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#Holla4Lolla Volunteer Interviews

It takes a special crowd of people to make a festival as big as Lollapalooza a success, and a great many of those folks are volunteers. To get the scoop on this cool position, Mike interviewed Ashley and Mike – both volunteering at Lollapalooza 2011. Here’s the interview with Ashley – she’s been volunteering with […] Read more

#Holla4Lolla Day Two of Lollapalooza 2011

Day 2 at Lollapalooza 2011 in Chicago was a bit more relaxed, and it was nice to ease into the day. To get a look at the city, we opted for a Segway tour of Chicago in the morning. Our tour guide, Harrison, was hilarious and very knowledgeable about the city and the various places […] Read more

#Holla4Lolla Day One of Lollapalooza 2011

Mike and I survived our first day at Lollapalooza 2011 in Chicago, Illinois. I had done my research, read up on survival guides like ours, and mapped out the bands that I wanted to see. However, nothing could have prepared me for the 90,000 milling around and awesome experience of seeing so many live acts. […] Read more

Lolla Survival Guide

You’ve seen the lineup … that’s all that really matters, right? Yes, it’s all about the music, but there are a few things you should remember so you, or your bragging rights, don’t get drained before the first headlining band hits the stage. So, whether you’re a festival newbie or expert, don’t miss out on […] Read more

A Day in RadioShack History: The TRS-80

Thirty-four years ago today, RadioShack announced a machine that would change the game of personal computers. The TRS-80 became one of the breakthrough computers that customers could buy, off the shelf and completely assembled. However, its rich history goes deeper than RadioShack or the world of microcomputers. It goes straight to those who were there […] Read more

Meet Ricky & Mike, Your Virtual Tour Guides to Lollapalooza 2011

If you’ve ever been to Lollapalooza, you know that everything about it is a recipe for a great time. The crowds, the dancing, the MUSIC … it’s all so good you almost forget about the heat and humidity.  Almost. Read more

Top Android Tablet Apps

Now that you’ve got an awesome new Android tablet, it’s time to get some apps. Sure, you’ll want to download some games, a flashlight and a few other no-brainers, but we’ve listed some of our favorites below to really make the most of your lean, mean productivity machine. Read more

Top Ten DIY Suggestions From YOU

Previously on The Shack Blog, we reached out and asked you to help us update our selection of DIY pieces and parts by telling us three products you would like to be able to purchase at RadioShack. We were humbled by the responses – over 500 comments here on The Shack Blog, and hundreds elsewhere […] Read more