iHome+Sleep and iA5
iHome+Sleep: the app-enhanced experience. ***FREE SLEEP AND ALARM APP. A NEW IHOME INTERNET RADIO APP NOW AVAILABLE FROM APP STORE FOR $2.49 ****
iHome+Sleep is an interactive, sleep lifestyle app for iPhone and iPod touch users. In addition to a full screen clock – with weather, iPod controls, and photo backgrounds – the app introduces Sleep Cards, a fresh way to encapsulate personal bedtime and wakeup settings such as alarms, wake/sleep music, social updates, personal reminders, and much more.
- Dock your iPhone and all apps can be used through the iA5
- Sync your iPhone time to iA5 time
- When connected with iHome Radio and Sleep, the device becomes an alarm clock
- The first of the iHome products to have a “suspension” dock
- Alarm works even if it’s not plugged in... I found out first hand at 6 this morning!
Sleep cards interactive alarm and nap cards with advanced settings for time, calendar, sounds, and alerts.
iHome “app-enhanced” works with iHome “App-Enhanced” products for audio performance, charging, guaranteed alarms, and easy interaction of device settings.
- Music alarm clock choose hi-fi tones or music playlists from your entire iPod library.
- Weather widget quickly view the current weather or forecast for the day ahead before you go to sleep.
- Bedtime and wakeup reminders craft reminders for yourself to read in the morning or before you go to bed at night.
- Sleep stats a running record of your sleep habits including how many times you snooze, average bedtime, hours of sleep, and many more.
- Weekday alarm calendar program alarms to repeat for any day of the week combo: never, everyday, weekday, weekend & custom.
- Connect & Share Facebook Connect & Twitter integration enables users to create, save, customize, and send bedtime and wakeup messages & updates from your bed.
- Sure Alarm Alarm works even when screen is locked
- Overnight News wakeup to a recap of your friend and follower feeds while you were sleeping.
What you can do with the iHome + Sleep.
- Set up sleep cards and customise to suit your needs, keeps personal sleep stats in numerous sleep cards.
- Set as Sleep or just a nap.
- Set alarm time, what days, snooze length and vibrate.
- Choose what to listen to when you go to sleep (iPod Library or Radio) and wake up (Buzzer, iPod Library, or Radio)
- To listen to radio you must sync with iHome Radio (see below).
- Set bedtime and wakeup reminders – notes that alert you when you wake or before you sleep.
- Social Media Options – Find out what you missed on twitter and facebook while you slept or during the day.
- Check what the weather is like.
- The sound will come out of the iA5 when docked, can also be used to sync time and let the phone know when its bedtime and wakeup.
iHome Radio: Download Available at APP Store ($2.49)
- Listen to internet radio all over the world through 3G network or WiFi
- When connected to 3G some stations with high bandwidth (56-128K) will not play properly as it continues to buffer
- When connected to the WiFi most stations will play seamlessly
- Connect to iA5 and radio comes through speakers
- Sync Favourite stations with iHome + Sleep to wake and sleep to any internet radio station
These apps are actually a lot of fun to play with, there are lots more little features that the user will discover for themselves.