Wave Alarm comes to Android, lets you snooze it with a hand flap
Rise and shine: the best alarm clock apps for Android Fullscreen
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Rise and shine: the best alarm clock apps for Android
1. Wave Alarm
What sets it apart, though, is the fact that you can just wave your hand above the phone, the phone's front-facing camera will detect movement, and snooze the alarm for the predetermined amount of time, or stop it altogether, if you are one of those pesky rise-and-shine types.
If you don't have a front-facer, you can just drag your fingers across the display to snooze Wave Alarm for the time being. We found a pretty decent waving distance, like a foot or even more, to be enough for silencing the alarm.
There are handy clock widgets and even power nap widget, and you also punch in the numbers to set the alarm, no fancy and annoying dialers here. You can also easily just skip your recurrent alarm once on a day off without worrying it will be cancelled on the next.
The voice function doesn't stop here, though, as it can read you the local weather, RSS feed news and so on. As with all voice apps, it is sometimes tricky to master, but pays off, and has all the other goodies a self-respecting alarm app should with a pretty interface to boot.
Here comes Gentle Alarm, which emits a pre-alarm sound, that you will only hear if you are in the phase of light sleep, and then goes off as a regular buzzer, with a lot of configuration options.
11. WakeUp OrDie!
13. Sleep as Android
These alarms suck up battery, though, as they are constantly recording your movements and sleep pattern, which are then presented in nice shareable charts to you.
14. GM Alarm
2. rusticguy (Posts: 2810; Member since: 11 Aug 2012)
Great so now next thing needed is soemthing that can automatically wave the hand which gts activated on the sound of an alarm :D
Why not just wake up....
3. buggerrer (Posts: 274; Member since: 21 Sep 2011)
Alarm Clock Xtreme is the best .. the puzzle solving "math" is a great feature!
4. lukasound (Posts: 149; Member since: 16 Nov 2011)
It would be much more fun if you could turn it off by showing it your middle finger.
5. buccob (Posts: 964; Member since: 19 Jun 2012)
such a bad idea... I need an alarm that makes me work harder to turn it off...
6. SleepingOz (Posts: 2374; Member since: 22 Oct 2011)
One thing I don't like with Sleep as Android is that the screen remains on while tracking.