A good slarm clcok provides a dependable, hassle-free wake-up for those among us who will not depend on a smartphone. They have a easy snooze button and come with ample battery life. Most of them have decent dispaly screens.
The best alarm clock: RCA RCD30 (easy to use, minimal controls, big, bright display, dependable alarm features)
The second best alarm clock: Travelwey LED Digital Alarm Clock (second alarm volume, night-light, very pricey)
The best alarm clock radio: iHome iBT29 (circular clock radio, great reception, feature rich)
The best alarm clock for heavy sleepers: Sonic Alert SBB500SS (very loud, flashing lights, bed shaker shaker feature)