But, despite attacks from states such as Florida, the 101-year-old tradition of Daylight Saving Time seems here to stay. And by the time June rolls around and we're enjoying 8 p.m. al fresco dinners in the sunlight, most of us appreciate it.
Still, change is hard, even when it happens twice a year. Here are five technologies and tech-based strategies that could help make the transition a bit smoother.
The sudden change in clock time can throw your sleep cycles out of whack. A smart lighting system called Orro turns lights on and off based on your presence, which it detects through sound and movement sensors, and automatically adjusts light levels based on time of day, aiming to reproduce the natural lighting patterns that can bolster your circadian rhythm and help you sleep better.