The Wakie Mobile App Uses Calls From Single Strangers to Wake You Up

 - Sep 11, 2014
References: & hypebeast
If you hate waking up to the sound of a beeping alarm then maybe the Wakie mobile app is more suited for you. This romantic app sets arranges you to wake up at your desired time with a phone call from a stranger.

While the Wakie app sounds a little bit odd in theory it has been extremely popular in Europe -- particularly in countries like Russia. The app requires that users register their telephone numbers and their sex so that the app can cleverly match you up with the opposite sex. Users then set their wake up time and are woken up with a call from a stranger at the said time. The call will show up simply with a profile image of the individual, age and name without revealing a number. Users can talk to each other for exactly one minute in the morning.