Might be a silly question, but it's plagued me since buying our house. Why does my front-loading, 2000's era Kenmore washing machine have a delay start of 14 hours? Is there a reason or was 14 picked at random? [more inside]
I'm looking for a basic time-tracking iOS app, to keep track of how much time I spend on which work-related activities. Older suggestions either cost a lot of money, or don't seem to be friendly enough. I don't need to be able to make invoices or anything. [more inside]
I'm looking for an app for iPhone that will alert the user once they've been on the phone for an hour. [more inside]
ElectronicsFilter: I would like to construct a box with 4 lights that work on a timer. I know lots about software, and little about hardware, please help steer me in the right direction. [more inside]
I need an iOS reminder app with some specific requirements 1) allows recurrence to be set for an interval of less than a day (every x hours) 2) ideally the recurrence won't be scheduled until after the first instance is marked as 'done' [more inside]
I need to track my time and activity at work, and I suspect there may be ways that my computer could help me with this. [more inside]
Hi, I was wondering if you folks know of any applications that will track the time you spend on different tasks? [more inside]
I want a kitchen timer (for use in "personal productivity", not the kitchen), but I hate the ticking sound that most of them make. I want to be able to set it by physically turning something. I definitely do not want to have to press any buttons. Where can I find such a thing?
Our chickens [!] have trouble hopping up on their roost at dusk. We have glued a keychain LED to the inside of the coop and have been turning it on every night, and then off when they are roosting. I would like to have this turn on automatically at dusk and then off again an hour later. If this were AC I would buy a timer from the dollar store. For DC do I need to build something? [more inside]
Suggestions for a children's reading light with a timer? [more inside]
So I have a seven year old mini fridge, very similar to this one, only seven years older. How can I use it minimally? Or should I let it go 24/7? [more inside]
Hey All, OK, I know that this is a totally random post. So I have seen a few online timers, but most have a heart pounding alarm- yeah that ain't gonna work. I want to set an alarm for 5 minutes. I work for 5 mins, and than I watch a show or surf online for 5 mins. Most days I have my phone, and that works fine, but today it is out of juice. [more inside]
Is there an easy way to tell if a traffic light is on a timer or has sensors? [more inside]
I teach Physics and I would love to have a large, easy-to-see digital timer that would allow me to time various demos (i.e. pendulum swinging, ball falling, etc). I've found basically exactly what I want, but it costs $460!! Can it be bought/built for cheaper? Requirements below the fold. [more inside]
Hi, I was wondering if someone could recommend Pomodoro software that automatically cycles instead of having to click on the "start" each time a pomodoro finishes? That way you could have 3-4 Pomodoros (and breaks) chained in sequence and not have to start the timer each time. Recommendations for flexible timer software would also also work, I suppose. I'm looking for something for Windows. Thanks!
I'm looking for a timer app, for either iPhone or iPad where I can set a series of random alarms according to certain requirements. [more inside]
Can you recommend a kitchen timer with adjustable volume, pleasant alarm sounds, multiple simultaneous timers, and multiple presets? [more inside]
Which Android-friendly chore tracking/timekeeping app do I need? Some tasks should be done for 30 minutes each day. Others? Only 30 minutes a week. Is there an app with a built-in timer that I can use to keep track of my chores, and then look back over previous weeks' performance to keep track of my goals? [more inside]
Pls recommend an electronics timer that can run for a minute, shut down for a minute then restart..and continue looping that pattern.
Pls recommend an electronics timer that can run for a minute, shut down for a minute then restart..and continue looping that pattern. [more inside]
I am looking for a wonderful timer program for Mac (OS X 10.7.4 +). It needs to have a Cocoa GUI (meaning a GUI that isn't ugly, and isn't unnecessarily complicated), the ability to run multiple timers, and the ability to name timers with a decent amount of detail. Sound is an important feature, too. Command line alternatives are also cool, but not ideal. More information inside: [more inside]
Plug-in appliance timer filter: Does a one-minute timer exist? [more inside]
How can I best record over-the-air FM radio broadcasts to listen to later? [more inside]
I'm looking for a wrist watch with these features: Digitial, water proof/resistant, an easy way to monitor my or someone else's heart rate in an emergency situation, and a timer that I can easily set for 2 to 5 minutes so I know when to administer additional meds if my dog has a seizure. Any feedback would be much appreciated. Thank you.
Single-click Android app for time tracking sought. [more inside]
Looking for OSX software that will produce a timer on the screen during each user session so that session times can be monitored. [more inside]
I'm looking for an extremely durable kitchen timer, suitable for restaurant use. I haven't been able to find one with all the features I need. it needs to be affixed to a metal wall, removable but difficult to drop, with a large display that shows minutes and seconds. it also has to be really, really loud. All suggestions are helpful and welcome!
I'd like to limit my daughter's time on the computer, not only by hours (as Windows offers in its parental control system), but also by session (so she could use it for, say, only an hour at a time, with a break between sessions). Ideas? Suggestions?
I need a way to set up a timer for when my torrents will run and when they'll be off. I'm using Transmission on a mac, but I'm open to switching things up. [more inside]
I'm considering starting on the Couch-to-5k program. But I want a programmable stop-watch of some sort to help me out. [more inside]
I am looking for a computer app that forces you to stop working at set intervals. [more inside]
I'm looking for an app for my Ipod Touch that replicates the function of the Motivaider, a portable, repeating, vibrating alarm that reminds you to do stuff like sit up straight, take a calming breath, or whatever. It's ok if the app has an audible alarm instead of vibrating. Links to any other behavioral modification apps are appreciated.
Seeking simple, downloadable timer/reminder for desktop computer -- details within. [more inside]
Is there a simple way to put an electrical outlet on a "two minutes on, five minutes off" duty cycle? [more inside]
How can I tell Windows XP to make a beep, chirp or show a popup reminder every 10 minutes as long as I am logged on to my computer (and the screen is not locked)? I would like to save my eyes before I go blind. [more inside]
If this exists, help me find it: I would like a programmable thermostat with a timer that will work with a heat pump (used for both heating and cooling). [more inside]
Looking for a digital medication reminder with text for my 72 y/o father-in-law that is not an iPhone app. Dream product described inside. [more inside]
Is there an easy way to hack a USB port to give meaningful input to a program when a brief electrical connection is made? I'd like to create a device to start and stop a timer on a laptop. [more inside]
Is there a time tracking device (perhaps like a watch?) that I can use to keep track of my work time? I want to see how many hours/minutes i spend actually working each day. [more inside]
I'm looking for a simple Win app that tracks time spent on tasks/projects. I'd like one that can work directly out of the system tray without needing to pull up the window for the app. [more inside]
Lamp timer - the opposite of a snooze alarm? [more inside]
Is there a timer that will keep track of how much I spend on a game? I use games to practice my typing and I want to log my practice hours. I've googled the subject, and what I've found is programs that turn the game off after a certain time has passed. I want to play MORE, not less. Is there something out there that will do that?
TeethBrushingFilter: where can I buy a visual teeth brushing timer? [more inside]
Network access control on a timer? [more inside]
I'm looking for an online, Windows or Linux application that lets me easily run multiple (say 10 or so) countdown timers with a label or note for each timer and a chime when each timer expires. [more inside]
I'm looking for an OSX application, widget, or menubar item that will display a countdown to a date. [more inside]
This is probably stupidly easy.com: I would like to download a timer to my laptop which will go off every five minutes (or whatever increment I choose). I can't seem to get the right search terms to Google it, or even if it exists the way I would l like it to... [more inside]
Looking for a Multitasking Timer: a bunch of timers on screen, clicking on one stops the others. Like a chess clock, but for 6 to 12 players. [more inside]
Because of my time clock at my online job, I have to log in every two hours or else the system thinks that I forgot to log out and I don't get paid for that time. I need an online timer that, at the 2 hour mark or whatever I set, a window will flash on my screen to remind me to go log in again. For your info, I'm running Vista.
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