Archive for the 'Watches' Category


Two Homemade Classic Arcade Game Watches.

posted by DonDula @ 1:56 AM
December 19, 2008
Two Homemade Classic Arcade Game Watches.

Modder John Maushammer, who was best known for his creation of the Pong watch, has added another amazing time piece to his collection. This time around he has chosen the Atari classic Asteroids for his inspiration. While the Pong watch was great to see in all its geek glory, the actual game was not playable. The display would just run a constant animation of a game being played while the time was kept by the score above. Maushammer programmed the watch to keep time by having the right side score a point each minute and the left side score each hour, thus having the score be the current time. For his latest creation Maushammer decided to add support for an accelerometer to let the wearer control the movement of the ship by a tilt of the wrist. Now if only an idea like this could be put in to mass production.
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How to make an Apple II computer fit on your wrist.

posted by DonDula @ 22:58 PM
September 22, 2008
How to make an Apple II computer fit on your wrist.

About a year ago I came across an interesting article in Make Magazine about a guy who took his Fossil Wrist PDA and installed an Apple II emulator on it. He was able to load many of the Apple II software titles and run them at regular speed. The thought of having a fully functioning Apple computer on my wrist excited me enough to give it a try.
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