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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

The Shack Talks Past, Present, and Future With DIY Community Pillars

While at Maker Faire last weekend, we met so many great people. However, today we’re focusing on two great members of the DIY community that were kind enough to share some thoughts on the past, present, and future of the DIY movement. First, we talk to Jim Newton of TechShop, a membership-based DIY workshop that […] Read more

Amy And Lauren Recap Maker Faire

While Dwayne and John were exploring Maker Faire and doing actual work, Amy and Lauren were on the grounds, taking in the sights and sounds of the event. In addition to the great videos showcasing the different Makers that they met, Amy and Lauren put their thoughts and reactions down to share with you. Amy […] Read more

The Shack Takes In Maker Faire

We introduced you to the team that was headed to Maker Faire last week, and they had an amazing time hanging out with fellow makers. It was an exciting couple of days, with plenty of cool people to meet and awesome things to see. Amy and Lauren wanted to share a little bit of the […] Read more

The Shack Is Headed To Maker Faire

Five years ago, Make Magazine, a favorite read for DIY-type folks, created its Maker Faire event. Since then, there have been a number of Maker Faires in various cities around the globe, from San Mateo, California to Vancouver, British Columbia. This year, RadioShack has a team of folks from our corporate office heading out to San […] Read more