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.

5 Extraordinary Electronics from The Great Create

It’s been awhile since we’ve had a batch of projects on The Great Create that were all about fun. Whether harkening back to the great electronic games of the ‘80s, initiating the next phase of electric rock ‘n’ roll experimentation or being just plain silly, these projects from The Great Create are clearly the work […] Read more

Android Apps I Can’t Live Without

We do a monthly ‘top apps’ blog post here on The Shack Blog, but I wanted to go a bit more personal and share a list of the apps that I personally can’t live without on my Android-powered smartphone. I’ve been using Android for a few years now, on several different handsets, and these are […] Read more

Peek Inside Ricky’s SXSW Gearbag

One of the things I’m often asked when I go to events such as SXSW is “What on earth do you carry in your bag?” I’ve actually used the same bag for years, but the contents have changed a bit over the years, so I thought I’d share the full details of what I carry […] Read more

Five Apps to Swing into Spring

The arrival of spring means it’s time to come out of hibernation, leave our caves of wintry solitude and greet the world as it comes back to life after a long winter. Thankfully, there are tons of apps for outdoor adventuring, doing your spring cleaning and grilling the best burger in town. Here are a […] Read more

SXSW 2012 Day Three Recap

SXSW has been quite the whirlwind of change this year, and Sunday was no different. The day started out kind of messy, with a bit of cold drizzle in the morning as I rushed off to several sessions about how brands like RadioShack are using social media, why it’s important to have an authentic voice, […] Read more

SXSW 2012 Day One Recap

Day one of the 2012 SXSW Interactive event in Austin, TX is one for the history books. This is my third SXSW, and for the first time in years, the weather is terrible! With temperatures in the 50s, it has been raining nonstop, making it really difficult to get around between sessions. The line to […] Read more

A Day in the Life of Dani Morabito, Senior Buyer – Wireless Accessories

RadioShack HQ is filled with tons of talented people working together to bring all the best tech to stores across the country. We want to let our readers and fans get to know us a little bit, so we sat down with Dani Morabito, our Senior Buyer of Wireless Accessories. Dani is one of the […] Read more

Q&A With Massimo Banzi: Cofounder of Arduino

Massimo Banzi dropped into RadioShack headquarters last week, and we couldn’t help but squeal like starstruck girls at a Bieber concert. This is the man responsible for Arduino, the open-source programmable microcontroller that essentially breathes life into electronics projects. It has allowed those with no prior engineering or programming experience to build amazing gadgets, like […] Read more