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This page catalogues the fun hacks that people have built for the MetaWatch.  Please add anything you find (or make yourself!), but if possible include a photo or video with every post.

Watch Menu Driven by Phone

posted Oct 6, 2011, 4:09 AM by Joe Hughes


Garth Bushell created the first firmware hack that adds a UI feature to the remote protocol: having the phone set up a menu that runs on the watch

MetaWatch Manager for Mac (Growl Notifications)

posted Oct 3, 2011, 10:43 AM by Kai Aras   [ updated Oct 3, 2011, 10:54 AM ]

MWManager for Mac fully supports Growl notifications, so in general every App using Growl can send notifications directly to the watch.
Here are a few examples I'm currently using.

IRC Notifications (Limechat)

 

Twitter - Mentions/Messages


SABnzbd - Usenet Downloads 



Last.fm - Now Playing



Space Invaders and other firmware tweaks

posted Oct 2, 2011, 7:14 AM by Joe Hughes   [ updated Oct 2, 2011, 7:15 AM ]

Firmware tweaks by Garth Bushell to add a 24-hour toggle to the embedded menu and to add the year to the idle display. (source code)

Album art and song title display

posted Oct 2, 2011, 7:13 AM by Joe Hughes

Jailbroken iOS support

posted Oct 2, 2011, 7:13 AM by Joe Hughes

Qt Animation

posted Oct 2, 2011, 7:12 AM by Joe Hughes

Remote control

posted Oct 2, 2011, 7:12 AM by Joe Hughes

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