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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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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

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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

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Add a 16×2 LCD Shield to Your Arduino Project

The RadioShack 16×2 LCD Shield is the perfect solution when you need a small display for your Arduino-based project. This LCD shield is fully compatible with the Arduino LiquidCrystal library, helping you program the shield quickly. And to help you save space on your Arduino, the LCD shield features five buttons (Up, Down, Left, Right, […] Read more

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Create Messages on the 16×2 Green Serial LCD

Similar to our 16×2 LCD Shield, the RadioShack 16×2 Green Serial LCD offers a compact display for your Arduino-based projects. The Serial LCD connects to your Arduino (or other microprocessor) through ground/power connections and a single-wire serial interface. After connecting it, you can view messages 32 characters at a time on two lines (16 characters […] Read more

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Summer Shape Up

So you spent the winter months lounging on the couch,watching your favorite episodes of Friends, and now summer is here and you need to shape up….or maybe that is just me. Anyways, I know I am not the only one that needs a little help staying motivated! So we have put together some great tech […] Read more

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Top Music Apps for Summer

Summer is in full swing! The temperatures are rising,  family vacation have commenced and great summer music fills the air.  We all have our favorite songs that we love listening to during the summer months. They bring back memories of simpler times and allow us to kick back and relax. Since music is important to any barbecue, road trip or […] Read more