Sure, you can use your iPhone as an alarm clock, if you don’t mind waking up to its mediocre speaker. A new generation of alarm clock docks turn your iPhone or iPad into the nerve center of a high-fidelity wake-up system and stereo. Some of these models come with dedicated apps that makes it dead simple to set your alarm, and one of them can even rattle your nightstand. Read our reviews to find out which iOS alarm clock delivers the right mixture of design, features and performance for the right price.
With a built-in sensor that detects when and how you're sleeping, Gear4's Renew SleepClock puts a interesting spin on the alarm clock dock formula.