By Jacobo Rodriguez Ibarrez
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A dawn at your fingertips. Improve your awakening simulating a sunrise on your smartphone with the revolutionary Suno app.
With Suno, your iPhone screen becomes a beautiful dawn. Half an hour prior to the time set to wake up, Suno activates your iPhone screen and brightens the room gradually with a soft light, just like dawn. While you are still sleeping, the light gently prepares your body for the awakening. If you set the time to wake up at 8:00 am, the light will begin to increase gradually from 7:30 am. At 8:00, the light will reach its highest level, which can be adjusted according to your preferences. At the set time, your body will be prepared and the natural sounds will accompany the light. You will wake up feeling good.
Suno is the first smartphone app that has been designed following ergonomic principles aimed at improving the ease of use and avoiding exhaustion of your hand or your thumb. Under “the fable of thumb" title, you can check these ergonomic principles that will probably help you understand what is so revolutionary about our interface.
The label "cycle" allows iPhone 5 users to check the lightest stages of sleep within the natural sleeping cycle. By doing so, you will have the information for setting up your alarm in the best possible way for your resting needs, waking up feeling fresh and relaxed.
If you set up a sunrise, don't forget to plug in your iPhone. The app must be running in the foreground. If not, you will only hear the alarm sound at the time you selected.
Try it and tell us what you think.
What's New in Version 1.0.1
This release contains several bug fixes and crash fixes.
Thank you for the incredible support! We are listening: please reach out as at firstname.lastname@example.org with any issues or suggestions
New in 1.0.1
· More light power for your mornings: now with flashlight!
· No more “phantom” alarms.
· Any questions? New help messages!
· You can try the sunrise without having to wait 30 minutes.
· Check the alarms: new messages will tell you the mode.
· Check out our new Twitter accounts and win app extensions!
· Trouble when checking if the sunrise effect is on? New automatic activation!
· Improved speed and accuracy.
· Many small tweaks and bug fixes.
Nuevo en la versión 1.0.1:
· Más potentes y eficientes: ¡Ahora con flash!
· Han desaparecido las alertas de alarmas fantasma.
· ¿No te funciona? Nuevos mensajes de ayuda!
· ¡Ahora tu amanecer tiene memoria!
· Los nuevos textos en las alarmas, te facilitan saber si están activadas o no.
· ¡Tenemos nuevas cuentas de Twitter!
· ¿Tenías problemas para activar las alarmas? ¡Nueva activación automática!
· Más rápidos en los procesos y más puntuales.
· Muchas, muchas pequeñas mejoras y detalles para mejorar tu experiencia.
¡Muchas gracias por descargar Suno! Ponte en contacto con nosotros si tienes algún problema o alguna recomendación que debamos conocer: email@example.com
A grand, but failed experiment
I was intrigued by the premise of this app, both from a function and interface standpoint, but upon trying it out I was massively disappointed and left a bit confused.
Not only is the interface downright bewildering, but the function of the app is poorly implemented.
The purely gesture-driven interface is not well-explained nor intuitive, and so I am often unsure if I've set something properly, where I am within the app, or how I get to a new section. The entire interface is wrought with sound effects, too—a figurative grab bag of noises for just about every possible action to both confirm that you indeed swiped or selected or scrolled as well as make you reconsider your volume settings.
Once you've finally figured out how to set an alarm, you're expected to leave the app open and your phone plugged in, meaning the app stays on your screen all night long. Sure, that's a fine idea, except the "set" alarm is indicated by a bright phosphorescent yellow bar that effectively destroys one's ease of sleep.
I think that this app was implemented as an experiment to see if the developer could build a conceptually simple and stylish gesture-driven app. While the app is "cool," it doesn't perform as promised and isn't worth buying until some more purposeful Q/A can be done.
I want to like this app...
For starters I'm confused if the backlight is supposed to gradually get brighter or if the LED is suppose to do that. Because the backlight stays the same very low light no matter what sequence the "sunrise" is in and the LED is so flippin bright all the time! There should be an option to keep that light off. My phone is face up so the energy being used to keep that light on is being wasted into my bedside table. Also everything is incredibly difficult to adjust without changing the page and on that note, it's difficult to find your way around the app in general. I discovered a brief and inadequate tutorial by pulling the home page down but that wasn't helpful. It's a fantastic idea, I just wish it worked. I'm disappointed.
PLEASE READ AND UPDATE ACCORDINGLY
Great aesthetics. That's about it. I want my money back because the functionality of this app is terrible. The app requires you to always leave it open before going to rest. It won't work at all otherwise. Even when you do remember to leave it open and running, the alarm turns on 40% of the time. No lie. There is no consistency - ironic because alarm apps are supposed to be powerful implementers of just that. Also, I hate how dramatic your finger swipe has to be in order for certain things to work. And I hate that when you create new alarms, it doesn't place it chronologically in the main page. And I hate that there is no alarm repeat option. Jacobo, you need to fix these things and give us an update. We paid for this app and it's only fair.
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- Category: Health & Fitness
- Updated: Jan 30, 2013
- Version: 1.0.1
- Size: 46.5 MB
- Language: English
- Seller: Jacobo Rodriguez Ibarrez
- © 2013 Jacobo Ibárrez & Nizo
Compatibility: Requires iOS 5.0 or later. Compatible with iPhone, iPad, and iPod touch.
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