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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    Speck CandyShell + Faceplate for iPhone 5S Review

    Speck’s iconic CandyShell case has been the subject of many imitation iPhone cases lately, but it’s hard to top Speck’s style and freshness. Their latest to the scene is the CandyShell + Faceplate for iPhone 5/5S, which makes your phone look more delicious than ever. Speck now offers iPhone 360 degree protection in the same […]

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    Truffol Signature Nature Series for iPhone 5/5S Review

    The Truffol Signature Nature Series is premium housing for your iPhone 5/5S. The case blends together beautiful hand-polished wood or bamboo with machined aluminum. You’ve never seen anything like it. The Truffol Signature Nature Series case for iPhone 5 isn’t just unique looking, but it is unique in design. It’s a two-piece case. There’s an […]

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    Griffin Chilewich Textile Case for iPhone 5/5S Review

    Griffin Chilewich: industrial chic. The textile designer Chilewich has teamed up with Griffin on iPhone 5/5S to deliver yet another batch of beautiful iPhone cases. These unique cases feature a woven vinyl back that’s rugged and ultra-stylish Other than the woven vinyl, the Chilewich case is a basic snap-on case, but just the way we […]

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    Belkin WeMo Light Switch Lets You Control Your Lighting From Anywhere [Review]

    Home automation, woo! Until recently, home automation was technology for the wealthy. Luckily for us, Belkin has shifted that paradigm, and offers a perfect solution for setting up your own home automation without breaking the bank. Belkin’s WeMo lineup allows you to control lighting and appliances from anywhere in the world. They even offer scheduling […]

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    Philips Hue LightStrip and Hue Bloom Lamp Review

    Quite recently we reviewed the Philips Hue 3-SmartBulb Starter Kit, a WiFi controlled lighting capable of creating scenes and easy lighting automation. These 3 LED bulbs have been going strong and have been wildly convenient and useful. We just got our hands on two brand new additions to the Philips Hue lineup, interestingly labeled as “Friends […]

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    Buffalo AirStation Extreme AC1750 Gigabit Wireless Router Review

    802.11ac is the newest and fastest in WiFi right now and Buffalo is one of the first manufacturers to help you take advantage of the ridiculously fast wireless speeds. Buffalo’s new AC routers are among the fastest, but they’re also among the easiest, especially when it comes to taking advantage of the advanced features you […]

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    Phiaton Bridge MS-500 On-Ear Headphone Review

    Who’s ready for some truly premium on-ear headphones that actually travel well? We’ve reviewed our fair share of headphones that would like to think they’re premium, but instead they’re plastic, clunky, and prone to accidents. The Phiaton Bridge MS-500 On-Ear headphones have an extraordinary build quality. They’re crafted out of machined aluminum and genuine leather, […]

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    Lenovo IdeaCentre Horizon Table PC Review in 7 Memes

    You’re reading this correctly, Lenovo has already released a twenty seven inch tablet. At 27″ you can make the argument it’s more a table than a tablet. Well, it is a table, and yes we’ve heard all the jokes. We put this beast of a device to the test of practicality, see below. The Lenovo […]

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    MOS Magnetic Organization System Review – Keep Them Cables Tidy

    Cord management (ugh)… do you have a good system? Probably not, there’s few people who do. I’ve convinced myself that my slew of bed-side and desk-top cables have a certain unrefined elegance to them (they don’t, it’s a nightmare). MOS Organizer has been my first attempt at a solution, and so far it’s been pretty […]

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    JBL WR2.4 Wireless Headphones Review

    Wireless headphones existed long before bluetooth was a thing. Directly streaming audio over a 2.4GHz wireless connection has its benefits, and JBL recently built a pair of headphones with those benefits in mind. The JBL WR2.4 headphones are digital 2.4GHz wireless rechargeable over-ear headphones. Again, the WR2.4’s are not bluetooth headphones, instead they have a […]

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    Roku 3 Review – New and Improved Streaming Player Packs a Punch

    By now you’ve probably heard of Roku, the miniature media center that delivers unlimited media to your TV via the internet. You may be wondering if it’s worth dropping a one-time 100 bucks on the new Roku 3 to replace your expensive monthly cable network. Roku 3 happens to be the easiest way to play […]

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    ElementCase Ronin for iPhone 5 Review – a Luxurious Case That’s Worth it

    iPhone 5 hasn’t seen true elegance until its tried on ElementCase’s Ronin, the exotic wood bumper bonded with CNC aircraft-grade aluminum. The Ronin transforms iPhone 5 into a brand new phone. It doesn’t just look good and feel good, ElementCase equips Ronin with add-ins to offer iPhone 360 degree protection. At its most basic level, […]

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    Speck HandyShell for iPad Mini Review

    I’ve always been weary of iPad cases without a front cover, until I met the Speck HandyShell for iPad Mini–the most usable case I’ve ever used. The HandyShell is a formfitting iPad case that has an extremely sturdy handle/stand. With the HandyShell there’s no fiddling around to get the perfect viewing angle. You can literally […]

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    “This Ain’t Your Daddy’s Boombox” – JBL OnBeat Rumble Boombox Review

    “This ain’t your daddy’s boombox” says JBL, and holy boombox, they’re right. The JBL OnBeat Rumble is capable of serious rocking. It sports a downward 4.5 inch subwoofer, a hidden lightning port and dock, wireless Bluetooth streaming with Harmon TrueStream technology, equalizer buttons, an app, and a mean looking design that’s super premium and high […]

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    V-Moda Masters the Boom in BoomPro [Review]

    Do you use your headphones’ built-in microphone and find that it doesn’t quite cut it? Maybe you do, maybe you don’t, but once you compare voice clarity to Vmoda’s BoomPro, you’ll feel bad that your listeners have to listen to such a noisy and grainy version of your voice. The V-moda BoomPro is a professional-grade […]

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    Plantronics BackBeat GO 2 Bluetooth Headphones Review

    Cut the cord between your headphones and phone and GO wireless with the brand new Plantronics BackBeat GO 2 headphones. These minimalistic Bluetooth headphones are an update to the original BackBeat Go headphones that we reviewed last year, and they pack in a several cool features including a sweat-proof design, a ControlTalk button with volume […]

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    Kubxlab Ultra-Thin Wood Case for iPhone 5 Review

    We recently reviewed a $169 iPhone case that would make you laugh… no one would believe such a cheesy case could cost so much. Simultaneously, we were reviewing the Kubxlab Ultra-Thin Wood, a case that was quite the opposite experience. The Ultra-Thin has the look of an ultra-premium case for an ultra-affordable price tag. This […]

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    Kingston MobileLite Wireless [Official] Review

    Months ago, Kingston teased with us with a beta device that was not necessarily going to hit the market. Now, we’re happy to announce that the Kingston MobileLite Wireless is officially available. This unique device is really two products in one. First it’s your run-of-the-mill, super convenient, portable USB backup battery–great for charging your phone […]

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    SMS Audio Street by 50 Cent On Ear Headphones Review

    What kind of rapper would 50 Cent be if he didn’t have his own headphone lineup? Alright, we kid, but 50’s SMS Audio Street On-Ear headphones should definitely make you think twice about buying a pair of Beats by Dre. The Streets by 50 feature a fresh design, collapsable body, inline ControlTalk with microphone, and […]