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RadioShack at Maker Faire Bay Area 2014

Several members of the RadioShack team will be attending Maker Faire Bay Area this weekend and we could not be more thrilled! If this is your first time going or if you have never even heard of Maker Faire, it is essentially a BIG showcase of cool, creative technology projects from the maker/DIY community. 3D […] Read more

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RadioShack Helps Fix Common Tech Woes in New “Fix it Friday” Series

In his new series called “Fix it Friday,” KTLA Tech Reporter Rich DeMuro is on a mission to help fix his viewer’s tech woes, and RadioShack is helping him make it a reality. The four-part series follows Rich and RadioShack working together to solve some common tech troubles experienced by his viewers. In the first […] Read more

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3D printing the perfect accessory for your Impossible Astronaut

A cherished (not so) few will recall that today, April 23rd, is Impossible Astronaut Day.  Not sure what we’re talking about?  Clearly, you need more exposure to Doctor Who. For those that already know who (and what) the Doctor is, we’ve collected a nice little list of 3D prints to get your nerd on proper: […] Read more

Call2Recycle celebrates 20 years as environmental recycling program leader

Fresh off the press (releases): ATLANTA and FORT WORTH, Texas (April 21, 2014) – Celebrating a 20-year partnership, RadioShack and Call2Recycle® announced today that the battery collection and recycling program is expanding to stores in Hawaii and Puerto Rico. In 1994, Call2Recycle was established as a non-profit stewardship program to collect, transport and recycle rechargeable […] Read more

Procrastination was never this fun – DIY projects

And to the last man, the cry did go out: today is Blah Blah Blah Day. It’s the national day of remembering that darned “honey-do” list. Cleaning the gutters, sorting the garage, getting the garden beds turned… Rearranging the attic, putting away the fall and winter clothes. Cold weather things go back into storage while […] Read more

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Chocolate Bunnies in 3D Printed Molds

Just in time for Easter, here comes a great little DIY project (3D printed mold pattern included). Making your own chocolate bunnies is pretty easy.  Chocolate is a very forgiving medium, and with a few little tips, you can make your own candies well before Mr. Cottontail’s big arrival. You’ll need: Bunny-shaped candy molds C-clamps […] Read more

Happy Birthday, Leonardo! The Grandfather of DIY

There are few figures who will come to mind as readily as Leonardo da Vinci when the topic of influence in science comes up. No other person has been as iconic or has contributed as much over so many disciplines as da Vinci, and it could be argued that our entire understanding of the universe […] Read more

Chromecast, Apple TV, or Roku?

It’s all the rage, these neat little attachments  to your television.  The Chromecast, Apple TV, and Roku have been making the rounds on all kinds of news of late, but what are the real differences between them, and what do they really do? These nifty little machines are media streaming devices.  That means that they […] Read more