Looks Like the Pixel 5 Will Have Reverse Charging

We're still a very long way off from the Google Pixel 5 launch, but the leaks and hints have nonetheless started coming through. Read More >>

OnePlus Basically Confirms That the OnePlus 8 Will Have Wireless Charging After All

OnePlus has been hesitant to jump on the wireless charging bandwagon, but things are a-changing over there as the company makes a move that seems to confirm it's had a change of heart. Read More >>

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Apple May Have to Ditch Its Lightning Cable to Conform to Standard Charger in the EU

It seems that Apple's argument for why it should keep its lightning cable, rather than switching over to one of the two USB standards used by everyone else, has fallen on deaf ears. Read More >>

Apple Is Never Going to Give Up On Its AirPower Dreams

We all know that Apple’s definitely going to put out a new iPhone (or four) this year, and probably a fresh iPad and Apple Watch, too. But the company is also rumoured to have a few unexpected accessories in the works, one of them being an attempt at a wireless charging mat. Again. Read More >>

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IFA 2019: There’s Something More Powerful Than Qi Wireless Charging and It Could Soon Power Your Blender

My kitchen is cramped, and chances are yours is too. That’s why the Wireless Power Consortium is pushing its new Ki cordless kitchen standard at IFA – so one day we can power all our kitchen appliances directly from the countertop. Read More >>

This Company Claims to Have Invented an AirPower-like Charging Mat That Actually Works

Announced when Apple added wireless charging to the iPhone, the AirPower charging pad was never to see the light of day. The company was vague about why the product never panned out, simply claiming it did not achieve Apple’s high standards. Everyone assumed that if a company that spends billions on R&D couldn’t crack the tech, no one could, but it looks like a small outfit has at least come close. Read More >>

Mophie’s 3-in-1 Wireless Charging Pad Isn’t AirPower, But It’ll Have to Do

When Apple announced that its promised multi-device AirPower charging pad had officially been cancelled, people immediately began wondering what might take its place. After all, just because Apple had given up, that didn’t mean people didn’t want a simple and convenient way to recharge a range of Apple products. Read More >>

Xiaomi’s Next Flagship Phone Could Feature Reverse Wireless Charging

Xiaomi's next flagship handset could feature reverse wireless charging if the code in the MIUI beta is anything to go by. Read More >>

Apple Has Discovered Reverse Wireless Charging, It Seems

Having just joined the 21st century by adding wireless charging to its phones, Apple is apparently now doubling down and adding reverse wireless charging too. Read More >>

Aussie Apple Website Briefly Shows New AirPower Mat

Not much slips through the tightly-closed fist that is Apple's product development department, but it seems we might have got lucky just this once. Read More >>

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Qualcomm Quick Charge Now Works With Wireless

Since wireless charging is finally trendy (because Apple finally implemented it), Qualcomm has announced a new version of its Quick Charge tech that works with wireless. Read More >>

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The 13 Coolest Things We Saw at CES This Year

Several people on the ground at CES in Las Vegas told me that it was a down year. I’d argue that it was just plain boring. But that doesn’t mean that there weren’t some neat gadgets in the mix. In fact, a baker’s dozen of them were just plain amazing. Read More >>

CES 2019: Powercast’s Wireless Joy-Con Chargers Make Me Giddy For The Wireless Charging Future

I don't personally own any wireless charging products, but I always get excited when I see other people's. There's a wireless phone charging pad I keep seeing looks like a cool magic summoning circle, and I cannot get that piece of nerdy tech into my life fast enough. However, it seems like the first wireless charging device I might find in my home could actually be for my Switch Joy-Cons. Read More >>

Apple AirPower Never Showed Up, But This Charging Mat Is a Solid Substitute

Once upon a time, legend told of a magical charging pad that could power up a smartphone, watch, and wireless earbuds all at the same time. Reports from locals who claimed to have seen it even mentioned that it bore a mark that looked like half-eaten fruit. However, despite all the prophecies and rumours, no one has been able to show proof of such a device actually existing. So armed with a dream and some gadgets, I set out on a quest to find that mythical wireless charging pad. Read More >>