Blog Profile / Chip Chick

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Archived Since:April 6, 2008

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A New Hello Kitty Loungewear Collection Just Dropped at Target

Goodness knows we’re starved for good tweets these days, so it was nice to see Sanrio use Twitter to spread some good news yesterday. The company tweeted out that a new loungewear collection is headed exclusively to Target, both online and in some stores. Show More Summary

Nicki Minaj is Paying Off Student Loans for Some Lucky Kids

Nicki Minaj isn’t the most lenient mom, but put in the work, and she’ll show you the love in kind. Last week, Minaj promised on Twitter that she’d pay off the loans of students who could send in proof of straight As. Students obliged, and so did Minaj. Show More Summary

The Lenovo Legion Y920 is a Monster of a Gaming Notebook

Back at CES, we remarked that the Lenovo Legion Y320 and Y520 were content to be low-to-mid range gaming laptops — they were affordable, but they weren’t the primo stuff. Lenovo’s saved that until today, with the announcement of the Legion Y920. Show More Summary

The Trailer for the Emoji Movie is Actually Pretty Adorable

I think we probably heard about this sometime last year before forgetting about it for a while, but Sony Pictures just roared back with a reminder — The Emoji Movie is real, and it’s coming out this year. They released the first trailer for it this week, and it is definitely about emoji. Show More Summary

The Newest Lego Minecraft Set is the Massive Mountain Cave

Last year when Lego released The Village Minecraft set, we noted it was the largest Lego Minecraft set yet. Just a little over one year later, Lego is ready to introduce their latest — and it’s got over 1,000 more pieces than that set. Show More Summary

ABC is Producing a Live TV Musical for The Little Mermaid

We’re in the middle of a spate of live-action remakes of Disney classics, but their next big thing might already be on the horizon. Reports surfaced this week that ABC, which is owned by Disney, is joining in on the live musical fun with The Little Mermaid, a production scheduled to air on October 3. Show More Summary

The Refreshed Lenovo IdeaPad Line is Bursting With Color

Last year we had to wait for back to school time, but this year Lenovo is hitting the books early. Today, they’re announcing their refreshed IdeaPad line, their collection of lightweight, premium laptops. No surprises with the hardware...Show More Summary

Amazon Announces 4 New Super Cheap Fire Tablets

No one does cheap family tablets better than Amazon, and now that they’re little portable Alexa devices, they’re looking like even better values. Today, Amazon refreshed their Fire line of tablets with four options — regular and kid-friendly versions of their 7? and 8? Fire tablets. Show More Summary

Android O Will Bring Picture-in-Picture to Android Phones Later This Year

It seems we’ve moved past the era of fast and furious UI changes to mobile operating systems. Google showed off a little of the upcoming Android O update today at Google I/O, and while it looks very familiar, there are a few cool new features on the way. Show More Summary

Watch Out Siri, Google Assistant is Coming to the iPhone

It’s been an interesting month for Apple and its nearest competitors. Last week at the Microsoft Build developers conference, we learned that iTunes is coming to the Windows Store as an app, and now this week we’ve got Google with some big Apple-related news. Show More Summary

Dress Like Royalty in these Stunning Disney Princess Prom Dresses

Adult prom has been a thing for a while, and now it’s going to be even more of a thing. Glitterati, a prom dress specialist based in Boston, has a Disney Forever Collection full of dresses that will have you bursting out in whatever songs get played at adult proms, I don’t know. Show More Summary

Beats Goes for the Gold with Trophy Gold Powerbeats3 Wireless In-Ear Headphones

The first wave of post-Apple acquisition Beats headphones included the Powerbeats3, the updated version of Beats’ exercise-focused in-ear headphones. They ended up being almost the same as the Powerbeats2, with the addition of Apple’s new W1 chip and fast charging. Show More Summary

Coach’s NASA Space Collection is Out of This World

When Coach announced they were buying Kate Spade, there was a contingent that worried about Coach scrubbing away Kate Spade’s quirkiness. Well, it’s too soon to tell what changes will come about because of the acquisition, but at least for this month, it looks like the effect is going in the opposite direction. Show More Summary

19 Disney Princesses’ Crowns as Rings (And a Few Evil Queen’s Crowns Too)

They say the crown is heavy upon the head, so why not move it to the hand? We found 19 gorgeous rings that are based on the crowns of Disney Princesses — or on a more villainous fashion sense. Many of these rings work as everyday jewelry, and a couple are engagement ring level fancy. Show More Summary

This RuPaul’s Drag Race LEGO Set Needs to Happen

It’s time for Lego to step up — platforms will help with that. The latest awesome Lego Ideas submission gaining traction is based on RuPaul’s Drag Race, and while I don’t know that it’s the best user submission we’ve ever seen, it’s definitely the best-named one. Show More Summary

NBC Canceled Timeless, Then Brought it Back – With a Catch

Season finale season is upon us, and that means lots of cliffhangers. Unfortunately, not all of those shows manage to hang onto the cliff. Season finale season is also cancellation season, and while most of our favorites (like Once Upon a Time) are coming back, time-traveling tale Timeless looked like it was going to be history. Show More Summary

The HTC U11 is a Smartphone You’re Supposed to Squeeze for Good Reason

Usually, squeezing a smartphone means that an app has crashed on you one too many times. HTC has a different take. The U11 is their latest smartphone, and while the flagship specs (especially the camera) and the fancy design are nice,...Show More Summary

Pirates May Have Pirated Pirates of the Caribbean – and They Want Some of Disney’s Treasure

Most of the bad cybersecurity news from this week and last has centered around the WannaCry ransomware attacks that have affected hundreds of thousands of devices worldwide, but there’s one apparently unrelated attack that’s making pretty big waves itself. Show More Summary

Nintendo Reportedly Working on a Zelda Smartphone Game

It’s one of those things we assumed was true, but here’s some smoke to the fire anyway. Today, the Wall Street Journal is citing a well-placed source as saying that a Zelda game is in development for mobile, and could be released as soon as this year. Show More Summary

Philips Brightens up the Bedroom With New White Ambiance Lamps and Ceiling Fixtures

Around this time last year, Philips introduced White Ambiance bulbs in their Hue smart lighting line. The white bulbs featured adjustable light temperature, changing from bright to soft light according to the time of day. This year, Philips is expanding the line with some more lamps and light fixtures of their own creation. Show More Summary

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