Get ready for Apple Watch 2.0
The bigger deal is "complications," Apple's system of serving up bits of info on the watch faces themselves (following in the tradition of the mini-dials and active calendars on analog watches). The current faces show weather, stocks, alarms, and a few ...
June 8, 2015
9 Simple Rules Good Sleepers Swear By
We're really, really bad at sleeping. Seriously. Think about it: How many times have we been tired but pushed through just one more episode of "House of Cards"? Or how often do we check our email right before crawling under the covers? Luckily, cliches ...
March 1, 2015
Tablet Computers: The Way Forward for Better Patient Experiences
One of the most unpleasant aspects about hospitals is the constant noise, most of it from beeps and alarms. Bedside tablets can cut down on the beeps caused by patients calling nurses by offering direct messages with calls or texts. These direct ...
January 6, 2015
Cole Cohen told she had learning difficulties actually has a hole in her brain
She couldn't do basic sums, reading an analog clock was impossible, and she could never tell how far away an oncoming car was. It was all put down to 'learning difficulties', and she was put on medication for attention deficit disorder (ADD). But ...
May 18, 2015
LG G Watch R: The Most Attractive Android Wear Smartwatch
The glass face is set into the body of the watch, with an angled metal ridge surrounding it, into which LG has etched notches and numbers to help you tell the time using analogue hands. The home button on the side cleverly looks like a crown. It comes ...
January 19, 2015
Light Bulbs Get Smarter, but Not Easier
with an alarm. The apps for Insteon, Wink and Belkin's WeMo are actually broader smarthome control systems, so their light alarms take too many taps to reach—an annoyance when you're sleepy. I put tape over my light switches—a most analog ...
September 23, 2014
Finally, a Smartwatch That Doesn't Look Like a Geek Watch
I like that it looks and operates like an elegant, classic analog watch that just happens to track a few health metrics, not a wrist computer that is an extension of the smartphone. People have complimented me on it over the past The watch face ...
December 22, 2014
Rotate This Travelers' Clock To Switch Time Zones Effortlessly
Korean designers' clock ensures you'll never lose a minute to time zone adjustment. If you're a frequent traveler who has an analog time piece fetish ... but still looks sleek on any bedside table. Pick one up for yourself (or a jet setting friend ...
March 3, 2015
ClockView Pro - Talking Clock
Small memory size and battery saving feature : Simplified analog digital hybrid clock design, Battery usage is very low. Always displayed clock : No need to press the button to check the time and date, Clock on/off support by power button.
February 3, 2015
REI Nightlight Clock
by DIZZYWORMfromPoor Quality Clock I have had this travel alarm clock less than a year. The clear plastic "kickstand / cover " broke off when dropped from the bedside table. The legends on the side are nearly worn off.
January 5, 2015
How to Achieve Total Darkness in the Bedroom (and Why It Matters)
Learn about the bedside lights in Design Sleuth ... an illumination button rather than one that stays lit all night long.) Above: An analog classic, the Big Ben Alarm Clock, originally designed in 1931, has a push-button back light for nighttime viewing ...
October 24, 2014
Wake Smarter – The Voice Controlled iPhone Alarm Clock
3 different clock faces (digital, analog and night view), and 12- or 24-hour time formats, there are plenty of ways to customize your experience. $3 may seem a little steep when the iPhone already has an alarm, but there are so many different aspects of ...
August 9, 2014
A lot of people think "old" when they read "refurb" or "used" so we've made sure that all of this week's refurb models of Macs are as fresh as can be. Not one model predates last year and some of them are just barely a year old and some even less than that ...
July 2, 2014
Just Flick This Clock's Simple Face Switch To Activate Its Alarm
Just take a look at this simple analog alarm clock, that's found a clever way to compete with all the other monstrous smartphone docks vying for space on your bedside table. Instead of a hard-to-find button on the top or back of the clock to activate its ...
March 28, 2014