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Make Sleeping a Thing of the Past With the Geemarc Sonic Bomb Alarm Clock

The shrill sound of the morning alarm is one that fills most of us with dread. We all wish that we could have that extra few minutes in the warm comfort of our beds before dragging ourselves from underneath the duvet to face the world for another day.

Some people are good at getting up, and the promise of a new day is enough to make them rise and shine early, without the need for an alarm. For others, however, this is not as easy, with one or more alarms needed to help wake them from their slumber.

In the most extreme cases, the deepest sleepers amongst us need to be physically woken. This is where Geemarc’s new Sonic Bomb alarm comes in handy. With its built-in supercharged bed shaker, this turbo-charged, extra-loud alarm has been designed with not just the lazy, but also the hearing impaired in mind. Before this new innovation, a traditional alarm clock was of no use to the deaf and hard of hearing. Now they never need to worry about sleeping in again.

Developed in the United States, the Sonic Bomb is part Geemarc’s new Sonic Alert series, produced by the American company of the same name who specialise in producing products designed to help those who are hard of hearing. Geemarc are exclusive distributors of the sonic alert alarm clock range here in the UK.

Sonic Alert

Sonic Alert began when the company’s founder, Adam Kollin wanted to help his hard of hearing grandmother to see when people were calling at her house, as she couldn’t hear the doorbell. What he devised, was a system which involved flashing lights all around the house, which illuminated when anybody rang the doorbell or telephone. This early system proved to be a great success, prompting Kollin to go into business producing similar products.

Although the system he produced for his Grandmother was handy, it involved a complex system of wires and took almost a week to install. Kollin realised the value of the system but also that it would be much more marketable as a product if it was wireless and easy to install. After 2 years of development, he came up with the first Sonic Alert System, and was awarded a patent for this unique design. Since then, the company has grown to produce a series of products to help those with hearing and other impairments.

The Sonic Bomb alarm clock is currently available from BigBoxShop.co.uk priced at £23.50

Best Sonic Games

Sonic games have become very popular to both children and adults, and that is because Sonic is a fun and entertaining game to play. It has been around since 1991 and since that time period the blue hedgehog has gained many fans. Although Sega has stopped its production in the console business, you can still find Sonic games available for other entertainment system, on more importantly, online for free.

Some of the best Sonic games include:

Sonic the Hedgehog 3

In this game we find Sonic chasing Robotnik to Angel Island, and this is where his arch rival Knuckles is met. In this version of the game we find a red version of Sonic whose character move is a fist punch. We find that in this version of the game, the levels are more competitive, also we see a much better story line compared to much earlier versions of Sonic games. This game was the last of the franchise to ever appear on the Sega Genesis.

Sonic the Hedgehog 2

The introduction of Tails took place in Sonic the Hedgehog 2. At first glance, he might not appear to be an important aspect of the game however think again as he brings more fun and entertainment to the game but is also somewhat playable. Because of his size and characteristics, he can access areas in the game that Sonic can’t get into.

Sonic and Knuckles

Sonic and Knuckles introduced multiplayer game play to the Sonic franchise. In this game you are given the option to choose between Sonic or Knuckles in which each character has its own level of skill. Knuckles is capable of punching through walls and can glide whereas Sonic is much quicker and can also do double jumps. Also note that both characters can be played on the screen at the same time, with one being the second player.

Sonic Adventure

3D development was first introduced for Sonic through Sonic Adventure. It became popular very quickly and fans enjoyed the game as it added dimension, enhanced graphics and a lot of fun to the ever popular game.

A good proportion of the games listed are 2D games, the younger generation of Sonic fans may not be very familiar with the 2D version of the game. Technology has grown and advanced over the years so gaming has changed from the way it use to be back in 1991 when Sonic was first introduced. The 2D older games were the most popular of the franchise as that is when Sonic was in competition with Nintendo’s product, Mario.

Sonic the Hedgehog Rush Adventure

Sonic Rush Adventure is a sequel to the Sonic Rush. Sonic Rush is the first game that Sonic published in the Sonic series that allow head to head play through the Nintendo Wi-Fi Connection.

The Computer Entertainment Rating Organization (CERO), Entertainment Software Rating Board (ESRB) and Office of Film and Literature Classification have rated Sonic Riders: Zero Gravity as suitable for the general audience. The Pan European Game Information (PEGI) rated the game as suitable for children that are aged 12 years old and above.

According to the story plot, a mysterious radar energy signal appears on the radar that belongs to Tail. This causes Sonic to become curious and went to investigate on the matter. As Sonic and Tail flew across the ocean, a storm appears and blew them off the course. Later, Tails was unable to steer the plan and they crash onto one of the islands. Sonic and Tail manage to climb out of the crash. However, they feel very lost and decide to search for help. After that they come across an excited raccoon called Marine. Marine told them that they are now at Southern island. Marine keep on talking about her dream to sail around the world is broken because of her shipwrecked ship. Tails offers to rebuild her ship in hope that she will bring them home for a good turn. While Sonic explore the Southern island, Tail was busy rebuilding the ship. With the ship, Sonic was able to race across the high sea and discover the hidden islands and a group of sneaky pirates. Captain Whisker is the head of these notorious pirates. The pirates have decided to get rid of Sonic from the race to protect their precious jewels. As Sonic races through the chaotic world, he encounter with Blaze. The story did not reveal the reason that brought Blaze to Sonic. It is now up to you to solve the mystery.

There are a number of gimmicks throughout the game including the thin floor, thick floor, somersault, vine, hang glider, mine cart, snowboard, anti gravity devices, water guns and dolphins. Gimmicks will propel you forward in some way. There are a number of gimmicks that requires you to follow an instruction in order to operate it.