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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    Samsung Gear Fit Just Killed the Fitness Tracker [Video]

    We’re starting to feel bad for the smaller fitness tracking companies this year. It’s clearly the year when the major players enter the ring, and it’s equally clear that they’re bringing a lot of money and refinement to the table. For a good example, look no further than the Samsung Gear Fit, the third of […]

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    HP Pavilion x360 is a Cheap, Do-it-all Convertible PC with 4G Data

    It has been a while since we heard much from HP, but fortunately they have a new toy for us that was just announced at MWC. To that effect, the HP Pavilion x360 is not just another touchscreen convertible PC, but it’s an affordable one that comes with free built in mobile 3g/4g data service. […]

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    Cashwrap Wallet Case Review – Is NFC for iPhone Ready for Prime Time?

    Last year at Mobile World Congress, NFC was rolled out in all kinds of ways – such as being used as a badge for entry into the show. But only supported phones with NFC technology could partake in the NFC goodness. A year later, most new smartphones come with NFC built-in – except for the iPhone. […]

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    Samsung Galaxy Devices Get KitKat Update

    Samsung has announced that as of today, many of their Samsung Galaxy smartphones and tablets will be receiving an Android 4.4.2 (KitKat) software update. The update will apply to select carrier variants of the Galaxy Note 3, Galaxy Note II, Galaxy S 4, Galaxy S 4 mini, Galaxy S 4 Active, Galaxy S 4 zoom, […]

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    WikiBear is the New Teddy Ruxpin, Uses Wikipedia for His Brains [Video]

    With a direct connection to Wikipedia, WikiBear is truly the world’s smartest teddy bear. That is because this interactive teddy resorts to crowd sourced knowledge for his brains. Unveiled at Toy Fair, WikiBear uses Bluetooth to connect to a free app running on a smartphone or tablet, which in turn gives him access to WikiPedia […]

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    Entrepreneur Barbie is This Generation’s Startup Barbie

    After 150 plus careers, Barbie has finally decided to start a business of her own. Which is why Mattel introduced Barbie Entrepreneur doll at Toy Fair today. This new Barbie is sticking it to the man by becoming her own boss this time around. And boy, is this Barbie dressed for success! Always ready for […]

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    It’s Not Too Late to Buy Her an Edible Chocolate iPhone Case

    Ok, well actually it is probably too late. But that hasn’t stopped this company from announcing that they now are offering the world’s finest Chocolate iPhone Case. This case is made from solid, dark chocolate and promises to be, well – delicious of course! Grove, a designer of handcrafted wooden tech accessories has teamed up […]

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    Felix HandHold and CrossWay iPhone 5S Cases Review

    Felix has come out with two of the most adorable and clever iPhone 5S cases we have come across to date, and that is no simple feet at all. First there is the CrossWay, which sports a somewhat dizzying but clever zig zag pattern on the backside of your iPhone. Then there is the HandHold […]

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    Nokia Lumia 2520 Windows Tablet Review

    The Nokia Lumia 2520 is the first Windows RT powered tablet from Nokia. The company has hit a home run when it comes to Windows Phones, but how did they do the first time around with a tablet? It turns out they’ve nearly knocked this one out of the park too. So much so, that […]

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    Date a Geek: James Lamdin of analog/shift

    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 James Lamdin of analog/shift. Tell us a bit about yourself (age, hometown, what you do for a living)? I was […]

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    Win the JBL Charge Wireless Speaker from AT&T

    There are just two weeks left until Valentine’s Day, and that is two weeks left for you to plan the perfect Valentine’s Day to make their hearts go a flutter. Want to win them over? Well, you could always impress them by adding them to your wireless plan on one of AT&T’s new Mobile Share […]

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    Test Driving the 2014 Toyota Highlander

    The Toyota Highlander has been redesigned and revamped for 2014 and it’s now larger and more luxurious than ever before. For starters, the car is now made of a rigid unibody structure that has been made to be a bit wider and longer, so that there is more available interior space, as well as an […]

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    Orange Is the New Black “Alex” and “Piper” Minifigs are Here

    The Netflix original series Orange is the New Black has become an instant smash hit, but you know that you have really made it when they start making Minifigs out of the show’s characters. To that effect, there are Alex and Piper Minifigures being sold on eBay. These adorable little criminals come dressed in their […]

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    Jawbone ERA Review (2014): A Tiny but Mighty Bluetooth Headset

    Jawbone’s Up fitness trackers might have been their stand out product for 2013, but their fashion-forward Bluetooth headsets are what made the company into a brand-name. Now, three years after creating their Jawbone ERA headset, they have revamped it and introduced its next generation model, which is tinier than ever. As if the original wasn’t […]

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    Behold, the Pocketable YouTube Projector

    How do you carry 120″ in your pocket? With the Philips PicoPix PPX 3610 Projector you can. This portable projector is not only unique because its small, but despite its petite proportions, it’s capable of projecting up to 120 inches at an 854×480 resolution at 100 lumens. It even has Wifi and DLNA for streaming content off […]

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    T-Mobile LTE vs AT&T LTE – Which is Faster in NYC?

    We have been eager to test out T-Mobile’s LTE network ever since the carrier officially unleashed their new network last year. T-Mobile claims that their LTE network is actually faster than AT&T’s LTE network. But is it really? We tested T-Mobile’s LTE speeds using the Samsung LTE Mobile HotSpot PRO. With its built-in color display, […]

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    Jawbone Redesigns and Revamps ERA Headset for Siri

    Bluetooth speakers might be all the rage these days, but Jawbone is returning to its roots with the new and improved Jawbone ERA bluetooth headset. This tiny, but fashion forward headset, is designed to not only be comfortable and great for making calls, but it has also been revamped to take better advantage of Siri […]

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    News Republic App Figures Out What You Want to Read

    News Republic, a popular mobile app for reading news stories, just got smarter. Their latest update brings several new features which are designed to offer a more sophisticated and personalized experience for the user, the likes of which no other mobile news app currently has to offer. That is because the app is able to […]

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    39 Selfies from CES 2014 [Gallery]

    CES has come and gone, and as expected, the show had a heavy focus on wearables, fitness products, larger than life TVs, app driven devices and bluetooth speakers. You can check out our full coverage of the show here. But beyond our regular coverage of the show, this year we challenged ourselves with the CES […]

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    Follow our CES 2014 Coverage – Win a Lenovo Yoga 2 Pro

    The Lenovo Yoga 2 Pro was one of the hottest devices of 2013, and it’s still going strong. As a matter of fact, the Yoga 2 Pro is actually the device that we’re using to cover CES. Between its multimode design, and its premium features – such as its incredible QHD+ display, the Yoga 2 […]