Posts by Ricky Cadden

Ricky Cadden

Ricky Cadden

Ricky started as an associate in our Sam’s Club Kiosks, then moved to the corporate office as an Inventory Specialist before joining the Social Media Team. His personal Twitter account is @Rcadden.

Show Us Your Old Gaming Rigs To Win A PlayStation Vita

We love technology both new and old, and we love seeing all the crazy contraptions that you guys put together to keep your technology alive. Today, we’re pretty excited that the latest innovation in portable gaming, the Sony PlayStation Vita, is available at RadioShack! This handheld system will make you wonder how that old Atari […] Read more

Five Imaginative Inventions from The Great Create

Part of the spirit of The Great Create is improving upon existing technology to make something that is even better.  To paraphrase a TV show our younger readers have never heard of, “You have the technology. You can make things better than they were before. Better. Stronger. Faster.” And, if these projects are any indication, […] Read more

Soldering 101 – A Meticulous Manual for Melting Metal

The other day, we asked a simple question on Facebook and Twitter: “How old were you when you first learned to solder?” Of the many responses, one of our favorites was, “RadioShack should have a soldering demo station at its stores. I think people who weren’t taught are intimidated by it.” We totally agreed about […] Read more

Your Big Game Playbook

No sporting event whips people into a frenzy like championship football. It’s the biggest event of the year, and just like the plays on the field, your watching party has to be perfectly executed if you’re going to score some major points. You can’t get called on technical penalties like a tiny TV or no […] Read more

CES 2012 Behind The Scenes

Actually using the products that we carry in RadioShack stores is one of the coolest and most important parts of my job. You’ve already seen this as we shot the 3D motorcycle video with the HTC EVO 3D, and with our Verizon Stop-Motion video recorded entirely on the iPhone 4. As we started planning for […] Read more

The Great Create Challenge #2

We launched the Great Create site in early 2011, and since then, we’ve marveled at the awesome projects that you’ve built using RadioShack parts and pieces. To help spur some friendly competition, we launched the Great Create Arduino Challenge last month, and many of you submitted some really innovative Arduino-based projects. We want to keep that going, […] Read more

CES 2012 – Tech That Worked

We’re finally back from Las Vegas and the tech heaven that is the Consumer Electronics Show. As you would expect, we took a TON of gadgets and technology with us to help keep up with the team and give you constant updates from the show floor. Some of that technology worked awesome, some didn’t fare […] Read more

5 Imaginative Inventions from The Great Create

While CES gave us a taste of the coolest upcoming electronic gadgets we’ll see this year, it’s important to remember that you don’t have to be a giant tech company to make the world more fun with technology. ANYONE can build something that changes the world or makes you go “wow!” That is the spirit […] Read more