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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    Polaroid Shakes it Up with the Retro-Inspired Socialmatic, Print and Share Camera

    Polaroid is capitalizing on their well-known name and paying homage to what brought them fame with the Polaroid Socialmatic, an instant digital camera that lets you print, but not shake, and post and share from the camera. The Socialmatic runs on Android and has a 14 megapixel front facing camera, a 2 megapixel rear camera […]

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    HP’s New Mini Desktops are Tiny But Pack an Energy Efficient Punch

    Standing at a tiny 2″ and weighing 1.6 pounds, the energy efficient HP Pavilion Mini Desktop and HP Stream Mini Desktop fit in the palm of the hand, all the while offering 1 TB of storage and an Intel Core i3 processor. The Pavilion is Energy Star certified and uses only 45 watts of power, which is […]

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    SeoJeon’s Smart Globe Interacts with App and Provides Gaming

    Globes have come a long way from being boring old spinny things to the SeoJeon Smart Globe. It syncs with an app and lets you play games on it. The first of its kind, it is a geopolitcial standing globe with a corresponding activity app that brings learning about geography alive. A variety of downloadable […]

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    Watch Samsung’s 105″ SUHD TV Bend at CES 2015

    Samsung announced three new series of brand new SUHD TVs at CES 2015—JS9500, JS9000 and JS8500—that use Samsung’s own nano-crystal technology along with a 4K resolution display. This new dazzling line is available in nine screen sizes from 48″ to 88″. Samsung’s nano-crystal technology is really quite interesting. It is a semiconductor that transmits various colors of […]

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    The Kube, Bluetooth Portable Speaker and a Party Cooler!

    Kube is a portable Bluetooth speaker that looks like the brainchild of Wall-E and Eve. It has an elegant aluminum and polymer-coated exterior that glistens and is sleek. The Bluetooth range of 50 feet is impressive and makes it a great option for social events, be it a sound system for music or public speaking. […]

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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 […]