SXSW 2011

The Shack is Mobile @ SXSW: Recap!

The team is back in Fort Worth after spending 5 days in Austin for SXSW Interactive. It was a great first trip and we can’t wait for SXSW 2012. A big thanks goes to all of you who followed us on our trip via Twitter, Facebook, Instagram and our blog. We had the opportunity to […] Read more

The Shack @ Dorkbot Austin: Recap

  Last Friday, March 11, we had the opportunity to sponsor and attend the Dorkbot Austin event at SXSW Interactive. Dorkbot is a “regular meeting of artists, hackers, designers, engineers, students, and other interested parties who are involved in the creation of electronic or otherwise technological art.” They’re all about doing strange things with electricity […] Read more

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

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

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

As I mentioned before, Dorkbot is all 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