A company called ShoreTel has unveiled an interesting, yet strange new accessory for the iPhone or iPad aimed at business users. The accessory is called the ShoreTel Dock and turns your iPhone or iPad into a desktop phone. The device is designed to allow users to slide their iPhone or iPad into the dock and get instant access to the comfort, battery life, and call quality of a business desk phone.
The dock has a power adapter and keeps the iPhone or iPad charged so the batteries always full. The docking system also works with mobility and conferencing applications from the company. Users can dial calls using the desk phone keypad or from the screen of the iPhone or iPad.
The device is expected to launch in Q3 of 2013. The price for the dock is set at $349. The idea with this devices to help business users who bring their own devices to work get more runtime and better use of their gadgets.