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This article was published on July 14, 2015

    Red Bull Alert makes you feel bad for hitting snooze on your alarm clock

    Red Bull Alert makes you feel bad for hitting snooze on your alarm clock
    Ben Woods
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    Ben Woods

    Europe Editor

    Ben is a technology journalist with a specialism in mobile devices and a geeky love of mobile spectrum issues. Ben used to be a professional Ben is a technology journalist with a specialism in mobile devices and a geeky love of mobile spectrum issues. Ben used to be a professional online poker player. You can contact him via Twitter or on Google+.

    In a world where you can get instant feedback about how much energy your house is using, how many steps you’ve taken today and how much REM sleep you got last night, it should come as little surprise that there’s now an app to track how good you are at waking up.

    Red Bull Alert, available from today for Android devices, not only tracks how quickly you respond to your alarm, but does it all with photos from one of nine different sport categories. There are different sounds to rouse you from your slumber too.

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    If you’re the competitive sort, you can also see how you stack up against your friends at, err, waking up.

    I’m not sure I need another reason to feel guilty for hitting snooze in the morning, but perhaps you do.

    Red Bull Alert [Google Play]