While settle for an iPod dock that allows you to dock just one iPod when you can now have an iPod speaker dock that lets you play and charge two iPods at the same time.

The new dual dock NX-PN7 from JVC allows you to connect two iPod players side-by side, charging them simultaneously and offering playback from each through the dock’s speaker system.

The speaker also comes with an AM/FM tuner, a clock and timer. In addition, there’s an analog audio input for connecting other devices for playback if two iPod's just isn't enough.

Supposedly adding a bit of flair to the unit are two illuminated strips, one under each docked iPod. These can display one of nine colors – including white, blue, red and others.

The included remote features dedicated iPod control keys that simulate the iPod control wheel layout and users are able to easily shuffle, repeat, scroll and select songs from the iPod menu.

Why? Because you can.

The company has also launched a more traditional clock radio with iPod docking station called the RA-P31.

The unit features an iPod dock on top, FM tuner, calendar, dual alarm, white backlit display, 2-inch built-in stereo speakers and a surround mode to produce a wider sound field.

There’s also an auxiliary input for connecting another playback device, and an included remote control. The RA-P31 can be AC- or battery-powered (six AA batteries).