The holidays are stressful enough without having to worry about finding the perfect gift for the ones you love. That’s why this holiday season, MyITpros is stepping in and doing all the shopping for you! Whether you’re technically savvy or not, we’ve picked out 12 awesome gadgets that are sure to make you the gift-giving hit of the season.
Check back each day to discover the next perfect present during our 12 days of technology!
What it is: Clocky, the original runaway alarm clock
Everyone knows getting out of bed is hard and often involves multiple hits to the snooze button. Luckily, we’ve found a solution for those who oversleep: Clocky.
Unlike the typical stationary alarm clock, Clocky is designed to “jump” from your bedside table and make you chase it to turn it off. With the ability to fall from as high as 3 feet and move on both hardwood and carpet, there is no stopping this little guy! If you’re not convinced that this clock will get you up, keep in mind that the alarm has also been designed to be loud (and annoying), which will ensure you can’t just ignore the noise and go back to sleep.
What’s more, Clocky comes with some cool features, such as the option to personalize its approach to getting you up. If you’re feeling confident in your ability to get up on time, you can allow yourself exactly one snooze attempt before Clocky starts its running-away routine, or if you know yourself all too well, you can disable the snooze button all together and cut right to the chase (literally). No matter what, Clocky will get you up and moving, never to oversleep again!
How much it costs: Starts at $39.99
Clocky is available on the Clocky website and Amazon for $39.99 in basic colors and $45.99 in the (fancier) gold or chrome color options. Standard shipping is set at $8 on the Clocky site, while Amazon advertises free two-day shipping for Prime customers.
Who to buy it for: The snooze-abuser in your life
This present is perfect for over-sleepers of all ages, including school-age kids who can’t seem to get ready on time, college students who are chronically late to their morning classes and adults who never learned to get up when their first alarm goes off! It might seem a bit mean to get them such a… persistent present, but trust us, they’ll (begrudgingly) thank you later.