How To Build an iPhone 5 Dock for $1.27

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. » 9/25/12 9:31am 9/25/12 9:31am

Samsung Is Copying Apple's Dock In Their Win 8 Machines Too: Will They…

I don't know if Samsung is now just taunting Apple or if their user interface "designers" are the same lazy idiots who copied the iPhone icons. In any case, this is getting hilarious. Or pathetic. Or disgusting. Or all of the above. Check out the S-Launcher that will be included in all their Windows 8 machines. » 8/28/12 10:07am 8/28/12 10:07am

Reuters: Apple Shrinking iPhone Connector to 19-Pin Port

The idea of Apple ditching the current 30-pin iPhone connection in favor 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. » 7/23/12 4:39am 7/23/12 4:39am

Interesting Theory: New iPhone 5 Dock Connector Could Be Compatible…

Here is an interesting theory: the new dock connector in Apple's new iPhone 2012 could be a 19-pin port that would be mechanically and electrically compatible with the micro-USB standard. I don't know what it would be like, but I love the idea. » 6/24/12 6:54pm 6/24/12 6:54pm

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 $100 more expensive. Oh, and you still can't buy it yet. » 6/05/12 7:30am 6/05/12 7:30am

The 6 Things Your Friends and Family Should Have Gotten You From Urban …

You probably think that Urban Outfitters is for lomography-obsessed, ironic-canvas-bag-toting, paper-thin-dress-wearing hipsters like the ones above. And you're more or less right! But that doesn't mean they don't carry some kickass gadgetry. » 12/30/11 4:00pm 12/30/11 4:00pm

JBL and Philips Bring Us More Rare AirPlay Goodies, in the Shape of a…

I don't know, you wait months for AirPlay products, and then two come along at once! Just like buses. JBL's On Air Wireless speaker (left) actually includes a little screen for displaying track info, though obviously if you're streaming over AirPlay you could just look at the iPhone screen instead. » 3/08/11 9:50am 3/08/11 9:50am