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Tag: Alarm Clock

Alternative Alarm Clock Wakes You by Turning Things on

Alternative Alarm Clock Wakes You by Turning Things on
We like to talk about weird alarm clocks around here, if for no other reason than we think it’s funny that some people actually have clocks rather than just using their smartphones these days. If you are into weird clocks, the Alternative Alarm Clock by designer Ki Hyun Kim is an interesting one.

VFD Round Clock Tells Time with a Glow

VFD Round Clock Tells Time with a Glow
It’s been a long while since I’ve seen a clock that doesn’t look like anything else I’ve seen before. So when I was scouring the aisles of eBay earlier today and stumbled onto this cool clock, I thought to myself, “Eureka!

Cicadidae Alarm Clock Concept Turns Your Gadgets Against You

Cicadidae Alarm Clock Concept Turns Your Gadgets Against You
If you find it easy to sleep through – or turn off, or destroy – one alarm clock, designer Jongwoo Choi’s concept is just right for you. And by right, I mean unmercifully wrong. Jongwoo’s Cicadidae Clock has several Bluetooth dongles that can turn any device with a 3.5mm audio jack into an alarm, so when that preset time arrives you’ll have to hunt down all of the dongles to get your sanity back.

Nyko Play Clock Charges 3DS and Wakes you in Time for Gaming

Nyko Play Clock Charges 3DS and Wakes you in Time for Gaming
There are hoards of alarm clock charging docks on the market for the iPhone and iPad. An alarm clock that can charge a portable game console is a new one for me though. Nyko has whipped out another new product this week for the gamers out there and this one is an interesting alarm clock that will charge a Nintendo 3DS.

Bacon Alarm Clock: Wake and Bakon

Bacon Alarm Clock: Wake and Bakon
Ah, there’s nothing quite like the smell of bacon in the morning. Now you can wake up every morning to the aroma of delicious crispy pig flesh, thanks to the BAKON alarm clock.

Acoustic Alarm Concept Gently Plucks You Out of Bed

Acoustic Alarm Concept Gently Plucks You Out of Bed
Many of the alarm clocks we’ve featured have creative or sometimes plain cruel ways of forcing people out of bed. They may be effective at waking you up, but they’re also bound to leave you pissed off, which is obviously not a great way to start the day.

Video Game Controller Alarm Clocks: Get Your Time On

Video Game Controller Alarm Clocks: Get Your Time On
I just knew that controller evolution chart was missing some species. Thanks to artist Roger Ibars, my suspicions have been confirmed. His “Hard-wired devices” collection consists of 100 video game controllers, starting from the Atari 2600 Joystick and ending with a Guitar Hero guitar peripheral.

IQ Alarm Clock Concept Makes You Take A Test Before Alarm Turns Off

IQ Alarm Clock Concept Makes You Take A Test Before Alarm Turns Off
How will alarm clocks wake thee? Let us count the ways. Here’s another innovative idea that will force both your body and your mind to wake up. Designed by Oliver Sha, the IQ Alarm Clock presents users between 1 to 3 multiple choice questions that they have to answer correctly in order to shut off its alarm.

Gun O’Clock Lets You Start the Day With a Blast

Gun O’Clock Lets You Start the Day With a Blast
Most quirky alarm clocks make it difficult for the user to turn off the alarm, for obvious reasons. But Bandai’s Gun O’Clock might actually make you look forward to its alarm sounding off, because then you can shoot at it.

Meter Clock Goes for Timeless Look

Meter Clock Goes for Timeless Look
Geeky projects are often over-complicated and messy, especially electronic ones, but Digital-DIY member AndyO managed to make an elegant but still quite geeky clock, taking inspiration from analog VU meters.

Pip-Boy 3000 Alarm Clock: Wake Up and Smell the Post-Nuclear Air

Pip-Boy 3000 Alarm Clock: Wake Up and Smell the Post-Nuclear Air
Fallout fans will be familiar with this promotional item, as it was originally part of the limited Survival Edition of Fallout 3 a couple of years ago. That bundle was only available through Amazon and on top of that, for US residents only, making this super-sized replica quite rare.

Aphelion Concept Alarm Clock Likes to Play Catch

Aphelion Concept Alarm Clock Likes to Play Catch
Even if it becomes a real product, the Aphelion concept alarm clock just might be too clever and wicked to sell. It’s not especially loud, and it doesn’t move around while it rings. What it does is launch a ball, and it won’t stop ringing until the ball is returned to its saddle.

Arcade Cabinet Alarm Clock: Good Morning, Gamer!

Arcade Cabinet Alarm Clock: Good Morning, Gamer!
Beyond simply making a noise, today’s alarm clocks are armed with varying techniques to get us out of bed. Some of them try to scare you with the voice of the Sith Lord, some are voice-controlled, some make you exercise, and some are just really, really loud.

Wake Up With Sony Dash

Wake Up With Sony Dash
Sony touts its new Dash multimedia device with this funny commercial which sells us on the advantages of using the Dash as a high-tech alarm clock. Sony is airing the spot in the Washington D.C. and San Fransisco areas to get some buzz building for the recently released personal internet device.

Singing Kero Alarm Clock: Dueling Frogs Wake You From Your Peaceful Slumber

Singing Kero Alarm Clock: Dueling Frogs Wake You From Your Peaceful Slumber
After watching and listening to the smiley singing frogs standing on the top of this weird Japanese clock, I’m pretty sure that I’d never want this thing in my bedroom. I have enough trouble easing my way into the day already, and to be blasted out of my deep REM cycles by a couple of loudmouth frogs singing unintelligibly would be enough for me to get out the baseball bat.

Banpresto Fight Bell Alarm Clocks Are Ready to Rumble

Banpresto Fight Bell Alarm Clocks Are Ready to Rumble
If you’re into boxing or pro-wrestling, or just like to watch grown men beat the crap out of each other – here’s an alarm clock you might want to put by your bedside table.