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Apple Watch Fast Charging to Be Mandatory for Accessory Makers

Monday August 7, 2023 8:17 am PDT by
Apple has told Apple Watch accessory makers that they will have to switch to its fast-charging module, according to AppleInsider. Apple Watch fast charging was introduced with the Apple Watch Series 7 in 2021, enabling devices to charge rapidly from 0 percent to 80 percent in about 45 minutes. Apple apparently had shortages of the newer charging module at first, forcing some MFi accessory...
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Belkin Launches BoostCharge Pro Power Bank With Apple Watch Fast-Charging and 20W USB-C PD Port for $99.99

Thursday May 25, 2023 8:22 am PDT by
Belkin today launched the BoostCharge Pro Fast Wireless Charger for Apple Watch + Power Bank 10K, a first-of-its-kind power bank capable of fast charging newer Apple Watch models and providing up to 20W of power to another device simultaneously. Note: MacRumors is an affiliate partner with Belkin. When you click a link and make a purchase, we may receive a small payment, which helps us keep...
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Fast Chargers May Require USB-C Authentication to Work at Full Speed With 2018 iPhones

Monday July 23, 2018 6:01 am PDT by
Rumors suggest Apple will bundle a faster 18W power adapter with its next-generation iPhones, expected to be unveiled this September, but third-party fast charger compatibility may be limited. Japanese blog Mac Otakara, citing information from suppliers, claims that third-party fast chargers may require USB-C Authentication [PDF] certification, or C-AUTH, to charge the 2018 lineup of iPhones ...
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PSA: iPhone 8 Fast Charging Works With Third-Party USB-C Power Adapters That Support Power Delivery

Monday September 25, 2017 12:05 pm PDT by
A recent support document on Apple's website confirms that you don't need one of Apple's USB-C power adapters to fast charge the latest iPhones. Apple says the iPhone 8 and iPhone 8 Plus, and presumably the iPhone X, can be fast charged with any comparable third-party USB-C power adapter that supports the USB Power Delivery specification. An official Lightning to USB-C cable is still...