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[10]: ...
by zima on Tue 10th Jul 2012 01:07 UTC 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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RE[11]: ...
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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RE[12]: ...
by zima on Thu 12th Jul 2012 23:05 in reply to "RE[11]: ..."
zima Member since:
2005-07-06

Calling them just "phone" and "tablet" also does the trick (and even more, avoiding some things, some kinds of image). It really does...

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