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You need a custom-made wood dock for your new iPhone 6 Plus

on Monday, September 15th, 2014

WedgeDock, an Etsy shop, is offering a custom-made wood dock for the new iPhone 6 Plus.  Each dock is individually handmade in their small workshop in the USA.  It’s cut from a solid block of mahogany, and it has a no-tip design.  It works with the bulkiest cases, and it tips the iPhone slightly forwardRead More…


This Belkin Powerhouse XL dock is designed for Android tablets and eReaders

on Wednesday, August 20th, 2014

This PowerHouse Micro-USB Dock XL is designed for Android tablets and phones, eReaders, and similar devices charged by microUSB.  It has a dock to adjust the microUSB plug so you can dock many of your devices while they are still in a case.  You can rapidly charge your device while photos, music, apps, and other data transfers.Read More…


Add USB ports and a charging station to your laptop

on Wednesday, November 6th, 2013

Those ultra-small computers are a boon for travelers, but you find one of the costs of the light and small form-factor when you need to plug in more than 2 or so USB devices.  My 11″ MacBook Air has only two USB jacks, and the simpleDock from Kanex would be a perfect accessory to useRead More…


GearZap Nexus 7 Case-Compatible Desktop Sync and Charge Cradle review

on Thursday, February 28th, 2013

My favorite gadget right now is my Nexus 7 tablet.  I don’t go too many places without it, because it has become a natural extension of my work and my leisure. And so, I am always on the lookout for accessories for it.  But all accessories are not created equal, as you know.  When GearZapRead More…


Chisel out some space for an iPad mini or iPhone charging dock

on Friday, January 4th, 2013

These charging docks from iSkelter look like no others I’ve seen.  The Chisel docks for iPad mini, iPhone 4/4S, or iPhone 5 are made of bamboo.  Space for the device has been “chiseled” out of the block of wood, and a channel controls the charging cable to prevent tangles.  The stands can be used horizontallyRead More…


Charge Your Smartphone in a Cube

on Wednesday, July 11th, 2012

This is another Kickstarter project.  The Cube: Home for Your iPhone + Android is a cup-like charger and dock for your Android smartphone or iPhone.  You simply insert the device’s charging cable through the bottom of the Cube, and it will be held securely in place to make docking/undocking easy.  The shape of the cupRead More…


Volt Buckle -The World’s First and Only Wearable Mobile Device Wall Charger

on Monday, July 2nd, 2012
Posted in: Gear, News

I’ve seen lots of chargers that are small enough to slip into a pocket, but this is the first wearable one I’ve seen.  The Volt Buckle is seeking funding as an Indiegogo project.  If they can receive pledges of $60,000 by August 13, they will produce a belt buckle that will also serve as aRead More…


Sinjimoru Sync and Charge Stand for iPhone and iPod Review

on Saturday, July 16th, 2011

I have a habit of spilling my sodas on my desk, so you can imagine that I don’t like just laying my iPhone on the desktop as I sync it.  I don’t usually have anything to drink sitting on my nightstand, but I don’t like just laying the phone on the tabletop because I’m blindRead More…