the party pretty late. To contend with more entrenched products like Dropcam, you need something that packs a lot of functionality into a simple package and for a low price. That’s what Guardzilla is hoping to bring to the table. Guardzilla, unfortunately, is […]

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    Exclusive: Hello Kitty Time Capsule Project Arrives in New York City

    The Time after Time Capsule has arrived in New York city, and Chip Chick got an exclusive with the artist behind the project, Sebastian Masuda. Masuda is a pioneer of Harajuku’s kawaii culture, and with his latest project, he is hoping to unite the world together with these memory inspired time capsules. The Time After […]

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    8 Amazing LEGO Sets Coming This Summer

    Toy Fair 2015 may have come and gone, but what we saw there was just the tip of the iceberg of what LEGO is going to be offering up this year. While they displayed many sets at Toy Fair, they seem to be announcing new playsets almost weekly, featuring partnerships that continue to catapult LEGO […]

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    Seagate Seven Review: A Fun Hard Drive with a Clever Retro Design

    How do you celebrate 35 years in the storage business? You release the world’s thinnest external drive of course. The Seagate Seven is a new frontier in portable storage, so not only is it extremely cool looking, but it is only 7 mm thick with a capacity of 500 GB. That may not sound that […]