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Dropping an iPad onto a dock is not only an easy way to keep its battery charged, it also props it up so it's not laying sprawled across your desk wasting valuable real estate. And where as most docks can only accommodate an iPad going au naturel, Belkin's new Express Dock features a dial 'round back so the Lightning connector can be adjusted, ensuring it makes a connection even if your tablet is sporting a snazzy case.

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By now our smartphones have become a constant bedside companion for most of us. But Shay Alkalay and Yael Mer over at the London-based Raw Edges Design Studio have come up with a way to make them more than just an alarm clock replacement. They've created a series of very clever concept docks that turn your smartphone's flash into a bedside lamp while it's charging.

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If you're desperate to be scratching while you're on the move there's a new place to turn. GET IT? Ugh. Philips and Armin van Buuren just teamed up to release a new portable controller and sound system for iDevices. An updated version of other Philips releases, the M1X-DJ System has a lightning connector and bluetooth, 80 watt speakers, and integration with apps like djay 2. There are two platters, cross faders and other standard controls.

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This 280sqm dock is on Storm Bay in Ontario, Canada, is so awesome. Unfortunately, because of the recession, the guy who owns it couldn't afford to build a house to go with it. But, hey, it's basically the size of a house anyway.

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If you absolutely can't trust your kids to avoid texting while they're driving the family car, the ORIGOsafe provides a brute-force way to keep them focused when behind the wheel. It's a smartphone dock that prevents a vehicle from actually starting until their phone is inserted, ensuring the distraction remains out of sight.