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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    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 […]

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    Win the Xbox One Sunset Overdrive Bundle!

    What could be better than bringing home an Xbox One for the holidays? How about bringing home the Xbox One Sunset Overdrive Bundle! We’re giving one away right here. So enter below to win. The Xbox One Special Edition “Sunset Overdrive” includes the following items – a Special edition white Xbox One console and wireless […]

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    Nexus 9 Review – Not the iPad Air, But Still a Darn Good Tablet

    We already took a look at the Nexus 6, Google’s new smartphone being launched to help introduce Android 5.0 Lollipop. Along with that phone, we’re also getting a new tablet—the Nexus 9. The Nexus 9 is an 8.9″ tablet running on a 64-bit 2.3 GHz NVIDIA Tegra K1 processor (with 2 GB of RAM) and […]

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    SOL Republic PUNK Wireless Speaker Review

    SOL Republic’s PUNK is their tiniest Bluetooth speaker yet, and the company’s first entry into the ultraportable Bluetooth speaker arena. This little speaker is small enough to hold in one hand and carry around in some pockets. But don’t let its petite size fool you, because it’s a lot more powerful then most other ultraportable […]

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    HTC Takes on Go Pro with RE Camera [Hands-on]

    HTC’s latest smartphones have been all about cameras and the SELFIE, but this time they have actually come out with their own standalone camera that aims to be a Go Pro competitor—and it’s called the RE. The RE sports a minimalist, cylindrical, and very pocketable design that is made to be held and fit naturally […]

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    Loot Crate September Review and Coupon Code

    September’s Loot Crate was quite a good one, especially for sci-fi fans. To that effect, there were tons of goodies for everyone from Alien fans to Trekkies. A Tribble! This one is a Loot Crate exclusive, and and it might as well be the golden goose for a Trekkie. The Tribble came stuffed in a […]

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    Nerd Block August 2014 Review and Coupon Code

    Nerd Block is the highlight of the month for gamers and geeks alike. August’s Nerd Block surprised us with everything from Batman to Pokemon to Doctor Who, for a well rounded and nerdilicous experience. Here is what we found in our box- Funko Batman PX Previews Exclusive – We can never get enough vinyls, but better […]

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    Netgear ReadyNAS 102 Review – A Feature Rich NAS, Made Easy

    When it comes to NAS boxes, traditionally they have not been something that the average consumer uses. Instead, NAS boxes have been more of a prosumer toy. And this is for good reason – and that is that most NAS boxes are complex to install and use. This is a shame, since whether they know […]

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    Where are the Smartwatches for Women?

    If 2013 was the year of the fitness tracker, 2014 is turning out to be the year of the smart watch. To that effect, each mobile company at IFA in Berlin this week, had their own smart watch to debut. At each press conference, I anxiously awaited to get a hands on with that perspective […]

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    Asus Zen Watch Hands-on

    The Asus ZenWatch is Asus’ first wearable device, and it’s looking like a nice alternative to a lot of first party wearables that we’ve seen announced recently. Well, technically, the ZenWatch is also a first party wearable, because Asus makes smartphones. But, you know. It’s hard, the smartphone game. The ZenWatch runs Android Wear, and […]

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    Tria Hair Removal Laser 4X Review

    Hair laser removal—should you do it at home? Should you do it at all? These are questions that many people consider when they start looking into hair laser removal, especially when trying to figure out which device is right for them. Tria’s Hair Removal Laser 4X is a popular home hair removal laser device on […]