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Stem Innovation TimeCommand Alarm Clock Review

Jul 5 2011, 2:08pm CDT | by

Stem Innovation TimeCommand Alarm Clock Review
 
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Today I am checking out the cool Stem Innovation TimeCommand alarm clock for the iPhone or iPad. The clock has a cool design that allows it to dock any dockable iPod or other device. It has cool app integration and more. Read on for all for the details on the TimeCommand clock.

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Specifications

The TimeCommand clock has a dual alarm clock and an app that lets the iPhone control the clock functions when docked. The TimeCommand is round and measures 7.62-inches in diameter and 3.32-inches tall. The clock weighs 25.1 ounces and has a power backup with dual AA batteries. It will wake you to a tone or music from your iPhone. The alarm also has a wake by light controller that lets you plug in a lamp to wake to. The clock is available for $99 right now.

In Use

The Stem Innovation TimeCommand is a very cool clock for use with your iPhone or iPad that will get you up on time. The clock is nice looking with a round design and a dock that needs no trays. You can put your device on the TimeCommand while it is inside a case and it will fit. One of the things I like best about the TimeCommand is that the app that is offered for free allows you to control all aspects of the clock.

The clock automatically gets the correct time from your smartphone you don’t need to set it manually. It also has a SafeWake feature that will share alarm settings with the clock and settings made on the clock will be added to the iPhone. That is to ensure the alarms on your device and the clock are the same. The app also has an EQ that allows you to tweak the audio to your tastes.

I found the bass boost function works very well and makes the music seem much more deep and robust down low. The app also provides free internet radio so you can listen to your favorite tracks. The app also has a clock face you can put on it with digital or analog styles.

The sound quality of the TimeCommand is about what you expect from an alarm clock. The music isn’t particularly nuanced or powerful. The sound is typical of the class and is no better or worse than the other alarm clocks I have tested. The coolest feature is the Stem: Wake-by-Light feature.

The power plug for the TimeCommand has its own AC outlet on it. When you plug a lamp into this outlet, it automatically sets the lamp to come on when you wake and will turn the lamp off when it is time for bed. The wake by light is supposed to make getting up more natural. The app also puts the weather forecast on the screen so you can see it when you first get up.

Verdict

Pros

  • Cool app control
  • Wake to light feature
  • Docks iPads too

Cons

  • No aux input
 

Conclusion

The only thing that I can find wrong with the TimeCommand is that is has no aux input for your non-dockable devices. That is not a significant issue for most of us though and the TimeCommand is a very cool clock with lots of cool features.

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<a href="/latest_stories/all/all/3" rel="author">Shane McGlaun</a>
Leading our review center, Shane McGlaun (Google) knows technology inside out. His extensive experience in testing computer hardware and consumer electronics enable him to effectively qualify new products and trends. If you want us review your product, please contact Shane.
Shane can be contacted directly at shane@i4u.com.

 

 

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