Blog Profile / Chip Chick

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Archived Since:April 6, 2008

Blog Post Archive

Robocalls and Phone Scams Are Only Getting Worse – Here Are 4 Things You Can Do About Them

Tired of the psychological warfare being waged on you by call centers around the globe? Landlines and mobile phones alike were bombarded by robocalls, telemarketers, and would-be scammers. In the face of an unholy barrage of People Trying...Show More Summary

Lego is Celebrating the Brick’s 60th Anniversary With 6 New Sets Celebrating Creativity

Lego was born in the wooden toy workshop of Ole Kirk Christiansen in 1932, but it wasn’t until 1958 that the plastic Lego brick we know and love today came to be. Those little studded building blocks became what might be the perfectShow More Summary

Celebrate the X-Men Joining the Disney Family With This Disney Princess x X-Men Crossover Series

As we all know, Disney is well along the path to world domination. Their latest conquest was one of particular importance to Marvel fans — by nabbing Fox’s entertainment business, Disney wrested back the film rights to the X-Men and the Fantastic Four. Show More Summary

Here’s How 2nd Generation Pokémon Would Look as People!

We loved tamtamdi‘s series of Pokémon Gijinka, so it’s a good thing there’s almost 1,000 Pokémon to work with (we’re not exaggerating that much)! This awesome artist’s interpretations of Pokémon as people are packed with personality,...Show More Summary

All the Video Games We’ve Been Playing for the Last Month – A Battle Royale and Trivia Trouble!

Like a lot of you, I headed back to the parents’ over the holidays. While quality family time was most certainly had (I’ll spare you from me shoehorning Scrabble into this month’s roundup), the trip home remained, as ever, a bountiful source of quality gaming time. Show More Summary

The Week in Tech – Apple Says Sorry and the Amazon-Google Feud Gets Realer

There’s a ton of tech news to get to! Maybe you didn’t get to it all, because who’s got time for that? Well, that’d be us — here are a handful of stories from the week that was that might affect you! Facebook launches tool to revealShow More Summary

Weekend Amazon Deals – Sonos Speakers, Xbox One S Bundles, and More!

Every weekend, we’ll cruise around Amazon to find a few good tech deals! Who knows, from time to time we might even spot some non-tech deals we think you might like! Don’t hold us to it. We are a participant in the Amazon Services LLC...Show More Summary

The Week in Geek – The New Doctor is In and New Fantastic Beasts 2 Photos Are Out

Too busy to keep up on all things geeky this week? We’ve got you covered with the trailers, merch, and news coming out of the week that was! Jodie Whittaker debuts as the 13th Doctor on Doctor Who You know what our favorite Christmas...Show More Summary

Google Maps Will No Longer Let You Complain About Bad Bosses – Here’s Where You Can

Yelp might be the first place most of us go for business reviews, but it’s not the only game in town! Plenty of reviews can be found by searching for businesses on Google Maps, and like with Yelp, sometimes those reviews aren’t whatShow More Summary

These Disney Princesses Becoming Warriors Are Exactly What We Need Heading Into 2018

If 2017 taught us one thing, it’s that women trying to make a career in almost any industry have to be warriors, whether they want to be or not. So, if we’re going to head off into 2018 with one last collection of fan art, why not make...Show More Summary

5 Women Who Made a Difference in Tech in 2017

We already knew the deck was stacked against women in tech — 2017 just made it abundantly clear how bad things still are. No industry went untouched by stories of sexual assault and harassment long covered up this year, as women and men alike came forward to expose predators in positions of power. Show More Summary

These Awesome Pokémon Tattoos Were Done for a Good Cause

We like to think Pokémon would be pretty happy to know that they helped their fellow little monsters here in this world. Marie Terry is a tattoo artist based in London, and for much of last year, she did a pretty awesome thing — Pokémon...Show More Summary

Here’s Why Instagram Might Get a Little More Annoying in 2018

Nothing good can stay. If you like Facebook as it is now, we won’t hold it against you, but for our part, we still have fond memories of the time when Facebook was just about seeing what our friends were up to. The changes were subtle. Show More Summary

These Adorable Pokémon Drawings Are Total Cuteness Overload

We’ve seen Pokémon drawn as cuddly creatures before, but nothing could have prepared us for what Kori Arredondo of Mexico had in store for us. Her doodles of Pokémon playing around with each other are pretty much the most heartwarming...Show More Summary

Our 4 Big Tech Predictions for 2018

Time to get stuff wrong! Because we don’t have the money to develop a near-sentient AI that can sift through data to generate the most likely outcomes of 2018, we’ll have to do things the old-fashioned way — guessing! Might not go well!...Show More Summary

This Artist is Giving All the Pokémon Some Funky Fresh Redesigns

It’s with great pleasure that we say we’re not really sure how to describe Harris Fagotto’s style. The Canadian artist has undertaken the Herculean (Machampian?) task of redesigning all of the Pokémon in his own style, which is a little cute, a little legendary, and completely original. Show More Summary

Why the Nintendo Switch Was a Gift to Gaming This Year

Any anxiety about Nintendo being able to stay independent in the world of video games is gone. Since launching in March, the Nintendo Switch has sold at least 10 million units — and that number is from mid-December, before the full holiday shopping numbers have been added. Show More Summary

Disney Princesses Take Over Their Kingdoms in This Queenly Fan Art Series

There have been a lot of Disney princesses over the years, but it’s been rare that we’ve actually gotten to see one take the throne — basically, Elsa. An artist working as Lele Draw out of Italy has given us a look at what would happen...Show More Summary

These Robots Are Your New 2018 Gym Goals

Not content to make us feel bad about our job security, robots are now embarrassing us with their superior commitment to sick gains. Robotics are engineers are increasingly showing off what they can do by making robots that can pull off impressive athletic feats. Show More Summary

You Won’t Be Able to Resist Trying to Catch All the Cutest Pokémon Ever

Oh goodness. We’re not going to get over this one. We were already in love with Eric Proctor’s work — see his hilarious Disney x Grumpy Cat crossover series and his sommelier-like pairings of Disney princesses and Eeveelutions — but this is way too much. Show More Summary

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