Docking speakers

For those of you who were not old enough to remember or alive during the ’80s, how good your stereo/music system was considered was directly proportional to how big/massive/insane your speakers were. I knew a few people who had to borrow a truck to transport theirs. But with the digital age, the invention of the… Read More

One thing I have to say about the iPad is that the speaker isn’t very good.  It’s mono, it’s not loud enough, and it fires toward the back, away from my ears.  Earbuds and headphones work well with the iPad, but I don’t always want to wear them.  Luckily for Apple users, there is a… Read More

The iP76 LED Color-Changing Tower Stereo Speaker System from iHome has a dock for connecting/charging your iPhone or iPod.  Don’t worry if you don’t have one of these Apple devices, though, because you can connect tablets, MP3 players, or phones via the 3.5mm audio-in connector or via Bluetooth.  The iP76 measures 10.13″ W x 36.09″… Read More

Grace Digital is offering the MatchStick Kindle Fire Speaker and Charging Dock.  The MatchStick has 2″ X  3″  full-range stereo speakers with a low-distortion 16W class D digital amplifier.  The dock charges the Kindle Fire when connected to AC power.  You can tilt the dock 38 – 50 degrees for the best viewing angle, and… Read More

The new Divoom iBase Dock Station for iPhone, iPod touch, and iPad from Satechi can charge your Apple iOS device.  It has four full-range neodymium dynamic drivers inside to deliver high quality audio for music playback.  The Divoom is round, with a 6.25″ diameter.  A small vertical support near the 30-pin connector keeps your iOS… Read More

The AeroPad Two dock station for iPad from Jarre Technologies is another beautiful audio device.  The AeroPad Two has a 30-pin connector for use with Apple’s iPhones, iPods, and iPads.  It has a 3.5mm audio jack to attach non-Apple devices and a USB input with WMA, AIFF, WAVE  and MP3 decoder.  It has four speakers… Read More

The iOS Sound Bar Docking System from Pyle is packed full of speakers in its 5.5″H x 10.5″D x 25.5″W body.  The PSBM60I has a 5.25″ woofer, two 3″ full-range speakers, and two 1″ tweeters and delivers 300W of power.  The dock on top can charge and play your iPad, iPod, or iPhone, and it… Read More

There aren’t a lot of speaker docks designed specifically for Android smartphones because of the sheer number of different styles.  However, if you have an Android phone with microUSB and 3.5mm audio connectors, you can amplify your music with the speaker and control playback and volume with the included remote and the free SONR app. … Read More

This iMM514 Stereo Speaker Dock for iPad, iPhone, and iPod from iLuv produces great sound with the Enhanced jAura® Sound technology.  It charges your iPad, iPhone, or iPod, and it can even sync with iTunes on your computer when docked.  The mounting arm rotates for horizontal or vertical viewing angles.  Use the free iLuv app… Read More

I’ve seen lots of speaker sets for iPhones and iPods, but I’ve never seen one like the Macally AmpTune.  This speaker and charger system has two docks, so you can connect your iPhone or iPod in horizontal or vertical orientation.  The AmpTune runs on batteries or AC power;  your Apple device will be charged when… Read More