Time Command Mini from Stem Innovation

This is the Time Command Mini by Stem Innovation, makers of the iZON Remote Room Monitor for iDevices. The Time Command Mini is also made for iDevices, and normal docks are just accommodating for the iPod and iPhone. This one will hold the iPad. To me, I think that this is a very important feature.
I got a chance to try it out for myself, and I was pretty amazed at the sound. The official site states that “don’t let the small footprint fool you”, and that also applies to the big sound coming from its small size.
The Time Command Mini is really designed for those who have an iPod/iPhone dock by their bed and use it as an alarm clock. Once an iDevice is connected to the Time Command Mini, the time on the clock syncs with the time on the iDevice. This is very cool.

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Gear4’s PocketLoops Portable Music Creation Studio for the iPhone/iPod

The first time I saw the PocketLoops from Gear4, I was at CTIA last Spring. I was pretty amazed that no one had ever thought about integrating an iPhone/iPod to a keyboard before.
PocketLoops might look pretty simple as only two octaves of piano keys are included, but it is actually pretty complex to use. The user can play the keys with 13 included synths to produce loops, and then combine them for a hit track. The beats created can be done with a drum kit that includes House, Drum & Bass, Hip Hop, Reggae, Rock, and more.
The PocketLoops comes with an App that is ready to download the moment you plug in your iDevice. You need iOS 4.2, but the App allows the user to share tracks with friends via email.

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Bicycle mount from Joy Factory plays nice with iPhone 4 and 4S

If you love your iPhone 4 or iPhone 4S to bits and pieces, and bring it with you just about everywhere you go, then surely those who cycle around would love to have this bicycle mount from Joy Factory – known as the StormCruiser, this is the latest mounting system for both smartphone from Apple. I suppose folks who use an app on the smartphone to keep track of how far they have cycled as well as the amount of calories that they have burned will find such a mount useful.
The new StormCruiser will is a perfect solution for mountain bike riders, active adults as well as moms who are on-the-go, where their Apple device is their main communications device as well as a handy GPS navigation system, et al. Sporting a scratch-resistant case, it will allow you to access the GPS, phone and music features without fear of the Gorilla Glass display cracking when you take a tumble as you navigate through tough mountain bike trails. Bring it out with you while walking to the park as well without any worries.

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JBL OnBeat Xtreme introduced

Do you think the world has had enough of iPod and iPad docks? I guess not, otherwise why would the JBL OnBeat Xtreme be introduced? This is a visually stunning iPad dock that is touted to do more than just offer good looks – it also delivers dynamic, room-filling sound that comes in the form of a table-top stereo system. Specially optimized to work with both versions of Apple’s hugely popular tablet, the JBL OnBeat Xtreme will also come with an innovative rotating dock connector that will play nice with the iPhone and iPod touch – smart move, considering how nearly everyone out there who loves Apple products have more than just one of their devices.
Thanks to the wonders of Bluetooth connectivity, the JBL OnBeat Xtreme will hook up to the iPad, iPhone or iPod touch to play when detached from the dock, where it will also “talk” to Android-powered smartphones as well as tablets, not to mention wireless MP3 players, although those are pretty rare when you think about it.

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Kensington PowerLift Back-Up Battery, Dock and Stand

It seems like there are a lot of external batteries that you can get for your iPod/iPhone, and mophie certainly has some good ones out. This one from Kensington, the PowerLift, is unique as it is a back-up battery, dock, as well as a stand.
The 1200 mAh battery pack comes with an attached USB cord so it can be charged with anything with a USB port. As you can see in the image, the PowerLift has a kickstand that allows for putting the iPhone or iPod as a display, perfect for watching videos or using FaceTime.
If you want to use your iPhone for calls while you are charging it, no problem! All that is required is that you tack it on to the bottom of the iPhone and make your phone calls as usual. Just think of it as a longer iPhone.

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JBL OnBeat Air grooves to Airplay technology

When it comes to audio devices, you know for sure (your ears probably won’t be able to fool you) when you see the logo “JBL” emblazoned across, that quality will be there. I guess that is the case for most, as I am quite sure that there will be a group of you out there who will disagree. Well, one of JBL’s latest releases would be the JBL OnBeat Air – a device that is said to deliver incredible sound over the wireless technology from Apple known as Airplay, letting you stream your favorite tunes via your laptop, iPhone or iPad.
Needless to say, being wireless does not mean it will work throughout your home, unless you live in a small one-bedroom studio. There will definitely be blind spots around, but generally speaking, a room by itself would do just fine, and that is where most folks would confine the use of the OnBeat Air to anyways. As for audio quality, you can be sure that this versatile music player will feature digital sound processing equalization, sporting dual Phoenix full-range transducers that roll out a room-filling soundscape.

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t’Light S – let there be light, and music!

iPod/iPhone docks are dime a dozen for the longest time ever since Steve Job’s idea took off in an explosive way, and most of the time, they come in the form of a built-in alarm clock, some with bigger speakers than the rest. Well, what M&C Lighting has in store is something totally different – taking the road less traveled, so to speak, by coming in the form of a lamp. Yes sir, not only can you dock your portable media player cum phone from Apple in here to juice it up and play your favorite tunes, you will also be able to use the artistically named t’Light S to provide enough light while you read the latest book on poets.
Having a heart for the environment, the t’Light S will boast eco-friendly illumination from a 5W LED in addition to audio output and a charging function. Why LED, you ask? For starters, it not only has a superior life, but will also consume far less juice compared to other light sources without having any detrimental impact on light quality. The t’Light S is not only suitable for reading, but will also do its part to protect your eyesight as well. It seems that M&C Lighting recommends this as a night light if you need some sort of light while sleeping, where the included remote control will enable you to dim the LED light accordingly via a range of settings.

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