$35 (about £22) Manufacturer Coogobox, coogobox.com
4 iPhone docks with a carved out area to amplify sound have been produced for years. This one’s aluminium (silver or black) feels strong and it has an adjustable Lightning connector to cater for various iPhone cases. You simply unscrew the area underneath to adjust the connector’s depth. There’s no forward or back adjustment so very thick cases will struggle to fit, instantly limiting one of this dock’s main selling points. As for the sound, well yes, it amplifies, but it still sounds ‘small’. You’re likely to want to use a little Bluetooth speaker instead. Christian Hall Aesthetically it’s appealing, but we expected much more both from the dock and the amplified sound.