Linked by Thom Holwerda on Thu 5th Jul 2012 23:07 UTC
Legal Since I want to get this out of my system: here's a set of proposals to fix (okay, replace) the current failing patent system. No lengthy diatribe or introduction, just a raw list.
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RE[9]: ...
by MOS6510 on Sun 8th Jul 2012 13:49 UTC in reply to "RE[8]: ..."
MOS6510
Member since:
2011-05-12

Yes, they are UC-something. The watch is in fact a pocket watch. I'll let you know what they exactly are. If you want you can send me an email at etienne followed by an @ and wettingfeld in .nl.

My brother died a few years ago and this was amongst his stuff. I have no idea how he got his hands on it or if it ever worked. I did replace the batteries, but that didn't help. The watch does run, so you might be right and it's a faulty part.

I'm a watch fanatic too (well, more time obsessed). Right now I'm in Turkey where you can get a fake version of any famous/expensive watch. These replicates are amazingly accurate in apperance. Even though I have a lot of watches I'm thinking of getting another one.

Also I'm trying to get my hands on an antique pocket watch, which isn't too difficult if you want to spend a lot of money, but I don't.

Oh, I also have 3 Apple watches and 2 Apple clocks!

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by zima on Tue 10th Jul 2012 01:07 in reply to "RE[9]: ..."
zima Member since:
2005-07-06

http://www.kyon.pl/img/15275,philosoraptor,text,watch,time,raptor,....
;)

BTW, you might be possibly also interested in http://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Fossil_Wrist_PDA

But what I will hunt down, one day... http://www.handheldmuseum.com/Nelsonic/Tetris.htm
Or wristwatch tamagotchi http://www.ggdb.com/GameByManufacturer.aspx?c=Handheld&s=Watch&m=Ne...

Seems actually the most useful (as far as one can say that about a game) addition to the standard wristwatch formula, anything much more "sophisticated" doesn't really work out "practical and useful" - it appears to be the wrong & too miniature form-factor for complex functionality.


PS. Nice list from Wiki http://pocketcalculatorshow.com/nerdwatch/fun2.html ...and it seems that the keyboard also requires a battery? Plus, there are some hints there for troubleshooting, also with communication issues.

PPS. (from http://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Nelsonic_game_watch )
"Melody Car Racing
Came with a separately detachable Nelsonic brand 5×15mm monocular to aid in viewing the small screen."
- SO EPIC... 0_0
"Space Attacker
The game was also released under the name Star Trek II: The Wrath of Khan[50] [...] and the layout was used in the pornographic Sexum Watch (another third party release).[53]"
- space battles / Star Trek: a lot like porn!

Edited 2012-07-10 01:16 UTC

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by MOS6510 on Tue 10th Jul 2012 12:41 in reply to "RE[10]: ..."
MOS6510 Member since:
2011-05-12

Thanks for the links!

I'll check them out later as I'm on my iPhone. My wife keeps claiming MY iPad.

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