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Tips Best Landscape Dock?

Discussion in 'Android Devices' started by bp08, Nov 23, 2013.

  1. bp08

    bp08 Well-Known Member
    Thread Starter

    Dec 13, 2011
    Hello Everyone.. I haven't posted here much, mainly just reading the forums. Anyways, I was looking into getting a dock mainly near the bed on a stand and was wondering if anyone had any recommendations for the best dock?

    A lot of the docks I found were vertical docks and I was looking for a dock that could either rotate or just be in the landscape position. Basically so I could use it as a night clock and whatnot.

    I did go to amazon and check out a few and found this..
    Amazon.com: Samsung Galaxy Smart Dock Multimedia Hub: Cell Phones & Accessories

    Decent reviews, but I can't really find many especially that are in the "landscape" position.

    Anyone have any recommendations for the best docks?


  2. itsallgood

    itsallgood Well-Known Member

    Jan 27, 2011
    Don't waste your money on this dock. I was in the same boat as you. I couldn't find a dock that was landscape. I use my phone as an alarm clock and to watch movies. So I went a different route. I looked at cellphone docks and came across this one.

    Amazon.com: iKross Universal Portable Folding Mobile Phone Stand holder - Black for Samsung and Motorola Smart phones: Cell Phones & Accessories

    It works in portrait and landscape. Its compact, light weight, two viewing positions and folds flat.

    I use an app called "Dock Clock Plus". It is what the name implies. Its very customizable with a lot of features. It can be set to launch when you plug your phone to the charger and closes when you unplug your phone. You can use it with multiple devices as well.


    I spent around $15 for both, well worth the money
    global2 likes this.
  3. Digital Controller

    Digital Controller The Real Bass Creator

    Sep 5, 2012
    Civil Engineer
    Cincinnati, Ohio
    itsallgood has the right idea, typically docks for specific devices can be pricey....going universal is usually the best way to go here, considering they are a whole heck of a lot cheaper and provide the same use as the one specifically made for your phone does.
  4. global2

    global2 Well-Known Member

    Mar 29, 2010
    Retired educator
    Full-time traveler
    Just got my iKross stand that you recommended and love it!! Many thanks for the tip.

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