Alarm clock Stories August 18, 2015

Fitbit Charge HR Wireless Activity Wristband in Black: $120 shipped (Reg. $150)

Focus Camera (98.9% Positive feedback) via eBay once again is offering the Fitbit Charge HR Wireless Activity Wristband in Black with a large wristband for $119.99 shipped. That’s $30 off the list price, $29 less than Amazon’s current listing and within $2 of the lowest price we’ve seen for it.

With it you can track workouts, heart rate, distance, calories burned, floors climbed, active minutes and steps to name a few. It can also monitor your sleep automatically and wake you up with a silent alarm. With the OLED display you can see call notifications, daily stats and the time. Over 4,000 Amazons shoppers gave it 4.1/5 stars and great reviews.

Alarm clock Stories April 23, 2015


We’ve all been there – your partner has an early meeting or prefers to get up before you do, the screeching alarm wakes you up, disrupting a wonderful night of sleep. Humans have searched for years to try to solve this problem without much success. While companies such as Philips have attempted to replicate a sunrise-like wakening experience, it is ultimately just a light that turns on slowly at a pre-set time.

A new Kickstarter program is aiming to change all that with infrared sensors, a parametric speaker and smartphone connectivity… expand full story

Alarm clock Stories February 10, 2015

expiredGames/Apps: Titanfall for Xbox One $15, Shadow of Mordor $30 Prime shipped, 1-yr Xbox Live $37, iOS freebies, more

In today’s best game/app deals, Best Buy’s Daily Deals has Titanfall on Xbox One for $14.99 with free in-store pickup or free shipping on orders of $35 or more (nearly half the price of Amazon’s listing and the current lowest we can find). Amazon has now matched Best Buy on Middle Earth: Shadow of Mordor across all platforms at $29.99 (Reg. $60), but with free shipping for Prime members.

While Amazon and Best Buy still have 1yr. Xbox Live cards for $40, today Rakuten has one for $36.99 shipped (the current lowest direct dollar discount we can find). You’ll also find 10% off Nintendo eShop gift cards on Best Buy’s official eBay Store, along with its current PSN and Xbox gift card deals.

You’ll find the rest of today’s best iOS/Mac deals below including FairyFail HD: FREE (Reg. $2), Smash Mania HD: FREE (Reg. $2), Real Cliff Diving: FREE (Reg. $1), CameraBag 2: FREE (Reg. $2), My Alarm Clock: $2 (Reg. $3), and more:

Ongoing game deals/promotions:

Alarm clock Stories January 27, 2015

expiredGOgroove Wooden Bluetooth Wireless Stereo Speaker and Alarm Clock $20 shipped (orig. $100)

Note: Newegg is being picky about the link for some odd reason. Please use the updated link the the tweet below to grab this deal. Coupon code remains the same, 0127NYNSUS146:

Newegg Flash is offering the GOgroove BlueSYNC TYM Bluetooth Wireless Stereo Speaker & Wooden Alarm Clock for $34.99. When you enter the coupon code: 0127NYNSUS146 the price drops to only $19.99 shipped. That’s $80 off the list price, $26 less than Amazon’s current listing and the lowest we can find.

With the GOgroove you can stream wireless music from the most tablets and smartphones or use the included aux. cable. The GOGroove functions as a digital alarm clock with a built-in temperature sensor that lets you set alarms, look at the time, and check the general climate while also playing your tunes or taking a call. It has easy to use on-board controls and comes with a 3-year manufacturer’s warranty.

Amazon customers gave it 3.5/5 stars and left helpful reviews.

Alarm clock Stories November 12, 2014


The new JBL Horizon clock combines many of the basic features found in Bluetooth speaker options with an ambient light to help you “wake up gently.” Harman and JBL have brought their audio expertise together with a simpler version of what we have seen with the popular Philips Wake-Up Lights to create the “the perfect clock radio.”

Along with full wireless streaming and USB device charging, head below to find out more about what the new Horizon has to offer:

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Alarm clock Stories February 14, 2014

sony-lightning-clock-speaker-dockAmazon is offering the Sony Lightning iPhone/iPad clock radio speaker dock (Model ICFCS15IPN) for $68 with free shipping. That’s $32 under retail and the best price we’ve seen by nearly $10.

You may feel like alarm clocks are no longer practical thanks to the proliferation of smartphones, but as Seth found out while reviewing a Philips dock we shouldn’t be so quick to dismiss these bedside companions. The Sony Lightning dock is a convenient way to keep your iPhone/iPod/iPad charged overnight while waking up to your choice of radio, iPod, or buzzer. You can even control it from across the room with the included miniature remote. Compatible with all current generation Lightning-equipped Apple devices. Rated 4.5 out of 5 stars.

If you’re OK without the alarm clock capabilities you can step-up into the the Sony RDPX200IPN Lightning dock with Bluetooth for $98. This model has received a 4.2/5 star rating on Amazon. expand full story

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