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#TechtheHalls And Make Something Cool This Christmas!

Happy Holidays and Merry Christmas! As the temperatures start dropping for the winter, there’s never been a better time to escape to your workshop and build something cool out of various parts and pieces. At RadioShack, we carry the parts and pieces you need, as well as the soldering irons, solder, and other tools to […] Read more

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How To Survive A Zombie Apocalypse

Regardless of your beliefs, it’s no secret that loads of people are slightly concerned about a pending zombie apocalypse. Let’s be honest – RadioShack is clearly the best place to be in such a situation. We have everything you would need in order to survive and be ready for the next horde. With so many […] Read more

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Five Hacky Halloween Costumes You Can Make Yourself

Halloween is coming soon, and who wants to buy an ‘off-the-rack’ costume? It’s way cooler, and more fun, to build your own costume. When you build your own, you can customize it, and you can also use some inexpensive parts and pieces from your local RadioShack store to add cool lights to really take your […] Read more

5 Cool Things You Can Print With Your 3D Printer

We’re so excited that you can now purchase the Afinia H-Series 3D printer from RadioShack.com – it’s an awesome printer, and we’ve got a HUGE selection of colored filaments, as well. We chose to carry the Afinia H-Series 3D printer specifically because it’s so easy to get started with. Once you slice the box open, […] Read more

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Top 5 Toys for Indoor Fun

No matter what your age, this summer we want to help you unleash your inner kid. As we get further into the summer months, we start to see long heat waves and more time spent indoors. That is why we have come up with our top 5 toys that will keep you and the kiddos entertained while indoors. […] Read more

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Find Your Way with the Ultrasonic Range Sensor

This RadioShack Ultrasonic Range Sensor (SKU 2760342) seemed like a pretty simple device. I mean, it measures distance, but what can you really do with that? As it turns out, you can do a lot with this sensor. When connected to your Arduino board or other microprocessor board, the Ultrasonic Range Sensor sends and receives 40 […] Read more

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Interview with a Maker – Matt Johnson from Bare Conductive

Meet Matt Johnson, one of the founders of Bare Conductive and creators of electrically conductive paint. His innovative product has helped bridge a gap between electronics and art as well as helping simplify electrical circuits for those who may not be the most tech savvy. We were lucky enough to get to ask him some […] Read more

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Add Some Color with the Tricolor LED Strip

Here’s a fun and useful addition to your microcontroller arsenal. The RadioShack Tricolor LED Strip gives you 1 meter of programmable LED fun. Even better, each 10cm segment features its own integrated circuit (IC) so you can cut the strip into (up to) ten segments. Create different shapes and then tweak the ICs to change the […] Read more