Help me decide!
I kinda really want a smart watch, but a hackable one that I can have complete control over.
As far as I can see there are thee options
What else is there? What would you suggest?
@M0YNG Anything that can run AsteroidOS - second hand = cheap, but good build quality (brands like LG) and you can run Quake on it!
@M0YNG I think it's funny that they advertise that the pinetime has a floating point unit on the link you posted. My 286 would be jealous!
@M0YNG A friend of mine has a bangle.js, they look interesting https://incoherency.co.uk/blog/stories/banglejs-first-impressions.html
Bangle.js if not mentioned before. Yep, JS could be an issue for someone. But they are told to be waterproof and so on.
Chronos EZ as well, but it's old school choice. It has only 433MHz radio as an interface
@M0YNG The Watchy and PineTime are very tempting!
From my perspective, I'd be looking for a watch that vibrates as my hearing is god-awful, so having the watch function as a vibrating alarm is a great feature. The Open-SmartWatch doesn't look to have a motor.
@M0YNG That does look good! Seems to have a fair amount of extensions available.
I wonder if you could use it to update the clock on a Pi over BT using the time pulled from GPS.
@M0YNG Nothing super clear, but it could be possible depending on what the watch presents over BT.
@M0YNG Yeah, thanks! That looks like it'd do the trick. Didn't expect to be considering buying a watch this morning, but life surprises you like that!
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