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  1. Oh wow, that looks so good, and the preview pic is so clear! You have been a busy bee πŸ˜€

    What I love about the Cube is it looks like a finished project and not a science experiment that threw up. Your clock is a totally legit clock you can put in your room.
    What’s also interesting with embedded electronics and physical devices is that they don’t have to be super complicated to be very useful – something that shows the time is a very useful appliance.

    But if you wanted to make it complicated, there’s many options now that you control the software 😈
    You could:
    * Vibrate, play a sound and flash the lights when a time is reached (like an alarm clock)
    * Use the tilt sensor to show 12 hour time when the Cube is right way up or 24hr military time (or another city) if you rotate the Cube upside down
    * Keep the screen dark and use the distance center to light up the screen when you have your hand above it (this is actually where the distance sensor comes from – the proximity sensor in your cellphone that turns the touchscreen on and off when the phone is next to you head)
    * For bonus points, the Cube could do a cool IoT thing to another Cube (like the project day mini cube) to turn off the lights or turn on the kettle automatically when a time is reached or you do something with the screen.

    I love this project. It’s great as it is and has so many other possibilities too.

    Those capacitive buttons don’t work so great if the Cube is not on a conductive surface like your hand or a solid object, so it may be the blanket making their response a bit iffy …

    1. Wow John, those are really awesome ideas i didn’t really thought about πŸ€”, of course i had additional ideas of my own but didn’t want to show off a lot πŸ™„πŸ˜„, but will definitely add on a little bit more spice and re-post them if its legal….