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Review: iOttie's 7.5W iON Wireless Chargers Feature a Simple, Attractive Design

Wednesday July 25, 2018 1:01 pm PDT by
There are hundreds of Qi wireless charging options available on the market, many of which feature the same no-frills plain black circle or square design. You can, for example, find dozens of inexpensive wireless chargers on Amazon at prices as low as $10, but if you're looking for a more thoughtful, unique design you may need to spend a bit more. I've been taking a look at some of the wireless ...

Review: Belkin's Boost Up Wireless Charging Stand and Pad Feature 7.5W Speeds and Quality Designs, but Price is High

Monday July 16, 2018 11:34 am PDT by
Belkin was one of the first companies to come out with a faster 7.5W wireless charger for the iPhone X, iPhone 8, and iPhone 8 Plus after wireless charging launched, and the company has now had time to create a second round of wireless chargers with a more refined design. Released this spring, the $60 Belkin Boost Up Bold Wireless Charging Pad and the $70 Belkin Boost Up Wireless Charging Stand...

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Best Wireless Chargers for iPhone X, iPhone 8, and iPhone 8 Plus

Thursday December 28, 2017 1:43 pm PST by
With the release of the iPhone X, iPhone 8, and iPhone 8 Plus, Apple now supports Qi-based wireless inductive charging on its latest phones, and that means charging pads have quickly become popular accessories for iPhone owners. Apple's favored partners for wireless charging pads are Belkin and mophie, and Apple is carrying a $60 charger from each company in its own online and retail stores. ...

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iPhone 8 May Use Apple's In-House Inductive Wireless Charging Rather Than Technology From Energous

Monday January 23, 2017 12:08 pm PST by
Over the course of the last year, there has been ongoing speculation that wireless charging company Energous has inked a deal with Apple and could potentially provide wireless charging technology for the upcoming iPhone 8. While Energous CEO Steve Rizzone has continually hinted that his company has established an agreement with "one of the largest consumer electronic companies in the world,"...
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Lite-On Semiconductor to Provide Wireless Charging Components for iPhone 8

Thursday January 19, 2017 3:00 am PST by
Lite-On Semiconductor is to provide integrated chip components for the next-generation "iPhone 8" that will support fast wireless charging, according to a new report out today. According to Chinese-language paper Commercial Times, the Taiwan-based maker of discrete and analog IC components will supply the bridge rectifiers necessary to maintain efficiency in wireless power transmission and...
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Energous Says Its Truly Wireless Charging Technology Will Ship Later This Year — In Next iPhone?

Wednesday January 4, 2017 11:51 am PST by
Amid rumors that Apple will release its first iPhone models with wireless charging capabilities as early as this year, its possible partner Energous has told The Verge that its first truly wireless transmitters will begin shipping by the end of 2017, over two years after it first introduced the technology. Energous CEO Steve Rizzone also dropped yet another hint suggesting its partner is...
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'iPhone 7s' and 'iPhone 7s Plus' Said to Come in All-New Red Color, Lack New Design and Wireless Charging

Wednesday December 7, 2016 6:40 am PST by
Apple will release updated versions of the iPhone 7 and iPhone 7 Plus next year, aptly called the "iPhone 7s" and "iPhone 7s Plus," according to Japanese blog Mac Otakara. The report claims the smartphones will retain the same aluminum design as the iPhone 7 and iPhone 7 Plus, with only internal changes, including the addition of a faster A11 chip. The report added it is highly probable the ...
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4.7-Inch iPhone to Feature Wireless Charging Next Year

Tuesday November 29, 2016 5:28 am PST by
Apple's next-generation 4.7-inch iPhone will feature glass casing with wireless charging, according to the latest research note from KGI Securities analyst Ming-Chi Kuo obtained by MacRumors.Our rationale is as follows: (1) the OLED model may trigger replacement demand among high-end users given its completely all-new-design form factor and notably superior specs in comparison to the TFT-LCD...
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iPhone 8 to Feature All-Glass Casing in Order to Support Wireless Charging

Wednesday November 23, 2016 3:05 am PST by
Apple will switch to an all-glass casing for next year's entire iPhone lineup in order to support wireless charging, with Pegatron being the exclusive supplier of the wireless charger. That's according to the latest research note by KGI Securities analyst Ming-Chi Kuo obtained by MacRumors. According to Kuo, the transition from metal to glass casing is key if Apple is to introduce a wireless...
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Foxconn Testing Wireless Charging Modules for iPhone 8

Monday October 31, 2016 6:31 pm PDT by
Apple manufacturing partner Foxconn is testing wireless charging modules intended for use in the 2017 10th anniversary iPhone, according to Nikkei. However, Nikkei's source says the feature's inclusion into the iPhone 8 is dependent on yield rates. iPhone concept image via ConceptsiPhone "But whether the feature can eventually make it into Apple's updated devices will depend on whether Foxconn...
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Apple Hires Pair of Engineers From Wireless Charging Startup uBeam

Tuesday May 17, 2016 10:52 am PDT by
As rumors swirl around Apple's potential integration of wireless charging in future iPhone models, The Verge discovered the company has recently hired a pair of engineers with specialties focused in wireless charging and ultrasonic technology. Those two hires came in the past four months, but they are part of a larger group of more than a dozen wireless charging hires over the past two years. ...
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Apple Possibly Working With Energous on Extended Range Wireless Charging for Future iPhones

Friday February 5, 2016 10:21 am PST by
Amid rumors that Apple is working on extended range wireless charging capabilities for future iPhones, there has been some speculation that Apple has partnered with Energous to implement the technology. Energous is the company behind WattUp, an emerging wireless charging technology that uses radio frequencies to charge devices from up to 15 feet away. Though there's no concrete proof of a...
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Apple Developing iPhone With Extended Range Wireless Charging for as Soon as 2017

Thursday January 28, 2016 8:41 pm PST by
Apple is reportedly developing a wirelessly-charged iPhone for as soon as 2017, according to Bloomberg. The company is working with its partners in both the U.S. and Asia to create the technology. Apple is exploring cutting-edge technologies that would allow iPhones and iPads to be powered from further away than the charging mats used with current smartphones, the people said, asking not to be ...
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Wireless Charging Looks to Go Mainstream in 2015

Wednesday January 14, 2015 1:55 pm PST by
As the largest consumer electronics show in the world, CES often gives us a hint of the technologies we can look forward to in the near future, based on the products that are shown off at the show. In 2013 and 2014, there was a heavy focus on wearables, and this year's emphasis on home automation suggests 2015 will be a big year for connected home products. There's one other important emerging ...