Blog Profile / Chip Chick

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Archived Since:April 6, 2008

Blog Post Archive

Tempered Glass Screen Protector iPhone 6/6 Plus Review

As great as the iPhone 6 and iPhone 6 Plus are, the rumor mill let us down in one big way—those stronger, scratch-resistant sapphire crystalline screens were meant for the Apple Watch, not the iPhones that, let’s be honest, so desperately need them. Show More Summary

Armor Fit Clear Frosted iPhone 6 Case Review

With the rise in popularity of dual-layer and hard smartphone cases, you might find yourself wondering what happened to those good old soft cases—form-fitting, easy-to-grip cases that don’t add too much weight, while still absorbing shocks and protecting your phone. Show More Summary

The Cassette Boombox is Back

We love our boombox throwbacks, but unfortunately, a scant few we see these days actually have cassette tape decks. But, when we do see those, they’re usually being sold by Urban Outfitters, a pattern that continues today. The Radio + Cassette + MP3 Boombox is the latest ideal marriage between past and present. Show More Summary

Handful Adjustable Bra Review, Sports Bra Done Right

Handful recently updated their Adjustable Bra with some thoughtful touches. We loved it before but now it is more durable than ever. This sport’s bra’s same flattering shape stays, but now with better materials, and it’s also now made in the USA. Show More Summary

The Apple Watch is Sold Out, For Some Reason

Well, the Apple Watch is out, but not really, because now it’s sold out, as per usual for Apple products. According to 9 to 5 Mac, all models of the Apple Watch are now sold out, despite our own initial misgivings and some of the softest negative reviews the tech world has ever seen. Show More Summary

Sprint Takes on T-Mobile with Free International Value Roaming

About a year and a half ago, T-Mobile announced that they were going to start offering free international data in over 100 countries, along with discounted calling rates in those countries. Well, it’s taken a while, but Sprint has now also gotten on board with international data thanks to their new International Value Roaming plan. Show More Summary

Neiman Marcus Becomes Upscale Watch Consignment Shop

In equal measure to Apple Watch hype has been the classic watch backlash. Anytime Apple releases a new gadget, a market opens up for people who want to be conspicuously anti-Apple, and that’s a great thing for classic timepieces right now. Show More Summary

Bracelet Flask is Not Only Fashionable but Practical

Usually when we cover flasks around here (and we do so, diligently), we see creative enough pieces, but ones that always put volume first. Not so today, as designers Object & Totem have labored to bring the flask into the world of fashion with the Bracelet Flask. Show More Summary

Hello Kitty Gets Her Very Own Live Show on the West End

Hello Kitty’s road to superstardom is about to run through London in a big way—she’s headed to the stage this October, when Hello Kitty Live – Fashion & Friends debuts on the West End. According to Broadway World, Sanrio is getting together...Show More Summary

Golden Girls LEGO Set Could Become a Reality!

Reason for optimism? Why not? While this Golden Girls LEGO set is, for now, just a really popular submission on LEGO Ideas, LEGO has been rocking it so hard lately that it’s hard to doubt that they’ll actually make it happen. User lostsleep...Show More Summary

Check Out This 3D Printed Motorcycle

Jonathan Brand’s 1972 Honda CB500 might not be roadworthy, but with the proliferation of home 3D printers and materials you can use with them, who’s to say how far out we are from that dream? Brand, a New York-based artist, worked with an Ultimaker 3D printer to create his own dream motorcycle. Show More Summary

8 Fashion Accessories for Women Packed with Secret Tech

Smart accessories go far beyond the smart watch. As technology has progressed, so has the design aesthetic that surrounds the industry. Now, more than ever before there’s a diverse selection of fashion-forward smart accessories available, and many of them don’t seem techie at all – at least not on the outside. Show More Summary

Give Your Baby Its First Buzz with the Li’l Lager Baby Bottle

I don’t know if the other parents around are going to be chill, but your baby definitely will be. Perpetual Kid has the Li’l Lager Baby Bottle, which parents will enjoy now and then not look back on fondly when their babies become teenagers. Show More Summary

Five Nights at Freddy’s Coming to a Theater Near You

If you were terrified enough of those jacked up animatronics skulking around the security screens inside your computer screen, better get ready, because those Internet-legendary jump scares are coming to the biggest of screens soon enough. Show More Summary

Navitel’s Detailed Map of Vietnam Could Have Helped Us Win the War

Do you use Navitel for turn-by-turn navigation and are you looking at Vietnam as a vacation destination this year? I’ll confess I don’t know what the Venn diagram looks like there, but if you fall into the overlap, good news—Navitel has released a full navigation map for Vietnam, including cities, streets and points of interest. Show More Summary

Dell Venue 10 7000 is a Big Sister to the Venue 8 7000 [Hands-on]

The 2-in-1 market is really heating up, with excellent veterans like the Lenovo Yoga line and the Microsoft Surface Pro line mixing it up with promising new devices like the Asus Transformer Book T300 Chi. Now, Dell has their on take on the 2-in-1 market, and it’s breaking from its competitors in one major way—operating system. Show More Summary

Microsoft Brings Office Lens to Android and iOS Devices for Free

Microsoft launched Office Lens last year on Windows Phone to much acclaim. The app uses your phone’s camera to scan documents and convert them into document files, but was a little more feature rich than even many of the paid third-party options out there. Show More Summary

LEGO 2015: A Sneak Peek at the LEGO Sets Coming This Summer

Toy Fair 2015 may have come and gone, but what we saw there was just the tip of the iceberg of what LEGO is going to be offering up this year. While they displayed many sets at Toy Fair, they seem to be announcing new playsets almost weekly, featuring partnerships that continue to catapult LEGO into pop-culture superstardom more than ever before. Show More Summary

Pick up the Asus MeMO Pad 7 LTE Tablet for 99 Cents

One of our favorite budget tablets from last year is getting a little bit better in 2015. The Asus MeMO Pad 7 is getting an LTE model and an exclusive AT&T launch on April 10, when you’ll be able to get it on a prepaid or monthly plan. Show More Summary

This Man Received His Divorce Papers Via Facebook

It’s easy to miss sometimes because we’re living through it and it’s all we know, but society is undergoing historic changes in an extremely short amount of time because of the advent of the internet. Everything about the internet seems weird and strange, because it’s all so new. Show More Summary

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