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RadioShack said to require AppleCare, case purchases with iPad 2 [updated]

March 29th, 2011

As we confirmed yesterday, Apple’s iPad 2 went on sale in 500 RadioShack locations across the country on Tuesday. Considering the tablet’s limited supply among Apple Store locations and other third-party retailers, however, we wondered how much inventory Apple might be willing to spare for the various RadioShack locations set to offer the device this …

RadioShack to lose over 400 Sams Club kiosks

January 11th, 2011

In a Securities and Exchange Commission filing made this past Friday, RadioShack stated that it will be losing more than 400 kiosks located in Sam’s Club stores across the country. The closures will result from an expiring contract between RadioShack and Wal-Mart Stores Inc., owner of the Sam’s Club chain. Sam’s Club will take over …

The Shack also taking pre-orders for EPIC 4G

August 12th, 2010

If you plan on reserving yourself a Samsung EPIC 4G tomorrow, here’s your backup plan… The Shack. RadioShack has announced that they too will carry Sprint’s EPIC 4G smartphone and, like Sprint, will be taking pre-orders for the new device starting tomorrow. The one catch appears to be this: “Eligible RadioShack customers can reserve Samsung …

Radio Shack will also offer all T-Mobile handsets free on June 19th

June 16th, 2010

T-Mobile’s retail locations are going to be an absolute mad house this Saturday thanks to the company’s epic one-day sale in which all handsets are free, so it’s a good thing that Radio Shack has announced it will be joining in on the fun as well. On June 19th, over 4,000 Radio Shack locations across …

HTC Intruder coming to AT&T, but what is it?

June 8th, 2010

Here’s a fun little conundrum for you. A mysterious new Android handset from HTC  — the Intruder — has shown up in the internal inventory system at The Shack, and appears to be destined for life with AT&T. But what is it? Apparently there’s a good chance it’s the Liberty aka Aria, a handset we know …

The Shack will be pumping out WiMAX?

May 22nd, 2010

An Engadget tipster has sent in a few images indicating that The Radio Shack may be installing WiMAX repeaters in its stores prior to the HTC EVO 4G launch. We have to agree with the move, as actually getting to experience how fast 4G is will, in all likelihood, boost sales (and maybe even make …

Rumor: HTC EVO 4G launches June 6th for $200

May 7th, 2010

This one would be best accompanied by a margarita thats glass is heavily laced with salt, but rumor has it the Sprint HTC EVO 4G will be available on or around June 6th for $200 on contract / $600 off. This information comes by way of one of Android Central’s forum dwellers who alleges a …

HTC EVO 4G up for pre-order later this month

May 6th, 2010

It seems as though this image was sent to every blog on the internet, so we thought…why not throw our watermark on it too? It looks like the HTC EVO 4G — exclusively available from Sprint — will be available for pre-order later this month from everyone’s favorite electronics vendor…The Shack? At its CTIA launch …

RadioShack for sale?

March 26th, 2010

This little tidbit of technology news is brought to you by the New York Post… stop laughing. The Post is reporting that technology retailer RadioShack — or “The Shack” as hipsters now say — is looking for a potential buyer — a transaction that could total over $3 billion. The speculation is due in large …

iPhone ready to make its way to 'The Shack' this month

November 7th, 2009

We all knew that the iPhone was going to start hitting more third-party retailers at some point, but we just didn’t think it would be this soon. RadioShack, or The Shack, has announced that it will be carrying the iPhone 3G and 3GS in select stores in Dallas-Fort Worth and New York City at the …