What Are Some Cool Desktop Clocks?


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Horloger and HTC Home are two desktop clock gadgets that can be used in Microsoft Windows. They are two simple yet cool digital desktop clocks that recreate the feel of the digital clocks on smartphones.

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Horloger is a HTC Style desktop clock gadget for Windows Vista and 7 that starts automatically with Windows and has a memory usage of 75 megabytes on average, along with a CPU usage of 8 to 12 percent. Though its default looks are somewhat like the HTC sense clock, it can be customized easily with skins.

Click and drag the clock to set its position on the screen, locking the selected position to avoid accidental misplacement. Customize the clock to display seconds or minutes, try different skins, and set the transparency. You can change date and time format or set one of the three default positions for the clock manually.

HTC Home is a digital clock that comes with weather forecasting. Click and drag the clock to position it on the desktop, and then pin it. You can configure the date and time settings along with the user interface and language settings, as well as inputting the current location to get weather updates from MSN. HTC Home consumes around 75 megabytes of memory, with a CPU usage of 28 to 32 percent.

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