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Five Apps to Swing into Spring

The arrival of spring means it’s time to come out of hibernation, leave our caves of wintry solitude and greet the world as it comes back to life after a long winter. Thankfully, there are tons of apps for outdoor adventuring, doing your spring cleaning and grilling the best burger in town. Here are a […] Read more

RadioShack Makes The Holidays So Right With FREE Phones

To start the holidays off right, this Sunday, November 20th, through Wednesday, November 23rd, RadioShack has over 20 different phones from Verizon Wireless, AT&T, and Sprint, all available for FREE with upgraded or new 2-year contract. With so many awesome phones available for FREE, it can be downright impossible to pick just the best one. […] Read more

Can the Kindle Fire KO the iPad 2?

Muhammad Ali upset George Foreman in the Rumble in the Jungle. Buster Douglas upset Mike Tyson. Rocky went the distance with, and later defeated, Apollo Creed. Can the underdog Amazon Kindle Fire deliver a knockout punch to the reigning champ, Apple’s iPad 2? The iPad has the size, the specs and the crowd on its […] Read more

Samsung Galaxy S II For AT&T and Sprint

Having been in and around the mobile industry for years, I can get pretty passionate about smartphones. One of the hottest new smartphones to arrive in RadioShack stores is the Samsung Galaxy S II. This super-slim phone has an awesome Super AMOLED Plus display and is available on Sprint as the Epic 4G Touch, and […] Read more

Big Android BBQ 2011 Recap

Paige and I had the opportunity to attend the 2nd Annual Big Android BBQ last weekend in Austin, TX. The Big Android BBQ is the largest independent gathering of Android enthusiasts in the U.S., and there were nearly one thousand people there this weekend! There was a healthy mix of developers, modders, and people who […] Read more

We Are At The Big Android BBQ

It’s no secret that Android is quickly becoming one of the hottest smartphone operating systems in the world – Nielsen recently reported that Android smartphones outsold the iPhone 2 to 1 over the summer. At RadioShack, we have over a dozen different Android-powered smartphones - everything from the powerful Motorola DROID BIONIC to the affordable and […] Read more

Top 5 Sports Apps

Summer is finally winding down, and now it’s time for our favorite season of the year. Most people simply call it “Fall,” but to us, it’s the “season of sports”. OK, so maybe we need to work on the name a little bit. But think about it, within a couple months, you have the MLB […] Read more

7 Great Tips To Swype Better

Swype is one of the most popular keyboard applications for Android-powered smartphones. This innovative keyboard lets you trace a line through all the letters of the word that you want to type, as opposed to tapping each individual letter. Once you get the hang of it, typing on a Swype keyboard is significantly faster than […] Read more