Tag Archives: Sound Dock

This Avant-Garde Desk Has a Built-in Natural Amplification Sound Dock for Smartphone

we won’t start a debate on how uncluttered is an uncluttered a desk should be, but if you love a bit of music while you are at your desk, the Sound Table and Seat by South Korea-based industrial designer Jina U is one awesome idea that would allow you to enjoy your favorite tunes from your smartphone while not robbing you of the precious desktop real estate. how? because among the expanse of acacia desktop hides a recessed smartphone dock that is actually a sound dock to a natural amplification speaker. presumably designed with iPhone in mind, the iPhone audio is directed through a horn under the desktop and exits the front of the desk, thereby amplifying the sound. and if we were to judge how loud the amplified sound would be by the size of the horn, then we would think the amplification could be quite substantial. Continue reading This Avant-Garde Desk Has a Built-in Natural Amplification Sound Dock for Smartphone

This Beautiful High-end Tube Amplifier is Also a Sound Dock for Both iOS and Android Phones

tube amp is definitely not new and so is sound dock. in fact, the latter is a little passe these days if you ask us, but that won’t be the case with the Lampion High-end Tube Amplifier + Sound Dock designed by Stefan Radev for a Danish start-up. sound dock by itself is, as said, is a thing of the past, but what Lampion High-end Tube Amplifier + Sound Dock has to offer is more than a sound dock. yes. it has docks for Android or iOS devices, but it also supports wireless audio streaming, along with RCA connectors and a pair of 3.5mm line-in audio jack. on top of all that, it has a tube amplifier, outputting 20 + 20 watts of audio and the device can be hooked up with external speakers or headphones, through a set of RCA jacks and a 14” headphone jack. Continue reading This Beautiful High-end Tube Amplifier is Also a Sound Dock for Both iOS and Android Phones

NudeAudio Studio 5 Bluetooth Sound Dock

even with the proliferation of wireless streaming, sound dock seems like an indispensable feature – thanks in part to the lack of juice in iOS devices that hinders us from ‘enjoying it all’. that said, it might be a good idea to have a wireless speaker that doubles as a sound dock for times when you really need the device to be docked (you know, for tidiness sake), or simply for times when the device need to be pumped up with some electrons. if so, you might want to check out this super sleek item from San Francisco-based NudeAudio, dubbed the Studio 5 Bluetooth Sound Dock. Continue reading NudeAudio Studio 5 Bluetooth Sound Dock

Jarre AeroSkull HD Bluetooth Sound Dock

seriously. with the popularity of wireless streaming, we hardly think there is a need for sound dock anymore. however, if the sound dock is of something out of the ordinary, such as this Jarre AeroSkull HD Bluetooth Sound Dock, then it might be worthy of a consideration. no? i mean, who doesn’t want a shiny skull (with a matching bone for remote) on their desks? ok, maybe not everyone… still, it is one heck of a speaker that’s destined to be an eye-candy in any home and conversational piece. there is nothing morbid about it; it is a shiny piece of equipment, offering 80W of amplified audio output through two 2.25-inch mid-range driver of 20W each and a 40W 4-inch subwoofer. Continue reading Jarre AeroSkull HD Bluetooth Sound Dock

WOS 2.0 – Wall Of Sound 2.0 by Brothers

remember the world’s biggest speaker, the Wall of Sound aka WOS? well, that title has been toppled, snagged, and trampled by… its successor the Wall of Sound 2.0 aka WOS 2.0. well, actually, it nearly had the title swept off if the iNuke Boom didn’t fade to the oblivion, but anyways, the WOS 2.0 is now officially the biggest iPhone speaker ever, measuring 1.7 meters across, 1 meter tall and has a depth of 0.4 meter (roughly 5.6′ x 3.3′ x 1.3′) and it tips the scale at an insane 178 kilograms (392 lbs!). it is not just the physical dimensions that went up the chart, the second generation WOS has 64 percent more speakers and is, wait for this… 95 percent louder than its predecessor. Continue reading WOS 2.0 – Wall Of Sound 2.0 by Brothers

Ferrari by Logic3 FS1 Air Speaker Dock

with so many affordable compact speaker system around, it is hard to justify paying premium that some makers ask for their rigs. then again, how can anyone say no to a speaker dock born out of the matrimony between a prestigious automobile brand such as Ferrari and a veteran audio manufacturer like Logic3? the result of this continual collaboration brings about the birth of the successor to the original FS1 speaker dock, the Ferrari by Logic3 FS1 Air Speaker Dock. technically, the FS1 and the FS1 Air are pretty much the same thing, except that the new FS1 Air, as the name implies, is now blessed with Apple AirPlay technology enabling you to stream lossless audio wirelessly from your iDevices, or any computer running iTunes. Continue reading Ferrari by Logic3 FS1 Air Speaker Dock

Bowers & Wilkins Z2 AirPlay Speaker System

we think Bowers & Wilkins might have hit the sweet spot of iOS device users with the new Bowers & Wilkins Z2 AirPlay Speaker System. it is one system that eliminates your dilemma of whether to get a sound dock or an AirPlay speaker, cos’ it has both. sound dock might sounds a little passe at this point, but the fact remains that we still need it. at least for the charge-while-you-play sake. as we all know, that iPhone battery of yours is not going to last forever. that being said, the flexibility of having both seems pretty obvious: when you don’t need to get the iDevice juiced, you can choose to go totally untethered by streaming wirelessly via AirPlay technology Continue reading Bowers & Wilkins Z2 AirPlay Speaker System

Marantz Consolette Wireless Speaker Dock by Feiz Design Studio

when we see a beautiful concept we are both excited and skeptical at the same time. excited for obvious reasons and skeptical cos’ chances are of it appearing in the market ranks pretty high. we just hope the Marantz Consolette Wireless Speaker dock featured here won’t be such a case. the brainchild behind this awesome audiophile device is Amsterdam-based Feiz Design Studio who have had their hands on a bunch of cool products including the recent Denon Cocoon sound dock. based on a V-shaped wedge design that directs its 150 watts of audio goodness outwards, offering a room-filling sound experience. Continue reading Marantz Consolette Wireless Speaker Dock by Feiz Design Studio

SOUL Party In A Box BoomBox

need to bring the house down for your next party? then the SOUL Party In A Box BoomBox (P910) is your perfect partner-in-crime. not only can you rock it away in your house, you can also choose to bring this sleek package anywhere and keep on grooving away, well, as long cops aren’t an issue. packed within this sleek modern day boombox is an eight omnidirectional speaker system with side firing dual 6.5″ subwoofers, 3″ midrange speakers, front-firing dual 1.5″ midrange drivers and 1″ tweeters that promised to fill any living space with thumping, pulsating beats and you know, probably really bring a house down if you really want to. Continue reading SOUL Party In A Box BoomBox

JBL OnBeat Rumble Bluetooth Sound Dock

being a geek with a discerning style taste, you probably wouldn’t settle for anything less in the look department and that applies to any gadgets that you own (or will be owning). with the JBL OnBeat Rumble Bluetooth Sound Dock, you can safely check the style ‘prerequisite’ off from your gadget’s must-have checklist and since, it hails from JBL, a Harman/Kardon subset, it is safe to assume that you could also check off the audio performance boxes. ogles and drooling asides, hard specifications include 50 watts of audio goodness pumped out through dual 2.5″ (64mm) tweeters and a 4.5″ (114mm) down-firing subwoofer Continue reading JBL OnBeat Rumble Bluetooth Sound Dock