[time-nuts] Thunderbolt Monitoring for Pocket PC

Justin Pinnix justin at fuzzythinking.com
Mon Nov 28 21:06:48 EST 2011


Chris, I think you and I are trying to accomplish different goals.  I want
to be able to glance up and see (exactly) what time it is.  It's just a
glorified wall clock that's always on and displaying a time.  The health
information is just to validate the time.

I do have an iPad.  Yes, the same device can check time and email, but I'd
have to switch between apps to do that which requires several button
presses and clicks.  I'd rather leave my email up and just glance at the
clock.

Also, I don't think I'd do all this work just to get time on the iPad.  I'd
just use the Emerald-Sequoia NTP app :-)

On Mon, Nov 28, 2011 at 5:12 PM, Chris Albertson
<albertson.chris at gmail.com>wrote:

> On Sun, Nov 27, 2011 at 8:00 PM, Justin Pinnix <justin at fuzzythinking.com>
> wrote:
> > Sounds like a good idea for a modern handheld, but the relics we are
> > talking about don't have WiFi or any means of networking except for
> serial
>
>
> It's 2011, almost 2012.  I assumed every human over the age of 10
> already has some kind of networked portable device. (Maybe I have a
> sample bias living in So. California?)    Kind of neat that the same
> gadget that reads this e-mail will also tell to the current user by
> the heater in the TB's oscillator.
> --
>
> Chris Albertson
> Redondo Beach, California
>
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