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Join Us For #RSChat: Amy Shineman

RadioShack spent the weekend at the Maker Faire. Amy Shineman, Director of Consumer and Product Marketing at RadioShack, was there to experience every minute. Her passion for making was ignited while attending the event and she brought back great ideas to help RadioShack support their creations. You may remember Amy from our video last year, […] 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

Get Amped Up for Maker Faire Bay Area

RadioShack is gearing up for our trip to Maker Faire Bay Area this weekend, and we couldn’t be more excited. If you’ve never been to Maker Faire before, it’s essentially a huge showcase of all the cool, creative technology projects from the maker/DIY community. There are 3D printers, Arduino-powered robots, Tesla coils and even a […] Read more

Chatting With Makers At Maker Faire NY

While there are some awesome people that attend Maker Faire (such as these), we also wanted to talk with some of the cool folks who presented at Maker Faire NY with a booth – the people who join together to put the whole thing on. It didn’t take long to find some really neat things […] Read more

Talking With Attendees At Maker Faire NY

Maker Faire NY was a blast! While there were some really cool booths (such as the RadioShack booth), I had an awesome time just talking with the attendees. Even though some of the folks attending Maker Faire didn’t have a booth or project with them to show off, they were all Makers and DIY enthusiasts […] Read more

RadioShack At Maker Faire NY

After experiencing the Bay Area Maker Faire earlier this year, we had quite an exciting challenge coming up with a cool booth to present at Maker Faire NY. The results were fantastic – the booth was packed nearly all weekend long, our DIY mobile charging station was a big hit. If you weren’t able to […] Read more

Experiencing Maker Faire New York

This past weekend, while Paige and Breanne were in Austin, TX for the Austin City Limits Festival, I packed up and headed to New York for the World Maker Faire at the New York Hall of Science! After our team attended the Bay Area Maker Faire earlier this year, RadioShack signed on to be a […] Read more

The Shack Loves DIY Dads

As Father’s Day approaches, we wanted to highlight a fun father-son duo that we met at the 2011 Bay Area Maker Faire a few weeks ago. It’s really important that we encourage youngsters to explore and tinker with things, and no one knows this better than Jim and his son Schuyler. Schuyler isn’t old enough […] Read more