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I’ve turned this smart bulb into a sunrise alarm – a game-changer in the morning

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Sunrise alarms have always seduced me, but I have never held back. After all, these appliances tend to take up a fair amount of bedside closet space — space I really don’t have. I was skeptical of the difference it could make to my morning, either—what if it was more annoying than helpful and simply tossed in the back of the closet? I was torn, and therefore ignored the potential of this technology.

Next, when I tried the Philips Hue Go Portable Light ($89.99, Amazon (Opens in a new tab)), I realized now was my chance to give it a go…Go ahead. Using a “wake up” routine, which basically simulates a sunrise in the morning, I can recreate the experience of a sunrise alarm clock with one of the best smart lights. I’ve been using it for over a week now, and this little light has made a huge difference in that time – both in the morning and in the evening. Here’s what happened.

What is the sunrise alarm?