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Make Your iPhone More Useful with This Sleek Dock

If you're like most people, you stopped using docks back when Apple stopped including them with iPods. That's exactly why we were so pleasantly surprised when we saw the Bluelounge Saidoka lightning charger for iPhone. It actually looks useful! Read More >>

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The World's Most Obscene iPhone Dock Is Bigger Than a Pony

With 28 speakers blasting around 125 watts, the original Wall of Sound made for an obnoxious home stereo system—let alone an iPod dock. But its creators have returned with a bigger and better solution: the Wall of Sound 2.0 that adds an extra 16 speakers, bringing the total to 44 (in addition to a pair of subs) for more decibels and bass than an iPhone dock ever needs. Read More >>

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Clever Docks That Turn Your iPhone's Flash Into a Bedside Lamp

By now our smartphones have become a constant bedside companion for most of us. But Shay Alkalay and Yael Mer over at the London-based Raw Edges Design Studio have come up with a way to make them more than just an alarm clock replacement. They've created a series of very clever concept docks that turn your smartphone's flash into a bedside lamp while it's charging. Read More >>

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With a Dock This Awesome, Who Needs a House?

This 3,000-square-foot dock is on Storm Bay in Ontario is so awesome, but unfortunately because of the recession, the guy who owns it couldn't afford to build a house to go with it. But hey, it's basically the size of a house anyway. Read More >>

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Philips Quits Home Entertainment in Favour of Juicers and Coffee Machines

After recently binning most of its interest in the TV market, Philips has now sold off its remaining home entertainment teams, leaving the once mighty tech company to focus on mundane kitchen and health products. Read More >>

wish you were here
Dining Alone on Ramen Is a Little Less Depressing With a Smartphone Dock Bowl

Embraced by cash-strapped uni students and young professionals struggling to scratch a living out of this cruel world, Ramen noodles have gotten a bad rap as being a depressing last resort option for a cheap and lonely meal. But that reputation could easily be undone with this brilliant Anti-loneliness bowl that makes it easy to surf or have a FaceTime conversation while you enjoy your noodles. Read More >>

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JBL OnBeat Rumble: The Most Powerful (and Most Expensive) Lightning Connector Speaker Dock Yet

We get it. You love your iPhone 5 so much that you're willing shrug off the money you lost on the two-year-old, 30-pin speaker dock that's now obsolete. You're ready to invest in an 8-pin dock because Apple wouldn't dare change its proprietary standard again. Right? RIGHT? Don't worry, this burly burnt orange speaker dock for Apple's Lightning iOS devices will disappear your cash in a flash. Read More >>

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Never Ask the IRIS 9000 iPhone Dock To Lie

Though cleverly named the IRIS 9000 to dodge any legal trouble with MGM, 2001: A Space Odyssey fans should have no trouble recognising this HAL 9000 doppleganger that's designed to make using Siri feel a little more sci-fi. But whatever you do, don't ask it to lie or conceal the truth. Read More >>

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Don't Buy an iPhone 5 Dock Because It's a Chinese Scam

Apple doesn't make a standup dock for the iPhone 5, which sucks. Normally we'd turn to our friends in China to do what Apple can't (or won't), but in this case, no: purported Lightning docks are complete broken fakery. Read More >>

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Marantz Consolette is the Speaker Dock for the Wealthy Audiophile

If you need a new thing to put your iPhone in and have a budget of £900 to do so, the £899 Marantz Consolette just squeezes in on budget. It's so posh that even the back of the thing is made from walnut. Read More >>

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So That's Why Apple's Not Bothering to Make an iPhone 5 Dock

Apple's just been awarded a universal wireless dock patent that allows an adapter to be slapped onto the bottom of an iPhone or iPad, which then wirelessly links up to a docking-type device. Who needs crappy wires? Read More >>

audio
Why Not Listen to a Speaker Mounted in a Skull?

You love listening to beats that shake your cranium, so why not take it a stage further and pipe your music through a pumping skull? Meet Jean Michel Jarre's latest creation, the Aeroskull -- just slap your iPhone right in the top. Read More >>

iphone 5
No Dock for the iPhone 5, Says SVP Phil Schiller

Fans of Apple's own generational iPhone docks may be disappointed to learn that no such accessory will be manufactured for the iPhone 5. Read More >>

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The Portable iPhone Turntable Setup For Nomadic DJs

Pushing the limits of what can be considered an iPod/iPhone dock, Philips' FWP3200D is like an all-in-one DJ stage show with a pair of 5.25-inch subwoofers that glow and pulse to your music—and a set of digital turntables letting you mix and scratch your beats. Read More >>

ipad
This Absurdly Ornate iPad Dock Is Fit For a Czar

The iPad may be known for its sleek design, but that doesn't mean you can't shake things up a bit with a super gaudy, overly detailed dock. Read More >>

wish you were here
This Dock Swallows Your iPhone So You're Less Tempted to Use it at Night

What little sleep we actually get these days should ideally be as distraction-free as possible. And that's what inspired Douglas Wood to design the 夜間night* charging dock that not only hides your iPhone inside, but also annoys you whenever a notification pops up—encouraging you to just turn it off. Read More >>

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