Excerpt: The Good Stunning build quality Faithful audio reproduction Hiss-free FM Tuner The Bad Not cheap Doesn't fit the iPad Dock obsolete in next iteration of iPhone? Not wireless 'out of the box' Almost every audio system on the market these days has room for an iOS device dock, a testament to the iPod and iPhone's massive mainstream popularity. That said, not everyone is going to be willing to spend hundreds of dollars as a supporting audio system for their iPod Touch.
Pros: Stunning build quality, Faithful audio reproduction, Hiss-free FM Tuner
Cons: Not cheap, Doesn't fit the iPad, Dock obsolete in next iteration of iPhone?, Not wireless 'out of the box'
Excerpt: In order to understand Model M, you need you look back to Geneva Lab’s Model L and XL speakers , which debuted five years ago as gargantuan audio systems with equally huge price tags. Each was a glossy-finished wooden box with a metal front grille, distinctively bulging with a circular center, and both were designed to work with metal stands—they were so big that they literally became freestanding decor pieces, and so powerful that they could fill virtually any sized...
Conclusion: One can immediately see Apple’s design philosophies filter through the Geneva Sound Systems. Both companies have products that are simple to use, plain, yet strikingly beautiful, and are utterly efficient at their functions.
Excerpt: The Geneva Model M , our 2011 Award-winning £500+ premium iPod dock speaker system, didn't get where it is today by following the herd. There's no standard wireless connectivity (the most notable absence), no apps, no multiroom functionality. It doesn't look anything special. Even the name eschews any attempt to grab the attention, preferring simply to state the size of the dock compared with the other products in the range (which, as you can see below, now spans from XS...
Pros: Superb sound quality, excellent build and finish, line input and FM radio
Cons: No wireless support out of the box, remote control is limited
Summary: This is a rather good iPod playing device, that just for good measure can play CD’s – of various types – has an FM radio and an ‘Aux’ input to play anything that can connect via a 3.5mm jack plug.