An Evil Alarm Clock That Only Uses the World's Most Annoying Sounds

When you're staring down a day filled with work meetings and deadlines, there's usually not much motivation to roll out of bed in the morning. So by blasting you with terrible sounds like drumsets and fog horns, this G-Buzz alarm clock uses negative reinforcement to make heading to work seem like the lesser of two… » 7/11/14 8:49am 7/11/14 8:49am

A Projection Clock That Automatically Adjusts To a Room's Lighting

By now most of us probably solely rely on our smartphones to wake us in the morning, but with their screens off it's not easy to quickly glance at the time in the middle of the night. So keeping an alarm clock on your bedside table isn't a completely antiquated idea, particularly if it's able to project the time onto… » 2/27/14 5:00pm 2/27/14 5:00pm

Withings Aura: An Alarm Clock That Helps You Wake Up and Fall Asleep

Designing an electronic device to wake someone up is easy—it just needs a clock and suitably loud speaker. But designing a device that wakes someone up gently so they're not a tyrant in the morning, and helps them get to sleep at night? That's a challenge that Withings tackled with its new Aura bedside system that… » 1/05/14 6:00pm 1/05/14 6:00pm

An Alarm Clock With a Feature You Actually Need: USB Ports

It's a hard pill for the alarm clock industry to swallow, but the fact of the matter is that we don't really need them anymore. Smartphones have been reliably waking us up for years now, and they do so much more. So kudos to the folks at Idea International for finding the perfect feature that keeps this bedside alarm… » 8/16/13 12:40pm 8/16/13 12:40pm

Arcade Alarm Clock: The Konami Code Won't Buy You More Shuteye

It might have given you invincibility or unlimited ammo on the countless games that acknowledged it, but sadly the Konami code won't buy you a single second of extra sleep on this custom Xronos alarm clock. But the large scoreboard-like LED display and use of authentic console buttons will have you wondering if you… » 5/15/13 4:40pm 5/15/13 4:40pm

Alarm Clock Gun: Vent Your Anger at Being Awake

If knowing you're going to wake up on time for work helps you sleep better, then slap two rounds of AAA batteries in this pistol-shaped alarm clock and stash it under your pillow. When it's time to wake from your slumber it gently vibrates you back to reality, and a built-in projector lets you pull off amazing… » 2/26/13 5:40pm 2/26/13 5:40pm

This Is the Alarm Clock Droid You're Looking For (At a Price You…

This isn't the first R2-D2-themed alarm clock to grace these pages, but serious collectors (and serious sleepers) might want to take note of this iteration. Made from the highly detailed and accurate moulds used to churn out R2-D2 plastic models, this astromech alarm clock plays a symphony of Star Wars themes and… » 8/27/12 2:00pm 8/27/12 2:00pm

Dart Silenced Alarm Clock Is A Great Excuse To Sleep With a Nerf Gun…

The whole 'shoot to silence' alarm clock idea has been done to death by now. But Hasbro has managed to eek out one more worthy of mention with its new Nerf-branded Shoot To Snooze alarm clock which requires groggy users to nail it with a foam dart or disk in order to silence its morning wails. » 8/10/12 8:47am 8/10/12 8:47am