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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    Romo Robotic Pet Review

    Meet Romo. You can think of Romo as a sort of Tamagotchi pet for 2013. That said, this ‘pet’ is much more advanced than the original Tamagotchi. That is because this robot pet uses a smartphone for its brains and the base is just what lets it travel around. When you first get started with […]

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    Remote Play on the PS4 with PS Vita – Does it Work?

    If you’re the lucky owner of both a PlayStation 4 then you might be wondering about the remote play feature on the PS Vita. This feature lets you play PS4 games on your Vita, as long as the Vita is connected to the same Wi-Fi network that the PS4 is connected too. To that effect, […]

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    Google Santa Tracker Competes with NORAD

    Every year NORAD helps children everywhere track Santa on Christmas Eve as he makes his way around the world. And every year, NORAD’s Santa tracking technology has gotten more advanced. For example, last year they made it easier than ever to track Santa by using a mobile app. Well it seems like Google got jealous […]

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    Last Minute Stocking Stuffer: Karma Hotspot

    There are plenty of pay-as-you-go mobile hotspots on the market today, so what’s special about Karma you ask? For starters, it’s all about sharing, and rewarding you for sharing. The way it works with your Karma hotspot is that Karma has an open Wi-Fi signal, so that anyone around can connect to it. And when […]

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    Last Minute Gift Recommendation: PlayStation Vita

    The PS4 and Xbox One have been the video game stars of this year’s holiday shopping season, but if you’re looking for a great last minute gift for the gamer in your life – consider the PS Vita. At $199, and half the price of the PS4, the Vita offers a tremendous amount of value […]

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    Win an Xbox One + Get $125 Off the Samsung Galaxy S III

    There are 10 days left to Christmas, and Virgin Mobile is counting them down by giving away lots of prizes! For today only, their #GiftYourself sweepstakes is giving away 8 awesome prizes that you can win for yourself! The list includes – the Xbox One, the Samsung Galaxy Note Tablet 8.0, the Beats by Dr. […]

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    Sony VAIO Tap 21 Review – What Portable All-in-One Dreams Are Made of

    Sony VAIO Tap 21 is one of the very first Portable All-in-Ones, ushering in a new concept for PCs. This new class of “desktop” computers marries an all-in-one PC with a tablet. The result is a compact system with a large touchscreen display that isn’t tied down by cables and a power brick. So unlike […]

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    8 Reasons Why Dell World 2013 Was Pretty Cool

    Dell World might be an IT and enterprise focused conference, but this year Dell demonstrated that the company is moving forward and leading trends in several new ways. Plus, between major news announcements, a strong attendee and partner list, and an impressive list of surprise musical guests, Dell World 2013 proved that while the event […]

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    Moto G Review – As Good as it Gets for Under $200

    The Moto X is one of our favorite smartphones of 2013, and now Motorola has introduced the Moto G, which is essentially a watered down, budget version of the Moto X – and boy is that a good thing. For $179 you get an unlocked smartphone with solid specs, that make this phone a really […]

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    Lenovo IdeaPad Flex 15 Review – The Poor Man’s Yoga

    Don’t call it a Yoga, but the Lenovo IdeaPad Flex 15 certainly takes some design cues from the popular Yoga Ultrabook series. The Flex 15 on the other hand, is an affordable convertible laptop that packs in a touchscreen, along with a neat dual-mode design. So in addition to operating in traditional laptop mode, its […]

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    15 of the Best Black Friday Gadget Deals for 2013

    The Black Friday 2013 madness is just little over a day away, so get your plastic ready to get all fired up, because there are plenty of great gadget deals to be found both online and offline this year. Some of these deals actually start as early as tomorrow, on Thanksgiving. Read on for our […]

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    Black Friday and Thanksgiving Store Opening Times 2013

    It seems that this year, folks can’t even wait until after Thanksgiving for deals. So instead, stores are opening bright and early on both Thanksgiving day and Black friday. Read on for the Black Friday and Thanksgiving store opening times for major retailers, and for a list of over 50 store openings, head to CouponSherpa.com. American Eagle […]

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    Intel Experience Store Tour [Nolita]

    When Intel announced that they were opening up several pop up shops around the country for the holidays, color us surprised. What could Intel’s very own experience shops have to offer that the likes of Best Buy, the Microsoft Store, and other retailers don’t already have? It turns out that Intel’s new experience shops, truly […]

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    15 Xbox One Tips Every Xbox One Owner Should Know

    The Xbox One launch day has finally arrived, and if you’re lucky enough to take the next-gen console home with you, then you’ll want to check out these tips. 1. Want updates to download automatically in the background when the Xbox isn’t in use? Make sure that the “Instant On” setting is turned on. 2. […]

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    Xbox One Review: The Future Has Arrived

    Xbox One is finally here, and that means that the next gen console wars are now in full force. But the Xbox One is so much more than just a next gen console. Microsoft wants the Xbox One to be your one- stop-shop in the living room. But can it really be? Are the days […]

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    PlayStation 4 Review: Is it a Must-Have for the Holidays?

    It has been a long time coming, but the PlayStation 4 has finally arrived. You’re probably wondering what is the experience like on the PS4? Should this be a must on your holiday gift list? Read on for our thoughts on this highly anticipated next gen console. The actual design of the PS4 is not […]

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    Date a Geek: Cristhian Kim of BarkBox

    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 Cristhian Kim of BarkBox. Tell us a bit about yourself (Age, hometown, what you do for a living): I’m a 27 […]

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    Lenovo Yoga Tablet 8 and 10 Review + Giveaway

    The Yoga Tablet 8 and Yoga Tablet 10 are the love children of a partnership between Ashton Kutcher and Lenovo. You heard that right, these tablets are hardly the first Android tablets from Lenovo, the company has been making Android tablets for years, but they are the first two products to come from Ashton Kutcher’s […]

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    Sony RX10 is a Do it All Camera, That Doesn’t Do it All: First Impressions

    Sony’s RX100 MK II has become recognized by many as the best compact camera on the market. This is largely due to its powerful 1-Inch 20.2 MP Exmor R sensor. This sensor allows the camera to produce amazing shots, in a small body. The sensor also performs exceptionally well in low light conditions. Then, in […]

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    Microsoft Surface 2 Review – Hands Down, the Best Windows 8 Tablet

    The original Surface launched along side Windows 8. A year later Windows 8.1 has been rolled out, and it’s chock full of tweaks and refinements. At the same time, Microsoft has released the Surface 2, a new and improved version of the original Surface, that is faster, a bit thinner and lighter, and its accessories […]