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LG Optimus F7

Hands-On With The LG Optimus F7

Years ago, there was a stigma around ‘prepaid’ phones only being used by folks who were….well…..up to no good. However, today, that’s completely changed. Prepaid (or ‘no-contract’) phones are becoming the norm, especially as phone prices get lower and the monthly service plans get better, with most of them including unlimited minutes, messaging, and even […] Read more

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Top 5 Toys for Indoor Fun

No matter what your age, this summer we want to help you unleash your inner kid. As we get further into the summer months, we start to see long heat waves and more time spent indoors. That is why we have come up with our top 5 toys that will keep you and the kiddos entertained while indoors. […] Read more

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Find Your Way with the Ultrasonic Range Sensor

This RadioShack Ultrasonic Range Sensor (SKU 2760342) seemed like a pretty simple device. I mean, it measures distance, but what can you really do with that? As it turns out, you can do a lot with this sensor. When connected to your Arduino board or other microprocessor board, the Ultrasonic Range Sensor sends and receives 40 […] Read more

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Family Road Trip Survival Guide

School is out for the summer and families are cramming into cars and heading to the beach. As the saying goes: it’s the journey, not the destination, and we want to make sure that journey is as enjoyable as possible. That’s why we put together a survival guide for your family road trip. Take a […] Read more

Galaxy S 4 Active

Testing The Samsung Galaxy S 4 Active

When Samsung announced the Galaxy S 4, I was, quite frankly, somewhat surprised that it didn’t have a water resistant nanocoating, like some flagship smartphones have these days. However, a few weeks later, I was pleased to see the rumors emerge of a ‘Galaxy S 4 Active’, which would be a more ruggedized version of […] Read more

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Must-Have Tech for the Summer BBQ

Before you fire up the grill this summer, be sure you have everything you need! We don’t just mean the meat and a cold beverage, we are talking about all the tech that makes a summer barbecue a real celebration. We have come up with a list of 5 things that you cannot go without. […] Read more

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Closer Look at the Auvio HBT6000

Last year, we introduced the AUVIO Bluetooth Portable speaker, which has been incredibly popular. We received A LOT of feedback from you guys, saying you wanted something louder and with longer battery life. So, we introduced you to the AUVIO PBT1000 Portable Speaker. Well now we have taken it up a notch and we would like to […] Read more

DIY

Add Some Color with the Tricolor LED Strip

Here’s a fun and useful addition to your microcontroller arsenal. The RadioShack Tricolor LED Strip gives you 1 meter of programmable LED fun. Even better, each 10cm segment features its own integrated circuit (IC) so you can cut the strip into (up to) ten segments. Create different shapes and then tweak the ICs to change the […] Read more