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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    JBL Boost TV Review

    The JBL Boost TV is aptly named — it really does provide a much needed boost to your flat panel TV. I absolutely love my TCL Roku TV — it’s an incredible value and a great TV for the money, but its weakest aspect, like with most TVs, is its audio. It’s not just that the built-in […]

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    2017 Chevy Cruze Hatchback Review

    Despite its affordable price, the 2017 Chevy Cruze Hatchback doesn’t feel or look like a budget hatchback. Its exterior is attractive, as is its two-toned interior, but beyond its good looks, there’s lots of tech packed inside to help make the Cruze look and feel like a more premium vehicle. The centerpiece of those tech […]

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    Here’s What’s In Our CES Survival Pack

    CES is the nerd’s equivalent of the New York marathon. It’s intense, exhausting, but also a lot of fun, and you’re certainly a champion if you make it through. But all attendees know that the gear in your bag is essential to surviving CES. Here’s what we’ll be lugging around in our backpack this year […]

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    Lenovo Yoga 910 Review

    Lenovo has a great track record of listening to user feedback and taking it to heart. That’s just what has happened with every new generation of the Yoga, and the Yoga 910 exemplifies that. Lenovo has upped the ante for their latest Yoga with an all-metal unibody chassis complemented by a beautiful edge-to-edge screen. The Yoga 910 […]

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    HTC Bolt Review

    A Sprint exclusive, the HTC Bolt is being promoted by the infamous speedster Usain Bolt, and rightfully so. That is because the HTC Bolt is one of the most affordable ways to get access to Sprint’s new LTE Plus network with 3x carrier aggregation — the phone can connect to multiple Sprint bands, prioritizing things […]

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    Asus ZenFone 3 Deluxe Review

    The Asus ZenFone 3 Deluxe is a big phone, but not in a bad way. Asus’s latest flagship phone manages to pack a large 5.7″ display into a svelte .3″ aluminum unibody design with diamond cut edges that weighs just six ounces. When you hold it, it feels too light to be that big, and we […]

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    Bowers & Wilkins P7 Wireless Headphones Review

    It was way back in 2013 that we reviewed Bowers & Wilkins P7 headphones. The headphones exuded luxury and they sounded great. Here in 2016, Bowers & Wilkins has finally taken the plunge into wireless with the P7 — the company ended its long abstinence from wireless in 2014, and has slowly been rolling out […]

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    Fossil Q Marshal Smartwatch Review

    Fossil was one of the first mainstream watchmakers to embrace wearables with their Q line of smartwatches. The Q Marshal is one of their second generation smartwatches. This time around their Android Wear smartwatch has a lower profile and smaller 45 mm face, making it significantly slimmer then its predecessor the Founder. But, it’s not just a […]

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    2017 GMC Acadia Denali First Drive

    Geared towards busy families, the redesigned 2017 GMC Acadia Denali has arrived. As opposed to being just a minivan replacement, this mid-sized SUV crossover vehicle takes cues from traditional trucks, and that’s a good thing. The result is a family-oriented SUV that can handle just about everything you throw at it. GMC describes the exterior […]

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    Huawei Nova Review – It’s the Mini Nexus 6P

    Announced alongside the larger Nova Plus at IFA 2016, the Huawei Nova bears an uncanny resemblance to the Nexus 6P. That shouldn’t come a much of a surprise considering Huawei actually manufactures the 6P for Google. With its similar diamond cut edges and aluminum body, the Nova is essentially a smaller version of the 6P […]

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    SanDisk Shows Off the World’s First 1TB SD Card

    Western Digital has unveiled the world’s first 1TB SDXC card at Photokina 2016. Remember when a 64MB SD card seemed gigantic? Well SanDisk unveiled the world’s first 64MB SD card in 2000. And back at Photokina 2014, they unveiled the 512GB SanDisk Extreme PRO SDXC UHS-I Memory Card. And if you’re wondering why anyone would […]

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    HTC Goes Art Deco Fabulous with the Desire 10 Pro and Lifestyle Phones

    Remember HTC’s more affordable Desire phone? Well, it’s back, and this time around it’s looking pretty luxurious. HTC has announced the HTC Desire 10 pro and the HTC Desire 10 lifestyle phones. The idea here is that you get flagship features for a non-flagship price, and they certainly look the part. To that effect they […]

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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 […]