This talking clock has a large button on the top, clear setting buttons, good colour contrast in black and pearl white. Features five alarm sounds and an optional hourly announcement that announces the time on the hour every hour when activated. The square mode and round set button are discreetly positioned on the base of the clock. The alarm will sound for one minute and self cancels. The alarm can be switched off at any time during this minute by pressing the large button on top of the clock.