NewsAlarm: Breaking News and Eardrums with 85dB Updates
Why settle for the quiet ping of Google notifiers or a silent streams of feeds and Tweets when you can get a screaming siren of news alerts at 85 dB? Such is the logic of the NewsAlarm — are bravely constructed mashup of high and low tech that pairs the New York Times NewsWire API with a conventional household smoke alarm.
Talk about hardwired annoyance: this handy little gadget will ring the alarm like Beyoncé and drum & bass sirens every time "a pre-determined word or phrase comes through the service".
Wow. It's like having every headline yelled at you in ALL CAPS. Only louder.
What's next: lifescreaming?