Blog Profile / Chip Chick

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Archived Since:April 6, 2008

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Huawei Watch 2 Review

Early last year I checked out the Huawei Watch. It was Huawei’s debut smartwatch, and the Chinese company went for style, using metal builds with colors like gold to try to create a smartwatch that would actually look good with a nice outfit. I wasn’t totally convinced. Part of that was because of Android Wear, […] This story was originally published at Huawei Watch 2 Review

Woman Sues Jelly Bean Company for Using Sugar, But It’s Not as Bad as it Sounds

Suing Jelly Belly because their jelly beans have sugar — sounds ridiculous, and it kinda is. But, Jessica Gomez of San Bernardino, California just might have a point worth making on behalf of consumers with a class action lawsuit she filed earlier this year. Show More Summary

Here’s What’s New on Netflix in June

Summer’s coming, and while that means the network shows are all taking naps, Netflix is staying wide awake. Season five of Orange is the New Black is finally (and officially) here, and for the television averse, the rest of our favorite superhero shows that didn’t make it to Netflix in May are arriving in June. Show More Summary

Microsoft Renames Their Live-Streaming Service to Mixer, Adds Co-op Streaming

Now that watching other people play video games has become an entertainment staple, we’re seeing a surge of interest in live streaming platforms. YouTube is huge, of course, and the most prominent independent streaming platform, Twitch, was snapped up by Amazon back in 2014. Show More Summary

Star Wars Celebrates its 40th Anniversary By Bringing Back the Original Trailer for Episode IV

We’ll take a short break from obsessing over trailers for upcoming movies, because today is a special day! On this day 40 years ago, the first Star Wars movie, later retitled A New Hope, debuted in theaters. While the real 40th anniversary...Show More Summary

You Can Now Use One T-Mobile Phone Number Across Multiple Device With Digits

T-Mobile has some exciting news for anyone toting around multiple devices — starting May 31, it will be possible to sync a T-Mobile phone number with devices other than your phone, allowing you to make calls and send text messages from any of them. Show More Summary

12 Disney Princesses Swap Places

Have you ever wondered what it would be like if Disney Princesses swapped places? Could you imagine Snow White dancing with The Beast? How about Pocahontas trading her fringed suede for a ballgown? The very talented artist Dylan Bonner...Show More Summary

The DJI Spark is a Palm-Sized Dynamo of a Selfie Drone

Hear that buzzing? It might just be the sound of DJI’s latest drone. Until now, the world’s foremost drone maker has been solely focused on high-end, enthusiast products costing $1,000 and up. Looks like they took the Tesla approach — now that they’ve established high-end drone dominance, they’re coming for the rest of the market. Show More Summary

The Acer Nitro Series is a New Line of Midrange Gaming Laptops

In the 2000s, it wasn’t too hard to find a decent laptop with a GPU good enough for some occasional gaming, all at a reasonable price. As we pulled into the 2010s, things changed — it seemed like for the most part, you could only find super expensive specialty gaming laptops or laptops with integrated graphics. Show More Summary

James Corden and CBS are Producing a Snapchat Show

Everyone in the tech world seems like they’re trying to cash in on video, and Snapchat’s no different. In their fight to stave off Facebook’s all-out assault, the company is looking into video by sticking short-form Snapchat Shows in the Discover section of the app. Show More Summary

Tom Cruise Confirms Top Gun Sequel

Someone go find Kenny Loggins. The much-rumored sequel to Top Gun is apparently happening, according to Tom Cruise himself. There’s been no official confirmation from any studios yet (Paramount would own the rights), but if we can’tShow More Summary

The Latest Spider-Man: Homecoming Trailer Shows Off a Teched Out Spidey Suit

Well, there’s still going to be some forgiveness in order for yet another Spider-Man reboot, but it looks like Peter Parker’s full introduction to the Marvel Cinematic Universe will be worth it. With Tony Stark in as mentor, this looks like the Spider-Man fans have been waiting for. Show More Summary

Xbox Game Pass is Here, and It’s Basically Netflix for Xbox Games

Netflix for Xbox is finally here. No, we don’t mean that literally — actual Netflix has been on the Xbox for a while. What’s arriving now is a Netflix-like subscription streaming service for Xbox games. It’s called Xbox Game Pass, and after a limited launch to Xbox Insider members, it’s ready to go for the public. Show More Summary

The Game of Thrones Season 7 Trailer Shows the Dragons Finally Descending on Westeros

We’re about a month and a half out from season 7 of Game of Thrones, the final full season of the HBO adaptation of George R.R. Martin’s unfinished series of fantasy novels (a short six-episode season 8 will wrap things up next year). Show More Summary

If You’re Moving Soon, You’ll Really Need BlueLounge’s Quick Peek Labels

Moving is no fun, but the post-moving period is low-key even worse. Everything’s in boxes, and those boxes probably all look the same, and you’re not going to be able to tell what’s in each box. And if you’re like a lot of us, all that...Show More Summary

The Ava Fertility Tracker is About to Get Really Useful Features for Pregnant Women

Last year, we took a look at one of a few companies trying to bring fertility tracking into the modern era. Spurning invasive or time consuming methods like basal body thermometers or urine tests, Ava created a wristband that uses aShow More Summary

Fidget Spinner Madness Has Even Reached Nail Art

Now that humanity has discovered the ultimate weapon to fight boredom, it’s incumbent upon all of us to spread it to all aspects of life. One beauty vlogger agrees, and she’s done the bored people of the world a solid by miniaturizing the new hotness to fit on fingernails. Show More Summary

Kodak Brings Their Photography-Focused Ektra Smartphone to the U.S.A.

Not too many people expected Kodak to get into smartphones last year, but that’s just what they did with the Ektra (kind of — Kodak lent their name to it, but Bullitt manufactured it). The longtime photography company wanted to makeShow More Summary

Microsoft Announces New Lighter Surface Pro With Longer Battery Life, and Improved Pen

Forget about numbers. Microsoft chose not to call their latest device the Surface Pro 5, simply calling their new detachable 2-in-1 the Surface Pro. Announced today in Shanghai, the new device isn’t much different from its predecessor. Show More Summary

Top 5 Pieces of Equipment for Cord Cutters in 2017

As cord cutting becomes more and more popular, it’s worth it to point out that there’s no right way to cut the cord. Some will do it slowly by cutting down their cable package until it’s all streaming. Others just cut the cord and jump into streaming head first. Show More Summary

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