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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    Endy Mattress Review – a Casper Alternative

    Casper has taken the mattress industry by storm by offering a quality mattress at a really affordable price, and now it’s facing direct competition to its innovative shopping model from a new startup called Endy. Endy is another mattress startup offering a very similar value proposition to Casper. So like Casper, the company is offering a quality […]

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    Xbox One Over-the-Air TV Tuner Review

    When the Xbox One first launched in 2013, there was talk of the console being able to integrate with your over-the-air TV tuner. A year and a half later, the Xbox One’s software has been updated for watching over-the-air broadcasts. So, cable cutters rejoice! The Xbox One is now the ultimate media center for your […]

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    The LG G4 is Nearly Perfect – Review

    The LG G4 is a unique instance where a phone manufacturer brags about releasing a phone with a great camera, and actually comes through. To that effect, the LG G4 has one of the best phone cameras on the market today, so much so that it can go head to head with the likes of […]

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    HP Elitebook Folio 1020 G1 Review

    When we first unboxed HP’s Elitebook Folio 1020 G1, all we could think was, since when are enterprise-laptops this sexy? Of-course, the 1020’s design is reminiscent of the MacBook Pro, but it’s also a lot thinner and lighter than the Pro, and it really is HP’s answer to the MacBook Air. To that effect, the […]

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    Finally a Smart Gadget Bag for Women, Meet Knomo Elektronista

    Thanks to a partnership with Elektronista (a.k.a. Christiane Vejlø, a tech blogger based in Copenhagen), Knomo has produced one of their most stylish and functional bags yet. Christiane had several goals when she set out to work with Knomo on this project. “On the inside, women’s bags look the same as they did back in the […]

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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 […]