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Get Amped Up for Maker Faire Bay Area

RadioShack is gearing up for our trip to Maker Faire Bay Area this weekend, and we couldn’t be more excited. If you’ve never been to Maker Faire before, it’s essentially a huge showcase of all the cool, creative technology projects from the maker/DIY community. There are 3D printers, Arduino-powered robots, Tesla coils and even a […] Read more

Finding the Perfect Gift for Mom

With all the things that moms do, every day of the year ought to be Mother’s Day. Before you phone in your Mother’s Day gift for mom this year by getting flowers and a card, take a minute and reflect on what goes into her job. Mom is like the administrative assistant, nurse, janitor, mediator, […] Read more

Ridin’ the Storm Out — 5 Essential Weather Preparedness Apps

Hunker in your bunker folks, because once again tornado season is here and hurricane season is on its way. There are definitely going to be storms a-brewin’ this summer whether you’re inland or on the coast. But, never fear, RadioShack is here to help you ride the storms out. We have all the batteries, solar […] Read more

The HTC One X Lands At RadioShack And CTIA Wireless

Today is an exciting day at RadioShack – the HTC One X for AT&T is now available at your local RadioShack! This smartphone packs a dual-core Snapdragon S4 processor that most reviewers have said is the fastest and most battery efficient processor on the block. It’s also running the latest version of Android, v4.0 (also […] Read more

Join Us For #RSChat: Lauren Kushnerick

It may have been a long few months, but don’t worry, RadioShack’s twitter chats are back! Our chats around the holidays were such a success that we want to bring them back in the form of #RSChat. This time around we will be chatting with a different member of the RadioShack team every other Tuesday from Noon-1pm […] Read more

Jerry Heep Lights up RadioShack HQ

[embedplusvideo standard="http://www.youtube.com/v/pNvlqtP5b5Q" height="343" width="560"  /] Jerry Heep has been a RadioShack Staff Engineer for over three decades, and in that time he’s designed and built modems, multimeters and all kinds of other products you can find in every RadioShack store. He’s a master of his craft and a hacker of the highest order. If you […] Read more

High School Makerspaces: Q&A with MAKE’s Dale Dougherty

Dale Dougherty, editor and publisher of MAKE magazine, has a mission—to bring a culture of making to America’s high schools. In Dale’s view, education nowadays is too concerned with memorizing facts. Students rarely, if ever, have the opportunity to CREATE anything with the knowledge they learn from textbooks, unless one counts interesting patterns on a […] Read more

Calculus & Soda Bottles – Jerry Heep on Electrical Engineering

[embedplusvideo standard="http://www.youtube.com/v/8TvpyzzwD44" height="343" width="560"  /] Jerry Heep has been a RadioShack Staff Engineer since the days of the Tandy TRS-80.  He’s worked on all kinds of cool gadgets, and products that he designed are on RadioShack store shelves across the country. We asked Jerry to impart some wisdom to those who want to learn to […] Read more