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As the next in Near Near Future's 'Strangely Familiar' series of gadgets, this Quattro prototype alarm is a solid translucent block that has no visible buttons or markings. As the Quattro is rotated, its function changes—on the side it's a radio, tilted up it's an alarm, and horizontally it's a clock, each indicated by a contextual change in the display on the front. It gets better: the Quattro recognizes when you get close and lights up touch-sensitive buttons. Then it gets even betterer: a wirelessly connected teddy bear triggers the alarm's snooze function when you give it a hug. I want this future very badly.

Orientation-sensitive clock radio and cuddly bear for snoozing [NearNearFuture]