Smarter Alarm – Alarm reads information rather than beeping


Tired of hearing that same old alarm clock, or those annoying beeps and sounds that came with your phone? If you’re an informational type of person, you may enjoy having your alarm sound like someone reading you the latest news, weather, or sport scores. With Smarter Alarm from XDA forum membber edawerd will do that for you.

The alarm works by you setting up the feeds to read. The feeds that Smarter Alarm can read are as follows;

  • Current and forecast weather
  • Stock prices of major indexes and your personal portfolio
  • The day’s headline news. Customize using your favorite topics like business, tech, entertainment, and your own custom search terms
  • Sports scores of your favorite teams (currently NBA only)
  • Your Facebook friends who have birthdays today
  • Your Facebook events in the next 24 hours

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[via XDA Developers]

About the Author: Jesse Bauer

Born and raised in Saskatoon, Saskatchewan, Canada, Jesse works in IT professionally. Jesse enjoys keeping up with all things Android and Google related, whoopin butt online in ModNation Racers, keeping up to date on the latest metal music, playing/recording original music, and reading Star Wars novels. Ahead of all those things, Jesse holds his family at the top of the list, who all somehow manage to support him with his endless list of things he wants to accomplish.

  • James Woodley

    Great! Needs a little fine tuning for Aussies…but very good!