The iPod dock market has finally matured. There are some simply brilliant boxes out there, and many these days will work wirelessly with an iPhone, iPod touch or iPad over AirPlay, Apple's wireless streaming standard. But which of them are the best?
There are a few questions to ask yourself before you choose one of these rigs. Here are the top ones -
Do you need a portable dock, or will it be tied to a worktop? How about a battery?
Do you need a wireless dock? If not you can expect to get better sound quality for your money.
Do you need additional features? Some docks pack-in radios and alarm clocks too. And, of course, you need to nail down how much you're willing to spend.
There are many big names out here, and here are some of the best picks from the best of them.