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Droid as Alarm Clock
Like many others, I have spent a lot of time refining my use of my Droid as my primary alarm clock. For me, the problem has been the screen being too bright. I am using the Motorola Multimedia Dock. The stock docking screen is dimmable, but there is not contrast and it is still too bright. I am blind as a bat in the middle of the night and the gray on gray was not cutting it.
I found in another thread, thanks to Edwinc8811, a link to Droid Life, with an APK for the nexus one docking screen. This was a vast improvement for brightness and even contrast, as the screen saver mode is a floating dark-green clock on black background. My only issue with this, was that it was too small. But a good looking clock, nonetheless.
I recently stumbled onto an app called "Night Clock". It is a basic app that replaces the dock screen with a full-screen clock on a black background. You can adjust the font and color. It also has the ability to invert the clock so, if you are just using the charging cable, it will display the clock so the cord can be going up.
I can finally see the clock in the middle of the night!!! Now, let's hope Motorola fixes the buttons not dimming in docked mode with Froyo.
Hope this helps somebody.