Samsung Dex Comes Heartbreakingly Close to Turning a Phone Into a Full-Blown Computer

The Samsung Dex is a tiny new smartphone dock that wades carefully toward a world in which smartphones serve as our primary computers. It’s about the size of a hockey puck, and when the Galaxy S8, a monitor, and a Bluetooth keyboard and mouse are connected, the Dex turns the phone into a surprisingly functional desktop. The idea is that instead of lugging a laptop around everywhere, you might just take your phone and drop it into a dock at home, the office, and so on. Read More >>

A Cheap iPhone Wall Dock Ruled By Simplicity

There are a lot of wall chargers and docks out there for iOS devices. A lot. So many. But it's nice to see one that's simple, portable, flexible, and smartly designed. It's just sort of a relief. If you need this, here it is, and it'll cost you little more than a Big Mac meal. Done. Read More >>

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Yes, Finally, Mac Users Have a Thunderbolt Dock You Can Actually Buy

I can't have been the only one who saw the potential for the Thunderbolt connection as the one cable to rule them all into your laptop, but it's taken so damn long to realise that. Now, finally, Matrox has made it happen with it's new DS1 dock. One Thunderbolt cable in; DVI/HDMI, Ethernet, USB 2 and 3.0, and headphone out, plus a mic port too. Brilliant. Read More >>

How To Build an iPhone 5 Dock for Under a Quid

Since the iPhone 5 Lightning adapter has a chip that prevents you from using third-party cables, you can forget about using an inexpensive off-brand dock. And since Apple hasn't yet released its own branded dock, you're basically stuck, for now, just plugging the phone into a loose cord. Read More >>

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Bayan 7 Speaker Dock Lightning Review: Is Bigger Always Better?

For years, anyone in the market for a iPod speaker dock was faced with a stark choice: cheap and cheerful (i.e. tacky), or expensive and bloated with audiophile hyperbole. Has the gap finally been closed, now that Bayan has combined engineering and design with a reasonable price tag? Read More >>

This Sure Looks Like Apple’s New iPhone Cable

Another day closer to the iPhone 5 launch, another alleged leak part. This time is the USB cable with the rumoured iPhone dock connector. It certainly looks designed by Apple, a bit like a Thunderbolt cable. Read More >>

Is This Apple’s New iPhone Dock Connector?

Could this be Apple's new iPhone connector? Except for the fact that French site Nowhereelse has a terribly poor reputation, I don't see why not. They seem real parts, not photoshopped, and the size seems to be the right one. Read More >>

Reuters: Apple Shrinking iPhone Connector to 19-Pin Port

The idea of Apple ditching the current 30-pin iPhone connection in favour of something smaller has been floating around for some time. Now, Reuters is reporting that the next iPhone will feature a new, 19-pin connection. Read More >>

New iPhone 5 Dock Connector Could Be a Modified Micro-USB Port

Here's an interesting theory: the new dock connector in Apple's new iPhone 2012 could be a 19-pin port that would actually be mechanically and electrically compatible with the micro-USB standard. I don't know what it would look like, but I love the idea. Read More >>

You Still Can’t Buy Belkin’s More Expensive, Redesigned Thuderbolt Dock

Belkin has been developing a Thunderbolt dock for almost a year. When it showed it off at CES in January, it looked like it was almost ready to go on sale... but, no. Instead Belkin has completely redesigned it and made it £65 more expensive. Oh, and you still can't buy it yet. Read More >>

Apple Binning 30-Pin Connector For Future Models?

According to a reports from Apple fan site iMore, the company is considering changing its omnipresent 30-pin dock for a newer, smaller option that would free up more internal space within its phones and tablets. Read More >>

Google’s Android 5.0 “Jelly Bean” to Feature Laptop Docking Options

Forensic detective work conducted on last week's Android 5.0 news has come to the conclusion that Google may be planning to integrate a laptop docking system and dual OS versions within its next Android release. Read More >>

Displace Keebler Elves and Squirrels with the iTree iPhone Dock

Nothing says rugged outdoorsman like a hollowed out tree trunk with an iPhone connected to it. That's not actually true. But the iTree iPhone/iPod dock would fit perfectly in a ski lodge, cabin, or Ewok dance club. Read More >>