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Check out Windows 95 running on the Apple Watch (VIDEO)

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Apple Watch will run Windows 95
Some people just have too much time on their hands. Take Nick Lee, for instance. He was able to load Windows 95 on an Apple Watch and get the classic OS to run on the wearable. The UI is way too small to be useful, but the touchscreen allows the user to open apps. We wouldn't call it responsive, and it takes about an hour for Windows 95 to load. To prevent the slow response times from continuously turning off the screen, Lee added a motor that keeps touching the crown so that the screen doesn't turn off.

To load Windows 95 on the Apple Watch, Lee used a WatchKit app that he was able to revise allowing him to install the Bochs x86 emulator. If you want to want to follow in his footsteps, Lee posted whatever code he could on GitHub, and you can check it out by clicking on the sourcelink.

In the meantime, if you want to see what Windows 95 looks like on the Apple Watch, click on the video below. We should warn you that in some respects, this is like watching paint dry.

And once again we are reminded of the words said by Jeff Goldblum's character, Dr. Ian Malcolm, in Jurrasic Park. "Your scientists were so preoccupied with whether or not they could, they didn't stop to think if they should."



source: GitHub, NickLee via Engadget

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