1. nygiants10's Avatar
    I was thinking of getting one of those docking stations with speakers that best buy sells for work to make the sound louder. Has anyone ever used one of these and do they really get a lot louder than the normal phone speakers, they have a set for 30$ i have my eye on.
    03-14-2011 10:15 PM
  2. BLiNK's Avatar
    well i'm a firm believer in you get what you pay for.. i put that to the test one day at my local best buy when i had my 3G..

    i went around sticking my device on various docks. i could definitely tell the difference between the $30 vs the $180.. so it's all about what you are happy with and what you are willing to spend

    it seemed the cheap ones distorted way too easily. i never did buy one though.. i can think of a lot of other things to spend $100+ on
    03-14-2011 11:04 PM
  3. mcdan333#AC's Avatar
    I agree with blink. You can definitely hear the difference. The Logitech S715i are more expensive at about $100, but they sound great, and they have a rechargeable battery built in so they can easily move around the house, to the garage, laundry room, backyard, whatever. I love them.
    03-14-2011 11:15 PM
  4. smalcom's Avatar
    I was thinking of getting one of those docking stations with speakers that best buy sells for work to make the sound louder. Has anyone ever used one of these and do they really get a lot louder than the normal phone speakers, they have a set for 30$ i have my eye on.
    I have the Griffin AirCurve for my 3GS. It does increase the sound without distortion, but, of course, it is an acoustical solution, and it's not all that much louder, but it's enough to make speaker listening acceptable. Since I only paid $5.75 for it on ebay, I'm not terribly disappointed. You can also attach your docking cable and charge at the same time.

    There are two versions. One for the 3G/3GS and one for the iPhone 4. You might want to try it and then look on ebay for a good deal.
    03-15-2011 08:44 AM
  5. CalifJewls's Avatar
    We bought a Sony ICF-CS10iP FM/AM clock radio at Best Buy for $99 for our kitchen. We like to listen to iPod, Pandora an Podcasts while cooking, we're happy with the sound, we didn't need it to blast through the house, we have our Apple TV and sound system for that. Guess it depends on what you want it for.
    03-15-2011 10:34 AM
  6. bamf-hacker's Avatar
    My Wife got me the Sony ICF-CS10iP FM/AM clock radio too. I love it, plenty loud and sounds great.

    Worst case just save the packing and you can return what ever you buy from BB if you hate it.
    03-15-2011 11:19 AM
  7. xalittlegirlx's Avatar
    I got an iLive Soundbar with iPod Drawer (it comes out when you need it and goes back in when on other sources) for christmas and it worked great with my iphone 3G and works great with my iphone4 I have now.

    when I put it on the dock I get a message about charging not compatible with this accessory but it still charges my phone for me.

    sound is great coming from the soundbar and I also have my DirecTV box plugged into it so when I'm watching TV I get a good sound in my bedroom
    03-21-2011 07:55 PM
  8. AStranger's Avatar
    Whatever you choose - find it at bestbuy then buy it somewhere online where you can get a better price
    03-21-2011 09:56 PM
  9. jsntrenkler's Avatar
    I like Best Buy, and if you are a silver rewards member, you get 45 days to try it out.
    03-22-2011 01:09 AM
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