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Behringer's iNuke Boom car-sized iPhone dock is one of the most ridiculous speakers ever created. But as our own Sam Biddle discovered at CES, it's so massive your inhibitions about dancing in public are instantly sucked away into its black hole of decibels. So why did Behringer completely neuter it with this tiny Junior version?
Since the iPhone 5 Lightning adaptor has a chip that prevents you from using third-party cables, you can forget about using an inexpensive off-brand dock. That setup didn't suit Casey Neistat, a filmmaker who prefers to keep a (now obsolete) dock firmly bolted to his desk.
Fans of Apple's own generational iPhone docks may be disappointed to learn that no such accessory will be manufactured for the iPhone 5.
Here is an interesting theory: the new dock connector in Apple's next iPhone could be a 19-pin port that would be mechanically and electrically compatible with the microUSB standard. I don't know what it would be like, but I love the idea.
There are plenty of awesome speaker docks out there for your iPad, iPhone or iPod, but finding one that looks as good as it sounds takes a bit of effort. We've done the hard part for you and rounded up five of the most stylish boomboxes you can get for your iOS device right now.
Far too many speaker docks for Apple products are boring black boxes. These hand-built aluminium docks shaped like the exhaust pipes from hot rods are some of the most creative we've seen in a while.
Yet another device that smartphones, like the iPhone, have made obsolete are alarm clocks. The only minor issue being that you need some way to prop them up to check the time, and Bracketron's MetalDock does exactly that, with style.
Because they seemingly outnumber the stars in the sky, speaker docks for iOS devices are rarely worth a second glance. But Jarre's new AeroPad Two dock manages to do the near-impossible with a beautiful design that almost makes it feel like docking your iPad will muck it up.
Another day, another iOS device dock designed to compensate for their unimpressive built-in speakers. Today it's Philips with its elongated DS6100 featuring an aluminium housing that's designed to perfectly complement your iMac.
Here's an interesting solution to the problem of giant alarm clock docks that gobble up space on your nightstand. JVC's new N-BX3 is a 20kg behemoth that replaces your bedside table altogether, with a flat glass top for holding things.
OK, a really small car, but still: Behringer's iNuke Boom is bloody huge. It's 1.2m tall, 2.4m long and weighs 318kg. Not impressed?
Previously Editorial Director at AOL for their automotive group, Reilly Brennan is now working on his own project, Carmagnum. Today, he took a break from that to lament the discontinuing of a longstanding clock radio line we all probably know: Sony's Dream Machines. Now without further ado...