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Arduino Yún

Looking into Single Board Computers

Chances are, if you follow techspecs, you’ve had a chance to work with an Arduino board—most likely the Arduino Uno. The low cost of these boards and Arduino’s super-simple integrated development environment (IDE) make them the go-to microcontroller for both novices and experts. On the heels of widely available microcontrollers are single-board computers (SBCs) with […] Read more

5 Cool Things You Can Print With Your 3D Printer

We’re so excited that you can now purchase the Afinia H-Series 3D printer from RadioShack.com – it’s an awesome printer, and we’ve got a HUGE selection of colored filaments, as well. We chose to carry the Afinia H-Series 3D printer specifically because it’s so easy to get started with. Once you slice the box open, […] Read more

Bre Pettis

Bre Pettis with MakerBot At 2013 CES

3D printing is one of the biggest things to hit the DIY community, and MakerBot is leading the charge. They’ve just announced their new Replicator 2X at the International CES in Las Vegas, NV, and I was able to catch up with Bre Pettis, the founder of MakerBot, on the show floor. Bre and I […] 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

Dorkbot & ATX Hackerspace at SXSW Create: RadioShack Recap

On our last day of SXSW, Ricky and I were able to check out the Dorkbot & ATX Hackerspace event at SXSW Create.  This event was filled with creative projects, great presentations and several projects that were designed using RadioShack parts. There was no place better to go in Austin to join a great group […] Read more