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BenQ Joybee GP3 projector comes dock-ready for iPhones

BenQ Joybee GP3 projector comes dock-ready for iPhones

BenQ doesn't see the limelight that often, but their aim is set high. The company announced the Joybee GP3 portable projector which comes with an iPhone/iPod dock that allows users to project content that's stored on their iOS devices. There's also a new feature that can wirelessly stream content from other devices over a DLNA connection.

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Belkin Thunderbolt Express Dock Review

Belkin Thunderbolt Express Dock Review

After over a year of waiting, Belkin has finally released its Thunderbolt Express Dock. It was originally announced last year in January and was slated for a September 2012 release, but that obviously never happened. However, Belkin just launched the $299 dock yesterday, and we’ve taken the time to give it a good look-over and test it out for ourselves. Personally, as a MacBook Pro user who is constantly docking and undocking my laptop at my desk, I wanted to see if Belkin’s Thunderbolt Express Dock would make the whole process easier. Let’s find out how it fared.

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CES 2013 wrap-up: Accessories steal the show

CES 2013 wrap-up: Accessories steal the show

In some ways, one could argue that CES 2013 was really all about the accessories. Sure, a lot of companies where there unveiling new hardware, whether that hardware was a massive TV, a new gaming tablet, or a phone that has an eInk display on the backside, but there were more accessories than we care to count being shown on the floor. Each of these accessories seemed to offer something unique; each was newsworthy in it's own particular way. There were some that caught more attention than others, naturally, but nearly every accessory we saw is bound to get someone, somewhere excited.

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Harman unveiling new JBL speaker docks at CES 2013

Harman unveiling new JBL speaker docks at CES 2013

While CES 2013 might be the year for even more smartphones and Windows 8 computers, we can't help but predict that there will also be a lot of speaker docks on display as well. Case in point: Harman will be there with a slew of new iOS speaker docks, including models with Bluetooth and Apple's new Lightning connector.

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Philips announces five new Lightning speaker docks

Philips announces five new Lightning speaker docks

Adding to the growing number of Lightning accessories that are slowly being released, Philips has announced five new Lightning speaker docks for the iPhone 5 and the new iPod Touch. The lineup consists of two speaker docks, an alarm clock dock, and two music stereo system, all of which are expected to be released sometime before Christmas.

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JBL speaker docks go Lightning for iPhone 5 and iPad mini

JBL speaker docks go Lightning for iPhone 5 and iPad mini

Two new lovely JBL docks have been revealed this week by Harman with the ability to connect to the newest wave of Apple mobile products - lighting style. These devices are the JBL OnBeat Micro and the JBL Venue LT, both of them ready for not just the iPhone 5, but the new iPod range, the updated 4th generation iPad, and the iPad mini as well. One is tiny, the other is slightly larger than tiny - both are high quality in both looks and sound.

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Nexus 7 premium cover and dock details leak

Nexus 7 premium cover and dock details leak

The Nexus 7 has been shipping out to customers across Europe and the United States, but accessories for Google’s affordable tablet have been lacking. There’s a simple polyurethane cover, but no premium options or docks of any kind. Nordic Hardware has spied some slides that detail some accessories that are on the way from ASUS, including a premium leather cover, desktop dock for the tablet, and 10W power charger.

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Philips Fidelio SoundSphere Mini: large sound, small footprint

Philips Fidelio SoundSphere Mini: large sound, small footprint

If you want an audio solution that isn’t going to look too bulky in your home or office environment, it may be worth taking a gander at the Philips Fidelio SoundSphere Mini. The set of speakers can connect to your PC via a USB cable, or you can dock an iPhone using the slide out tray to blast out your tunes. If neither of those options suit you, there’s also a 3.5mm headphone jack for maximum compatibility.

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GSM Galaxy Nexus gets docks in the Google Play Store

GSM Galaxy Nexus gets docks in the Google Play Store

When Google released the Galaxy Nexus on the Play Store for a wallet-tempting $399, it seemed like they were tired of waiting for the likes of AT&T and T-Mobile to get their own versions of the developer phone out the door. Similarly, Verizon customers have been waiting about six months for first-party accessories for the popular phone. Verizon owners will have to keep waiting, but those who bought the GSM phone in the US can now deck it out with various docks.

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Lenovo launches USB 3.0 dock

Lenovo launches USB 3.0 dock

Space is a premium commodity on ultrabooks and thin-and-lights, so OEMs need to cut out ports where necessary to get the chassis as thin as possible. Sony has its own solution in the Power Media Dock, plugging into the VAIO Z in order to provide additional ports and a discrete GPU. Now Lenovo has a similar solution, serving as USB 3.0 hub and port replicator.

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Samsung Galaxy Tab 7.7 Full Size Keyboard Dock Review

Samsung Galaxy Tab 7.7 Full Size Keyboard Dock Review

Just this past week we got our hands on the Galaxy Tab 7.7 LTE, a perfectly excellent tablet from Samsung carried by Verizon and reviewed and full by us. This week we've got our hands on the official Full Size Keyboard Dock, as it were, and it's looking to be the perfect companion for this already pretty nice little device. What we're going to look at here in this relatively brief review is build quality, speed of connection, and expansion abilities - spoiler: it does pretty good in all these categories.

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iPad iStation turns your tablet into an Apple I

iPad iStation turns your tablet into an Apple I

When it's time to get hooked up with the billionth iPad station you've owned in a week, you know you're going to want something unique - and with what MIC Gadgets has up for sale in the iStation, you'll be more than ready to impress your Apple fanboy friends and family with woodgrain exteriors and a fully functional take-out keyboard. What this device is meant to replicate is the look and feel of the original built-it-yourself Apple I, the one you may have seen stuck in a fully wooden chassis in the classic photo you see before you. This new dock connects to your iPad and the wireless keyboard included in the box via Bluetooth - just a few taps and you'll be on your way!

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