This intelligent watch is indeed a Raspberry Pi mechanism using …

March 4, 2017 - running watch

Running Windows 98 from your browser is flattering rad, yet did we know we can foot a mythological operation complement true from your self-made intelligent watch? One recreational contriver has managed to do precisely that and now we can too – all we need is a Raspberry Pi.

Giving in to his clarity of nostalgia, self-proclaimed pledge tech-maker 314REACTOR set out to put his Raspberry Pi Model A+ to use and built an makeshift intelligent watch powered by Windows 98.

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In further to a Pi, a DIY watch also packs a 2.4-inch touchscreen, a medium 1,000 mAh battery as good as a elementary on and off switch. But we will need a few some-more things to finish a whole assemblage.

Since Windows 98 isn’t straightforwardly accessible for Raspberry Pi, a cunning Redditor resorted to emulating the system around renouned practical appurtenance program QEMU.

As expected, using a desktop handling complement on a little DIY watch hardly creates for a well-spoken performance, yet we can still lift off personification some games on a device.

314REACTOR says he managed to get Minesweeper using – yet it was flattering sluggish. He also has skeleton to try personification Doom.

Here are a few some-more photos of a Windows 98 wrist watch:

Head to this page for some-more sum and tips on how we can put together your really possess Windows-powered intelligent watch.

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