Best iPod docks

Give your Apple smartphone or PMP the perfect audio home

Looking for an iPod dock packing a DAB radio, or an extra pair of speakers? Here's T3's pick of the best place to liberate your iTunes

1. Philips Fidelio DS9000


Performance: With two watt 50-watt speakers producing sumptuous sonic detail and warm bass the Fidelio makes the most of your tunes, while the Fidelio+ app lets you tweak the output from your iPhone/iPod. It's quite stylish too

Love: Audiophile sound quality, stunning design and its own iPhone app
Hate: Limited connectivity

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2. Philips Fidelio DS9010


Performance: The Fidelio's curved design helps to produce a natural sound with plenty of sonic detail and warm bass. The Fidelio+ app adds extra control.

Love: Excellent sound quality from the two powerful 50W speakers

Hate: Limited additional connectivity

T3 Star rating: 4 out of 5

3. Arcam rCube


Performance: The rCube’s two fullrange speakers fi re out 90W of audio with refined power. An optional wireless dongle costs £70 and lets you stream.
Love: Superb, hi-fi quality sound. Eight hour battery life. Wireless streaming
Hate: Expensive. Streaming costs extra

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4. Geneva Sound S

Performance: TThe little man of the Geneva Sound range still delivers the trademark heavy bass and works well at top volume. Includes an FM tuner, too.
Love: World-class Swiss design. Meaty bass and excellent audio projection
Hate: Not a lot of connectivity

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5. B&W Zeppelin Air
Performance: The Zeppelin makes a reappearance with the addition of Apple AirPlay streaming. It's a class extra on an already iconic dock.

Love: Beautiful build. Added AirPlay
Hate: Occasional drop-out of AirPlay connection. Overly brash sound. Pricey

T3 Star rating: 4 out of 5