Tag Archive: mechanical


LG Watch W7 is a Wear OS hybrid with mechanical hands

Introduced in tandem with the new flagship V40 ThinQ phone, LG also announced the  LG Watch W7, its latest wearable.

This smartwatch is a successor to the LG Watch Urbane and is the latest Wear OS device by the company. But, unlike the others on the market the LG Watch W7 features a first for Wear OS devices in that it has mechanical hands.

Indeed, it’s a hybrid watch that has enough juice to power the smart stuff for two  [Read More…]

Xiaomi render suggests the Mi Mix 3 will also feature a mechanical slider

Xiaomi’s upcoming Mi Mix 3 will also have a mechanical slider, but it could be very different from what we’ve already seen so far.

When Xiaomi unveiled the Mi Mix 2 last year, it mentioned that it experimented with different designs for hiding the front camera before settling on the current implementation — positioning it in the bottom bar. One of those designs included a notch much like the Essential Phone, and at the time Xiaomi said  [Read More…]

Rymek mechanical keyboard is the retro tablet accessory you never knew you needed

Mechanical keyboards are all the rage right now. Just about everywhere we turn we find someone sharing their new mechanical keyboard; so popular are they that there’s an active Reddit community of some 275,000 subscribers.

We’re an Android site, and we talk about mobile tech. Why do we care about mechanical keyboards all of a sudden? Well, as it turns it, you can have a little bit of both worlds.

We recently learned about the Rymek retro-style mechanical keyboard with  [Read More…]

Xiaomi made a $100 mechanical keyboard with Cherry MX switches, and it’s fantastic

Black color scheme. Red LEDs. Cherry MX Blue switches. Xiaomi’s mechanical keyboard ticks all the right boxes.

Xiaomi sells over 2,000 products in its home market, collaborating with local vendors to create a vast ecosystem of lifestyle products. The list of products on sale at Mi Home stores in China include the likes of robot vacuums, smart shoes, affordable smart lights, smart weighing scales, and even luggage.

A more recent entrant to the list is the mechanical  [Read More…]

Gemini PDA is a crazy dual-booting hybrid with a mechanical keyboard

It’s a phone. It’s a mini laptop Honestly it’s bizarre and I can’t stop staring at it.

There are two kinds of phone nerds in the world today — those old enough to remember lusting after PDAs so you could have a computer with you at all times, and people who weren’t alive before Wi-Fi existed everywhere. For the PDA folks out there, this is a throwback you’re going to want to see for yourself. It’s a  [Read More…]

Thursday’s deals and discount codes: Mechanical gaming keyboard, Bose earbuds, and the full-size Amazon Echo

Amazon is not letting Google off the hook when it comes to battling for the home. It is running a fantastic sale on the Echo Dots where you can get three for the price of a Google Home ($ 129). You can also get a certified refurbished full-sized Echo for just $ 120 and it comes with

Watch This App: Mechanical Gears Watch Face

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So you’ve got an Android Wear device and now you’re looking for some Android apps to go along with it. We’ve got you covered. Our Watch This App column is designed to help educate readers in the various apps available for the platform and highlight the best of the bunch. Watch This App: Mechanical Gears Watch Face This Wear app…… Read more »

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The Kairos hybrid mechanical smartwatch with a transparent screen is up for preorder

If you’ve been looking at the current crop of smartwatches and said, “meh, not fancy enough for me“, we recommend you take a look at the Kairos smartwatch. The watch aims to combine a traditional mechanical automatic movement watch with a custom smartwatch overlay that’s compatible with Android and iOS. What makes the watch interesting (at least in its current render form) is that the display is a transparent OLED layer over the hands and exposed movements of  [Read More…]