The Hot Rod of iPhone Speaker Docks Is Actually Made From Hot Rod Parts

Far too many speaker docks for Apple products are boring black boxes. These hand-built aluminum docks shaped like the exhaust pipes from hot rods are some of the most creative we've seen in awhile. » 6/05/12 8:20pm 6/05/12 8:20pm

Why Does This iPod Dock Sofa Exist?

Nothing says class and modern charm like building speakers into furniture, and the UK Sound Sofa by CSL isn't going to miss this trend-wave. For just $1,500, you can own (and nap on!) the world's worst idea. » 4/09/12 3:20pm 4/09/12 3:20pm

An iPod Dock So Big It Needs to Roll Around Like a Suitcase

You're planning some festivities you say? Not so much a party as a BASH? The dinky rechargeable battery dock in your room is not going to cut it. You need something so big and heavy it needs a retractable handle and wheels. » 1/06/12 8:00pm 1/06/12 8:00pm

Samsung's New Vacuum Tube Dock Plays with Your iPhone and Your Galaxy

The new Samsung DA-E750 speaker dock does two things that other docks don't. First, it plays with both your iOS devices or your Galaxy S. The dock has also been outfitted with a hybrid vacuum tube system that Samsung says will put some audiophile muster behind your tunes. » 1/03/12 5:36pm 1/03/12 5:36pm

The Best iPod Dock

The iPod changed the way you listen to music forever. Duh. Now you just want the thing to sound good playing out of a dock in your kitchen, your living room, the attic—wherever—for cheap. It's harder than you think. » 12/21/11 1:00pm 12/21/11 1:00pm

Yamaha PDX-11 iPod Dock: Speaker Big. Shell Rugged.

Yamaha makes some pretty awesome audio equipment, even if it often ranges on the pricey side. So there's reason to be excited for their new PDX-11 iPod dock, especially considering the four-inch woofer, distinctive looks and $100 pricetag. » 11/01/11 3:54pm 11/01/11 3:54pm

There's a Logitech AirPlay Speaker Hiding Out on Amazon UK

I've thought it was a bit odd that Logitech, who has made some of my favorite iPod docks, had yet to produce an AirPlay speaker by now. That seems like it's gonna change soon if this Amazon UK listing is any indication. » 10/25/11 11:24am 10/25/11 11:24am

JBL On Air Wireless: AirPlay Ain't Everything

When Apple rebranded AirTunes as AirPlay, they promised an entire third-party ecosystem of compatible devices. So far, we haven't seen many, save for a few receivers and speakers. But the JBL On Air Wireless is one of 'em. » 8/02/11 2:00pm 8/02/11 2:00pm

Tron Light Disk Audio Dock by Monster: Oooo, Lights (The Sound Ain't…

Is Tron still cool? OK, that's a stupid question. Tron is forever. And this Monster Tron Light Disk Audio Dock looks like it was lifted straight from the the Grid. Just look at the lights on this thing. Oh, the lights! But what about the sound? » 7/22/11 2:00pm 7/22/11 2:00pm

Camouflage Your iPod Speaker With Your Natural Surroundings

Whether you're going for a completely zen Japanese garden-style decor, or have decorated your living room like you're back in 'Nam, this iBamboo speaker will slot right into your life. Best of all, it doesn't need batteries or power. » 6/09/11 1:40pm 6/09/11 1:40pm

I'd Consider Buying an iPhone or iPad Just to House Them in These…

Harking back to the classic Dieter Rams design, Frog's wooden alarm clock would go perfectly with one of the flip clock apps for the iPhone. And oh, how the iPad looks in that mini-CRT... » 5/13/11 11:40am 5/13/11 11:40am

JBL's AirPlay-Powered iPod Dock Is Here

The JBL OnAir iPod dock, which we fawned over last month for its magical—possibly whimsical—AirPlay streaming powers, has started shipping to retail locations and will cost $350. A pretty penny indeed, but possibly worth it for those of us who really hate wires. [JBL via Engadget] » 4/11/11 10:26am 4/11/11 10:26am

This Isn't a Robot in a Suit With an iPad Head

I wish this was a robot in a suit with an iPad head that would listen to my problems and respond with an appropriately emotionical face and soothingly bionic voice. It is not! » 3/29/11 3:26pm 3/29/11 3:26pm

Visitors Will Almost Ignore the Fact You Have an iPod Plugged Into This…

It's a beauty, isn't it? From the loins of Korean architect Shi-hyung Jeon, the Horn iPod dock has been inspired by traditional Korean dress. If you squint, it almost looks like two sleeves enveloping the central dock. » 3/18/11 10:40am 3/18/11 10:40am

Orbitsound's Spatial Stereo Tech-Creating T14 Soundbar and Dock Hits US…

Previously unattainable by those outside its home-country, British audio company Orbitsound has a follow-up product to last year's T12 soundbar, the T14. Created by eccentric British musician Ted Fletcher (who's worked with Elton John and The Who), it'll cost $600. » 1/05/11 7:20am 1/05/11 7:20am

Spider Docks Cause Arachnophobic iPhone Owners All Sorts of Grief

While they're only available in iPhone-and-iPod sizes right now, Breffo's Spiderpodium docks will soon come in maxi-size, for iPads and other similarly-shaped tablets. Keep them away from bug-swatting old people, cos they're $20 apiece. [Breffo via OhGizmo] » 1/04/11 1:40pm 1/04/11 1:40pm

Hold Me Closer, Tiny Boom Box iPod Dock

Carrying a boom box down the street on your shoulder? Old and busted. Docking your iPod on a teeny tiny boombox and carrying it around the house between your thumb and forefinger? New and... uh... tiny. » 11/10/10 8:40pm 11/10/10 8:40pm

Bang & Olufsen's BeoSound 8 Docks iPods, iPads and iPhones For $1,000+

It took them a good few years to cobble together some speakers and a docking station, but finally Bang & Olufsen has an iPod dock—the BeoSound 8, which costs (are you ready for this?) $1,400. » 11/10/10 8:00am 11/10/10 8:00am

Give Me One Good Reason Why Anyone Would Need a Thermos-Like iPod Dock

When most homes have so many iPod docks there's invariably one being used as a doorstop, it takes an awful lot of innovation to flog a new one to the masses. Will Sony's SRS-V500IP thermos-speaker-like dock work? Undoubtedly, no. » 8/31/10 3:20pm 8/31/10 3:20pm

It's No KURO, But Pioneer's KODO Wall-Mounted iPod Dock Will Do

Wall-mounted iPod docks have been around for a while, but either they're from really cheap plastic-y companies, or covered in Swarvoski crystals and cost thousands of bucks. Pioneer's KODO XW-NAW1 slides in somewhere in between, at £199 (about $300). » 8/25/10 7:20am 8/25/10 7:20am