Sleep

Smart Alarm Clock

Limited: 43

Overall App Summary: The Smart Alarm Clock app stands out for it’s abilities to record sleep disruptive sounds while sleeping thus giving the user the possibility of eliminating them. This App also has a Social Networking feature which Apps reviewed to date also do not have. The alarm sounds collection while very broad, is not […]

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Sleep

Sleep Science HQ

Limited: 41

Overall App Summary: SLEEP SCIENCE HQ is a very appealingly designed App both from a visual as well as an auditory perspective (alarm soundscapes) which fails to live up to the “science” in it’s name. It clearly succeeds only as a versatile and aesthetically pleasing “Alarm Clock”. It’s one of a family of Apps aimed […]

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Sleep

Pillow

Acceptable: 63

Overall App Summary:   App’s Intended Use: App is intended to help you coordinate sleeping and waking up at the right time, as well as offer the usual benefits of a lot of data around ones sleep. It is intended to have a free feature and an upgrade to get all the premium data functionality […]

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Sleep

Sleep Time

Limited: 50

Overall App Summary: Sleep Time is a popular mobile app that tracks and analyzes sleep data through body movements. However, in one study comparing the Sleep Time app (published in 2015) to overnight polysomnography (the gold standard), the app showed very poor correlation to the gold standard. The app is an early prototype with all of […]

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Sleep

Sleep Better

Acceptable: 60

Overall App Summary: Sleep Better by Runtastic is one piece of the Runtastic suite seeking to improve patients lives through health and fitness inputs. The premise of the app is that users can simply lay their phone next to themselves while they sleep to help track their sleep pattern based on movement sensed via the […]

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Sleep

MotionX 24/7

Limited: 51

Overall App Summary: MotionX 24/7 is in a crowded field of sleep-related apps. This one has many features, which may confuse the user. Further, none of them are clearly backed by sound medical science. However, the casual user may be interested in the sleep monitoring possibilities (sleep duration, snoring) and the relevant reports generated. The […]

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Sleep

Snore Lab

Acceptable: 70

This app provides means to record and monitor snoring, allowing the user modify behavior and trial interventions to alter snoring.

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Sleep

SleepBot

Limited: 49

A multi-function sleep app, but primarily aims to track sleep and provide means to awaken more “gently” using the “smart alarm” feature.

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Sleep

Sleep Cycle

Limited: 51

An app that analyzes sleep cycles, allowing its alarm clock function to awaken the user in the “lightest sleep phase” as to promote a more “feeling rested and relaxed” upon awakening.

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Cardiovascular

Quick BP Measure

Not Recommended: 10

A potentially unsafe app that claims to measure blood pressure with the use of a smartphone only; and without the need for any external devices. Patients should be very cautious in using this app because there is limited data on accuracy.

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Reproductive Health/ Pregnancy

My Baby’s Beat

Not Recommended: 10

A potentially unsafe app that claims to record a fetal heart rate and is intended to make a parent “feel safe” and create the “ultimate bonding experience.” However, there is no evidence that the app actually records baby’s heart beats accurately.

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