Alarm clocks


Reviews & hands-on

  • Audio 4 out of 5

    GEAR4 AlarmDock Reveal review

    By 25 June 2010

    The humble clock radio isn't dead: it has evolved. The GEAR4 AlarmDock Reveal is a perfect example of just such a thing, doing exactly what it says on the tin. Except the "reveal" part and we can't quite figure out why it is called the Reveal - it doesn't...

  • Gadgets 3.5 out of 5

    AXbo Sleep Phase alarm clock review

    By 28 August 2009

    Do you often get out of bed startled by your alarm, groggy, with one eye still closed, stubbing your toe on the bed frame and then falling over when you try and brush your teeth before burning yourself on the toaster? AXbo has created an alarm clock that...

  • Audio 2.5 out of 5

    Ixos Neo iPod dock review

    By 27 July 2009

    The Ixos Neo is an iPod and MP3 speaker dock with integrated alarm clock. As well as the iPod dock you can connect any device with a 3.5mm audio jack, standard phono connection or a PC through the Mini-USB port. It’s got an FM radio too so should you...

  • Audio 3.5 out of 5

    Roberts ecologic 6 DAB clock radio review

    By 29 May 2009

    Technology might be pushing us ever forward with new innovations, but that doesn't mean we should leave behind all that is old. That's probably the thinking behind the Roberts ecologic 6 DAB radio as it sports the latest cutting edge innovation in radio...

  • Audio 3 out of 5

    Roberts iDream DAB iPod clock radio review

    By 21 April 2009

    You've got your iPod and you need to wake up in the morning. Wouldn't it be good if you could plug your iPod into your alarm clock and then wake up to your favourite tunes? Oh wait, that's what the Roberts iDream promises. But does it live up to the billing?...

  • Audio 3.5 out of 5

    Logitech Pure-Fi Anytime iPod dock and radio review

    By 28 November 2008

    "I want a digital radio" my brother squawked, lining up his choice of Christmas presents, circa 1982. Of course, he wasn’t talking about DAB, he meant an alarm clock with a large LCD time display. Which is basically what the Pure-Fi Anytime is. Yes,...

  • Audio 3 out of 5

    LG PC12DAB radio and iPod docking system review

    By 27 November 2008

    With so many iPod docks on the market, can the LG PC12DAB be the one you want? We get listening to find out. The design is one where you'll either "love it" or "hate it". Egg shaped, the speaker grill takes up the entire front of the system with the gubbins...

  • Audio 4 out of 5

    Edifier iF200 alarm clock and speaker system for iPod review

    By 29 October 2008

    OK so it’s been out a while, but everyone from grannies to grandkids seems to have an iPod, so this could be the perfect Christmas pressie for one, if not five, of your family members. The Edifier iF200 is an alarm clock and a speaker system which is...

  • Audio 3.5 out of 5

    iHome iH8 iPod speaker alarm clock review

    By 2 November 2007

    The clock radio is a familiar site in the bedrooms of old people all over the country. The under-60s, however, probably do not have one nestling next to a teasmaid and a large print library book. The iH8 hopes to change all that by bringing clock radio...

  • Audio 3.5 out of 5

    Sharp DK-A1 i-elegance iPod speaker system review

    By 19 September 2007

    Sharp, more famous for its televisions and mobile phones than iPod speaker docks still believes it has the answer for listening to your iPod away from the headphones, but does it? We get listening to find out. Large in its design, the DK-A1 iPod speaker...

  • Gadgets 2.5 out of 5

    Voco Clock review

    By 10 April 2007

    If the buzz buzz buzz of your alarm clock is slightly grating in the morning, then one alarm clock is hoping to a new solution for waking you from your slumber. But should you just sleep through? We go to bed to find out. The Voco clock takes tp waking...

  • Audio 2.5 out of 5

    iHome2go iPod speaker alarm clock review

    By 7 December 2006

    On the design front, the iHome2Go leaves a lot to be desired. Unless you are a fan of the Heath-Robinson teasmaid look of course. Perhaps that is a little unfair, but only a little. When it comes to aesthetics there are certainly better looking speaker...

  • Home Cinema 4.5 out of 5

    TV Remote Control Clock review

    By 10 February 2004

    Ever feel that waking up in the morning is a hassle. That buzz buzz buzz buzz of the alarm clock. Well Zeon Tech hopes to change all that with its TV remote control clock. Doing exactly what it says on the box the unit will turn on your television to...