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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

Top App Tuesday – Free For All: The Best (Free) Game Apps

  Here’s how the conversation goes:   Them: “You have to download this game! I’ve spent days playing it. The graphics are stellar, it’s addictive, my kids love it…” Me: “Cool. Is it free?” Them: “It’s like $3. Totally worth it.”   So then I pay for it, download it, and there’s a 50% chance […] Read more

Hot Phone Alert: HTC Inspire 4G

I got to take an early look at the new HTC Inspire 4G at the Consumer Electronics Show in Vegas last month. I have to say its release date is perfectly timed (February 13) because it’s everything you want on Valentine’s Day. It’s also the first 4G-capable phone offered by AT&T and has the snappy […] Read more

Top App Tuesday – Entertainment Edition

Your mobile device is great for a lot of things – namely keeping in touch, staying organized and always being entertained. When it comes to entertainment, there are tons of apps that make finding an enjoyable distraction easy. Here are my top five.   Netflix   Platform: iPhone, iPod touch, iPad Price: Free Okay, so […] Read more

The Shack Hearts Apps

It’s almost Valentine’s Day, so I went on the hunt for some apps I hope you’ll love as much as I do. There’s a mix of entertainment and utility, plus a giant helping of tiny, cartoon hearts. The Read more

Keeping Tabs on the Tablets

Unless you’ve been hiding under a desktop, you’re more than aware of the massive influx and popularity of tablets – those thin, sleek, Wi-Fi hungry devices that are the next big smallest thing. The Shack team had the pleasure of attending the 2011 Consumer Electronics Show and practically every booth had a tablet on display […] Read more