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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

RadioShack’s Guide To Pinterest

At RadioShack, we’re always looking for new ways to connect with our fans. We love chatting with you on Facebook, Twitter, YouTube and here on The Shack Blog, so we’re excited to announce that we now have an official RadioShack Pinterest page. If you haven’t heard about Pinterest yet, it’s a social network where users […] 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

Peek Inside Paige’s SXSW Gear Bag

There is absolutely nothing worse (especially as a woman) than arriving to an event or function without all necessary gear!  SXSW was no different, but in the case of this particular event, I needed to be equipped with all things electronic (plus a few personal items) to make it through a long day of panel […] 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

Dorkbot & ATX Hackerspace at SXSW Create: RadioShack Recap

On our last day of SXSW, Ricky and I were able to check out the Dorkbot & ATX Hackerspace event at SXSW Create.  This event was filled with creative projects, great presentations and several projects that were designed using RadioShack parts. There was no place better to go in Austin to join a great group […] Read more

SXSW Day Four Recap

The city of Austin has again been a great host for SXSW 2012. Once the rain came to an end and the sun came out, all of those associated with this great event, from attendees to street vendors to pedi-cab drivers, took to the streets to enjoy what Austin has to offer.  A major part […] Read more