Leaked Supposed Next-Gen iPad Pics Reveal Landscape Dock Connector

We can't confirm that the iPad back case in these photos is real, but it certainly lines up with Apple's own patents: this purported shot of the next iPad clearly shows off dual dock connectors. UPDATED: » 10/07/10 3:21pm 10/07/10 3:21pm

Kensington's Wireless USB Docking Station Is the World's First,…

Kensington's just released the world's first Wireless USB universal docking station, conveniently named the Wireless USB Docking Station. The thing suppports five USB devices as well as a DVI monitor, which can then be "attached" wirelessly to your notebook whenever it comes into range. Speaker ports round out the… » 8/18/08 2:40pm 8/18/08 2:40pm

Reader Designs: MacBook Cooler and Docking Station

Reader Olivier came up with this pretty interesting design for a form-fitting MacBook cooler that attaches to the bottom of your laptop and provides card readers, more USB ports and a gigantic fan to cool it. It might not look as slick as the Zefyr, but it's pretty damn functional despite being called the "iCool". On… » 7/01/08 4:00pm 7/01/08 4:00pm

Brando 3-in-1 Data Dock Saves Case Space With Multi-Use Trays

For those of you with desktop PCs crammed to the gills with peripherals, this slot-loading data dock from Brando might be a neat space-saver solution. It takes up just one 3.5-inch drive bay, but has three interchangeable sleds: one for 2.5-inch SATA HDDs, one with a 4-way USB hub and one a multi-type card reader. You… » 6/11/08 6:48am 6/11/08 6:48am

Apple Docking Patent Works Perfectly with Ultra-Slim MacBook

This Apple docking station patent shows a screen base in which you can slide in a MacBook through its side. While this would be difficult to do with current MacBook models, it fits perfectly with the idea of the ultra-light, ultra-slim MacBook that allegedly will be presented at MacWorld. Basically, the patent shows… » 1/03/08 6:30am 1/03/08 6:30am

Universal Docking Being Worked Out

The Consumer Electronics Association (CEA) has begun a giant undertaking. Realizing the annoyance of multiple docking stations we're forced to use when confronted with all of our different portable electronics, these good people have decided to work out a standard docking connector that would work in vehicles as well… » 11/23/05 8:26am 11/23/05 8:26am