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CP Docks has a new cell phone station. The portable Plug-in-Shelf takes care of messy cords while charging your cellie or handheld. The device features a plug adapter to accommodate your present charger, a shelf, and a cord holder. Made of plastic with a skid-free pad to keep things in place, this is a perfect last minute gift for the traveler in your life. Available for only $12.95, free shipping is also included for now.
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How often have you used your iPhone or iPod as a nightlight? Probably not that often, but the reviveLITE combines an automatically controlled low light with a charging station without worrying about tripping over a cord. Energy Star efficient, the frosted LED device comes with foam inserts to secure your iGadget. Choose between white and black at a price of $39.99. At least you will know where you left your phone the night before, eh?
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Vestalife has teamed with Element Skateboards to release two Limited Edition Ladybugs. Similar to their original product, each dock has flip-down speaker wings, a digital amp and built-in 3-inch sub woofer. They also have LED volume indicators, full function remote, auto shut-off, and are compatible with any iPod with dock connection or iPhone. The USB connection makes for plug-and-play with your computer and an auxiliary-in jack can connect to other MP3 players. Each comes with a price of $124.95 with a portion of sales going to the MagicWater Project that supports children with pediatric cancer.
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PURE has unveiled its i-10 for iPods and iPhones. Available with 9 different adapters, it can be used with all of the company’s speaker systems with its auxiliary input or others with 3.5mm stereo input. Needless to say, it doubles as a dock. The i-10 comes with remote for easy control and navigation and comes with a black and silver finish. Available at PURE’s online store in October, pre-order for a £29.99 (~$53.00) price tag.
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StarTech’s USBVGADOCK converts a single USB 2.0 port into multiple connections, including a VGA, 10/100 RJ45 network, dual audio, and four extra USB 2.0 ports. It has a 1600x1200, 32 bit resolution on a connected VGA monitor. Think of the advantage of switching between your notebook and home desktop PC with the disconnection of only one cord. The converter/adapter is available from the company for $129.99.
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If you are a two iPod family, or have one and an iPhone, you will appreciate JVC’s Dual Play System. The NX-PN7 portable audio system can play/charge two music players simultaneously. The device features an AM/FM tuner, Sound Turbo, full-range speakers and a multi-color illuminated LED display. At a size of 12-9/16 x 5-7/8 x 6-1/8-inches and a weight of 5.8 lbs., the system has an analog audio input, a headphone output, and comes with remote for a price of $149.99.
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Download podcasts without a PC with the Castgrabber. Get yourself a network, plug in your iPod, Zune, or other MP3 player via USB cable. The device magically and automatically downloads. We are not sure exactly how that happens although the company says that it is similar to TiVo and that installation is simple when you select through iTunes software or any other Net sites of your choice. It also acts as a recharging dock while it does its thing. We found the Castgrabber at the online Home Depot for $119.95.
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Busy Honlai has another mini-projector to add to their line. On display at Computex Taipei 2008, the QingBar MP101 was built for the iPhone and iPod and doubles as a dock. At a size of 76 x 102 x 54mm, it features a screen size of 15 to 27-inches, a VGA resolution of 640 x 480 pixels with 16.7 million colors, a 2W speaker, and a 5W LED with a lamp life of over 20,000 hrs. Available in black or red, no word yet on price.
There is almost no end to the things that the SATA HDD Multi-Function Dock can do. With it you can plug a 2.5 or 3.5-inch SATA Hardisk into your PC or Mac. It also functions as a USB 2.0 2-port hub and 4-slot card reader for SD, SDHC, MMC, compact flash, Memory stick, and others with adapter. At a size of 130 x 120 x 68mm and a weight of 475g, the dock supports Windows VISTA, XP and Mac OS. The dock comes with AC adapter, USB, ESATA, and power cables at a price of $79.00
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We keep waiting for the price of GPS receivers to get down to a decent price so that we can stop getting lost. The Refurbished TomTom GO 510 might be the answer. It has a 4-inch screen, a built-in light sensor, hands free usage with Bluetooth, iPod control, and a home dock. It speaks in 36 languages even if you only need one and you can get a one month free trial for traffic reports and road conditions. The Go 510 can be yours for the incredibly low price of $149.00. Not a bad deal for a device that retails new around $400.00. By the way, it comes with a year warranty if you have misgivings about investing in a device that isn’t new.
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