Wake up and smell the bacon with Oscar Mayer's new iOS app

Emily Price
E. Price|03.05.14

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Emily Price
March 5th, 2014
Wake up and smell the bacon with Oscar Mayer's new iOS app

There's nothing quite like the smell of freshly cooked bacon to help you get out of bed in the morning. Unless of course, that smell is a clever r(o)use by an iPhone app and there is no bacon. A new alarm app by Oscar Mayer deceives you out of bed every morning to not only the sweet sound of frying bacon, but to the smell as well. A small gadget attached to your iPhone's headphone jack sends a bacon fragrance your way as the alarm sizzles. But, there is no bacon. It's similar to what we saw last year with Scentee, except this bacon device isn't being sold – you'll have to win it through a sweepstakes on Oscar Mayer's website. The bacon alarm clock also isn't for everyone – Android and Windows Phone users will have to opt for a more vegan, but perhaps slightly less heartbreaking, wake up call. Did we mention there's no bacon?

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