A docking station is a platform into which you can install a portable computer. The docking station typically contains slots for expansion cards, bays for storage devices, and connectors for peripheral devices, such as printers and monitors.

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Why is there no bass in the audio with the iBolt dock and my Samsung Galaxy S4?

I'm using my Samsung Galaxy S4 with the iBolt car dock. It comes with a USB cable that splits into USB (for charging) and a 3.5mm jack (for audio). When I use this setup in my car, the audio has no ...
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How can I force-disable all dock detection/HDMI connectivity?

Context: I have a RAZR MAXX XT912 with 4.1.2 (3.0.8-gbacb1cf). As soon as I wake it for any reason, it immediately acts as if it is connected via HDMI, despite the fact that no cable is connected. ...
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Changing TF300 keyboard dock to Icelandic

I have a Asus TF300 keyboard dock that has an American-style qwerty layout. Is it possible to change it to Icelandic, so that I can type in Icelandic letters from the keyboard dock?
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Asus Transformer TF101 keyboard not working when docked

I have an Asus EEE Pad Transformer TF101 Android tablet and docking station. It came with Android v3.2 installed, and I have since then upgraded OTA to 4.0. I haven't used the dock much but it used ...
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Docking Asus Transformer Prime back-to-front?

Is it possible to dock the tablet in a sort of "back-to-front" way such that if I were to close the tablet whilst docked, the front screen would be facing up?
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How to connect a different phone to the “Nexus One Desktop Dock”

The original HTC/Google Nexus One Desktop Dock is a bluetooth device and has audio line out. I would love to still be able to use this with my new phone. Anyone know how to connect this with a Galaxy ...
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Can I make a web browser accessible without unlocking? [closed]

Is there an Android app like this, or an easy way to make an arbitrary app accessible while the device is locked? ...
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How does the HTC Sensation know it's in a dock?

I like hacking stuff together and my next project I'd like to make my own dock for my HTC Sensation. It's a fairly simple project, but the bit I can't work out is how the Sensation knows it's in a ...
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Is there any way to launch an app (and keep the screen on) when a Galaxy Nexus is docked?

Using the official desktop docking station, my Motorola Xoom (running official Honeycomb 3.2) by default launches the Clock app when the tablet is docked, and keeps the screen on whilst it's docked. ...
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Is there any way to replace the desktop dock app on the Droid 3? Or at least change the widgets/dock area icons in productivity mode?

I have the Motorola desktop dock for my Droid 3 (on Verizon). When I drop the Droid in the desktop dock it lets me bring up either nighttime mode or productivity mode. I'd like to change what happens ...
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Asus Transformer - Show Virtual Keyboard When Docked

Asus Transformer tablet provides a dock with a hardware keyboard. I can not find information on showing the virtual (on-screen) keyboard while being docked. Is it possible? It is Android 3.2.1.
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why does the xoom dock connect the USB port?

I feel like I must be missing something. I got the Xoom dock from Verizon along with my 4G upgrade (The turn around on the whole thing was 1.5 days, and the 4G is amazingly fast, so, definitely don't ...
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Turn off vibration when docking the phone

When I put my phone into the dock, it vibrates very strongly and for too long (IMO). Is it possible to turn that off or at least to decrease the intensity and/or duration of the vibration? This is ...
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Can I use Asus Transformer power supply and dock as with regular laptop?

I couldn't find this information in all reviews, so I am asking here about it -- I would like to get such experience with Assus Transformer: I put everything together -- I plug power supply into the ...
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How does the phone know it has been docked

How does the Android phone phone it has been docked in a car holder? I think the HTC Desire car dock can launch Car Home, but how does the phone known it's been docked?
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Home Screen Takes a Long Time to Display After Removing Phone From Dock

When I remove my Motorola Droid from my docking station, my home screen is blank for a long time. It sometimes takes over 10 seconds for my app icons to display, and even longer for widgets to ...
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Clock Replacements for Motorola Droid Docking Station

I have a Motorola Droid (v1) and a docking station. When the phone is docked, it automatically runs the Clock app, which isn't very configurable. Are there any alternatives to the Clock app, or is ...