App Review: The Sleep Cycle Alarm

App Review: The Sleep Cycle Alarm


Sleep Cycle App ReviewThese days, we spend drastic amount of time staring at our television or surfing the internet to pass our time. Sometimes, we tend to indulge ourselves and get lost in these activities. All of the sudden,  the time strikes two in the morning. And then, there’s a thing called work at eight in the morning. Time definitely flies fast when we’re having fun, eh?

Some people are willing to give up an hour of sleep just to watch their favorite late night show. Then wake up feeling agitated or restless the next morning. While there are some who would love to get at least 6-8 hours of quality sleep yet struggles to get it . Maybe it is because of  stress or due to health factors.

If you’re looking for an app to track your sleep patterns or simply aid you in waking up the next day feeling refreshed and rejuvenated, there are many apps that are up for grabs in the market. One of them is the Sleep Cycle alarm which is available for iOS and Android. 

How does Sleep Cycle App works?

The application itself is capable of monitoring your movement while you are sleeping with the help of your smartphone’s accelerometer. Due to the accelerometer’s sensitivity, it is believed that it has the capability to tell if you are wide awake, currently in deep sleep or dreaming.

Nevertheless, the Sleep Cycle app works by finding the optimal time to wake you up during a 30-minute window that coincides with  the time you set your alarm. The app claims that the alarm clock will wake you during your lightest sleep phase which wakes you in a good mood.

Although sleep behavior (REMs and deep sleeps) varies from person to person, the use of this app is still useful to regulate sleeping hours. If you have other apps you personally use, feel free to share your experience by commenting below!

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