induction charging

  • Apple Patents Induction Charging With Orientation-Based Action Triggers

    Apple Patents Induction Charging With Orientation-Based Action Triggers

    Apple has received a patent from the USPTO (via AppleInsider) for a method of wireless induction charging that can perform different actions based on the orientation of the device as it’s laid on the charing mat or pad. The patent application was originally published back in September, 2012, and we covered it then, but it’s interesting to revisit in light of recent reports about… Read More

  • Review: Case-mate Hug Wireless Charging Pad and Case for iPhone 3G/3GS

    Short Version: A bit of a twist on traditional induction chargers, Case-mate’s “Hug Wireless Charging Pad and Case” attempts to offset its $100 price tag by adhering to the Wireless Power Consortium’s universal charging standard, which promises interoperability with other charging pads and devices that are developed using the same technology. Read More