@Sanjib "Wow!! :) This is an excellent "portable" timepiece. ;)"
Are you kidding? It measures voltage and time. It's a projector, a light source, and wilth some modification, it can be a musician's metronome. Just get the trace pulsing as the right time. For that matter, it can be a disco strobe light.
@betajet: I rarely see a young person wearing a wrist-watch any more.
That's because they use their phones as watches.
I never liked wearing a watch. My wife boiught be one as an engagement gift. I wore it for about a year, then put it away forever. That was long before I had a phone. If you don;t carry a timekeeper, you develop an acute sense of time. Plus, I had a clock in my car and since I was usually driving when time mattered, I had a timekeeper then.
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