Tag Archive: Alarm


What Alarm Clock Badges on iPad Dock Apps Mean, and How to Get Rid Of Alarm Clock Icons

Have you noticed that some apps will appear automatically in the iPad Dock with a little tiny alarm clock icon on them? You may be wondering why those app icons with the alarm clock badge appear in the right side of iPad Dock at random and what their purpose is, and perhaps you’re even wondering … Read More

How to Set an Alarm on Apple Watch

Want to use your Apple Watch as an alarm clock? Whether you wear your Apple Watch to bed, or use it in nightstand clock mode, you can set your Apple Watch to function as an alarm clock. There are a few different ways to add alarms to Apple Watch, we’ll show you various methods to … Read More

Futuristic alarm clock wears a retro face

Lust List: Retro Alarm Clock Radio by Electrohome Experts say you need to minimize distraction from your smartphones and tablets at night, so I’ve started leaving my iPhone charging in the kitchen. Instead, I now wake up to NPR thanks to this gorgeously retro alarm clock radio from Electrohome. It’s got everything you need to […]

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Beddi is an alarm clock that’s more like having your own butler

You may have broke your last alarm clock swiping it off your nightstand as you tried to make it stop doing that one thing it’s supposed to do – get your ass out of bed. In its place comes Beddi, the clock that teams up with your iPhone to wake you, get the coffee started […]

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A Few Ways to Make the iPhone Alarm Volume Louder

Many of us use the iPhone as our primary alarm clocks, but if you’re a heavy sleeper then the volume of the alarm may not be sufficient to pull you out of a deep slumber, and you can easily dismiss the alarm in a half-awake state which doesn’t help much either. The first and most … Read More

Your next Mac could double as a smart smoke alarm

Apple may build smoke detectors into future Macs and iOS devices, according to a patent application published Thursday. As users move toward the smart home, courtesy of services like Apple’s HomeKit, the idea is that Macs, iPhones and iPads could intelligently…Read more ›

What if Apple’s next router was also a smoke alarm?

Now that Marc Newson is one of Apple’s design bigwigs, the guys at Curved Labs wondered what sort of new products might result from the collaboration. Their concept? An updated AirPort WiFi router that is also a smart smoke and…Read more ›

Quickly Turn Off the iPhone Alarm Clock with a Swipe

The iPhone Clock app has replaced many bedside alarm clocks out there, fitting since many of us sleep with an iPhone on a bed stand anyway. While most users know that you can snooze / sleep the iPhone alarm by just tapping on the screen or pressing one of physical buttons on the phone (volume … Read More

Nest Protect smoke alarm back on sale for $99

Nest Labs’ smoke and carbon monoxide detector, Nest Protect, was recently recalled due to a potential safety issue which meant that the alarm could be unintentionally deactivated. Jump forward a few months and Nest has resumed sales of the device…Read more ›

Gesture Alarm Clock does f***ing everything

With Gesture Alarm Clock, you set wakeup alerts by drawing numbers on the screen. It has a sleep timer that plays a variety of soothing music and sounds to lull you off. Plus, it has three different vibration strengths, several…Read more ›