Discover the Best iOS Docks: Ultimate Dock Guide

So you've gotten yourself a brand new iPad or iPhone and while the apps are great and reading your favorite news is fantastic but there's plenty of ways to make your gadget much more cooler. You could make use of a speaker dock to hear your favorite tunes or a keyboard dock to let you type your emails faster. You could also turn it into an arcade machine. Check out the compilation of some of the best and unique docks out there for your iOS device.

 

Best Speaker Dock

JBL OnBeat Rumble

JBL OnBeat Rumble

If you want to rumble as the name of this product suggests, then this speaker dock with a pair of 11 watt and a 4.5 inch downfiring subwoofer should impress. At the top, it comes with Lightning connectors to dock your iPad Mini and iPhone 5. You can also play clean and consistent music wirelessly via its Bluetooth connection. At the back of the unit, there's a 3.5 mm aux input, a USB charging port, and a headphone output. The headphone output is supposed to let you preview mixes when used with a DJ app. The JBL OnBeat Rumble is sure to impress at your party giving you big beautiful bass if that's what you crave for.

Supported on: iPad Mini, iPhone 5

 

Divoom iFit-2

Divoom iFit-2

This affordable portable speaker dock not only lets you hear your favorite music but also lets you charge your device with your own charging cables. That means you can use either your 30 pin connector or the new Lightning connector. It's not only limited to iOS devices though, you can even dock your Android device on it. The iFit-2 comes with built-in rechargeable battery and is able to last for 7 hours. There is a short 3.5mm auxiliary cable that comes with it and lets the iFit-2 connect with most devices to its back. The sound quality is fairly good for a speaker of this size. For this price, it's definitely a bargain buy.

Supported on: iPad, iPad Mini, iPhone, Google Nexus, Samsung Galaxy Tab

 

Best Arcade Dock

ION iCade Arcade Cabinet

ION iCade Arcade Cabinet

If you're having a party at your place, there's nothing cooler than the iCade Arcade Cabinet dock for your iPad. Your guests will be so entertained and will love you for it. The iCade brings back good childhood memories with its joystick and eight arcade-style buttons. The dock is powered by a 2 AA batteries and pairs up with your iPad device via Bluetooth. There's also room at the bottom to fit a connector cable so that you can charge your device as you defend the world from pixelated creatures. It works with over 500 games not including 100 classic Atari games. If you like arcade games, then this device is for you.

Supported on: iPad

 

Best Keyboard Dock

SHARKK iPad Mini Keyboard Case

SHARKK iPad Mini Keyboard Case

Made of high quality aluminum, the SHARKK iPad Mini keyboard case and dock provides reliable protection and a functional typing keyboard. It comes with a built-in lithium rechargeable battery that will give you 60 hours of uninterrupted usage. You get to pair the keyboard with the iPad Mini via Bluetooth. Another unique feature is that you can not only have your iPad Mini in both portrait and landscape but the whole 360 degrees as well. It also has customizable battery saving feature to put the case to sleep. If you're looking for a feature packed and durable keyboard dock, then this is for you.

Supported on: iPad Mini

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