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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    Plantronics Explorer 500 Bluetooth Headset Review

    Not too long ago, we took a look at the Plantronics Voyager Edge UC and Plantronics Blackwire C725. While the Blackwire C725 was terrific for use with a computer and the Voyager Edge UC is great for switching frequently between a smartphone and computer for communications, both are priced at the high end. Plantronics new […]

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    Lenovo Yoga Tablet 2 with Windows Review

    The Lenovo Tablet 2 is one of the latest additions to Ashton Kutcher and Lenovo’s Yoga tablet series. And unlike the stereotypical slates we’re used to seeing, the Yoga Tablet series offers 4 unique usage modes – Hold, Tilt, Stand, and the pretty radical Hang mode. The Tablet 2 with Windows that we tested here, […]

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    Win the Lumia 1520 Phone!

    Spring is in the air. Unless you’re located in the North East – where it doesn’t feel like Spring at all yet. In any case, to celebrate Spring, we’re giving away the larger-than-life Lumia 15 phone running Windows. This smartphone packs in a 6″ display and Carl Zeiss optics. And there are several ways to […]

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    7 Reasons Why We’re Smitten with the Dell XPS 13

    When a PC comes out and folks start calling it a Macbook killer, that is a very strong claim to make, and even a harder one to get away with. But after spending several weeks with the Dell XPS 13, we’re ready to put our 2 cents in. And it turns out that we’re downright […]

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    Geek Fuel February 2015 Review

    Every month we review Loot Crate and Nerd Block’s geeky subscription boxes, and this month we’re welcoming a newcomer into the geek themed subscription box arena – Geek Fuel. Like Loot Crate, Geek Fuel, also pushes out a themed box each month, and February’s box has certainly impressed us with its “Retro” theme. This is […]

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    Nerd Block February 2015 Review and Coupon

    Nerd Block for February 2015 offered another fun cross selection of goodies which span several geek genres. It also included several awesome exclusives – such as an exclusive Breaking Bad vinyl. Here is what we found in our February box: Nerd Play Trading Card series – introducing the world’s best cos-players in never seen before […]

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    Date a Geek: Dan Cohen of Gear Diary

    Due to the controversial popularity of our How to Date a Geek Girl and How to Date a Geek Guy guides, we have introduced a special column featuring real life single geeks. This week, we have interviewed our colleague, Dan Cohen of Gear Diary.  Tell us a bit about yourself (Age, hometown, what you do for a living): I’m […]

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    Mophie Juice Pack Air for iPhone 6 Review

    We got a look at the brand new Mophie Juice Pack Air battery case for the iPhone 6 at CES this year, the latest in Mophie’s long line of external battery packs. Well, the Juice Pack Air for iPhone 6 is now available. Because as much as you probably love your iPhone 6, it just […]

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    Hands-on with the Dell XPS 13 + First Impressions

    At CES last month, Dell announced a new revamped XPS 13, which is supposed to be the world’s smallest laptop. The original Dell XPS 13 was a hit, and it also helped usher in the Ultrabook category, so we had high hopes for 2015’s model. But weighing in at just 2.8lbs with a touchscreen, not […]

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    Samsung Curved 4K UHD HU9000 Review – This 4K TV Will Blow Your Mind

    When Samsung first debuted their curved TVs, the world gasped in awe. Their Curved 4K UHD HU9000 takes that curved design and ups the ante with a UHD resolution display. But is this 4K TV really worth 4 grand? Yes. And here’s why. 1. UHD Content and Upscaling 4K content on the UHD HU9000 looks […]

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    Sony’s 4K Action Cam First Impressions with Sample Video

    At CES last month, Sony announced their 4K Action Cam. Sony’s Action Cam is Sony’s answer to GoPro, but unlike the GoPro, this sports camera is packed with serious Carl Zeiss optics on the inside. We took the 4K Action Cam for a road test over in Crested Butte, Colorado. And by roads – we […]

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    Win the HP EliteDesk 800 G1 Mini PC!

    Despite what others may say, size does matter. And that is exactly what makes the HP EliteDesk 800 G1 Desktop PC so unique – and that is that it is so tiny! But not only is it tiny, it’s also mighty. You can check out our full review of the HP EliteDesk 800 G1 desktop here. But we […]

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    Date a Geek: Mitchell Oke of CarAdvice

    Due to the controversial popularity of our How to Date a Geek Girl and How to Date a Geek Guy guides, we have introduced a special column featuring real life single geeks. This week, we have interviewed our colleague, Mitchell Oke of CarAdvice.  Tell us a bit about yourself (Age, hometown, what you do for a living): I’m 25 […]

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    Loot Crate January 2015 Review and Coupon Code

    Forget what we said about last month’s Loot Crate, because to start off 2015, Loot Crate has really outdone themselves. That said, this month’s Loot Crate truly celebrates retro geek culture with their “Rewind” themed box. With the start of 2015 upon us we wanted the first crate of the new year to celebrate the […]

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    Gillette Venus Swirl is a High Tech Razor for Women

    High tech beauty gadgets doesn’t always mean microchips and it doesn’t always mean expensive. That’s what we found when we tested out Gillette’s new Venus Swirl razor. The Venus Swirl doesn’t have any electrical components, but that doesn’t make it any less high-tech when it comes to getting a close shave anywhere on the body. In fact, […]

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    Bowers & Wilkins T7 Review – a Portable Bluetooth Speaker with Class

    There are way too many portable bluetooth speakers on the market these days, so it takes a lot to stand out. Bowers & Wilkins has managed to do just that with their T7 speaker. The T7 isn’t one of the smaller portable speakers that you’ll find out there, but measuring 4.5” x 8.3” x 2.1”and […]

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    Sol Republic Deck Ultra Review

    Sol Republic’s Deck Speaker was one of the standout speakers of 2014. Between its fun color choices, and the fact that it was jam packed with features, the Deck rocked. So how do you make a great portable speaker even greater? Sol Republic has redesigned the Deck so that its second generation speaker is more […]

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    Samsung Portable SSD T1 Review – A Crazy Little and Fast Drive

    Usually, when we talk about external storage, we’re either looking at USB thumb drives with relatively small amounts of flash memory or external hard disks with higher capacities. External SSDs are still an uncommon sight, mainly because solid state storage costs so much more—that’s why USB thumb drives usually have no more than 16 GB […]

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    Casper Mattress Review – Yep, It’s a Game Changer

    Buying a mattress isn’t something that people do very often, but just because it’s an infrequent purchase, that doesn’t mean that a mattress should have to cost you an arm and a leg. Yet, if you’ve visited your local Sleepy’s lately, it was probably a painful visit because of the scary price tags that come […]