Not happy with your dock that came with your iPod, then Elecom may have the answer with this iPod dock with a built in speaker.
The Elecom iPod dock comes with a built in speaker so you can listen to you music while it charges, it is also battery powered so you can listen to you iPod on the go and charge it.
The Elecom iPod dock is compatible with the iPod Classic, the 1st, 2nd and 3rd generation iPod Nano, the 5th generation iPod and the iPod touch.
There is no mention whether it is compatible with the iPhone, but if it works with the touch then it should work with the iPhone.
The Elecom iPod dock is available to pre-order online for $84.73 from GeekStuff4U.