Apple Watch Magnetic Charging Dock

Apple Watch Magnetic Charging Dock
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Apple Watch Magnetic Charging Dock is retailing for S$118 in Singapore but I got mine in Bangkok, Thailand, from iStudio at Siam Paragon for TH฿3,300 (S$131). It is S$13 more expensive than Singapore. Even after the VAT refund of ฿215 (S$8.50), it is still more expensive.

The Apple Watch Magnetic Charging Dock is smaller (measuring at 10.4cm in diameter) and much heavier than I expected (weighing at 154g).

Apple iPhone Lightning Dock (Gold)

Apple iPhone Lightning Dock (Gold)
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The Apple iPhone Lightning Dock was released back in May 2015 and retails for S$58. it is made of plastic and only the color white is available.

For the launch of iPhone 6/6s Plus, there is a new variant of the Apple iPhone Lightning Dock that retails for S$68.

Mophie Apple Watch Dock

Mophie Apple Watch Dock
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The Mophie Apple Watch Dock is retailing for S$79 at EpiCentre at ION Orchard, iStudio at Paragon, Nubox at Raffles City, and Nubox at Tampines Mall. However, this product is currently out of stock in Singapore as a result of overwhelming demand. So I suggest you call up those stores to reserve one if you are interested in getting it. I hope eventually it will be available online at Apple Online Store (Singapore).

The Mophie Apple Watch Dock is the best Apple Watch stand/dock available in Singapore. I have the Spigen Apple Watch Stand S330 and played with the Griffin WatchStand, and I still prefer the Mophie Apple Watch Dock.

ARQ Dock 2.0

ARQ Dock 2.0
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ARQ Dock by 2040 Design Studio is an aluminum modular nesting dock for smartphones or tablets with or without cases on. It’s unique feature allows you to group several ARQ Docks together so that it looks neater. Looks can sometimes be deceiving because the cables from the group of ARQ docks is pretty messy as well.

The default packaging comes with a micro USB cable. It supports official and third party Apple 30pin cables, Apple Lightning cables, micro USB cables and Samsung USB 3.0 cables.

Twelve South HiRise for iPhone 5 & iPad Mini

Twelve South HiRise for iPhone 5 & iPad Mini
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In Sydney, almost everything there is more expensive than in Singapore maybe except for coffee and this HiRise dock. I bought the Twelve South HiRise for iPhone 5 & iPad Mini from Apple Store Sydney for AU$34.95 (S$41). In Apple Online Store (Singapore), the same dock is retailing for S$49.

This HiRise dock is compatible with all Apple Lighting devices maybe except for the iPad. Though I tested with an iPad Air and it fits fine, it is very flimsy and easily topple from the side of the dock.

OCDock

OCDock
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I was one of the early backers for OCDock (Kickstarter). I backed the project last year on the 4th December 2012 and the project got funded on 22nd December 2012 after raising US$107,979 despite the initial goal was only US$49,000.

The project was delayed by a few months, it was suppose to be shipping in January 2013 but I only got my last week on the 10th May 2013.

Elevation Dock

Elevation Dock
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Elevation Dock was the 8th Kickstarter project that I backed. I backed it this year on the 7th February 2012 and the project got funded on the 12th February 2012. They raised a total of US$1,464,706 out of the initial goal of just US$75,000. It was supposed to be shipped in April 2012 before iPhone 5 was announced but unfortunately, there was a delay and I only received it 6 months later on the 18th October 2012.

I pledged US$79 for the Elevation Dock+ in glass bead blasted finish. The Dock+ adds shielded Line Level audio out plus USB power adapter and for international shipping it is an additional US$20. Paid a total of US$99 (S$121).

Bluelounge MiniDock

Bluelounge MiniDock
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Ordered the Bluelounge MiniDock (UK variant) from bluelounge.com for US$19.95 (~S$24.20). It was my first purchase over the website as the MiniDock is not yet sold in Singapore.

The shipping cost is about US$4.15 (~S$5) via USPS (First Class Mail International Parcels). This shipping method is the cheapest but it is delivered via normal mail when it reaches Singapore as it does not come with a tracking number. Also my box is a little bit damage, but at just S$5 for shipping, I can’t really complain much. My item was shipped on 20th August 2011 and I received it on 8th September 2011 (about 20 days).

Apple iPhone 4 Universal Dock Adapters

Apple iPhone 4 Universal Dock Adapters
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When I first got my iPhone 3G back in 2008, I searched high and low for the dock adapter for my universal dock. I could not find it on Apple Singapore Online Store or in any authorized Apple Reseller Shops.

I only got it a year after (in 2009) when I went to Taiwan for my graduate trip and I saw it selling in an authorized Apple Reseller Shop.