Modern classic - Areaware Alarm Dock

New York-based design company Areaware’s genius ‘Alarm Dock’ transforms your iPhone or iPod Touch into a digital flip-clock simply by slotting it into a fine-looking hunk of beechwood and downloading the relevant app. What’s more, the dock charges your device at the same time, so it’s goodbye to fiddling about with grubby white cables over breakfast. They also do a wooden torch. Yes, a wooden torch. $40; www.areaware.com Read '50 things no man should be without' on page 129 of the October issue, out now

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