Clocks

Products to Help the Hearing Impaired from Amplicom

If you have hearing loss, doing things that many take for granted – talking on the phone, hearing the alarm clock – can be difficult. Amplicom makes products that can help make your daily life a little easier.  They have a line of PowerTel phones – with cordless or corded handsets, single or multiple stations …

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Wake Up or the Wookie Will Kill You

This battery-operated alarm clock from ThinkGeek combines Star Wars and LEGO into a cute, useful package.  The clock comes with 21 LEGO pieces, including Chewbacca and Stormtrooper minifigures.  You’ll even get pieces to built a blaster turret on top of the clock.  It’s 3.75″ X 3.75″, and it has a crescendo alarm that gets louder …

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Nixie Tube Clocks and Clock Kits from TubeClock

I’d never heard of nixie tubes until yesterday.  They apparently look like vacuum tubes, but they have a wire-mesh anode and multiple cathode tubes that are usually shaped like numerals.  Peter Jensen at TubeClock makes fabulous clocks from nixie tubes.  He has a variety of pre-made clocks that range in price from about $100 to …

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Moshi Voice Control Reflection Clock available at Brookstone

Moshi has just announced the availablilty of a new Voice Control clock. This is the Moshi Voice Control Reflection clock. It features a cool reflective display with 6 nightlight colors to choose from and adjustable LCD brightness. In addition to using your voice to set the time, dual alarms and snooze, this new clock will …

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Moshi Voice Control Digital Clock Radio Review

Last Winter I had reviewed the Moshi Voice Control Alarm Clock and have been using it ever since. I’ve come to rely on the ability to control my alarm clock with my voice. It’s no longer just a novelty for me. That’s why I was super excited when I learned that Moshi was offering a …

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80s Cube Clock

This Cube Clock from Vat19 looks like a Rubik’s Cube, and it packs a lot of functionality in 27 cubic inches (3″ per side).  You turn the top to select the following functions:  clock, alarm, date/day of the week calendar, and temperature (degrees Fahrenheit or Celsius).  It’s powered by one AA battery (not included).  The …

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As if getting up in the morning weren’t bad enough…

Tocky is an updated version of Clocky – the mobile alarm clock. And by “mobile”, I mean that it will roll around the floor of your bedroom when the alarm goes off. The idea is that you’ll be required to drag your dead butt out of bed to chase it down to turn it off. …

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The iHome iA100ZC App Enhanced Alarm Clock with Bluetooth and FM radio for iPad/iPhone/iPod

I’m sure we’ve all seen iHome alarm clocks with docking stands for iPhone and iPods.  The new iHome iA100ZC alarm clock will dock those devices, and it will also dock your iPad.  You can charge your iPhone/iPad/iPod while you listen to music, and you can use music in your device as your alarm sound.  The …

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Spy Gadgets Infrared Spy Camera Cube Clock Review

At one point or another, we all find ourselves in a situation where it would be beneficial to be a fly on the wall; whether it’s to figure out who it is that keeps stealing Netflix envelopes out of your mailbox, to keep an eye on the babysitter, or to reveal an even more unfortunate …

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Bedol Water Clock – Never Change Batteries Again

How would you like an inexpensive, attractive, small digital clock that never needs new batteries or power from a wall outlet? Check out the Bedol Water Clock. Just fill it up with tap water, add some lemon juice and it’s good to go for 8-12 weeks. It’s available in 4 colors and costs $16.00. They …

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Fascinations iXP3 Internet Message Clock

You’ve probably seen one of those clocks that use persistance of vision to make the time display appear to float in the air above the clock, right?  The iXP3 Internet Message Clock from Fascinations takes those clocks to a new level.  In addition to displaying the time, date, and temperature, the iXP3 can display news, sports scores, …

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Spy Gadgets SD-V03 Color Spy Camera Review

If you have a need to monitor the activities of your nanny, house sitter, house cleaner, or other part-time guests and need a no-brainer contraption to do so, the motion-activated SD-V03 Color Spy Camera from Spy Gadgets can do the duty.  While I don’t have a need to monitor my kids’ nanny, I do have …

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