Scott Hanselman

NEWSFLASH: Microsoft Wrist.NET - Fossil launches new Fossil Wrist.NET Watches and is taking orders

January 08, 2004 Comment on this post [0] Posted in Musings
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Some news for me and the three other dorks ;) that will be buying one of these watches.  Fossil just sent out their opt-in email to announce the availability of their watches on the Wrist.NET MSN Direct Platform.  Here's the Microsoft Press Release and the MSN Direct Site.

There's a great PDF from the CeBIT conference here.

Here's some interesting details about the hardware:

  • 28 MHz ARM7 Baseband processor
  • 512 Kb ROM, 384 Kb RAM
  • FM Radio Receiver: 12 Kb/s data rate
  • Cool internal hardware diagram from National Semiconductor:

Of course, I'm having MINE overnighted.

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Scott Hanselman is a former professor, former Chief Architect in finance, now speaker, consultant, father, diabetic, and Microsoft employee. He is a failed stand-up comic, a cornrower, and a book author.

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