Live Clock app? Really?

Booyow1204

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Okay I feel totally dumb for posting this but today I was just staring at my phone and ended up focused on my clock app not sure why.

To my astonishment the second hand on the clock app actually moves!

I know I'm totally a first class passenger on the late freight but my question is has anyone else noticed this? Or not noticed this? Has this been a part of a recent update? or just here all along? I'm just floored at the neatness of the minute detail of a second hand that actually moves on my little iPhone 5 screen. (Not that little).

And yes I'm impressed by this....lol

Thoughts anyone?

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Okay I feel totally dumb for posting this but today I was just staring at my phone and ended up focused on my clock app not sure why.

To my astonishment the second hand on the clock app actually moves!

I know I'm totally a first class passenger on the late freight but my question is has anyone else noticed this? Or not noticed this? Has this been a part of a recent update? or just here all along? I'm just floored at the neatness of the minute detail of a second hand that actually moves on my little iPhone 5 screen. (Not that little).

And yes I'm impressed by this....lol

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Yep it's part of the ios7 update. Kinda neat but eventually you don't seem to notice it


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Pretty cool, I just now noticed it so it intrigued me. Totally neat how I've been an Apple user for over 3yrs and I keep discovering new things.
 

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I remember seeing that early on and some were complaining that Apple didn't do that with the Weather app. Would have been nice to have auto updating temperature.
 

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I remember seeing that early on and some were complaining that Apple didn't do that with the Weather app. Would have been nice to have auto updating temperature.
Ya that's true. I see how they could have done like a live/auto update w/the weather. I think the thing w/the weather app is they added the live background to match the weather for the area instead of using like an automatic temp on it.

The clock is just...a clock. So I wasn't expecting live movement on that.

Maybe future updates will utilize the whole live/ automatic update for more apps. That would be neat.
 

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I remember seeing that early on and some were complaining that Apple didn't do that with the Weather app. Would have been nice to have auto updating temperature.
Would be great but it's also a drain factor for the battery though me thinks.


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I remember seeing that early on and some were complaining that Apple didn't do that with the Weather app. Would have been nice to have auto updating temperature.
Different processes. Animating the clock icon uses very little battery power, whereas constantly refreshing the internet to display up-to-date weather contributes to battery drain.
 

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Okay I feel totally dumb for posting this but today I was just staring at my phone and ended up focused on my clock app not sure why.

To my astonishment the second hand on the clock app actually moves!

I know I'm totally a first class passenger on the late freight but my question is has anyone else noticed this? Or not noticed this? Has this been a part of a recent update? or just here all along? I'm just floored at the neatness of the minute detail of a second hand that actually moves on my little iPhone 5 screen. (Not that little).

And yes I'm impressed by this....lol

Thoughts anyone? View attachment 35048 View attachment 35049
I noticed it early and thought it was neat. But since it's easier to see the time on the status bar, I don't use it and keep it in a folder. I do use the alarm and other features.
 

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I noticed it early and thought it was neat. But since it's easier to see the time on the status bar, I don't use it and keep it in a folder. I do use the alarm and other features.
I think that's why I didn't seem to notice it earlier cause I don't actually use the clock app for anything really except setting alarms. I use the status bar or my lock screen to tell time always.