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Top 5 Apps for Fall

Some people call it ‘autumn’, while others say ‘fall’ – either way, it’s MY favorite time of the year, for so many reasons. Mainly, it’s when the weather in Texas cools off finally, and all the leaves start changing colors. You also typically get that great ‘fall’ smell in the air. Fall is also a […] 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

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Fun April Fools Apps

April Fool’s Day is around the corner and we want to make sure you are fully prepared. Every year, April 1st rolls around and you are not the prankster, but the one getting the pranks played on them. Well, not this year!  Before the big day arrives, take a look at some of our favorite, […] Read more

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Top 5 Big Game Apps

The Super Bowl is this Sunday and hundreds of millions of people will be tuning in to watch the Baltimore Ravens and the San Francisco 49ers battle it out for the Lombardi trophy in New Orleans. Before the game even starts their are tons of ways to be a part of the action even if you can’t […] Read more

Top 5 FREE Mobile Apps for Students

As you join the hordes of other young people flocking back to college campuses across the country, there’s no doubt you’re looking for ways to use your smartphone to make college that much easier. With hundreds of thousands of apps in the AppStore and Google Play, how do you decide which apps will actually help […] Read more

Top 5 Grilling Apps

So BBQ season is here and you want to be up for the title of “Captain of the Cookout”? There’s an app for that! Even if you’re a amateur griller, there are plenty of apps for iOS and Android that’ll provide you with enough recipes and temperature suggestions to help you con your guests into […] Read more

Ridin’ the Storm Out — 5 Essential Weather Preparedness Apps

Hunker in your bunker folks, because once again tornado season is here and hurricane season is on its way. There are definitely going to be storms a-brewin’ this summer whether you’re inland or on the coast. But, never fear, RadioShack is here to help you ride the storms out. We have all the batteries, solar […] Read more

Android Apps I Can’t Live Without

We do a monthly ‘top apps’ blog post here on The Shack Blog, but I wanted to go a bit more personal and share a list of the apps that I personally can’t live without on my Android-powered smartphone. I’ve been using Android for a few years now, on several different handsets, and these are […] Read more