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Pi Wireless Charger Powers Up Your Phone From A Close Range, No Pads Or Wires Needed

Startup company Pi wants to change how wireless charging works. Instead of placing phones on pads, it wants people to have their devices charged simply by putting them within close range of the Pi Charger.

Gadgets September 19, 2017

This Is The Most Exciting iPhone 8 Feature, Survey Says: Do You Agree?

A survey conducted by Creative Strategies revealed the iPhone 8 feature that customers are unexpectedly most excited about. The survey also gauged the interest among potential customers for the upcoming premium Apple smartphone.

Apple September 6, 2017

iPhone 8 Wireless Charging Will Be Slower And Incompatible With Current Charging Pads: What Gives, Apple?

A report claims that the iPhone 8 wireless charging feature will be slower than standard speeds, and will be incompatible with the charging pads that are currently in the market. Will Apple really do this?

Apple August 28, 2017

Apple Falls Into Panic Mode As Software Problems Plague iPhone 8: Wireless Charging, 3D Face Scanning In Trouble

There is 'a sense of panic in the air' in Apple, according to a report by Fast Company. The iPhone 8 team is said to be encountering software problems surrounding the upcoming smartphone's wireless charging and 3D face scanning features.

Apple July 12, 2017

You Need At Least $1,750 To Buy The World's First Wireless Charging Laptop, AKA The Dell Latitude 7285

Dell has disclosed all there is to know about the world's first wireless charging laptop, otherwise known as the 2-in-1 Latitude 7285, including price and availability. However, it's not all good news.

Computers July 12, 2017

Apple Supplier Confirms iPhone 7s Plus Will Be Waterproof With Wireless Charging Support: What About The iPhone 7s And iPhone 8?

The CEO of iPhone assembler Wistron let slip that the iPhone 7s Plus will be waterproof and support wireless charging. Will the two features also be present in the two other upcoming models, the iPhone 7s and iPhone 8?

Apple June 14, 2017

Rugged Samsung Galaxy S8 Active Image Leaks And It Will Sport Wireless Charging

The purported Samsung Galaxy S8 Active has surfaced at the Wireless Power Consortium, which is the group behind the Qi wireless charging standard. The listing includes a photo of the device and confirms the model number, as well as Qi support.

Phones/Tablets/Mobile Tech May 22, 2017

Apple Developing Customized Wireless Charging System For Future iPhone, Says Analyst

Apple is reportedly working with Broadcom to develop a customized wireless technology for the next iPhone, an analyst said. The wealth of rumors, however speculative, seem to suggest that wireless charging is basically a shoo-in for the iPhone 8.

Phones/Tablets/Mobile Tech February 18, 2017

iPhone 8 Wireless Charging Technology Will Be Developed In-House By Apple

Rumors are rife that the iPhone 8 will feature wireless charging developed in-house by Apple. A recent report, meanwhile, has dismissed the speculations that Apple will deploy Energous Corporation’s wireless charging technology.

Phones/Tablets/Mobile Tech January 24, 2017

iPhone 8 Rumors: Apple Eyeing New Method Of Charging The Smartphone Battery

Apple's next-generation iPhone 8 is rumored to feature an innovative method of charging its battery. With wireless charging support expected to be offered, charging the iPhone on the move would get easier.

Apple January 14, 2017

Dell Unveils World's First Wireless Charging 2-in-1 At CES 2017: Latitude 7285 Touts Ultimate 'No Wires' Experience

Dell has unveiled a new Latitude 7285 hybrid laptop at CES 2017, touting it as the world's first wireless charging 2-in-1. The hybrid laptop promises the ultimate 'no wires' experience, so here's how it works.

Computers January 7, 2017

LG Unveils 360-Degree Waterproof Floating Speaker That Charges Itself Wirelessly Without User Input

Boosting the hype ahead of CES 2017, LG has unveiled a cool new Bluetooth speaker that charges on its own. The new LG PJ9 360-degree floating speaker can charge wirelessly without any user input, and without interrupting the listening experience.

Gadgets December 26, 2016

Mophie Juice Pack Air Battery Case For iPhone 7 And iPhone 7 Plus Now Available, Adds Wireless Charging

Mophie has released Juice Pack Air cases for the iPhone 7 and iPhone 7 Plus, adding extra battery life and wireless charging technology. The cases are available for purchase now.

Apple December 7, 2016

iPhone 7s, iPhone 7s Plus And iPhone 8 Glass Redesign, Wireless Charging And Other New Features Expected To Shatter Sales Records

Apple's 2017 iPhones could be the company's best selling iPhones in history. The company could ship between 120 to 150 million units.

Phones/Tablets/Mobile Tech November 30, 2016

Will Apple's iPhone 8 Have A Curved Display? Here's What We Know So Far

Rumors for the upcoming iPhone 8 have started making rounds. Reports make that the Cupertino company has asked suppliers to increase production of OLED screens. People are anticipating the 2017 iPhones to also have wireless charging and curved screen edges.

Apple November 29, 2016

iPhone 8 Rumors: Apple Working On All-Glass Design To Allow Faster Wireless Charging

Apple is believed to be working on an all-glass design of the iPhone 8, allowing for faster charging of the smartphone. The wireless charging technology for the iPhone 8 chargers may not require the handset to be placed on it.

Phones/Tablets/Mobile Tech November 24, 2016

iPhone 8 Rumors: Get Ready For Wireless Charging, Now In Testing At Foxconn

The iPhone 8 is not expected for a good while, but the rumor mill keeps churning in anticipation. The latest news notes that Foxconn started testing wireless charging modules for the iPhone 8.

Apple October 31, 2016

Wireless Charging Confirmed As One Of Many New Features For 2017 iPhone 8 And iPhone 8 Plus

A new report appears to confirm that Apple will add wireless charging capabilities to next year's iPhone 8 and iPhone 8 Plus. Rather than using a charging mat, the smartphones will use RF from a transmitter/receiver that will allow them to charge within 15 feet of their base.

Phones/Tablets/Mobile Tech September 17, 2016

Perfect For Galaxy S7/S7 Edge Owners: Samsung Fast Charge Wireless Charging Pad On BOGO Promo Thru March 19

Customers that purchase the Fast Charge Wireless Charging Pad from Samsung's official website will get a second one for free. The wireless Fast Charge feature of the accessory is compatible with the Galaxy Note 5, the Galaxy S6 edge+, the Galaxy S7 and Galaxy S7 edge.

Gadgets March 17, 2016

Mophie Launches Wireless Charging Juice Pack For Samsung Galaxy S7, S7 Edge

Mophie launched a juice pack for the Samsung Galaxy S7 and S7 edge that brings additional battery life to the devices. The battery case can also be wirelessly charged.

Phones/Tablets/Mobile Tech February 27, 2016

Alphabet Is Working On Wireless Charging For Self-Driving Cars, FCC Documents Reveal

FCC documents suggest that Alphabet, Google's parent company, is currently testing wireless charging for its driverless cars. Here's how the system works.

FUTURE TECH February 6, 2016

Apple Rumored To Be Working With Energous To Develop Extended Wireless Charging Tech For iDevices

A report claims that Apple has teamed up with WattUp maker Energous to bring long-distance wireless charging technology to iPhones and iPads. The feature will likely be using a radio frequency-based method.

Phones/Tablets/Mobile Tech February 5, 2016

Forget Charging Mats: Apple Reportedly Developing New Wireless Charging Technology For iPhones And iPads

Apple is working on the wireless charging feature for the iPhone and iPad, which may be introduced in 2017. Existing iPhones and iPads have to be plugged on to a power source to charge their battery.

Gadgets January 29, 2016

Apple Testing USB Type-C, Wireless Charging, Multi Force Touch, Other Features In Five Different iPhone 7 Prototypes: Report

A new rumor from the Far East claims Apple is testing various advanced new features to incorporate into the iPhone 7. Word has it that the company will test out five different prototypes.

Phones/Tablets/Mobile Tech December 1, 2015

Best Smartphones With Wireless Charging Feature: Galaxy Note 5, Galaxy S6, Nexus 6, LG G4 And More

Samsung Galaxy Note 5, Galaxy S6, Nexus 6, LG G4 and Motorola Droid Turbo 2 are some of the best smartphones that feature wireless charging. While phones support wireless charging, customers still have to purchase a charging pad.

Phones/Tablets/Mobile Tech November 11, 2015

LG V10 Will Have A Special Back Cover For Wireless Charging, But It Will Be Sold Separately

LG announced that its flagship handset, the LG V10 may be charged wirelessly. The only caveat was that the special back cover that allows wireless charging does not come in the standard kit. Many U.S. carriers support the LG V10.

Phones/Tablets/Mobile Tech October 16, 2015

Samsung's Fast Charge Wireless Charging Pad For Galaxy Note 5 And Galaxy S6 Edge+ Now Available For $70

The future of charging is wireless, according to Samsung, and the South Korean device maker is forging ahead with a new wireless charging pad with support for fast charging.

Phones/Tablets/Mobile Tech August 19, 2015

The UK Is Set To Begin Trials Of Roads That Could Charge Electric Vehicles

Highways that can charge electric vehicles are inching a bit closer to reality with a new trial set to begin in the UK.

FUTURE TECH August 11, 2015

Motorola Droid 2015 Might Feature Wireless Charging

A device being referred to as the Motorola DROID 2015 seems to be packing in a wireless charging feature. The smartphone resembles the Moto X Play, which will not be released in the United States.

Phones/Tablets/Mobile Tech July 31, 2015

Qualcomm's WiPower Lets You Charge Smartphones With Metal Cases Wirelessly

Qualcomm has patented a new technology dubbed WiPower, which will make it possible to charge a device that has a metal rear cover, a feat that was until now impossible.

Phones/Tablets/Mobile Tech July 30, 2015

Cool Down Your Smartphone With Mini Car Air Conditioners In 2016 Chevys

The 2016 Chevy Impala, Malibu and other models will be equipped with an air conditioning feature to cool down and charge smartphones.

FUTURE TECH July 2, 2015

Apple iPhone 6 vs. Samsung Galaxy S6: This Ad Convinces You To Change The Way You Charge [Video]

Samsung has released a new video ad for its Galaxy S6 and Galaxy S6 Edge, trying to convince users to change the way they charge. While the iPhone 6 requires cables and wall sockets, the latest Samsung flagships boast wireless charging.

Phones/Tablets/Mobile Tech June 25, 2015

Samsung Galaxy S6 Active Supports Wireless Charging On Powermat And Qi

Some reports have claimed that the Samsung Galaxy S6 Active supports only Qi wireless charging, but not PMA. In fact, the handset does come with dual-mode wireless charging support.

Phones/Tablets/Mobile Tech June 23, 2015

Daimler And Qualcomm Join Forces To Produce In-Car Wireless Charging Devices

The carmaker and the chipmaker want to make the wireless charging of cars and in cars a reality.

FUTURE TECH May 25, 2015

Latest Samsung Galaxy S6 Ad Showcases Its Charging Options [Video]

Samsung shows off the three key battery saving and charging features of the Galaxy S6 in a new ad. The device is designed with fast charging and wireless charging capabilities and can be used under an ultra power saving mode.

Phones/Tablets/Mobile Tech April 21, 2015

Samsung Hints You Don't Need Cords: Galaxy S6 Might Come With Fast Wireless Charging Feature

The upcoming Samsung Galaxy S6 smartphone may have a wireless charging feature, as the company has posted an article about the technology on its official blog.

Phones/Tablets/Mobile Tech February 18, 2015

Ex-BlackBerry CEO Thorsten Heins to Power up Powermat

Former BlackBerry CEO Thorsten Heins was not able to turn around the Canadian smartphone maker’s fortunes. Can he do better with Powermat?

Business November 19, 2014

Apple Watch features wireless charging (sort of): Will it catch on?

Apple Watch has wireless charging? Think again.

Wearable Tech September 13, 2014

2015 Cadillac ATS boasts wireless charging powermat

The 2015 Cadillac ATS will feature wireless charging powermats for mobile phones. This will require a compatible smartphone with wireless charging functionality.

FUTURE TECH July 29, 2014

Cadillac 2015 ATS will feature Powermat wireless charging

The Cadillac 2015 ATS sport sedan and coupe will feature the Powermat wireless charging system. The cars are expected to launch this fall.

FUTURE TECH July 29, 2014

Apple iWatch to debut in October with 2.5-inch touchscreen and wireless charging and...guess what?!!??

New reports claim Apple is aiming to launch its iWatch device in October, and potential customers should expect a device with a gigantic 2.5-inch display, along with other hardware and software features.

Wearable Tech June 23, 2014

Wireless charging: Starbucks eyes better business from your bad phone battery

Starbucks and Duracell are aiming to make PMA the standard wireless charging technology by making it available for users in every Starbucks establishment in the U.S.

Phones/Tablets/Mobile Tech June 18, 2014

Starbucks now lets you sip coffee AND wirelessly charge your phone

In a deal with Duracell Powermat, Starbucks will be rolling out wireless charging pads at every U.S. location.

Phones/Tablets/Mobile Tech June 15, 2014

Starbucks wireless charging may not be such a great tech brew

Wireless charging mats are coming to the local Starbucks, but they're probably incompatible with your phone. Customers who want to make their device compatible with the mats will have to buy a special case that costs $30 or a 'ring' accessory for $10.

Gadgets June 13, 2014

Time to cut the cord: Wireless charging rivals unite

Wireless charging rivals A4WP and PMA decided to put aside their differences and work together. Now that two of the biggest leaders in wireless charging are on the same side, a universal wireless charging standard could soon be a reality.

Gadgets February 11, 2014

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