Blog Profile / Chip Chick

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Dancer Transforms Uptown Funk Into Insane Treadmill Workout

In the most significant moment for treadmills on YouTube since OK Go’s “Here It Goes Again,” a choreographer has blown your boring gym routine away with a treadmill dance routine set to the dance mandate “Uptown Funk.” The video speaks...Show More Summary

The Cassette Tape Actually Makes a Great Bookmark

They won’t be making a comeback in the audio world anytime soon, but hey, cassette tapes can serve other functions, especially when the tape part gets all jacked up beyond saving. Sadly, the pause bookmarks aren’t made from actual cassette...Show More Summary

Intrepid Bags Returns With Brand New Lineup Of Travel-Friendly Leather Goods

In 2013, our own Tiffani Buteau co-founded Intrepid Bags with her partner, Stephen, with a successful Kickstarter and two pretty awesome his and hers leather bags. The two of them have joined forces with Pad & Quill once again to create...Show More Summary

Insurgent Verdict: A Worthy Sequel That Must be Seen in 3D

We’ll be the first to admit that as fans of the Hunger Games series, we were initially skeptical before watching Divergent last year. We were quick to call it a copy-cat, that is until we watched the film. And indeed, there are a lot...Show More Summary

7 Reasons Why We’re Smitten with the Dell XPS 13

When a PC comes out and folks start calling it a Macbook killer, that is a very strong claim to make, and even a harder one to get away with. But after spending several weeks with the Dell XPS 13, we’re ready to put our 2 cents in. And it turns out that we’re downright smitten with this ultrabook. Show More Summary

Tag Heuer Debuts Smartwatch Featuring Android Wear

We’re not fully convinced that the fashion world, in particular, actually has all that much to be afraid of in the Apple Watch, but out of fear or interest in cashing in on the smartwatch market, it looks like legacy Swiss watchmakers are finally starting to cozy up to the tech industry. Show More Summary

Telemarketers Harassing You? Then You Need This App

It was quietly one of the hottest apps of 2014, and if you haven’t checked it out yet, you need to—the Whitepages Caller ID & Block app is probably the best weapon yet against telemarketers that get hold of your mobile number. Like the name implies, you get caller ID, but for both texts and phone calls alike. Show More Summary

Lenmar ChugPlug 65 External Battery Pack for MacBook Pro – Review

We see a lot of external battery packs for mobile devices around these parts, but not too many for laptops, and especially not for Macbooks. Fortunately, Lenmar’s ChugPlug has Mac users covered, though, with a pretty hefty external battery designed for use with 45W and 60W MagSafe adapters. Show More Summary

T-Mobile Rolls Out Crazy Cheap Business Plans for Uncarrier 9.0

Another Un-carrier event went down today, which means T-Mobile and CEO John Legere sent over another volley directed at the other three carriers. This time, the press conference dealt mostly with business plans, but there were still a couple pretty sweet announcements for personal wireless users, too. Show More Summary

Drop Your Phone in the Toilet? HTC Uh Oh Has You Covered

If a smartphone winding up in the toilet or with a cracked screen one week into purchase are things that happen to you with some frequency, HTC is offering up a new kind of warranty program with the HTC One M9 that you might want to check out. Show More Summary

Internet Explorer Isn’t Dead Yet, But the End is Near

Despite reports that suggest the contrary (The Irish Times knows what’s up), Internet Explorer isn’t getting the axe in Windows 10. That said, from the looks of things, it won’t be too long until the boatman comes to collect his due and take the beleaguered browser downriver. Show More Summary

Casetify First to Make Custom Apple Watch Bands

When you build your castle on top of smartphone cases decked out with Facebook and Instagram photos, how do you manage to get in on the smartwatch action? Casetify is giving it a go by offering up something that will surely be often duplicated—custom Apple Watch bands with your photos printed on them. Show More Summary

ModiFace Is About to Make Trying on Cosmetics Way Easier

It took us a while to get there, but we’re finally seeing some genuinely cool stuff come out of augmented reality. The latest effort is from ModiFace—their team has created a new app that uses AR to help you try on makeup without actually...Show More Summary

New Study Shows Your Brain is Severally Affected By Love

Can science define love? Probably not, seems pretty subjective and culture-dependent! But what the hell, let’s give it a shot, anyway. Such an effort has been reported by The Sydney Morning Herald. A joint effort between universities in China and New York looked into MRI results to finally solve the mystery and end poetry forever. Show More Summary

Bing Helps Fill in Your March Madness Bracket

The 68-team fields for the NCAA Men’s and Women’s Basketball Tournaments have been announced, and while the people behind Bing, along with me and probably 80 percent of the people filling out a bracket this year, have no idea how the...Show More Summary

Infinity One Speaker is Linkin Park Approved – Review

When Linkin Park announced their partnership with Harman Kardon last year, you knew they were going to do something special. One of the first payoffs of that partnership, is the Infinity One wireless sound system. The Infinity One is similar in design to the JBL Pulse, sans the pulsating colors that light up a room. Show More Summary

Dyson Invests $15 Million in Solid-State Battery Company

The last cordless vacuum we saw from Dyson was a Cheerio-sucking dynamo, but there was one sticking point—battery life. For some households, 20 minutes won’t be enough to clean the whole place, or even just a few rooms. That, and you have to worry about battery life degrading over time, which makes the cordless vacuum a lot less attractive. Show More Summary

Finally, Someone Made Hello Kitty T-Shirts for Dudes

That Hello Kitty is currently in her pop culture prime is unarguable. She’s got toys, cartoons, merchandise, cafes and airplanes, a collection unrivaled by any other popular figure, real or otherwise (the airplanes really put her over the top). Show More Summary

LG Tone Pro Headphones Review

LG recently released the latest version of their popular Tone headphones. The LG Tone Pros are lightweight bluetooth headphones with in-ear buds, a long battery life, and a 3D “neckband”. The LG Tones are a very unique pair of headphones and they’re ideal for someone looking for no wires, no hassle, and a good build quality. Show More Summary

4 Must-Have Irish Beers to Drink on St-Patrick’s Day (Guinness Not Included)

Now, before I get into it, let’s get one thing straight about the headline. I love Guinness. A pint of Guinness on St. Patrick’s day is essential, and you should absolutely have one tonight. But, if you’re anything like the people here...Show More Summary

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