Blog Profile / Chip Chick

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Archived Since:April 6, 2008

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Fossil Adding Thinner Hybrid Q Smartwatches This Spring

Last year, Fossil started adding hybrid smartwatches to their Q line of wearables. Being analog watches with simple, user-friendly smart features, we found them to be much more fashionable and non-intrusive than full-on smartwatches....Show More Summary

Nvidia Updates Their Shield TV Streaming Box With Google Assistant Integration

Amazon’s Alexa has been the big winner at CES 2017, forcing Google to play from even further behind. With the announcement of Google Home last year, we saw Google try to get in on the smart home assistant game, but since then, Amazon...Show More Summary

The Huawei Mate 9 Goes on Sale in the United States Starting Today

When Huawei announced the Mate 9 late last year, the company said they’d be bringing the phone to the U.S. market, making the Mate 9 the first premium Huawei phone to make it stateside. After some retailer wrangling, Huawei is finally ready to make good on their promise. Show More Summary

AmpMe Can Sync an Unlimited Number of Bluetooth Speakers Together

AmpMe is a popular new app that allows you and friends to listen to the same music at the exact same time. This is great for listening parties and silent discos, but they’ve taken their app to the next level. Now, AmpMe can even sync...Show More Summary

Xiaomi’s Mi TV4 is an Ultra-thin TV That is Actually Upgradeable

Xiaomi is an up-and-coming brand name in smart products and IoT and they just announced their new Mi TV 4. The Mi TV 4 is basically all screen! It has virtually no bezel and has virtually no width. It’s just 4.9mm thin, which is 30% thinner than an iPhone. Show More Summary

The HP Envy Curved AiO 34 Exudes Elegance

Usually when we see all-in-one computers, they have a distinctly computer look to them. Not so with the HP Envy Curved AiO 34, a gorgeous entertainment system of a computer that will most certainly not clash with the decor. In fact,Show More Summary

The Dell Canvas is a Giant Touchscreen Workstation For Digital Artists

We thought the Microsoft Surface Studio was the perfect workstation for digital artists, but Dell is giving us something to think about at CES 2017. The Dell Canvas is not quite the same kind of machine that the Studio is, although there are some striking similarities between the two. Show More Summary

The LG Smart InstaView is the First Amazon Alexa Refrigerator

No one ever stays on top for long. Samsung’s being one-upped in the smart refrigerator game by LG, thanks to a new fridge with a bigger display and support for Amazon Alexa. Soon, you’ll be asking Alexa to order groceries for you from the comfort of your kitchen. Show More Summary

Sony Might Just Have the OLED TV to Beat at CES 2017

Ever since Samsung and Sony popped in and out of the United States OLED market a few years ago, LG has gone unchallenged in the world of OLED TVs. That’s changing at CES 2017, as Sony has announced their new line of Bravia OLED TVs.Show More Summary

Lenovo’s Making a VR Headset Designed for Non-gamers

When Microsoft announced the upcoming Windows 10 Creators update last October, they had quite a bit to say about virtual reality. They announced they were partnering with the usual suspects — HP, Dell, Lenovo, ASUS, and Acer — to create affordable home virtual reality headsets implementing technology from their HoloLens headset. Show More Summary

Misfit’s First Smartwatch is the Sleek, Sporty Vapor

Up until now, Misfit has been known best for the Shine, their simple, fashionable fitness tracker. But, in 2015, Misfit was acquired by Fossil, a company that has always been interested in the smartwatch, in all its forms. At CES today,...Show More Summary

The Dell XPS 27 is an All-In-One with Seriously Good Speakers

Dell unveiled a brand new all-in-one PC this morning with the help of The Glitch Mob, in what may have been one of the earliest morning live electronic music performances ever. Band member Josh Mayer played a little bit of “Fortune Days”...Show More Summary

Dell is Just Showing Off With This 32-Inch 8K Monitor

At CES 2017 today, Dell had something useful to almost nobody. Their UltraSharp 32 Ultra HD 8K Monitor was built just because it was cool and Dell could do it — and hey, isn’t that what CES is all about? 8K resolution — 7680 x 4320 — is far beyond what most people need on a display. Show More Summary

VirZOOM’s Virtual Sports is Coming to a Reality Near You

We just went hands-on, legs-on, and eyes-on with the latest in exercise and gaming: VirZOOM’s vSports. vSports is an immersive, competitive, and pretty darned fun way to exercise. It connects you to a virtual reality multi-player world powered by exercise. Show More Summary

Fisher-Price “Think & Learn” Smart Cycle Makes Kids Pedal For Tablet Time

Fisher-Price’s Think and Learn Smart Cycle is a brilliant way to combat the sedentary behavior of little kids on tablets. It capitalizes on the almost boundless energy of kids and their irresistible desire to be on a tablet all of the time by combing the two activities. Show More Summary

Join Stark Academy and Complete Avenger Missions with Ozobot Evo Marvel Skins

You can now choose from Iron Man, The Hulk, Black Widow, Captain America, or Ultron skins for the Ozobot Evo Robot. Once the skin is attached to the Evo Robot, you can join Stark Academy on the App and complete missions with your in-character Evo Avenger. Show More Summary’s Peanut Sized Trackers Remind You to Take Your Medicine and Go to Bed On Time

The MedPeanut and SleepPeanut by is a great example of simple, affordable tracking tech. With most behavior or function specific tracking technologies, you will be facing a $200 price tag usually, but not with At $29 for each SensePeanut, you can start tracking all kinds of things in your home. Show More Summary

Utopia Diamond Encrusted Headphones Cost More Than a Tesla

Focal gives a new meaning to high-end headphones with Utopia by Tournaire. Amidst other jaw-dropping features, the headband has a trilogy setting that is made of 18-karat gold encrusted with a whopping 6.5 karats of diamonds, all done by hand. Show More Summary

Netgear Arlo Baby is a Cute, Smart Baby Monitor with 1080p Streaming

Netgear’s first ever baby monitor, the Arlo Baby, is absolutely adorable, coming in a bunny character skin that looks like it hopped off a kid’s show. The Arlo Baby Monitor is capable of two-way audio, 1080p streaming, night vision, and can send alerts with the baby’s movement or sound. Show More Summary

LG Showing Off Home Cinema and True Wireless Earbud Models of Their Tone Neckband at CES

The LG Tone has been a really niche product for a while now. The Bluetooth neckband has retractable earbuds at the tips, allowing you to listen to music by yanking out the buds — hey, they won’t get lost, right? At CES 2017, the company...Show More Summary

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