Tag: gear

Gadgets

Havit’s RGB mechanical keyboard is a delight for gamers on a budget

I thoroughly enjoy mechanical keyboards for the tactile feedback they offer as you press down on each key that’s supported by a precisely manufactured switch; I wrote a love letter to these wonderful devices a while ago, and the novelty isn’t likely to wear off anytime soon. Of course, they can prove to be a…

Apps

Germany bans children’s smartwatches over privacy concerns

Germany’s telecommunications regulator, the Federal Network Agency, announced a ban today on the sale of kids’ smartwatches, the BBC reports, and encouraged parents to destroy the ones they already own. The agency appears to be taking particular issue with the devices’ abilities to transmit audio from its surroundings. Jochen Homann, the agency’s president, said today,…