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DIN Time and the demise of Pebble part 2

In a post in 2016 I wrote I will try to keep DIN Time running on Pebble watches for as long as possible. I’ve gotten questions about making DIN Time work with Gadgetbridge and/or Rebble. To be honest I have mentally moved on from the Pebble platform and my focus is now on developing DIN Time for Fitbit devices. I don’t want to say Gadgetbridge/Rebble will never happen, I just don’t find it very likely at the moment. Perhaps when Gadgetbridge/Rebble has matured a bit I will look into it.

And to save everyone from asking the question again: No, I am not prepared to open-source DIN Time.

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DIN Time is coming to the Fitbit Ionic

Yesterday I received a Fitbit Ionic directly from the good people over at Fitbit! That means I will do my best to bring one of the most loved Pebble watchfaces, DIN Time, to the Fitbit Ionic!

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DIN Time 2.64

DIN Time 2.64, available now, fixes a problem when trying to invert screen colors on Pebble 2. The wrong type of settings page was shown for this watch so the colors couldn’t be inverted. I’m sorry for the delay in fixing this! I’ve also fixed a small problem when displaying really cold temperatures, specifically -35 degrees.

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DIN Time and the demise of Pebble

With the recent news that Pebble will, and have, ceased to exist as a company I just wanted to make this clear. My intention is to continue to keep DIN Time and MonDIN running on your Pebble watches for as long as possible.

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Beware of copies

din_rainDIN Rain in the Pebble app store is looking a lot like DIN Time…

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Forecast.io becomes Dark Sky

Forecast.io changes their name to Dark Sky to consolidate their branding and to minimize confusion. This will soon be reflected in DIN Time. The functionality will remain the same. 

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MonDIN 1.5 – now with settings!

mondin15MonDIN 1.5, available now exclusively for the Pebble Time Round, adds settings page with options for seconds, date display colors and more.

The settings page use the new Pebble Clay config framework which allows the settings page to be offline, stored only on the phone.

MonDIN was initially created for my personal use when I first got the Pebble Time Round, in an attempt to mimic the Mondaine watches. It has seconds, date (in DIN Engschrift, of course) and Bluetooth disconnection warning with vibration and visual alert. And a discrete shadow under the hands, to give it a little depth.

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DIN Time 2.60 adds health and more weather data

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Version 2.60 of DIN Time, available now, finally adds health data (on supported devices) to DIN Time, along with more weather data!

To see extended weather and health data you need to shake your watch, twice. Just like when you would activate the backlight by motion, if you have that option enabled. And then once more. You will then see a popup with lots of tiny icons and data! Please see the help screen in the settings page for more information about what the symbols and values represent.

I realize many of you would rather see their health data on the main screen, but that will have to wait until a later version.

Other changes in this version include:

  • Support for custom location (GPS free) when using Forecast.io. In plain text!
  •  No more woeid’s when using Yahoo! Just enter your location in plain text!
  • Fixed weather icon sometimes not switching to day version.
  • Added Russian and Czech languages.
  • Fixed problem with weather not being completely hideable on Round.

Also, as always, many thanks to @rozboris for his continued help with the settings page!

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DIN Time 2.50 released with support for Forecast.io

DIN Time 2.50 is available now, and it finally allows for Forecast.io as an alternate weather provider. For this to work you need to register for a free personal API key on Forecast.io. Forecast.io will be a more accurate option for a lot of users, but requires the extra step of entering the API key in the settings page.

This version has also been optimized to reduce memory usage, in preparation for the next version, which will to add more weather and health data.

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DIN Time Customer feedback

It’s always refreshing to get some constructive feedback:


“Gentelmen, I am really disappointed in ur WATCHFACE right now! It used to be my favorite, and now I am considering deleting it! All you have to do to fix this problem is to charge people a few bucks a month, and the freeloaders will drop it!!! Problem solved!!! A fuming guy!!! FIX IT!!!!”

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