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The Golden Age of Radio Shack: Five Awesome Toys!

March 1, 2021 10:26 pm Published by Leave your thoughts

For those of us who were children in Woodward, OK in the 1980s and 1990s, the golden age of Radio Shack meant one thing: toys! While the chain also offered the first personal computers and new developments in cellular technology, many of us reflect most fondly on handheld games and computer camp days. Take a trip through the ‘80s and ‘90s Radio Shack nostalgia and learn about these five wonderful toys. Armatron: AI was mere science fiction, but you could play with a real robot arm! The Armatron was a favorite among nerd kids in the ‘80s. Using a joystick,... View Article

Our Celebrated Radio Shack Roots

February 15, 2021 10:26 pm Published by Leave your thoughts

Once known for a $799 cell phone box that was nearly the size of a briefcase, RadioShack struggled for the past few years. However, Devine’s Electronics Authorized Radio Shack in Woodward, OK started as a Radio Shack store, and continues to be an authorized dealer. We enjoy the nostalgia with this brand, and many of us remember when Radio Shack was the place for electronics in the 1990s. Here is a brief history of our Radio Shack roots and how they guide us today. The beginning Radio Shack has a diverse history in Fort Worth and Boston. It started in... View Article

Verizon’s Museum Partnerships Enhance Immersive Learning for Students of All Ages

February 5, 2021 8:01 am Published by Leave your thoughts

What was the best part of school when you were growing up? For many students, it was the field trips—those days when you’d get out of the classroom and experience art, science, technology, history and more up close and personal. Not only is it a break from traditional schooling, but visiting museums can offer students a chance to connect with subject matter in a much more immediate way. The COVID-19 pandemic has made it harder than ever for students to have cultural learning experiences, particularly the ones they’d get at museums. Luckily, the Smithsonian is partnering with Verizon to create... View Article

2021 Consumer Electronics Show Highlights the Leaders in 5G Laptops

January 22, 2021 8:00 am Published by Leave your thoughts

Looking for a new laptop? If you’re working remotely, like a large portion of Americans these days, a new 5G laptop might be just what you need in Woodward, OK. The 2021 Consumer Electronics Show has shown that remote work functionality is the electronics industry’s main focus these days. Read on to learn more about what’s hot and what you can expect to see at a store near you. An emphasis on remote work functionality The latest laptops suggest the industry has taken note of the needs of remote workers. Here are some of the features to watch for: Better... View Article

Important Things to Do Before Giving Your Kids a New Phone or Tablet

January 13, 2021 7:40 pm Published by Leave your thoughts

It’s safe to say that many of today’s kids are more tech-savvy than their parents. This is partially due to daily technology device use in the classroom and partially due to early childhood exposure to phones and tablets. There are a few things parents need to do before handing a new tablet or phone over to their kids. This post from your trusted local electronic store in Woodward, OK will cover best practices for giving these devices to kids: Purchase a screen protector and quality case: While you’re buying a tablet or phone, be sure to pick up a sturdy... View Article