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post #1 of 5
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Hey guys, I'm looking to buy an iPhone 3G dock, and I just have a question that's keeping me from buying.

For the basic $30 dock, I'm a bit worried that the base looks too small, and it looks like it would tip over very easily. Because of this concern, I'm looking at the $50 dock that comes with a remote, which looks like it has a bit wider base. Another question that I have is that if I have the $50 dock (with the remote) plugged into my PC, if I used the remote, would the remote play the audio over the speakers of the PC that the base is plugged into, or would it just play it over the crappy iPhone speakers.

Do any of you guys own these docks and can inform me a bit on them? Thanks in advance.
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post #2 of 5

Don't buy those docks. Horrible reviews: cnet.com. This is sold out right now in many of the stores, but it has a lot better

. If you can be patient, go with the better dock.
Edit: sorry for the "reviewsreviews" thing. I can't get rid of it.
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post #3 of 5
Both docks are fine. The one with the smaller base came with the original iPhone. I'm using that and its fine. Only get the Universal Dock if you really need the remote and/or have a iPod.
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I ended up getting the $50 one because money wasn't a problem and I heard that if I had a case I should go with a universal one, not the one made for iphone.

Thanks for replies though.
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post #5 of 5
Tell us how it works out please.

I'm also curious about the music situation and how well it fits with a case on.
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