All Posts: robots

Jun17_Make-It-Kits

The Perfect Match: the Make / RadioShack team-up

We sat down with Maker Media Vice President Sherry Huss and RadioShack Tech Senior Buyer Terry McGill to find out how the collaboration between the two companies came to be and what kinds of amazing things they’ve cooked up together. As far back as 2008, Make: magazine and RadioShack worked together, first through media buys […] Read more

RadioShack and MAKE Magazine Launch Make: it Robotics

This month, we’re teaming up with our friends at Make: Magazine to introduce a new series of robotics kits to RadioShack stores and RadioShack.com. With the RadioShack Make: it Robotics series and an Arduino Uno R3, you can jump right into the world of robotics by building the included example bots or your own ingenious […] Read more

Procrastination was never this fun – DIY projects

And to the last man, the cry did go out: today is Blah Blah Blah Day. It’s the national day of remembering that darned “honey-do” list. Cleaning the gutters, sorting the garage, getting the garden beds turned… Rearranging the attic, putting away the fall and winter clothes. Cold weather things go back into storage while […] Read more

muRata Robot

muRata Self-Stabilizing Cycling Robot at 2013 CES

Those crazy guys at muRata were in rare form at the 2013 Consumer Electronics Show in Las Vegas, NV. This parts manufacturer has a hard time showing off their wares, since they primarily make circuits, sensors, and the like. To visually show attendees what muRata is all about, the company assembled many of its top […] Read more

A Mississippi RadioShack Invaded by Robots

On a frigid February day in Pearl, Mississippi, a group of 15- and 16-year-old high school students braved the 30-degree cold to set up shop in front of the local RadioShack. Their goal—to show off the 18-inch crate-stacking, racquet ball-grabbing robot they designed and built together. Despite the less than ideal weather, the team endured […] Read more