Blog Profile / Chip Chick

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Archived Since:April 6, 2008

Blog Post Archive

The Coral Blue Samsung Galaxy S8 is Coming to United States, and the Galaxy Note 8 Might Not Be Too Far Behind

Decisions, decisions. Samsung has just announced that the lovely coral blue Galaxy S8 and S8 Plus (two of the year’s best phones!) are finally going to be available in the United States after an international run, but if you’re in the...Show More Summary

Nickelodeon Gives Sneak Peeks of Hey Arnold and Rocko’s Modern Life Revivals at San Diego Comic-Con

It’s not just Invader Zim that Nickelodeon is bringing back. They’re going all in on the ’90s (just like everyone else in entertainment) by bringing back Hey Arnold! and Rocko’s Modern Life, too! Like the Invader Zim revival, ArnoldShow More Summary

Things Finally Get Hairy in the Inhumans SDCC Trailer

Marvel’s Inhumans, the upcoming TV show that will debut in IMAX theaters in September, has gotten off to a rocky promotional start. It’s hard to do special effects-heavy superpowers on a TV budget, and with much of the initial promoShow More Summary

Stargate is Coming Back in a 10 Episode Origins Series

Been pining for more Stargate since the untimely end of Stargate Universe? Now’s your time — it’s coming back, although there might not be enough on the plate to satisfy your appetite. MGM has begun production on a new series called Stargate...Show More Summary

Lenovo is Giving the Yoga Book a Couple of Bright New Paint Jobs

Lenovo’s Yoga Book was a breath of fresh air last year — an unusual laptop that swapped out the keyboard for a flat slate that could be used to save handwritten notes and drawings to the computer. This year, Lenovo is giving that ultra-lightweight...Show More Summary

Luke’s Tatooine Landspeeder Ride-On Toy Makes Us Wish We Were a Child Again

Did The Force Awakens finally get the kids into Star Wars? If you were able to convince them that the originals were equally awesome, you can properly reward them for their parent-mandated good taste. Radio Flyer is making a ride-onShow More Summary

The First Trailer for Guillermo Del Toro’s The Shape of Water Shows a Little Aquatic Romance

Aquaman and Mera, move to the side. Another aquatic couple is headed to the big screen this year in The Shape of Water, the latest movie from director Guillermo Del Toro. The first trailer dropped yesterday, and it shows stars Sally Hawkins and Doug Jones — but you’re only going to recognize one of them. Show More Summary

Google Street View is Blasting Off Into Space With Photos of the International Space Station

Satisfied with a job well done on planet Earth, Google Street View is now setting its sights a little higher. They’ve been working with the International Space Station to get pictures of the inside of the facility, and they’ve finally stitched them together in Street View form for your viewing pleasure. Show More Summary

Mattel is Making Another Wonder Woman Barbie Doll for Justice League

She was already a superhero in our books, but it looks like Barbie will really be getting superpowers this year. Revealed exclusively by Nerdist, Mattel will be showing off two upcoming additions to the Barbie pantheon this week at San...Show More Summary

ThinkGeek and Her Universe Just Revealed a Fashionable New Star Wars Apparel Collection

ThinkGeek and Her Universe have been doing great work turning fandom into everyday fashionable clothes — the partnership paid off with an excellent Star Trek 50th anniversary collection last year. This year at San Diego Comic-Con, the...Show More Summary

Two New Harry Potter Books Are On Their Way

It’s been 20 years of waiting, but you still hold the faith — that Hogwarts invitation letter is still on its way. Well, in that case, you’ll want to be prepared for classes, and Bloomsbury Books just posted the pre-course reading list. Show More Summary

Hello Kitty and Pac-Man are Teaming Up for Merch and Games

Hello Kitty’s been busy lately! She’s been finding her way onto baseball teams, getting into high-fashion sunglasses, and helping everyone get into some super cute, super comfy loungewear. And, you had to know that with San Diego Comic-Con happening this week, she wouldn’t be sitting idle. Show More Summary

These Adorable Funko Horror Figurines are Still Pretty Creepy

It’s how it goes in the world of horror — cuteness makes everything scarier. Kids and dolls are always bad news, and when something looks nice and sweet, it’s probably about to kill someone. So yeah, Funko’s new Dorbz figurines of horror characters? Probably even creepier than the usual figurines. Show More Summary

Google Glass is Back, and This Time it Means Business

It’s been over two years since Google’s early attempt at wearable augmented reality blew up in their face. In 2015, Google finally had to admit that Google Glass in its then-current form wasn’t going to work as a consumer device after...Show More Summary

Fruit Punch Pickles are Now a Thing at Walmart

It’s the fate of all secret food concoctions to hit the mainstream. Unicorn drinks got picked up by Starbucks, who got sued for their troubles, but this latest creation is a lot less cute and even more unexpected. If you’re not already acquainted, meet fruit punch pickles. Show More Summary

Olloclip and Incase Have Teamed Up for the Ultimate Mobile Video Pack

Olloclip has been making terrific photography accessories for smartphones for a while now. With tons of external lenses, lighting add-ons, and stabilization tools, the only tricky part has been storing everything for travel! Now they’re...Show More Summary

Sounds Like There Was a Lot of Drama Behind Kermit the Frog Changing Hands

When news dropped last week that the puppeteer behind Kermit the Frog since 1990 was on the outs, we had hoped this was a simple case of a man riding off into the sunset of retirement after a job well done. But, that would be easy, and...Show More Summary

Ryan Gosling Gets Thrown Through a Wall in the New Blade Runner 2049 Trailer

The second trailer for Blade Runner 2049 dropped yesterday, and among other things, it confirms that Dave Bautista is a pretty big guy. Ryan Gosling’s Officer K tries to take Bautista’s character in and gets thrown through a wall for...Show More Summary

Huawei Made a KFC Phone Just for China

Internationally, the only fast food chain as easy to find as McDonald’s is KFC, and that certainly holds true in China. There’s enough appreciation for the Colonel there to warrant a special edition smartphone. If only Happy Meal toys...Show More Summary

Fender Has Some Adorable New Bluetooth Speakers That Look Just Like Their Amps

In 2017, we’re not hurting for portable Bluetooth speakers that sound really good. There are so many choices out there that the decision of which one to buy often enough comes down to which one looks the coolest. Some do that with rad...Show More Summary

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