Scott Schaen

Scott resides in hipster-town Brooklyn, New York. He is a 24 year old technophile who graduated Magna Cum Laude from Rensselaer Polytechnic Institute. Aside from his day job, he lives a very social lifestyle, commonly going out in Williamsburg or New York City. Reviewing products for Chip Chick is “a dream come true” for Scott, the young professional with a heart of a child and the curiosity of a cat.

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    Monster’s SuperStar Portable Speaker is Pocket Sized Perfection: Review

    This is the speaker you want this summer. Monster nailed it with their pocket sized bluetooth speaker. The Monster SuperStar is the World’s Smallest Audiophile speaker, according to Monster. It’s capable of cranking out some serious sound for it’s size. It’s water resistant, micro-USB rechargeable with a nice sized battery, and … colors! The Monster […]

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    Belkin MIXIT Metallic Lightning Cable Review

    If you’ve owned an iOS lightning device for a while, there’s probably a couple things you’ve noticed: the cables are abnormally expensive and relatively low quality. Even Apple’s lightning cable frays and discolors. Belkin has put an end to that with their new metallic lightning cables. These cables are premium in design, neat looking, and […]

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    Samsung Galaxy Tab 4 8.0 WiFi Tablet Review

    Looking for a great tablet without breaking the bank? Of course! The new Samsung Galaxy Tab 4 8.0 WiFi tablet pretty much has it all (except for a name that is not confusing). While it falls into the mid-range category, you’ll be quite surprised what this thing’s packing. High resolution ultra-vibrant display? Check. Long battery life? […]

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    Monster Meek Mill 24K is the Golden Nugget of Headphones: Review

    Monster just released some serious headphone bling! Their 24K over-ear headphones are entirely covered in fab gold sexiness. These premium headphones feature a DJ-style build, Monster’s ’24K next level sound’, giant plush cushions, and an inline ControlTalk with microphone. Plus, they’re limited edition by rapper/producer Meek Mill. Is it real gold? No. Maybe a little? […]

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    a-Jays Five In-Ear Headphones Review

    a-Jays Five are not your run of the mill in-ear headphones. Much like a luxury car or watch, Jays boasts superior engineering that will make their earbuds stand apart from the rest. Interestingly, their a-Jays Fives are built for each different OS–there’s an iOS model, Android model, and Windows model, for guaranteed compatibility. They’re only […]

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    The BlackBerry Z30 Has A Lot of Promise – Yes, We Said it: Review

    We’ll hand it to BlackBerry, the new Z30 is nice. And yes, we realize it seems like BlackBerry is a sinking ship, but there’s a lot of promise in this new smartphone and BlackBerry 10. First and foremost, it supports most Android apps, so it already has Windows phone beat. Secondly, the entire OS revolves […]

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    The Pack from Blueflame is the Perfect Commuter Backpack: Review

    There’s nothing like a small backpack for everyday use. BlueFlame’s “Pack” Technical Commute Backpack is exactly what it sounds like, a safe haven for transporting all your techie gear. This small backpack is designed to safely store a 13″ laptop, a tablet, and enough stuff for an overnight getaway. Surprisingly, this is accessory manufacturer BlueFlame’s […]

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    Lego Mindstorms EV3 Will Let Your Imagination Run Wild: Review

    Intelligent Lego robots have existed among us for years thanks to Lego Mindstorms. At long last, they’ve just released Mindstorm EV3. EV3 is everything you could imagine for 2014 robotics: motors, sensors, Bluetooth, WiFi, and more. The EV3 has unlimited capability and will appeal to users of all ages. At it’s most basic level, the […]

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    Logitech Harmony Smart Keyboard Review

    If you’ve ever needed a keyboard and/or mouse in your entertainment room, then you’ve just stumbled upon the single greatest accessory: the Logitech Harmony Smart Keyboard. This keyboard/trackpad combo is much more than meets the eye. The combo device is capable of extreme customization that will fit every single A/V need. In no time, you […]

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    Slip Stopper Turns Your iPhone into a Window Cling: Review

    iPhone not grippy enough? That’s where Slip Stopper comes in. Slip Stopper is an adhesive skin for the back of your iPhone. As you can imagine, it adds grip and puts an end to slipping. More impressively, the gel skin mirrors the appearance of iPhone’s back and gives it a more 3D and rounded appearance. […]

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    Speck CandyShell Amped Case Turns Up the Volume: Review

    The Speck Amped case for iPhone 5/5S may look like another protective CandyShell case, but it’s got a trick up its sleeve. Appropriately named, the Amped actually has a built in amplifier that’s supposed to make audio sound louder and clearer. Best of all, it’s passive and requires no power at all. Amped takes the […]

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    Phiaton Fusion MS 430 M-Series Carbon Fiber Headphone Review

    Phiaton has been making a name for themselves in the headphone market with their high end audio quality and mechanical beauty. Their latest release is on-ear headphones: the MS 430-M series. Impressively, they feature a carbon fiber build that helps keep them tough and light. The MS 430s also feature 40mm drivers, a fold and […]

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    LSTN Troubadour Wooden Headphones are Just in Time for Earth Day

    About a year ago we reviewed headphones that were handcrafted from recycled wood, the LSTN Fillmore On-Ears. Now we’re reviewing their big brother, the LSTN Troubadours. The Trabadours are larger on-ear headphones with a more durable and premium look and feel. They, too, sport a fantastic finish crafted from rich recycled wood. As a great […]

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    Braven BRV-X Ultra-Rugged Bluetooth Speaker Review

    When the brand Braven comes to mind, I think: bold, tough, durable. The Braven BRV-X is the epitome of those words. The BRV-X is an indoor/outdoor bluetooth speaker that’s built for the toughest environments. It’s not just shockproof, but IPX5 water resistant. It rocks an impressive 12 hour, 5200mAh battery that can even charge mobile […]

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    Plantronics BackBeat Fit Bluetooth Sports Headphone Review

    It’s tough to find the right gym headphones, but this might be your lucky day. The Plantronics BackBeat Fits are wireless bluetooth headphones that feature a water resistant design, built-in audio controls, a microphone, an 8 hour battery, and a durable build with powerful audio. The BackBeat Fits are in-ear headphones with a thick rubber […]

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    Hands-On: 2015 Hyundai Genesis Flirts with Autonomous Driving

    It’s easy to get fooled, but this isn’t an Aston Martin. This stylish luxury vehicle is the brand new redesigned 2015 Hyundai Genesis. This car is a techie’s dream, it’s loaded to the brim with every feature you’ve ever heard of, and then some! Read on, you’ll be surprised with what this bad boy is […]

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    Blueflame Lightning Cable – Finally, a Reliable Third Party Cable

    Lightning cables are still hit or miss these days. I’ve had more than a couple non-Apple lightning cables break on me. So far, the most durable of them all is Blueflame’s. The Blueflame lightning cable is ultra rugged. It’s a thick cable, that won’t easily tangle, and it’s braided in a few different color schemes. […]