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Top 4 Streaming Media Devices

Streaming media devices are changing the way entertainment is being consumed and distributed. Companies like Apple, Amazon, Google and Roku offer solutions that open up an entirely new channel of entertainment options over standard over the air television. They also provide unique and original content that cable and satellite companies don’t offer. Adding a streaming […] Read more


Giveaway: Cut the Cable part 2

THANK YOU SO MUCH! THIS GIVEAWAY IS NOW CLOSED.   We’re going to help you cut the cable even more by sending two lucky people a free Chromecast.  When it comes to simplicity, the Google Chromecast has the least amount of hardware, especially for all that it does.  It requires a relatively modern television with […] Read more

Chromecast, Apple TV, or Roku?

It’s all the rage, these neat little attachments  to your television.  The Chromecast, Apple TV, and Roku have been making the rounds on all kinds of news of late, but what are the real differences between them, and what do they really do? These nifty little machines are media streaming devices.  That means that they […] Read more


Using your new Google Chromecast

This was an exciting week as we presented Google’s latest innovation, the Chromecast, for sale in our stores.  Here’s a quick guide to help you get it up and running in no time. Things you’ll need: The Google Chromecast dongle An open HDMI port on your television If you have an older television, you may […] Read more

RadioShack #SchoolOfSmart Blogger Panel

I’ve been obsessed with cellphones and the mobile industry as a whole for as long as I can remember – back before SIM cards, color screens, and cameraphones, when typing ‘RadioShack’ required you to press 77723444666777744222255. In the last few years, phones have gotten smarter, and in the process, more complicated. At RadioShack, we offer […] 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