Helena Stone

Editor-in-Chief of Chip Chick, a native New Yorker, Helena holds a Masters Degree in Digital Imaging and Design from New York University. Helena has spent much of her career working in the social media marketing and interactive design fields. At any minute she can be found trolling J and R, Best Buy, or DataVision… hard at work at making the salesmen feel stupid. Connect with Helena on Google+

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    ZTE Shrinks the AXON 7 with the AXON 7 Mini

    The AXON 7 has been a home-run for ZTE, and rightfully so. It’s one of the best affordable flagship phones out there, and that is because it proves that you can get a great premium smartphone without breaking the bank. Today at IFA, ZTE has announced the ZTE AXON Mini. Sporting a 5.2” 1080p screen, the Mini […]

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    Taking the 2017 Kia Cadenza for a Test Drive

    Kia’s larger-sized sedan, the Cadenza, has been revamped for 2017. Kia’s luxury sedan is one of its lesser known vehicles, but like with most of Kia’s models, it’s on the upswing. Kia’s done great jobs with their Sorento, Sportage, Optima, and Sedona, and that general level of quality is reflected in the redesigned Cadenza. This […]

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    ZTE Zmax Pro Review – This $99 Phone Actually Rocks

    A 6″ phablet for $99? The ZTE Zmax Pro is proof that a budget smartphone doesn’t have to suck. For starters, not only does the ZTE Zmax Pro have a large display, but that display is light years ahead of the typical display you’ll find on a $99 budget phone. It’s a 1080p display with […]

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    2016 Lexus IS 200t Review

    The 2016 Lexus IS 200t is a luxury sport sedan that is incredibly fun to drive. We recently got behind the wheel of a $44,205 trim, which came configured with standard equipment and a 2.0-liter engine with four drive modes (Eco, Normal, Sport and Snow). In addition to the standard equipment, our car came with a blind spot monitor, the […]

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    Alcatel Idol 4S Review

    Known for making value smartphones, Alcatel has been relatively quiet in the U.S., but the company still has a strong market share worldwide. That first part could be changing — their latest handset is the Idol 4S, and it’s poised to compete in the increasingly competitive midrange premium market, going head to head with the likes of the […]

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    Star Trek Beyond IMAX Review – An Enjoyable Standalone Episode

    Star Trek Beyond does a beautiful job of immersing you in the futuristic universe of Starfleet and the Federation. On the human (or otherwise) side of things, Chris Pine, Zoe Saldana, Zachary Quinto, and the core cast continue to do a great job of recreating the synergy and camaraderie of the original Star Trek crew. We would […]

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    Huawei MateBook Review

    When Huawei first announced the MateBook back at MWC, it took us by surprise. Huawei has risen to become the third largest smartphone manufacturer in the world, but no one was expecting them to announce that they are going to start making PCs, too. Huawei is finally releasing the hybrid MateBook in the U.S., but […]

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    Samsung Gear Fit2 Review

    It was way back in 2014 when Samsung first introduced the Gear Fit. Here in 2016, Samsung has finally followed it up with the Gear Fit2, a GPS fitness band with smartwatch features. The Fit2 comes with advanced fitness tracking, built-in GPS, heart rate monitoring, sleep monitoring, the ability to sync with Samsung’s S Health […]

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    Warcraft (IMAX) Review

    Warcraft was first announced way back in 2006, when World of Warcraft was still in its early days. WoW is still hanging in there ten years later, but there’s been waning interest — at over 5.5 million subscribers as of 2015, the game’s player base is less than half of what it was at its peak. Still, 5.5 million players […]

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    Is China The New Frontier in Tech? IFA Is Betting On It

    Every year, the IFA trade show in Berlin is the biggest Consumer electronics show in Europe — one that rivals CES in sheer size and attendees. Now the folks over at Messe Berlin are hoping to relocate some of that success to the Asian market. This week, they launched the first ever CE China in Shenzhen. With […]

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    LaCie Porsche Design USB-C Mobile Hard Drive Review

    For over a decade, the Porsche Design series from LaCie has been the source of some of the most beautifully crafted PC peripherals on the market. Their latest Porsche Design Mobile Drives continue to bear the series’ iconic good looks, but there’s been a tech overhaul — these drives have USB Type-C ports. Better yet, […]

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    HTC 10 Review

    You can call HTC’s latest flagship phone the HTC 10, because they’ve officially dropped the “One” and “M” monikers. But, besides the name change, their latest phone is not a drastic change in form from its predecessors, but one that offers plenty of refinements. The same unibody metal design that HTC was first out of the […]

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    Samsung Galaxy TabPro S is a PC for Galaxy Phone Users – Review

    The Samsung Galaxy TabPro S is a svelte, super thin 12″ Windows 10 tablet that also wants to be your PC on the go. The star feature of the TabPro S is its 12″ Super AMOLED display. It’s the same kind of display technology that Samsung uses on their Galaxy phones, and this is the […]

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    OKU Personal Skin Coach Review

    Fitness and health trackers are a dime a dozen nowadays, but what about a device that can help you understand your skin and track the progress of your skin care? OKU is just such a device and it’s certainly the first of its kind. My biggest issue with skin care is that I’ve always felt […]

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    AKG N90Q Headphones Review – Totally Worth the $1500 Price Tag

    Born from a partnership between iconic musician Quincy Jones and Harman Kardon, the AKG N90Q headphones are not your ordinary pair of headphones. Heck, $1,500 for a pair of headphones is not exactly a common thing. So how does Harman justify the price point for these headphones? They aren’t just about being luxurious, and they […]

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    Huawei MediaPad M2 10.0 Review – A Tablet That Cares About Audio

    When it comes to audio, most tablets are inadequate. After all, have you ever tried playing an iPad on the train, in an airport lounge, or at a table in a crowded cafe? The unfortunate reality is that most tablets on the market have speakers that are weak and underpowered. This has helped the portable […]