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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    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 […]

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    TowlHub is Not Your Ordinary Paper Towel Holder

    There are lots of silly USB hubs out there, but believe it or not, the TowlHub is not one of them. The aptly named hub is actually a paper towel holder that doubles as a 4 port USB hub. The design of the TowlHub is quite nice and will easily match your other kitchen appliances, […]

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    Sony a5100 Finally Replaces the Popular NEX-5T

    It’s not like we didn’t know it was coming, but Sony’s extremely popular NEX-5T series is about to get replaced with the incoming Sony ɑ5100. Like the NEX-5 series that came before it, the a5100 is targeted towards entry-level DSLR/mirrorless camera users who are replacing their cameras, along with step-up users that are upgrading from smartphones […]

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    WindUp is a Serious Snapchat Alternative for Windows Phone

    If you can’t join ’em, beat’em. That is exactly what Windows Phone is trying to do with their latest app, which was developed in house by Microsoft to be a direct competitor to Snapchat. Like the popular Snapchat, WindUp lets you create and send temporary messages. The app lets you decide how long the message […]

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    Nerd Block July 2014 Review and Coupon

    We’re always disappointed when there are no vinyl figurines to be found in the box, but this month’s Nerd Block for July 2014 has plenty of other worthy goodies. So what can be foun in this month’s Nerd Block? Exclusive Turtle Power T-Shirt – this is very timely with the movie coming out soon. Wear […]

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    Loot Crate July 2014 Subscription Box is So Good – It’s Evil!

    July’s Loot Crate isn’t good – instead it’s quite the opposite and it’s pretty evil. To that effect, it’s all about villains. So what villainous goodies can be found in this month’s box? Darth Vadar keychain. Because what villain themed box would be complete without him? Comic featuring Rocket Raccoon from Guardians of the Galaxy Pair of Deadpool […]