When cell phones first came out, each had its own cell phone docking station. Perhaps because of the size, manufacturers stopped shipping them with new cell phones. But now you can buy a cheap cell phone docking station at wholesale prices online. These units allow hold your phone upright as you charge your phone, making it easy to see your phone's screen. Some also come with cables to connect to your computer and give you a data connection. Many cell phone docking stations are made for specific phones, but you can find universal units as well.