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You can only skim through so many iPad/iPod/iPhone docks before things start to get predictable, and when a speaker dock stands out, it's usually for a retro design or a little mood lighting. Sony's two newest iOS docks, the CMT-V50iP and the CMT-V75BTiP, may look like your standard options, but t...

April 24th 2012 at 12:57pm 0 Comments
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You have to go to great lengths these days to distinguish your iPod dock from the teeming horde, but that's exactly what Speakal did here. To state the obvious, it's a pig, wearing sunglasses, and filled with stereo components. The beast has four-watt stereo drivers for eyes, a down-firing 15 watt...

December 12th 2010 at 12:52pm 0 Comments
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Welcome to Engadget's Back to School guide! We know that this time of year can be pretty annoying and stressful for everyone, so we're here to help out with the heartbreaking process of gadget buying for the school-aged crowd. Today, we've got docks and alarms in our sights -- and you can head to th...

August 10th 2010 at 2:00pm 0 Comments
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We've seen more designer iPod docks than we can shake a stick at, but we've never laid eyes on one quite like this. Part pipe organ, part black monolith, this one-of-a-kind work of art is called the Pulse Music Box, and actually uses that brass organ crank to control the volume from the amp and ste...

April 8th 2010 at 1:00am 0 Comments
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The market, bone dry for iPod docks, today gets quenched: Philips has introduced not one, not two, but seven new iPod docks for your listening pleasure (at least in the UK). The models are quite varied, and run the gamut from simple alarm-clock dock with remote, to full on mini-systems with feature...

July 18th 2007 at 7:43am 0 Comments
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We caught a glimpse of Altec Lansing's iMV712 audio / video iPod superdock during CES, but they haven't been available until today. Looking like the unholy love child of the ubiquitous iM3 and a portable DVD player, Altec's new top-of-the-line speaker dock sports an 8.5-inch "high-resolution" LCD,...

May 2nd 2007 at 10:06pm 0 Comments
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Sony just added the Digital Media Port iPod® DockTDM-IP1 to their store for pre-order. This $100 iPod dock lets you hook up any Dock connector iPod to your Sony BRAVIA home theater system or audio receiver. It'll even charge the iPod for you. Sadly, that seems about all that it does. It does loo...

April 4th 2007 at 7:00am 0 Comments
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It's been a little while since we've heard about Escient FireBall products, and it looks like they've brought a new one to the table: the FireBall FP-1 Music Manager ($600), a networked music player that'll stream music from your docked iPod, another FireBall server, or from your Mac / PC using the...

September 20th 2006 at 10:14pm 0 Comments