The final piece of the puzzle -- being able to edit the Chumby alarms is finally happening -- see this thread --
It works like a champ and very customizable. I have mine set up now so not only does it display the alarms, but also tells me which Chumby I am playing with.
Sad though, old broken chumby is definately broken. Screen is at very brightest and not near as bright as the new Chumbys and believe me, I'll be sending new Chumbys back the moment they have a problem and are still under warranty.
I'm noticing more and more of the old Chumby's are sick and dying, which is sad, but they are over two years old and have been on 24/7.