Thanko's MP3 Alarm Clock Provides Japanese Style Retro Wakeage

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Crazy uncle Thanko's back from looney town again, this time bringing you a gadget that's halfway sane and quite useful to boot. On the surface, this alarm clock may seem like a standard retro-styled alarm clock, but if you look deeper you'll realize it's actually an MP3 alarm clock.

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The bells on top do absolutely nothing, but when the alarm sounds at the pre-set time, the clock will play back whatever MP3s you've shoved in it. You'll no doubt find great ironic morning sounds to wake up to.

Product Page [Thanko via Plastic Bamboo]

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nachomaans

how about the mannered voice of your own obsequious british butler? you can download some free samples from http://voco.uk.com/ or buy the whole pack to stuff your alarm clock/mobile phone/itunes wake up playlist/whatever you use to wake up.

i'm not trying to peddle this site, i just found the samples lolacious and thought they'd fit well with this retro clock.