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THE SHACK IS MOBILE @ SXSW: STAYING SOCIAL

  If you know a social media-internet obsessed person, you have probably recognized that they have some sort of device, whether it’s a smart phone, laptop, or tablet, glued to the palm of their hands at all times. With an electronic device as a companion, it’s got to fit your needs. Leave a comment for […] Read more

THE SHACK IS MOBILE @ SXSW: STAYING CHARGED

There’s nothing worse than a dead battery and the absence of a convenient outlet. I used to encounter this problem…a lot. Like, I was the girl who brought her iPhone power cord with her everywhere she went. Then I discovered…PORTABLE POWER. It was a light bulb moment that I’ll never forget. Don’t let a power […] Read more

The iPhone Trade & Save Promotion is BACK!

This Friday, March11 through Saturday, March 19th, you can get $75 towards a new iPhone when you trade in their current iPhone 3G or 3GS at The Shack.* iPhone 3GS – 8GB Normal Price: $49.99 (with new or upgrade 2-year agreement and iPhone data plan) Price with Trade-In: FREE +$25 RadioShack gift card (with new […] Read more

Top Apps – The Shack’s Picks for a SXSW Road Trip

Some members of The Shack social media team will soon be heading to Austin, Texas to attend SXSW Interactive. The trip is sure to be a blast, but we want to make sure we don’t run into any difficulties on the way, like getting lost or not knowing where to eat. So we’ve armed ourselves […] Read more

Hey Newbie! We’ve got a special for you.

 Check-in and Save at The Shack! Beginning tomorrow, Friday March 11, we are offering 20% off qualifying purchases to customers who check in (using Foursquare) for the first time at any of our locations nationwide. Offer valid through 4/11/11. What is Foursquare?  “Foursquare is a location-based mobile platform that makes cities easier to use and […] Read more

What can you do with a gift card & a little ingenuity?

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Staying STRONG.

Below is my LIVESTRONG story. What’s yours? Share it with us for a chance to score one of our Lance Retirement 2.0 posters. [Continue reading for details!] On February 16, Lance Armstrong announced his retirement from professional cycling. Some were sad, some were nervous, some were suspecting and accusatory, and some were happy. I never had a […] Read more

The Shack Speaks Dork – Dorkbot Austin: 2011

    Dorkbot is all about people doing strange things with electricity. It says so right on the top of their site. If you can imagine a science fair for grownups, you’ll have an idea of what a Dorkbot event is like. It’s basically people coming together to show off the projects they’ve been working […] Read more