A Windows 98 Wrist Watch with Raspberry Pi #RaspberryPi

314REACTOR features a Raspberry Pi-based Windows 98 wrist watch build:

I have always had somewhat of a soft-spot for Windows 98, despite it driving me insane back in the day on my old Pentium II system with 64mb RAM and using some god awful on-board graphics.

But these days I don’t HAVE to suffer it as my only source of computing; which, somehow makes me want to go back and use it – I’ve built my own dream Windows 98 PC that I like to fire up every now and then and I love it.

I also love emulation, the idea of running an operating system on virtual hardware? That’s awesome. It’s like the Matrix, or something. On top of this I love wearable/small tech and nowadays I have the ability to make things like this. So I thought, wouldn’t it be ridiculous and awesome to have Windows 98 on my wrist?

It features a number of Adafruit parts including a 2.4″ TFT display HAT, PowerBoost 500C and more.

See the build in the writeup here.

 


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