All Posts: arduino

RadioShack LED Cube for Arduino Offers Fun Challenge

The new LED Cube from RadioShack offers intermediate DIY’ers a chance to step up their building skills. As my friend Gerald the engineer told me, “Building in 3D space is not for beginners.” As I built my cube, I realized how true his words were. This was my first attempt to build an object above the […] Read more

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Great Create Challenge: Mod Your Mobile

It’s a new year, and that means a new Great Create Challenge here on techspecs! As we look through all the awesome projects on Instructables, Make, and other communities, we’ve seen an increasing number of projects that incorporate some sort of mobile device, be it a tablet, cellphone, GPS, or even that netbook you still […] Read more

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RadioShack Camera Board for Arduino Now Available

Continuing with our promise to bring you a wider selection of Arduino-related kits and shields, RadioShack has introduced a camera board specifically designed for use with Arduino boards. This board should be available in most of our stores today, or you can order direct from RadioShack.com to have it shipped to your door. The RadioShack […] Read more

RadioShack & The DIY Community: 2012 Update

RadioShack has always been a mainstay with the DIY community – those of you out there building things, tinkering, and hacking cool projects together. In 2011, we heard you guys and gals who call yourselves ‘makers’ saying that we didn’t carry the stuff you needed anymore. We put together a simple video, and posted it […] Read more

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James Wolf’s Enercell-Powered Internet Radio

Over the past 90+ years of RadioShack being in business, the world has changed pretty much constantly. What started as a leather company with Tandy Corporation is now RadioShack, and we sell everything from resistors to smartphones, and everything in between. One thing that’s remained constant, though, is that we wouldn’t be here without cool […] Read more

Maker Faire Bay Area 2012 – Center Stage

While Maker Faire has a seemingly endless supply of things to see (check out our Maker Faire photo album on Facebook), they also have a few stages throughout the event, with talks from some of the awesome people in the community. I spent a few hours at the Center Stage enjoying some of these talks, […] Read more

Join Us For #RSChat: Lauren Kushnerick

It may have been a long few months, but don’t worry, RadioShack’s twitter chats are back! Our chats around the holidays were such a success that we want to bring them back in the form of #RSChat. This time around we will be chatting with a different member of the RadioShack team every other Tuesday from Noon-1pm […] Read more

In-Depth With Frog Designs’ TRON Cycles

During our time at SXSW 2012, Ricky and I were able to spend some time at the Dorkbot & ATX Hacekerspace event at SXSW Create. During our time there we met Matt Franks the Senior Interaction Designer with frog (formerly frog design). We highlighted his TRON Cycles a little bit in our SXSW recap, but Matt […] Read more