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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    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 […]

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    Nerd Block June 2014 Review and Coupon

    This month’s NerdBlock is our favorite one so far with a great blend of retro geeky franchises. In the box we received – Not one, but TWO awesome t-shirts. We’re particularly smitten with Ghostbusters themed “Who you gonna call” t-shirt. But in addition to that shirt, there is also an Iron Sentinel t-shirt in the box. Doctor […]

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    Lenovo Yoga 2 13-inch Review: Still a Leader in Versatility

    Tent, Stand, Laptop and Tablet mode – it’s no secret that we were smitten with the original Yoga. Its versatile form-factor made it not only super practical, but it also helped show off all of Windows 8’s capabilities. But there was still room for improvement, and it’s clear that Lenovo listened to a lot of […]

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    LaCie’s Rugged USB 3.0 Thunderbolt is a Must-Have for Students – Review

    LaCie’s extremely popular Rugged series has been updated and it’s now better than ever. Designed by Neil Poulton, the drive has risen to the ranks over the years thanks to its bold and tough design – and this time around, it’s even tougher. To that effect, you’ll be covered for drops up to 2 meters (6.6 […]

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    Simpsons MAC Makeup, Because We all Want to Resemble Marge

    San Diego Comic Con is always the source of weird and wonderful collaborations. We usually get to see the occasional comic book crossover, or maybe some new flash drives. Rote stuff by now. But a new cosmetics line from MAC debuting at the Con? Brave new world we’re living in. During SDCC this year, MAC […]

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    magicJackGO Brings your Landline to your iPhone

    Most people nowadays don’t care about having a landline anymore, but magicJackGO certainly paints an enticing picture. The new device is the 4th gen and latest from the popular low cost, all you can eat VOIP service. Service costs customers just $34.95 for the first year and packs in one year of unlimited calling in […]

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    ASUS MeMO Pad 7 – Finally, a budget tablet with no Compromises! [Review]

    Can Intel’s new Bay Trail-based tablet take over the budget slate market? Hell Yeah. Budget Android tablets are a dime a dozen these days, so needless to say, it takes a lot to stand out. In general, sub $150 Android tablets have been poor contenders, that tend to offer subpar specs and subpar performance in exchange for […]

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    Loot Crate’s June Subscription Box is All About Transformers

    This month’s Loot Crate theme is especially timely, since it’s all about Transformers. Of course, the Transformers: Age of Extinction movie premiere is just a few days away. Here is what you can find in June’s Loot Crate box and there’s more to it than meets the eye. Marty McPrime T-Shirt – This t-shirt is another […]

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    AKiTiO Palm RAID Review – The Fastest Portable Drive EVER

    Bought a Macbook Pro or an iMac a while back, and now you’re wishing now that you had splurged for a bigger SSD? Or maybe you have just ran out of storage on your Mac? Sure, you can easily pick up an ordinary external hard drive, but if performance and portability are of utmost importance, […]

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    Nerd Block May 2014 Review and Coupon

    This month’s Nerd Block is quite the good crowd pleaser, since it packs in several popular franchises in its box – including Spiderman, Super Mario Bros and Star Wars. As a matter of fact, it is boxes like this that really get us excited about Nerd Block. Here is a list of the goodies that […]

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    Microsoft Surface Pro 3 Review – As Good as Windows 8 Gets

    It was not all that long ago that Microsoft debuted the Surface Pro 2. Yet here they are, just 9 months later, releasing the Surface Pro 3. Microsoft has clearly listened to users feedback with this latest Surface. To that effect, the Surface Pro 3 truly improves on the weakest parts of the Surface Pro […]

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    Fugoo Style Review – A Bluetooth Clutch that Rocks

    We’ve seen the portable speaker designed as a clutch done before, but this might be the best crack at it yet. To that effect, the Fugoo Style isn’t just a looker – but it has some seriously good audio chops that make it one of the better portable Bluetooth speakers out there. For a speaker […]

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    Is AT&T Getting into the Luggage Business?

    Every year AT&T shows off the technologies that they are developing and experimenting with. Many of these innovations offer glimpses of the near future. This year, we scoped out three super smart technologies that AT&T is working on, and fortunately, they aren’t too far away from becoming a reality. Smart Luggage Smart phone, smart home, well […]

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    HP EliteBook Folio 1040 Review – Finally, a Non Bland Enterprise Laptop

    Lets face it, business PCs tend to be boring with bland designs. The HP EliteBook 1040 G1 on the other hand, offers just about everything you want from a solid business laptop while offering the looks of a sleek PC that is sporting a more consumer-like design. Furthermore, the HP EliteBook is HP’s thinnest business […]

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    Monster’s Noel Lee Finally Speaks About Beats / Apple Acquisition

    News of the impending Apple/Beats acquisition has been bubbling over these past couple of days, but have you ever stopped to wonder what Monster Products must be thinking about it? After all, Monster was instrumental in building the Beats by Dr. Dre brand, having only recently parted ways. Well, the company’s head Monster, Noel Lee, […]

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    Date a Geek: Iryna Zenyuk, U.S. Chess Champ

    We interview Iryna Zenyuk, one of the top US female chess players who is currently participating in the U.S. Women’s Chess Championship. Tell us a bit about yourself (Age, hometown, what you do for a living): I am originally from Ukraine but consider my hometown to be New York, where I finished high school and […]

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    Grovemade Wooden iPhone Bumper Review

    Handcrafted in the good old U.S. of A, Grovemade’s wooden cases are examples of true american craftsmanship. To that effect, the folks over at Grovemade have literally put together some of the nicest iPhone cases we have seen to date ,which are made of all wood construction. These cases are precision machined and hand sanded […]

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    Nerd Block’s April 2014 Subscription Box Includes Random Geek Goodies

    Subscription boxes are generally very addictive, but Nerd Block is one of our favorites. That is because each month, Nerd Block serves up a dosage of geeky goods such as action figures, t-shirts and other surprises. The cost for Nerd Block is $19.99 a month plus $9.50 shipping in the U.S. They also ship worldwide. This month […]

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    Loot Crate’s April 2014 Subscription Box is all About the Dragons

    April’s Lootcrate theme was focused on dragons, and what dragon-themed box would be complete without something from Game of Thrones? This is what we found in our Dragon box for the month of April – Elder Scrolls The Nord Figure. This exclusive figure is really adorable and hardly intimidating. Game of Thrones Vinyl Figure Mystery Mini. […]