I never really cared much for the clock widget on my Nexus 7, mainly because it only gave me two styles—analog and digital. There are many different styles of clock widgets available on Google Play, but the majority of them just don't look good enough for me. Ideally, I'd lik ...more
Probably the most favorite custom ROM among softModders is CyanogenMod, a theme-friendly take on stock Android that not only makes it easier to customize your device, but also increases performance using a variety of system tweaks and enhancements. If you're bogged down by To ...more
The basic clock app on Android devices is functional and has a few nice features. One of these is a "World Clock" view, which lets you see the current time in different cities across the world, and shows the time in your location at the top. But of course, the local time in y ...more
When it comes to theming your Android device, it's the little things that matter most. Whether you're tweaking your navigation buttons or changing the color of system menus, no theme is complete until even the smallest element matches the rest of your color palette. As a stap ...more
The first alarm clock in recorded history can be traced back to ancient Greek philosopher Plato, known for laying the foundations of Western philosophy and science. Plato was said to possess a very large water clock with an alarm signal similar to that of a water organ. Water ...more
Want to make your own DIY wall clock? Using just a drill, a craft knife, picture hangers, and a cheap clock kit, you can make your own creative and customized clock that will keep you on time and give some visually pleasing eye candy to your living space. With a little imagin ...more
With all of the technology available today, which do you use to be your personal alarm clock? You can have a huge, bulky alarm clock, you can use your computer, and you can have one of those small, portable analog clock, but why use them if you have an iPhone? The iPhone has a ...more
This recycling project would surely make Salvador Dali proud. Kipkay outlines the process, from old vinyl record to cool analog clock. Just pick out an appropriate record, place on cookie sheet and soften inside the oven. Then take the clock mechanism from an old cheap clock a ...more
This video tutorial is in the Home & Garden category which will show you how to make a cigar box clock. The parts used for this project are a cigar box, quartz clock movement and hands for the clock. The tools needed are a drill bit and pliers or a wrench. Take your cigar box ...more
The Rubik's company has a veritable cornucopia of Rubik's cubes and similar puzzles. This is a tutorial video series which will show you how to lubricate a Rubik's Clock. It's important to BE VERY CAREFUL while breaking the glue. It is very easy to cut yourself while doing thi ...more
Via Jeff's Arduino Blog, the Princess and the Pea Alarm Clock: "No ordinary alarm clock: the Princess and the Pea Alarm Clock ('PPAC') leaves no room for snoozing, inflating a green 'pea' between the mattress and box spring, making it impossible to stay in bed. In the tin can ...more
For most Android phones, the system clock is set using a protocol called NITZ, which relies on a connection with your carrier to ensure that the time stays in sync. The trouble here is that this feature won't work when you're outside of cellular range, and a lot of times, the ...more
Android M doesn't even have an official name yet, but that doesn't mean you can't test out of some of its new features today. If you're the lucky owner of the right Nexus device, you can install the new operating system right now using either Fastboot or the Nexus Root Toolki ...more
If you're like me, things just seem to look better when they're symmetrical. While Android's status bar icons are indeed weighted against the notifications that show up on the left side of this area, the balance still seems skewed to the right. A popular fix for this in the p ...more
In the Harry Potter world, there was a character by the name of Beedle the Bard, who told a story about witnessing the three Peverell brothers building a bridge out of magic and successfully crossing a very dangerous river that had claimed many lives. Death was upset that the ...more
Welcome to Minecraft World! Check out our advanced tutorials and come play on our free server. Real time redstone clocks are a marvel of redstone technology. Not only can they keep track of time, they are capable of powering other more complicated redstone machines. Regardles ...more
Timing your cooking is everything. And if you happen to be a mom who works full time and then flies back home to prepare dinner for your family, then making sure you hard boil your eggs for five minutes while you bake your pie for half an hour can easily turn into a burnt mess ...more
Why use a regular wall clock when you can have an awesome clock make out of spoons that you make yourself? Let your character show through or make a cheeky gift with this clock. You will have to buy a basic boring wall clock. Use the battery of the clock and attach it to a gre ...more
HouseholdHacker teaches you how to make a spy clock. You will need a cheap walkie talkie set and a battery powered clock. Fully disconnect the circuit board and cut the battery off from the walkie talkie. Also clip the microphone. You will want to glue the on/off button so it ...more
Android O doesn't have an official code name yet, but it's certainly got plenty of cool new features. The OS won't officially debut until Q3 2017, but we've gotten our hands on some of the updated stock apps thanks to the Android beta program. Developer krisyarno went ahead a ...more
Android 9.0 Pie moved the status bar clock from the right corner to the left to accommodate phones with notches, but there's one major downside for Samsung users: since no Galaxy phones have a notch, all this did was take away space for the notification icons that would otherw ...more
Many of you who tried to wake up to your iPhone's alarm clock this morning didn't. Reports say that after the stroke of midnight last night, the alarm clock application on all iOS 4 devices simply didn't work— unless you set a recurring alarm. Something like this happened to ...more
Sydus 93 teaches You Tubers how to read a binary clock by demonstrating the following process: A binary clock is made up of four rows and six columns of colored or uncolored dots. The rows, from bottom to top, represent the numbers one, two, four and eight. From left to right, ...more
Time flies. Particularly when it's projected. The magical box in this how-to uses light and mirrors to project the image of a working clock face on any wall. To build your own working clock projector, you'll need the following materials: a mirror, a jeweler's loupe, a clock an ...more
In this video tutorial, we learn how to use Alarm Clock Pro, an iTunes-enabled Alarm Clock problem on a Mac OS X computer. For all of the details, including step-by-step instructions on how to download and use Alarm Clock Pro on your own Mac, take a look.
In this video we manage to power a clock with nothing but two potatoes. In order to make this you will need two potatoes, a triple A battery powered clock, bare wire, galvanized nails, and leads, which you can find at radio shack. The clock is powered by the potato battery.
Get ready for a brainteasingly good time and watch this video tutorial to see how to solve the Rubik's Clock. Wait, the Rubik's Clock, not the Cube? Yes. Rubik's Clock is a two-sided puzzle, each side presenting nine clocks to the puzzler.
Check out this video on how to read a binary clock, courtesy of glassgiant. The current binary clock comes in both java and flash. So, check out this tutorial on how to actually tell time with a binary clock, because we all know it is quite confusing. Some people even have tro ...more
An intermediate to advanced level tutorial on how to create an alarm clock program in Visual Basic (VB6). Part 1 of 2 - How to Program an alarm clock in Visual Basic. Part 2 of 2 - How to Program an alarm clock in Visual Basic.
Samsung's latest Oreo Beta update for the Galaxy S8 brings an impressive number of new customization features. On the lock screen, we've seen the introduction of new colorization options for the clock and transparent notifications. Not to be forgotten, the Always On Display is ...more
The Galaxy S8 Oreo Beta has been out for just over a week now. Over that time, we've taken a look at some of the best new features and improvements. One area of smartphone software that never gets much love in updates is the lock screen. Samsung changes that in the Oreo beta, ...more
Many of Google's stock Android apps are some of the best options out there—especially now that they've all been made over with Material Design. But generally, as these are pre-installed system apps, they cannot be used on non-Nexus devices. As it turns out, the new Clock and ...more
Yes, in this world today, there is this thing called a Rubik's Cube, and in this world with a Rubik's Cube is something else called a Rubik's Clock. The first video here will show you how to easily solve this so-called Rubiks Clock through detailed instructions. You drop from ...more
In this video, we learn how to make the world's loudest alarm clock. If your alarm clock does not wake you up, this is for you! First, you will need to take apart your alarm clock and find the wires that are connected to the tiny speaker that is inside of it. After this, grab ...more
This how to video explains how to use a clock as a compass if needed. To start, simply place a clock on a flat surface and place a match in the very center of the clock so that the shadow of the match is even with the hour dial. North will be located at the midpoint between th ...more
Feeling ambitious in the hack department? Try taking on the DIY Pong Clock. Via Core77, "Hardware hacker Ladyada has released an open source retro arcade style table tennis for two clock called the MONOCHRON. According to MONCHRON project page they 'wanted to make a clock th ...more
In this three-part tutorial series from the Scrollsaw Workshop, Steve Good will show you how to cut a floral clock pattern using a scrollsaw. As always, the pattern is available, free of charge, through Steve's blog, scrollsawworkshop.blogspot.com. Take a look! Part 1 of 3 - H ...more
In this tutorial from the Scrollsaw Workshop, Steve Good demonstrates how to cut a tall clock using a pattern available at Steve's blog, scrollsawworkshop.blogspot.com. For this project, you'll need a clock face, wood of your choice (two 5" by 10" pieces and two 3" by 10" piec ...more
Many people all around the world have been using Korean Anycall Galaxy S (SHW-m110s), because the price is reasonable and easy to used. But after they buy this phone they always saw two clocks in the front screen while the phone locked, one is Local clock and the second is Seo ...more
Do you have one of those jobs where the minutes seems to stretch by like hours? Then shaving off an extra twelve might make all the difference. All you need is cunning (to kidnap the workplace clock for the night) and hacking skills (not to worry, creator Randy Sarafan will he ...more
When you see a color depicted on your computer, smartphone, or tablet, odds are it was processed as a hex triplet before it was rendered. Most modern websites and operating systems use a hexadecimal coding system to signify certain colors, and these are represented as 6 letter ...more
If you own a Chrysler van and find yourself with a broken horn and an air bag light on, those are probably caused by the same problem: a broken clock spring. Watch this video to learn how to replace your own clock spring and get your horn back.
Even though this video is for guitar, learning how to improve your internal clock to feel tempos and measures is important for ALL instruments. If you can't sync up with a metrenome you can't sync up with the drums, and quite frankly no one will want to play with you at that p ...more
This will show you how to hack an old two dollar alarm clock and transform it into a cool DVD clock! No, it doesn't play DVD's or CD's, but it still looks cool.
Wondering if you can change the format of the clock in Linux 11.04 Lubuntu? Well, you can! Check out this helpful video to learn how to change the way the clock looks in Lubuntu. Whether you are a Linux vet or a new user this video will help you get set on time.
In this tutorial, we learn how to set the onboard clock in a 2010 Prius. To the left of the audio system are the clock buttons. To set this, press repeatedly or press and hold the "h" or "m" button to change the hours or minutes. Then, you will be able to set the correct time. ...more
There's no better way to learn or simply brush up on a scripting or programming language than using it. In keeping with that philosophy, this video tutorial will walk you through putting together a full-featured, dynamic clock app that keeps track of both the tdate and time. ...more
Whether you hang your embroidered clock in your home, or give as a gift to a friend or family member, you'll have a fun and exciting time creating this project. Any room's decor is not complete without a matching embroidered clock. Hurry, watch this instructional embroidery vi ...more
This instructional woodworking video demonstrates how to make a wooden clock. Here are some of the steps that go into making a wooden clock from plans sourced by Clayton Boyer. View complete instructions at http://lisaboyer.com/Claytonsite /Claytonsite1.htm.
Watch this instructional cinematography video to learn a cheap and easy method of creating your own time-lapse footage with a motor controlled hacked clock. This is an excellent way to generate fast forward effects in film (think of the famous scene in Garden State). This is a ...more
Sure the Nintendo DS Lite can play games, but it makes a great travel alarm clock, too. Watch this Nintendo DS tutorial video to learn how to use your DS Lite as an alarm clock instead of just a game system.
Check out how to read a binary clock in this how to video. You'll see how to read the BCD (binary-coded decimal) format like so many can't. Just watch this if you have trouble determining the hours, minutes, or seconds on your binary clock. You can read it in standard or milit ...more
Do you have the perfect timing? Timing your swing is important, but sometimes a clock can do a whole lot more to help your golf swing. By imagining the face of a clock, you can effectively train your body to calculate the proper swing length for shots from various distances. S ...more
We'll base the project around a digital clock radio and a light gun for gaming; huge selections of both of these are available inexpensively second-hand, with many beautiful and well-designed examples. To enable our FPSI (First Person Shooter Interface), we'll outfit the gun w ...more
Recycle old CDs into a cool clock. This needs a recycled watch as well. You can salvage the parts to create a working and quite interesting looking clock.
You're confused? You don't know what a Rubik's Clock is? Well, like most lazy gamers, you thought the buck stopped at the Rubik's Cube, but you were wrong. The Rubiks Clock is a two-sided puzzle -- two sided? How could two sides compare to the six-sided puzzle of notorious fa ...more
This video is a short video that can help you teach your child how to read a clock. It is simple and fun, the hand moves around the clock and the number flashes up brightly.