MagicBox Ark iPod dock review

The MagicBox Ark floated into our offices this week, bringing with it two of every speaker (that’s bible-talk for stereo sound). This £40 iPhone/iPod dock pumps out eight watts, powered straight from the mains. It’s an incredibly affordable price, but does it sink or swim? Let’s get the good out of the way first: it’s … Continue reading MagicBox Ark iPod dock review

Vita Audio R4 and R2i: Premium all-in-one stereo systems

Design? Stylish. Components? Hi-tech. Sounds? Great. Sounds great, right? Vita Audio, a UK-based audio company, has released two premium all-in-one stereo systems that are sure to get your visual and aural attention – the R4 and the R2i. Audio R4 The big brother of the line-up, the R4 aims to replace any existing audio solution … Continue reading Vita Audio R4 and R2i: Premium all-in-one stereo systems

Logic 3’s i-Station TimeCube review

So it would seem that iPod docks have become so prevalent, that simply playing back sound from your iDevice is no longer enough, and more and more dual (or more) function devices are appearing. Previously we looked at the GEAR4 Halo, a £99 alarm dock that had a lovely bass-filled kick to it and a … Continue reading Logic 3’s i-Station TimeCube review

Sony RDP-X50iP iPod dock review

Sony were nice enough to send us a Sony rdp-x50ip iPod dock to review (and then send back). We see a lot of iPod docks here at Latest Gadgets. Some have alarm clock functionality. Some have funky or innovative design. And others are jam-packed with features. The helpfully named Sony rdp-x50ip is none of these … Continue reading Sony RDP-X50iP iPod dock review

Pure i-20: Sound and vision from a PURE-ly simple dock

PURE has come up with a stylish iPod Dock so that you can play all the tunes on your music player through your hi-fi or AV system, as well as video through your TV. The i-20 is a good-looking piece of black and steel kit that will take up minimal space, and allows you to … Continue reading Pure i-20: Sound and vision from a PURE-ly simple dock

Altec Lansing Octiv 450 Stereo Speaker Audio Dock – Remedying under-achieving iPads!

For the past 70 years, Altec Lansing has been revered has being one of the most innovative and valuable audio brands in the world. Complying with its highly recommendable reputation is Altec Lansing’s latest inspired aural creation, the Octiv 450 Stereo Speaker Audio Dock, which by endowing innovative engineering qualities, multiple screen viewing angles and … Continue reading Altec Lansing Octiv 450 Stereo Speaker Audio Dock – Remedying under-achieving iPads!

BeoSound 8 comes out with a Bang (& Olufsen)

Bang & Olufsen announced the BeoSound 8 as a speaker dock for your iPhone and more importantly, your iPad. It seems like every day there is a speaker dock for the iPhone released but the compatibility with the iPad makes this one a little different. If you keep most of your music on your iPad, … Continue reading BeoSound 8 comes out with a Bang (& Olufsen)

Logitech Z515 Wireless speakers review: Wireless boomboxes

iPod docks are all well and good, but what if you want your boom box to travel with you? Radio Rahim would be amazed at the array of iPod docks that we have today, although probably quite frustrated at the lack of a user-replaceable battery. He definitely wouldn’t be schlepping around town with an incredibly … Continue reading Logitech Z515 Wireless speakers review: Wireless boomboxes