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Comment Re:Who is Gruber? (Score 1) 66

Your VCR is blinking 12:00 because the USER INTERFACE sucks, and it's too troublesome to set the correct time. Guess what? That user interface is written in SOFTWARE.
Sure, the VCR could implement internet connectivity to retrieve the time from an NTP server, or get the time from the broadcast stations, but no matter how much code you put into your firmware, without that hardware implementation, IT WON'T HAPPEN.

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