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muRata Robot

muRata Self-Stabilizing Cycling Robot at 2013 CES

Those crazy guys at muRata were in rare form at the 2013 Consumer Electronics Show in Las Vegas, NV. This parts manufacturer has a hard time showing off their wares, since they primarily make circuits, sensors, and the like. To visually show attendees what muRata is all about, the company assembled many of its top […] Read more

MakerBot Replicator 2X

MakerBot Replicator 2X at 2013 CES

In addition to chatting it up with MakerBot’s Bre Pettis at their boot at the 2013 CES, I was able to spend a few minutes with Annaleise, who gave me the skinny on the updates they’ve brought to the Replicator line with the Replicator 2X. The biggest difference is that this 3D printer has dual […] Read more

Bre Pettis

Bre Pettis with MakerBot At 2013 CES

3D printing is one of the biggest things to hit the DIY community, and MakerBot is leading the charge. They’ve just announced their new Replicator 2X at the International CES in Las Vegas, NV, and I was able to catch up with Bre Pettis, the founder of MakerBot, on the show floor. Bre and I […] Read more

RadioShack & The DIY Community: 2012 Update

RadioShack has always been a mainstay with the DIY community – those of you out there building things, tinkering, and hacking cool projects together. In 2011, we heard you guys and gals who call yourselves ‘makers’ saying that we didn’t carry the stuff you needed anymore. We put together a simple video, and posted it […] Read more

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James Wolf’s Enercell-Powered Internet Radio

Over the past 90+ years of RadioShack being in business, the world has changed pretty much constantly. What started as a leather company with Tandy Corporation is now RadioShack, and we sell everything from resistors to smartphones, and everything in between. One thing that’s remained constant, though, is that we wouldn’t be here without cool […] Read more

Chatting With Gerald Stuteville

RadioShack currently has over 34,000 employees around the country, and several thousand of them work out of our Corporate Headquarters in Fort Worth, TX. That’s also where we have our testing labs – most people don’t know that we test every product that comes into our stores quite extensively. One of the lucky guys who […] Read more

Top 5 Fun Summer Projects From RadioShack

Hopefully you’re in the camp of people for whom summer means some extra time. We think the best use of that extra time is to build some really, really cool stuff. A huge thanks to all the DIY-ers who are the geniuses behind these inventions. We just make the parts, but you make masterpieces.   […] Read more

5 Artistic Artifacts from The Great Create

Artistic expression seems to be the common theme in the latest batch of Great Create projects. We have three projects pushing the boundaries of musical performance plus a hand-crafted miniature arcade cabinet complete with stunning panel art and a homemade Arduino that looks more like a member of the animal kingdom than a microcontroller. The […] Read more