I have been using a LandingZone dock with my Macbook Pro and 29" LG monitor for the past two years. I haven't had any real complaints about the LandingZone until I saw the new Satechi Aluminum Mini Docking Station and started thinking that maybe there is a better way to organize my connections. The Satechi docking [...]

Posted in: Computer Gear, News
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If you're a gadget lover, you probably like looking at your gadgets and admiring their beauty even when not in use. Oh, and smelling them...the smell of a new gadget, is amazing!  This glazed stoneware vase doubles as a smartphone dock allowing you to charge your phone with your existing cord by threading it [...]

Posted in: Cables, Batteries and Chargers, News

I recently bought a new Macbook Pro with Retina display, and have been looking for a dock to use with my widescreen monitor and various peripherals. There are a bunch of thunderbolt docks available by brands such as Belkin, CalDigit and Elgato, but I got the chance to look at the Kanex Thunderbolt 2 Express dock. [...]

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If, like my husband, you have a laptop that you plug into a monitor, connect to WiFi, and maybe attach a couple of USB peripherals, you'll find connecting and disconnecting everything to be a pain.  At work, Butch plugs in a monitor, network, and a disk; when he needs to work from home, he only [...]

Posted in: Laptops and Gear, News

If you love LEGO and also have an iPad or an iPhone 5, The Daily Brick is offering 2 fun kits that will allow you to build a charging dock entirely out of real LEGO bricks. They sent me both kits, which I built quickly and relatively easily. Let's see how they turned out. Note: Images [...]

Posted in: iOS, Reviews
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Logic3 has introduced the Scuderia FS1 Air speaker dock from their Ferrari Audio lineup of speakers and headphones:. The design is inspired by Scuderia Racing Team’s work with Ferrari. The Speaker looks fast with a sloping front nose and a raised spoiler in the rear. Even the two rear-facing speaker grills look like classic tailpipe [...]

Posted in: Audio, Video, TV, iOS, News

Bowers & Wilkins climbed on the Apple AirPlay wagon in 2011 with their wild and wonderful Zeppelin Air speaker (with dock connector). The following year, when Apple replaced the 30-pin connector with their proprietary Lightning connector, I thought B&W would go totally wireless with the next Zeppelin, as they had with the newer – but [...]

Posted in: Audio, Video, TV, iOS, News

I've always wanted a small docking station either for my iPhone or Nexus 7/Kindle Touch tablet.  I then got my hands on the i18-USB PowerStation  from i18 Technology.  The USB PowerStation is a microUSB smartphone and tablet wall charger and dock.  It's made of plastic (color choices are in white, black, or pink) and has a small green [...]

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Posted in: Android, Cables, Batteries and Chargers, Reviews

The ONE{DOCK} is a customizable docking station for Apple and Samsung devices such as the iPhone 3G, 3GS, 4, 4S, 5, Samsung Galaxy I, II, III and Nexus. Currently seeking $90,000 funding from Kickstarter, this dock is machined from solid aluminium (weight: 0.8lbs), bead blast and anodized. Plastic inserts are included that will allow you [...]

Posted in: Android, iOS, News

So, got a new iPhone 5 but can't find a charging dock?  Bluetooth keyboards aren't your style?  Well, do you have an Apple iPad keyboard dock?  All you'll need is the Apple's $29 Lightning to 30-pin Adapter. I'm a dock kind of person.  It's a personal thing.  The lack of 3rd party accessories for the new [...]

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I've been busy finding useful accessories for my Samsung Galaxy S3. The first item I went searching for, was a protective cover. After trying three different ones, my favorite is the elago Breathe cover which helps protect the camera lens and adds grip without also adding a lot of bulk. The next item I looked [...]

Posted in: Android, Cables, Batteries and Chargers, Reviews

What's going on with all the metal iPhone charging docks lately? They seem to be the new "in" thing and now we have another one from Bracketron. The MetalDock (imaginative name) can be used in landscape or portrait modes, and has rubberized feet to hold the dock securely in place on your desk. From the [...]

Posted in: iOS, News

Remember back when PDAs and iPods all came with a charging and syncing dock? These days all you get is a USB charging cable. Yes, I realize that a cable will get the job done, but they certainly lack in the decor department. If you've been wishing for a dock that will charge your iPhone [...]

Posted in: iOS, Reviews

The LIL KIKR is an anodised aluminum charging dock that also boosts the sound of your iPhone or iPod's speakers by 10db without requiring power to do so. It's been designed to work with the iPod nano 3g, iPod 6g, iPod touch, iPhone 3/3G and iPhone 4/4S. LIL KIKR is a Kickstarter funded project and [...]

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The ODOC iPhone dock is another Kickstarter project.  The ODOC is made of aluminum, with glass inserts in the ends and stainless hardware.  This dock weighs 2.7 pounds, so it's heavy enough to allow one-handed removal of the iPhone.  The ODOC accommodates most cases, and the cylinder acts as a passive amplifier for the iPhone's [...]

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