Don’t know about you, but I’m a big fan of dedicated alarm clocks. The idea is to have them outside of your reach so that you have to leave the bad to turn them on. With mobile phone that acts as an alarm clock it’s different – when it rings, you simply press the button to shut it down while you continue to sleep (and that’s not the idea).
Enter Altec Lansing Octiv Mini (M102), a small yet powerful alarm clock dock that works in conjunction with your iPhone or iPod. Thanks to a dedicated app (Alarm Rock) that’s available for free and which sings along the hardware component, you can pick a song to wake you up. Moreover, when your iDevice sits on top of the Octiv Mini, it’s in the charging mode.
Altec Lansing promises “crystal clear sound” and when it comes to the speakers quality – I trust them.
Finally, the pricing and availability information. The Altec Lansing Octiv Mini audio dock is set to hit retailers in July with a MSRP of $59.95…