Droid Multimedia Dock

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    Is this available online from Verizon? I don't see it on their site.
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    It's a Motorola product, check from their site.

    It MIGHT be in stores, I tried to get one about 2 weeks after release date and they said it was backordered to like the thousands.
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    I actually bought one at my local Best Buy, they had like 4 of them in stock!
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    Thanks everyone!

    Ordered. $22 with free 2-day shipping.
    Thanks Verizon!!!
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    I picked up mine 3 days ago at the Verizon store, they had a whole boat load of them. I love it too by the way! Oh, I got it for $22 but that was with my discount. Its $30 in store I believe.




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    I have 2 of them, one for the computer/hamshack and the other for bedside mode for the alarm.
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    I got mine at the Verizon store. Along with the car cradle. I like the Multimedia dock, except it won't work with any cases. I like to keep my phone in a case. I'm a blue collar guy and my phones can take a beating. And it's a pain to have it in a case all day then have to get it out at night. But, so far it's been doable until I find a better solution.

    The thing I don't get is why they call it a "multimedia dock". It's really an alarm clock dock.
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    Well, besides serving as an alarm clock, the dock holds in a good position for music listening, and of course it is at a great angle for watching videos... so... multimedia dock (but I don't disagree, most... including myself... use it as a clock dock only)
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    Exactly, I spend all this money on a 60" television and a Macbook, but when that new blockbuster comes out, I'll just fire up the Droid and slide it in the Multimedia dock and make some popcorn. ;-)
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    Well, I was thinking more along the lines of maybe a video podcast, or a couple of youtube clips... but if you want to watch Avatar on it when it comes out... :popcorn:
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    I love the docking station! The functionality is totally as advertised. The only draw back is that the only two times my droid froze is when i took it off the cradel :(
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    Does the cradle require an app to make it display the screen the ad shows? I thought I remember reading that it required one. If so which one? Thanks.
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    Not sure which ad you mean. But when in the dock, it displays a special alarm clock display only visible when it's in that dock. Unless you go to the market and get an app that forces the phone to display that when not in the dock. The car dock does a similar thing in that it forces the phone into the car mode. But you can display that one without an add on app.
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    No download necessary to see the screen displayed in the ad.
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    Frankly, after reading so many bad reports of bizarre Droid behavior when using anything other than the original charger and original data cable, I just bought it so I could have another place to charge up!
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    My only issue with the dock is that the clock font is a little small/soft for people like myself who are very near sighted.

    I'd love to be able to customize the font, make it a bit larger and sharper so I could actually see it when waking up. other than that I really like the dock a lot.