Clock display without powering on screen

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  1. Iowaberg
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    I have a TB and I'm curious to know if there is some type of app/widget that will display the time (digital or not) on my phone without me having to push the button on top of my phone. Just something simple so when I want to check the time, i can pull my phone out and push no buttons, and the time will be displayed. I also have BW so there may be something that's a part of that?
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    I'm going to go out on a limb and say no. Either the screen is on, or it's not on.

    (This is one thing I miss about the old-school flip "dumbphones". They usually had that little screen on the front that showed what time it was.)
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    Yeah I've never seen anything like this and if it did exist it would drain your battery super fast.

    tappin and a talkin
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    I saw it on my friends blackberry today and thought it might be nice.
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    Is your friend with the BB using a holster? An app like this would definitely kill your battery. BB's can tell when they're unholstered and can automatically switch the screen on.
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    This is such a useful feature that I can't imagine why Google (or device manufacturers) have not implemented it with Android. It might be possible with some combination of the magnetic dock detection and the proximity sensor along with a specially designed holster.
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    Maybe there's an app that would push the button for you?
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    Where can we get one of those Droid commercial robot arms to come out and press the power button?
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