Tag Archive: Alarm


Make Google Play Music — or almost any music app — your alarm clock!

Forget alarms.

Who wants to wake up to some horrible ringing, buzzing, or other panic-inducing noise? Waking up to a klaxon?? STOP IT! NO! BAD! Why start your day in a bleary adrenaline rush? We don’t have to do that to ourselves anymore. We have the technology to wake up better ways.

True, some alarm apps allow you to set a favorite song as your morning alarm, but the problem here is that no matter how much  [Read More…]

Clockwise Lite is a unique but quirky alarm app option (Review)

There are literally dozens of alarm/clock apps available in the Play Store. Most of these focus on user interface, attempting to woo you with a unique approach look & feel, time setting, alarm setting, and alarm management. And most of these same options also give you some level of flexibility with what you wake up […]

Powerstick Hawkeye review: An alarm system for your USB devices

The Hawkeye by PowerStick.com is a personal alarm system and reminder tool that connects to your USB-enabled device, allowing the user to monitor his USB cable, and whichever device is connected to it. Design and Setup The Hawkeye is incredibly easy to set up. It looks like any other USB dongle, but there is a […]

Gentle Wakeup Alarm Clock uses light to wake you, might prove useless for deep sleepers (Sponsored Review)

If you are like me, you also have a problem waking up in the morning. By nature I am not an early riser and, most of the time, I have trouble leaving the comfort of my bed in the morning. Or even worse – I tend not hear the alarm go off at all. I’ve […]

The Witti Beddi – A smart alarm clock worth your dough

Everything is getting smart these days. Smart phones, smart appliances, smart… alarm clocks? Yep, alarm clocks too. Because, why not, right? We’re working our way to a smart home right now with the addition of Google Home, a Nest Thermostat, and Phillips Hue and the Witti Beddi fits right in too. The iOS and Android

Here’s why Google Play Music needs an alarm feature

Recently, Google Play Music added a sleep timer to its popular app at long last. If you fall asleep to music, congratulations — our phone doesn’t have to run your lullaby all night! It’s a wonderful addition to the app, one that brings two questions to my mind: where’s a Material Dark theme so we aren’t blinded listening before bed, and where’s an alarm feature so we can wake up to music, too?

They’re designed to  [Read More…]

The Rock’s new motivational alarm app will help you crush your day

Have you ever wished you could wake up to the smell of whatever The Rock is cookin’? Well, while it doesn’t contain any smells, Dwayne “The Rock” Johnson’s new alarm app can bring you one step closer to that dream.

Called The Rock Clock, the free alarm app is billed as a “motivational alarm clock from Project Rock.” To help you cut down on excuses and stay motivated, the app lets you set goals  [Read More…]

Amazon Echo gets new alarm tones from Alec Baldwin and Missy Elliott

Amazon has once again updated its Echo connected speaker with some new features, this time with some new alarm tones and more. To coincide with Amazon’s Super Bowl advertising push featuring Alec Baldwin and Miss Elliott, the Echo now sports two new alarm tones from the actor and performer.

Next up, Amazon has made browsing Alexa’s massive number of skills a tad easier. Not only can users search the list of skills, but they can now easily  [Read More…]

Microsoft’s Mimicker Alarm for Android helps to wake you up with games

Microsoft wants to help people who have issues waking up in the morning with a new app called Mimicker Alarm. The Android-exclusive app includes three games that users can complete after they hear their alarm go off on their smartphone so they can be more active in the morning.

Microsoft says:

In “Express Yourself,” your task is to take a selfie that best matches the emotion the game chooses. In “Color Capture,” you  [Read More…]

Olixar Qi-Tone Alarm Clock Bluetooth speaker (Review)

Clock. Wireless charger. Speaker. Thermometer. Alarm. Check.

The Olixar Qi-Tone, from Gearzap.com, is all of those rolled into one minimalist package with built-in NFC and Bluetooth for wireless connection. It is all too common to have everything broken out into their individual components, because it makes for better portability and better pricing. But when you’re home, all you want is a minimalist design to keep wires minimized down to one, and you don’t want to have to reach for your  [Read More…]