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The best computer and mobile accessories to give as gifts

The best computer and mobile accessories to give as gifts

Perhaps the person on your list is already quite happy with their laptop or mobile device (slash, you're not up to buying them a new one). There are plenty of accessories that make for affordable, and
Apple releases iOS 11.2 with Apple Pay Cash and a bug fix

Apple releases iOS 11.2 with Apple Pay Cash and a bug fix

Apple doesn't usually release its iOS updates in the middle of the night, but it appears to have pushed the 11.2 schedule forward thanks to a date bug that just started making iPhones reset. iOS 11.2

FCC approves first wireless 'power-at-a-distance' charging system

Charging your mobile device wirelessly is certainly less of a hassle than plugging it in, but still requires the device be in physical contact with its station to actually work. That's about to change

Apple wireless charging patent describes ability to prioritize devices

Two patent applications published today by the US Patent and Trademark Office give us a peek into what kind of mobile device charging options Apple may be giving us in the future. As VentureBeat
Wireless charging nears unification as Powermat cedes to Qi

Wireless charging nears unification as Powermat cedes to Qi

Consumers have been living with multiple wireless charging standards for six years, but those annoying times are nearly over. Powermat, the only contender to the dominant format Qi, has joined the
Razer's Hyperflux wireless mouse is powered by its pad

Razer's Hyperflux wireless mouse is powered by its pad

Pads that wirelessly charge mice aren't new, but they are difficult to pull off, especially when appealing to the high-performance gaming crowd. We found Logitech's effort -- its PowerPlay system of

GAC's En Verge concept packs a digital dash and AR for passengers

Chinese automaker GAC is making waves at the North American International Auto Show. "We want you to give us a chance to challenge ourselves," GAC group president Feng Xingya said from the stage,

Apple's AirPower wireless charging mat could launch in March

Apple may be close to launching another one of the numerous products it teased last year. Sources talking to both MacOtakara and the Apple Post have claimed that the company's AirPower wireless
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BMW's wireless car charging pad arrives this summer

BMW's wireless car charging pad arrives this summer

The notion of wirelessly charging your car is no longer a distant prospect... if you have the right ride. Car has heard that BMW will start producing an inductive charging pad for the 530e plug-in
Apple's AirPower wireless charger could launch around September

Apple's AirPower wireless charger could launch around September

Apple's iPhone X, iPhone 8 and 8 Plus are the company's first devices to include wireless charging support. Back when they announced last September, Apple also said it would be releasing its own
Apple's next AirPods case may also charge your iPhone

Apple's next AirPods case may also charge your iPhone

Apple is reportedly about to give you a new way to wirelessly charge your iPhone: by using your AirPods case. The plan, if it comes to fruition, will let you top up your phone (as long as it's an
Samsung may have an answer to Apple's AirPower wireless charger

Samsung may have an answer to Apple's AirPower wireless charger

Whenever Apple releases its AirPower multi-device charger, it might have some fresh competition. Recently discovered images and listings have revealed Samsung's Wireless Charger Duo, which (as the
Logitech's wireless iPhone charging stand helps you watch movies

Logitech's wireless iPhone charging stand helps you watch movies

Wireless chargers are often finicky things: they tend to require that you place your phone just so, and stands usually preclude you from using your phone in anything but a vertical position. Logitech
Samsung's Wireless Charger Duo powers up your phone and smartwatch

Samsung's Wireless Charger Duo powers up your phone and smartwatch

Wireless charging is a huge quality-of-life upgrade, and Samsung knows it. That's why the company (briefly) showed off its new Wireless Charger Duo onstage at the Galaxy Note 9 event this morning.
Latest Pixel 3 XL leak shows wireless charging in action

Latest Pixel 3 XL leak shows wireless charging in action

There have been hints Google's Pixel 3 line would support wireless charging, but it now appears to be a virtual lock. Maxim Khoroshev has posted a video showing a Pixel 3 XL topping up on a wireless
Mophie co-founders launch eco-friendly mobile accessory brand

Mophie co-founders launch eco-friendly mobile accessory brand

Some of the folks behind Mophie have launched a new company called Nimble dedicated to eco-friendly smartphone accessories. Nimble launches today with a slate of new products, including wireless
Mophie's new battery packs can charge phones wirelessly

Mophie's new battery packs can charge phones wirelessly

This week, Mophie announced four new wireless charging products. These include the Charge Stream Vent Mount, the Charge Stream Desk Stand, the Charge Stream Powerstation Wireless and the Charge Stream
A year without Apple's wireless-charging mat

A year without Apple's wireless-charging mat

At Apple's iPhone event last year, the company announced its AirPower charging mat -- a device that promised a way to wirelessly charge your iPhone, Apple Watch and AirPods all at the same time. But

Apple's AirPower wireless charging mat is still MIA

Apple unveiled its AirPower wireless charging mat at its iPhone event last year, promising a way for those with multiple Apple devices to be able to wirelessly charge them all at the same time. The