06-03-2014 11:27 PM
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  1. Christopher Lindsay's Avatar
    Hey I know. Let's all complain because Nokia hasn't added a...... let's say an additional camera button...... to the one that's already there. Then you can have two camera buttons. Yeah, yeah, yeah, I know. There's already the built-in camera button, but another one on the left side of the phone for left-handed people.

    Why on earth would a dev want to create a tile that just has time on it? The majority of users are not going to install, and much less, pay for such an app.

    Hey, I wonder what time it is. Let me look at my phone. Ok, I hit the lock button, there is the time on the lock screen, but it's probably wrong. Swipe the screen. Now I need to scroll to the tile with my time. Hey, there's the time in the top right corner. Nah, still need that tile. Ah, there it is. Ok, it's that same time as the other two clocks I've already seen.
    Everyone is different. I have an analog clock tile because I find digital clocks to be the lazy way of telling time. Everyone isn't like you.
    05-20-2014 09:53 AM
  2. MyNL822's Avatar
    Hey I know. Let's all complain because Nokia hasn't added a...... let's say an additional camera button...... to the one that's already there. Then you can have two camera buttons. Yeah, yeah, yeah, I know. There's already the built-in camera button, but another one on the left side of the phone for left-handed people.

    Why on earth would a dev want to create a tile that just has time on it? The majority of users are not going to install, and much less, pay for such an app.

    Hey, I wonder what time it is. Let me look at my phone. Ok, I hit the lock button, there is the time on the lock screen, but it's probably wrong. Swipe the screen. Now I need to scroll to the tile with my time. Hey, there's the time in the top right corner. Nah, still need that tile. Ah, there it is. Ok, it's that same time as the other two clocks I've already seen.
    Why don't you try telling how useless it is to the Wpcentral staff or how about HTC since it was them who made it possible first. I mean if they make 1 minute updating, do you think nobody is going to make a clock tile? You obviously don't care for clock tiles, so don't bother about it. The app is not bothering you is it?
    05-20-2014 02:42 PM
  3. 11B1P's Avatar
    It's simple. You've got to look at the bigger picture. Why would a dev create a tile for time? The first thing that pops up when you hit the lock screen, is the time. No, I don't care for a clock tile. Just put yourself in a devs shoes. Is it beneficial for a dev to create such an app? That may be why you don't see 50 clock apps.
    05-23-2014 02:03 AM
  4. MyNL822's Avatar
    It's simple. You've got to look at the bigger picture. Why would a dev create a tile for time? The first thing that pops up when you hit the lock screen, is the time. No, I don't care for a clock tile. Just put yourself in a devs shoes. Is it beneficial for a dev to create such an app? That may be why you don't see 50 clock apps.
    That's what people dont realize. If the app is running in the background ask the time(by user allowing it), ads can constantly be shown in the background which gives developer profit. And possibly the developer liked the HTC clock idea, which as I said tell HTC that their clock is stupid if you claim it is worthless. The clock is mainly for people who like big clocks, most likely former android users.
    05-23-2014 11:10 AM
  5. 11B1P's Avatar
    That's what people dont realize. If the app is running in the background ask the time(by user allowing it), ads can constantly be shown in the background which gives developer profit. And possibly the developer liked the HTC clock idea, which as I said tell HTC that their clock is stupid if you claim it is worthless. The clock is mainly for people who like big clocks, most likely former android users.
    I will agree with the ads for dev profit. Although, I can't believe those ads actually produce enough income to make a difference. I tend to overlook the ads. And if anybody from HTC wanted my opinion on clock tiles, I wouldn't hesitate telling them.
    05-24-2014 01:42 AM
  6. MyNL822's Avatar
    I will agree with the ads for dev profit. Although, I can't believe those ads actually produce enough income to make a difference. I tend to overlook the ads. And if anybody from HTC wanted my opinion on clock tiles, I wouldn't hesitate telling them.
    Ok, well basically understand its mostly an android thing, they miss the big clock from the Android's home screen.
    05-24-2014 09:29 AM
  7. Rad Matic's Avatar
    Looks like the Clock Hub guy finally heeded my plea and reverted to a 15MB clock that actually keeps time! 1MB clocks simply do not work. He got rid of the weather (yea!) and added an analog clock. I am now finally satisfied with this phone (again) and don't feel like going back to Android just to get a GD clock.

    Poor Arnold Vink. He's never going to get that thing to keep time. Kudos to the Analog Clock guy. His always worked and he hasn't been tempted to screw it up by adding weather and other features.
    05-26-2014 06:18 PM
  8. Karthik Naik's Avatar
    Looks like the Clock Hub guy finally heeded my plea and reverted to a 15MB clock that actually keeps time! 1MB clocks simply do not work. He got rid of the weather (yea!) and added an analog clock. I am now finally satisfied with this phone (again) and don't feel like going back to Android just to get a GD clock.

    Poor Arnold Vink. He's never going to get that thing to keep time. Kudos to the Analog Clock guy. His always worked and he hasn't been tempted to screw it up by adding weather and other features.
    why was weather removed btw?
    05-27-2014 02:52 PM
  9. Tab Numlock's Avatar
    I was wrong about the latest Clock Hub. Tho it is better than it was, it still doesn't keep accurate time. I don't know why he doesn't just go back to the 12MB one, which worked perfectly (on my two 520s).

    Fortunately, there is a new app called Start Screen Clock. SO FAR, it is working. Only 1MB and no extra junk.

    Start Screen Clock | Windows Phone Apps+Games Store (United States)

    Reminder: A clock that doesn't keep time isn't a clock. It is the opposite of a clock, a device that lies about the time.
    Last edited by Tab Numlock; 06-03-2014 at 11:10 PM.
    06-03-2014 10:51 PM
  10. chandan_pandey's Avatar
    Try Analog clock tile.. It has many types of clock faces which you can download.. And its good
    06-03-2014 11:08 PM
  11. Tab Numlock's Avatar
    I was wrong about the latest Clock Hub. Tho it is better than it was, it still doesn't keep accurate time. I don't know why he doesn't just go back to the 12MB one, which worked perfectly (on my two 520s).

    Fortunately, there is a new app called Start Screen Clock. SO FAR, it is working.

    Start Screen Clock | Windows Phone Apps+Games Store (United States)

    Reminder: A clock that doesn't keep time isn't a clock. It is the opposite of a clock, a device that lies about the time.

    Edit: Holy crap, it is working flawlessly. Can my long quest for a clock that I don't have to constantly double check be over?
    06-03-2014 11:27 PM
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