Hands-on with the Dolry HiFi Stone S

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Hands-on with the Dolry HiFi Stone S

The Dolry HiFi Stone turns your 30-pin speaker dock into an AirPlay speaker. But it'll cost you.

(Credit: C4 Electronics)

When Apple unveiled the Lightning connector last year, it created a problem for anyone who owned a speaker dock with a 30-pin connector: new iDevices couldn’t connect.

C4 Electronics’ Dolry HiFi Stone solves that problem by turning those old docks into AirPlay speakers, able to connect wirelessly to iPhones, iPod Touches, iPads, Macs, and even a handful of Samsung devices.

(Credit: C4 Electronics)

There are similar gizmos that endow speaker docks with Bluetooth capabilities, the closest being the Auris freeDa. But the Stone looks far more elegant: a thin, glossy black (or white) oval that looks like, well, a stone; something you’d skip across a pond. And it affords the benefits of AirPlay, which trounces Bluetooth in a few key areas.

For starters: range. While Bluetooth typically limits you to about 30 feet, AirPlay relies on W… [Read more]

Hands-on with the Dolry HiFi Stone S

Hands-on with the Dolry HiFi Stone S

 

Hands-on with the Dolry HiFi Stone S

 

Hands-on with the Dolry HiFi Stone S

 

Hands-on with the Dolry HiFi Stone S

 

Hands-on with the Dolry HiFi Stone S

Hands-on with the Dolry HiFi Stone S

Hands-on with the Dolry HiFi Stone S

Hands-on with the Dolry HiFi Stone S

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