Gadget of the Day – Edifier Retro iPod Alarm Clock

The iPod Classic may be upon us but this little wake-up nugget is really retro. It's a traditionally styled alarm clock, complete with iPod dock.First

The iPod Classic may be upon us but this little wake-up nugget is really retro. It's a traditionally styled alarm clock, complete with iPod dock.First spotted by us in Japan back in April, it's now tick-tocked its way over here courtesy of Firebox.Simply slot your iPod into the 'face' and it'll instantly cajole your player into clock mode for time-telling purposes. Then just set the alarm and wait 'til morning.The two 'bells' do the traditional job of piercing your slumber but this time with the track, playlist or podcast (may we suggest ours) of your choice, thanks to the cunningly hidden speakers.There's an all-important snooze button for grabbing some extra Zs and it'll charge your music-playing buddy overnight so he wakes up fresh and ready for the commute to work – even if you're not.Essentials Edifier retro iPod alarm clock Price: £40 On sale: NowContact: Firebox Related stories: The iPod Touch is here – and it's Wi-Fi Apple iPod voted greatest gadget ever Alarming accessory rings iPod's bell