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Tech Tips for Non-Tech People!

Data Doctors Tech Tips | Ken Colburn & Brandon Disney
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Original Air Date: Jan 11, 2018

Puzzle-based Wakeup Apps

Many people have a built in alarm clock that can wake them up every morning with no trouble while many others struggle waking up no matter what they do.

Anyone struggling should consider an alternative to the old-school snooze button to get you up in the morning.

Several apps for your smartphone are available that allow you to turn off the alarm only after you have solved a puzzle or answered a mathematics question.

The concept is to wake your cognitive skills to get involved in the process instead of simple motor skills that allow you to tap the snooze button.

These puzzle alarm apps include the standard options of any alarm app which allows you to wake up to music or set multiple alarms or turn on the option of having to solve a puzzle in order to get the alarm to stop.

iPhone users can try a free app called 'Morning Worm’ which make that claim that 'you’ll wake up the first time, every time'.

Android users can try an app called Puzzle Alarm Clock, also free in the Google Play Store.

If you’re struggling to start your day on time, the links are: