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STAGE 5 Dock Not Only Charges, But It Is Also A Speaker Too

sound dock is quite passe at this point, however, if its first intention is to provide a resting place for charging and/or syncing your smartphone or tablet, then that’s a different story altogether. this is precisely what spur London-based Rocket Sound Systems to create the STAGE 5 Dock. by virtue of its product name, you can’t really appreciate what it has to offer but rest assure that this little guy is more than meets the eye. crafted from aviation-grade aluminum, this sleek dock comes built-in with a vibration speaker capable of 10W RMS and it has Bluetooth 4.0 technology built into it to boot. the former harnesses the power of the surface that it is sitting on to amplify the sound, letting it double as speaker and it has a companion app too, allowing you to customize the dock’s functionalities, including equalizer (yes, it has that too), select which apps to use the vibration speaker for alert sounds, set profile for different devices, and monitor the onboard battery status. the latter is mainly used to power the speaker, providing it with up to 3 hours of playback, but it could also be use to juice your device too. however, smartphone with high capacity battery may not be charge fully. Continue reading STAGE 5 Dock Not Only Charges, But It Is Also A Speaker Too

Limited Edition Brass + Walnut Dock

there is something peculiarly attractive about mixing natural wood with metal. products with such a mix never fails to grab our attention and that’s probably why the Limited Edition Brass + Walnut Dock by Grove gets our fair share of ogling (maybe a little too long of our attention). based on the firm’s original Dock for iPhone, which by itself is already a pretty piece, the Limited Edition Brass + Walnut Dock takes the style factor up several notches by giving it a walnut and brass makeover. limited to just 175 pieces, each individually serialized, this high-end furniture inspired dock is crafted from solid brass, matched to a hand-sanded Oregon black walnut top. in addition to sharing the same features and functionality as the original, including features like hidden sound channel, rubber bottom and compatibility with a range of iPhone (from 4 and up), this new sexy boasts new and improved cord adapter and is weightier at 3 lbs 5 oz. (about 1.5 kg), which should give it an even sturdier hold down for one-hand docking and undocking. made in the U.S.A, the Limited Edition Brass + Walnut Dock by Grove is available now in exchange for $175 of your monies. Continue reading Limited Edition Brass + Walnut Dock

JUICE On-wall Dock For iPad

gadgets such as iPad are very much part of our lives today and there are no reasons why it shouldn’t be part of our home. it should be like our house keys, always there so we can grab-and-go when we head out and when it is not going anywhere, it should have a place to nest and recharge. if you are thinking a dock should do the trick, we’d say yes and no. a dock is not and will never be part of your home cos’ it is movable and sometimes mess up your desk and so what you need is a well-thought out accessory like the JUICE on-wall dock for iPad. yes. it is a dock designed specifically to blend into your home and provide a permanent nesting place for your beloved iPad. Continue reading JUICE On-wall Dock For iPad

Concrete Dock For iPhone By hardwrk

except for transportations, what else can’t be cast in concrete? we are obliged to think that most thing can indeed be cast in concrete; we have seen enough, ranging from speakers to writing instrument to foosball table to induction charger, to come to this conclusion and now, there is the concrete dock for iphone too. it sounds like a logical development as concrete are robust and heavy, which makes it well suited, if not the choice material, for an iPhone dock. developed by German design studio hardwrk, the concrete dock for iPhone, aptly dubbed Massive Dock, is hand cast using a complex procedure to achieve a high degree of density, fitment and impeccable finish. each dock is inspected by hand, polished, cured and sealed to avoid impurities. Continue reading Concrete Dock For iPhone By hardwrk

Arq Modular Nesting Dock

having more than two or more mobile devices can start cluttering up your desk pretty quick. with that in mind, the folks at 2040 studio sets out to find a perfect solution that could curb this mess and the answer is the Arq Modular Nesting Dock. the dock, as the product name implies, allows the different docked devices to be ‘nested’ for a tidier look on your desk when you are charging them and has the flexibility as an individual dock when you need to access them. even when separated, they look kind of neat, thanks to the unusual curve design and the CNC-machined aircraft-grade aluminum construction that’s bead-blasted and anodized for that extra classy appearance. Continue reading Arq Modular Nesting Dock

The Infinity Dock

still searching for the perfect dock to go with your gold iPhone 5s? well, then the The Infinity Dock should tickles your fancy. if the color doesn’t catch your attention, then perhaps the fact that it is machined from a single block of extruded aluminum should. like Apple’s legendary attention to detail, its creator, The Refinery, also pays the same level of detail, if not more. completely designed, machined and hand-assembled in California., each Infinity Dock is air blasted and anodized for the premium look and feel. Continue reading The Infinity Dock

All-Dock MultiDock Charging Station

just few years ago, to peddle a multidock or charging station would be like trying to sell sea water to everyone, but these days with gadget ownership on the rise per consumer, it does sound as crazy to own a multidock charging station such as the All-Dock. granted that the concept of multidock isn’t new, but the All-Dock here is still worthy a mention because it is affordable and is no slouch in the look department (especially the walnut edition). what makes the All-Dock ticks is a specially crafted USB hub hidden beneath its minimalistic multidock. this USB hub is like no other you have seen; it is specially engineered in Germany and is capable of outputting 2,400 mAh per port, which can fully recharge a regular smartphone up to 80% in under an hour. Continue reading All-Dock MultiDock Charging Station

Bluelounge Sanctuary4

when you have one device too many, you probably need something to organize them as oppose to having them on the different wall outlets around your pad and the Bluelounge Sanctuary4 would be an ideal piece of accessory to bring them all together. so if you have a tablet and a couple of phones, the Bluelounge Sanctuary4 will provide a charging haven and nesting place for them. it has a tablet stand that suits most tablets, even with case on and a space spacious enough for up to smartphones such as iPhone and the HTC One. the rubberized tray where the devices rest on is adjustable in angle and also hides the cable clutter away, making this one neat accessory. Continue reading Bluelounge Sanctuary4

Grove Dock for iPhone

there exist a few solutions for one hand docking and undocking of iPhone, but if you want to do so elegantly, we suspect there might be just one solution: the Grove Dock for iPhone. latest from the folks who dig bamboo as much as we do, the Grove Dock for iPhone is crafted from natural bamboo shell and a weighty solid steel core that offers three pounds (1.4 kg) of weighted mass so that one-handed operation, in particular, pulling out the handset won’t result in the dock coming after you. like most dock, the Grove Dock for iPhone charges your phone using your official Apple Lightning or 30-pin cable (not included, obviously), so it is essentially compatible with iPhone 4 up to the newest iPhone 5s and 5c – with or without cases. Continue reading Grove Dock for iPhone

Griffin MultiDock USB Charging Station

if not for the presence of orange hue on this MultiDock USB charging station, you might think it is an Apple product. leveraging on former Apple designer, Thomas Meyerhoffer’s expertise, Griffin sets out to completely rethink the MultiDock that was first introduced in 2011 and the result is this eye-pleasing, Apple-ish device that we could only described as a huge leap in industrial design standpoint. designed to charge up to 10 iOS or Android devices, the new MultiDock boasts Griffin’s exclusive ChargeSensor technology which automatically adapts on the fly to the charging characteristics of each connected device and supplies the charging rate each device needs for fastest, most complete charging. there’s also a Quick Charge Mode, automatically activated upon connection to Apple small devices equipped with Lightning connector, to charge the newer Apple devices at the fastest possible rate, even while syncing. Continue reading Griffin MultiDock USB Charging Station