Tiffani Buteau

Tiffani is a Californian who travels often and collects hobbies, among which are painting, surfing, learning languages, and touring Asia. Reviews for Chip Chick are a tasty diversion, less motivated by a need for incessant gadgetry, and more by a fascination with the organic nature of the human need to invent and love gadgets.

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    ConnectedCycle Pedal Tracks Your Bike’s Location and Biking Activity

    The ConnectedCycle is a brilliant product coming out of a French startup that will give your bicycle an intelligence boost. It has no rechargeable battery, because this bike gadget will be running on your own pedal power. Installation takes two minutes, works on almost all bikes, and comes with a special coded key that only […]

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    Activité Pop, Analog Fitness Tracker with an 8-Month Battery

    Withings’ Activité Pop is an unusual juxtaposition of old technology (analog watches) and new tech (fitness tracking watches). Coming in three muted colors—azure, shark grey, or sand—the Activité Pop has a subtle look. It does not scream fitness tracker the way other bulky trackers do when worn on the wrist. This is a watch you could wear […]

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    Ultimate Ears’ UE Megaboom Portable Bluetooth Speaker Smashes with 360 Sound

    Ultimate Ears’ Megaboom speaker is an ultralight but durable speaker that is shaped like a log providing 360 degree sound. It has a 20-hour rechargeable battery, is easy to carry, waterproof, stain-resistant, and has a 100-foot Bluetooth range. Seems like the perfect pick for a weekend camping trip or a summer barbeque. Much like the […]

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    Acer’s 15.6″ Chromebook is Affordable, Huge, and Sharp

    The Acer Chromebook 15 is fast, sleek, and secure. Screen real estate is vast at 15.6″ and vivid with a full HD 1920 x 1080 resolution display, with a budget friendly alternative of an HD 1366 x 768 resolution display. Either way,you’re getting the cutely named “ComfyView” display that is anti-glare to prevent eye strain. Taking […]

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    Let the Apple Watch Accessories Begin: Bandstand by Standzout

    It was only a matter of time before the floodgates opened for the latest Apple product. The Bandstand is exactly what one would expect—a charging stand for the Apple Watch and two other USB devices, such as your iPad or iPhone. The stand pivots the watch so you can use it while charging. Everyone is […]

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    ORA-X Smart Glass Makes You Look Like a Super Creep, But in a Good Way?

    Optivent’s ORA-X Smart Glass is a smart glass/wireless audio hybrid, sporting what they call “disruptive” see-through retinal projection technology. Although we are not sure that “disruptive” is a word we want used in the same sentence as the “retinal”. Android only, these offer a wide array of functionality. Right out of the gate, they apologetically […]

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    Griffin’s Twenty Bluetooth Amplifier Rocks the Sound System

    Griffin’s Twenty Digital Amplifier picks up its succinct name from having 20 watts per channel. This amplifier is no joke with Bluetooth connectivity and high-end AAC/aptX audio streaming digital codecs. Set up is easy and connection possibilities are endless. Set up is as easy as connecting the Twenty to your speakers, and then pairing your mobile […]

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    OnStar, Driver’s Advocate with Feedback, Coupons, and Predictive Technology

    At CES, OnStar unveiled a series of three driver advocate services that will enhance the user experience. Now instead of simply saying “I’m a good driver! I swear!”, one can prove it with driving feedback technology reports from OnStar that can score you insurance discounts. Coupons are also going to be integrated with the OnStar […]

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    Moving Comfort Fineform Sports Bra Really is in Fine Form

    Options are great with sports bras. However, wearable options often turn into a mangled mess of irritation at switching straps into clasps, hooks, and thingys that feel similar to Cirque du Soleil maneuvers. Moving Comfort took a unique approach to making a strap switch a cinch. Literally, it cinches together with a J-hook clasp from […]

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    Got a Headache? 5 Migraine Technologies to the Rescue

    Migraines strike like the Yeti, fiercely and inexplicably. However, they have proven to be far more common than Yeti sightings, with 1 in every 4 households having a family member who suffers from migraines. With such a common problem, what technological options are out there, apart from medication? Here are few attainable choices for finding […]

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    SoundGlow, A Bluetooth Speaker in an Electronic Candle’s Body.

    Digital Treasures SoundGlow helps you set the mood on the lighting and sound front. While looking like a tasteful soft candle, this flameless candle can offer up to six hours of light and music. Stream from any Bluetooth enabled device to this rechargeable speaker. It comes with an audio-in 3.5mm jack, a MicroUSB to USB […]

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    The $70 Speaker Watch That Doesn’t Tell Time

    Bem Wireless Speaker Watch, which we are very pleased to hear is indeed actually wireless, as a watch with wires could get rather messy, is precisely what it sounds like, a watch with a speaker on it. Why? No idea. We can see 10 obnoxious uses of it for every potentially useful one, most of […]

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    Neptune Pine Smartwatch’s Gargantuan Screen is a Smartphone in Disguise

    Another Kickstarter darling, the Neptune Pine Smartwatch showcases the unique idea of not being tethered to a smartphone via Bluetooth, but rather, being its own autonomous smart watch. It does almost everything a smartphone can do including being the only smart watch to allow for with video chatting, with a front facing flash VGA 5.0 […]

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    Elio is the $6,800 Tricycle Car with 84mpg Coming in 2015

    Four wheels are so last year. The Elio is the Tricycle that is taking the crown of three wheels from toddlers everywhere and placing it on the road for grown ups, with 84 mpg highway on its gas powered 3 cylinder engine. Michigan will see the creation of 1500 jobs as these go into production. […]

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    Freeze! Incipio’s iPhone Mounted Gun Game Controller Puts You in the Action

    Incipio’s new gun shaped game controller mounts your iPhone on the top and plays into several new augmented reality games that are made just for this controller. The detachable iPhone mount securely fastens the device in place so you are free to whirl around immersed in gameplay. If you are worried about the kids fighting […]

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    Sleep Number X12 Beds Silently Judge You While You Sleep, But in a Good Way

    Sleep Number has been around for years trying to make America sleep better by quantifying what makes a good night’s sleep. They have modernized and applied their know-how to the Sleep Number X12 Smart Bed. Their sleep tracking technology, Sleep IQ, monitors and makes individualized recommendations on how to improve sleep conditions. The X12 Bed […]