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Snoozle – A social alarm clock

I set my alarm clock last night and this morning I was greeted by some white noise thanks to the terrible FM reception of my bedside alarm clock. A lot of people tend to use their phone instead, and they’ll get a tune waking them up. If, however, …

KitSound XDock 4+ Bluetooth Speaker Dock – The Alarm Clock Review

Do you remember in years gone by, long before the age of the smartphone, the height of slumber breaking technology was the radio alarm clock which provided the ability to wake you up via either a local MW Radio station or a screeching buzzer #gooddays. Then the smartphone …

Smanos W100 WiFi wireless intruder alarm – Review

In today’s world, pretty much every gadget is connected to the internet. Alarms are no different, and I recently got sent this Wi-Fi enabled Home Security System, from Smanos. Whats In The Box: Upon opening the box I was met with the main control unit. It looks like …

Myfox Home Alarm – Review

An alarm system, fitted, can cost you around £500. However, for £249 you could try this Myfox Home Alarm and set it up yourself. It’s got bags of extra goodies for us smartphone lovers. It’ll work with Nest too, because this has a key fob and smartphone app …

Smart alarm products! When did we start covering this?

I can feel things slipping now. First this site covered Microsoft smartphones, then Android, Apple and perhaps a few accessories. Now we’re getting all manner of connected gadgets. This particular pitch is from an operation called Response Electronics, who want you to know about all their rather clever …

Neon Alarm revisited – review

I’m a bit of a fiend for alarm applications. I don’t know why… That isn’t true. I’m one of those people who would be late for their own funeral if I didn’t have something to remind me I need to get there on time. And then remind me …

Nest halts sales of its fire alarm

After finding out that users could accidentally disable the device by waving their arms. Google owned Nest Fire Protection has halted sales of the Nest Smoke detector. The company said the feature, Nest Wave, which allows users to wave their arms to deactivate the alarm, could be activated …

Android App Review – Neon Alarm

Good alarms are hard to find… If it doesn’t work properly, or have the necessary functionality then no matter how pretty the app is, or whether the app conforms to the Holo style guide, its dead to me. Enter Neon Alarm. Good Points It is pretty intuitive. A …

Coolsmartphone App Review: Alarmdroid

For quite a while I have been looking for an Alarm app as an alternative to the one supplied in the stock version of Ice Cream Sandwich.  I put a post  asking for recommendations over on our forums and a fellow writer suggested Alarmdroid. Developed by Fabian Lueghausen, the app …

Update On iPhone Alarm Bug

Many iPhone users noticed a OS bug yesterday which meant most alarms would not go off.  This was tested a few times on my own iPhone 4 running the latest OS and confirmed to be the case. This issue did not seem to effect ‘recurring’ alarms only individual …

iPhone customers experience alarm delays

For reasons that are probably best ignored, the recent switch in daylight savings time seems to have freaked out the iPhone alarm settings. Some alarms, according to reports, have gone off an hour later than expected. Although some alarms (such as "Ev...

Cradle Alarm – New version now available

Back in the old days CradleAlarm used to be called enAlarmPPC. Verion 4.6 now includes a stack of functionality with multiple alarms and four different types to chose from - it takes the standard Windows Mobile alarm to the next level. There's alarm w...

Klaxon – Cool alarm with motion and light sensors

I don't know about you, but I use my phone as an alarm every day. If you've got a Diamond or a Touch Pro then this is the business. A new app, by Koushik Dutta, will not only sound an alarm but it'll also turn off again when …

Free Alarm software – SpoonAlarm!

No, I'm not sure why it's called that either, but hey - if you're looking for an enhanced alarm system for your Windows Mobile phone then this is well worth a play. SpoonAlarm 1.02 is free and lets you use your favourite MP3 as a wake-up tone plus …

Alarm Master 2.01 Now available – plus other free utils

If I'm being brutally honest then it's fair to say that the alarm functionality in the Smartphone (Windows Mobile Standard) isn't as good as it should be. Sure, there's a slight improvement in Windows Mobile 6 but it's still not as flexible as the Poc...

Alarm Master – Highly configurable alarm system

So you've got a Smartphone. An SPV C600, an O2 Xda Graphite or Vodafone v1240 - whatever it may be you'll probably have spotted my own personal annoyance - the Smartphone Alarm system. It's just not good enough. The Pocket PC version is miles better a...

Gentimer – Stopwatch, timer and alarm all in one!

I'm still wading through a weeks worth of email so I've only just picked up on Gentimer - a new Smartphone application priced at just $9.95 (around £5.26) which includes several types of alarms, timers, a stopwatch and a world time function with a ma...