Docks and expansion bases

Sony to offer Charging Dock DK26 for Xperia Z

Sony will offer a charging dock, aptly called the Charging Dock DK26, for its just announced Sony Xperia Z flagship smartphone. From the pictures, it appears to be a rather straightforward affair. No ports, HDMI or otherwise are visible, leaving the dock to charge and cradle your device. At the right price, it could have its use. The design takes […]

Upcoming ASUS Google Nexus 7 docking station revealed

ASUS Japan may have inadvertently revealed a new accessory for the Google Nexus 7 [product information]. Listed on its website is a new Nexus 7 docking station The dock measures 219.1 by 65.1 by 30.3 millimeters and weighs about 280 grams. It comes with a 3.5mm audio port and micro-USB port at the back. The Nexus 7 must be running […]

Promotional ASUS Padfone 2 videos

ASUS Padfone 2

Along with today’s ASUS Padfone 2 announcement, ASUS has released three videos of the smartphone/tablet hybrid device. The first is a short 30 second promotion. It is followed by a longer video that goes over the technical specifications of both the Padfone 2 and its Padfone 2 Station. The third and longest video delves a bit into the manufacturer’s ‘Design […]

ASUS announces ASUS Padfone 2 and Padfone 2 Station

As expected, ASUS today unveiled the Padfone 2, the Android smartphone that transforms into a tablet with its optional Padfone 2 Station accessory. The event was held in both Milan, Italy and Taipei, Taiwan. The Padfone 2 smartphone itself boasts improved specifications, including a quad-core processor and LTE connectivity, over its predecessor while the dock has been completely redesigned. ASUS […]

ASUS Padfone 2 pictures and specifications leaked

A number of press images of the ASUS Padfone 2 have leaked ahead of its unveiling event on October 16th. They reveal not only the smartphone itself but also its PadFone Station accessory. Meanwhile, Bloomberg got a sneak peek at the smartphone and its PadFone Station docking accessory. The smartphone looks much like its predecessor but will sport a larger […]

Motorola confirms kills off Webtop and Lapdock accessories

Rumours that Motorola would kill of its Webtop software and LapDock accessories have been confirmed. First announced with the Motorola ATRIX, recent devices such as the Motorola Atrix HD or RAZR HD did not come preloaded with Webtop and did not support the Lapdock line of accessories. Motorola provided the following statement to CNET: “Motorola’s Webtop app helps users extend […]

Rumour: Motorola kills off Webtop software

Given that recent Motorola smartphones such as the Motorola ATRIX HD does not support Motorola’s Webtop software and Lapdock accessories, it should come as little surprise that the company has reportedly stopped developing the desktop companion software. Citing sources at both Google and Motorola, adds that the decision came from high up with Google driving the decision. The Webtop […]