What’s up with Qi2 and why should you care?

If you’ve been following the onslaught of gadget news out of Berlin this week, you’ve no doubt heard Qi2 pop up more than once. Notably, Anker and Mophie have both announced products that adopt th

Wireless Power Consortium is working with Apple to bring MagSafe-like capabilities to Android

Wireless Power Consortium (WPC) — an organization that overlooks wireless charging standards — announced a new standard called Qi2. The headline is that the WPC is working with Apple to bring Mags

Mophie introduces a modular wireless charging module

Here’s a clever addition for Mophie, one of the longstanding battery case makers, which is now a part of the same smartphone accessory conglomerate as Zagg, Braven, iFrogz and InvisibleShield. The J

Bang & Olufsen’s latest Beoplay E8 fully wireless earbuds offer top sound and comfort

Bang & Olufsen has an excellent reputation in home audio, and its original Beoplay E8 fully wireless headphones were a category leader when there was barely a category to lead. The company recentl

Nomad’s new Base Station Pro offers a taste of what Apple’s AirPower had promised

Accessory maker Nomad already offers a couple of excellent wireless chargers that work great with Apple and other Qi-compatible devices, but they’re introducing a new one that could be their mos

Live streaming studio, Culture Genesis, launches its first show, the quiz-based Trivia Mob

A new generation of entrepreneurs is emerging to refashion the Los Angeles studio system for the digital age, forming companies that combine live-streamed video, podcasts and the newfound social media

Nomad releases a stunning wireless charging pad with Apple Watch dock

With Apple’s AirPower still missing in action, the Apple accessory ecosystem has been attempting to fill the need with similar products. Some of these third party products are better than others

iOS 11.2 is going to support faster 7.5W Qi wireless charging

The iPhone 8, iPhone 8 Plus and iPhone X all support wireless charging using the Qi standard. It means that iPhones are now compatible with hundreds of chargers out there. But iPhone Qi charging is cu

This iQi Hack Shows Why Apple Hasn’t Bothered With Wireless Charging

iQi is a hardware add-on that brings the tech Apple hasn't -- wireless charging (using the Qi standard) -- to your iPhone without the need to put it in a bulky case. But perhaps there's a reason why A

Qi-Enabled Wireless Charger ARK Lets Mobile Users Cut The Cord

<a target="_blank" href="http://www.kickstarter.com/projects/530092001/ark-the-next-generation-portable-wireless-charger">ARK</a> is one of the latest wireless device chargers for people who are tired

Qi Confirms Upcoming Galaxy S4 Wireless Charging Accessories

It's official: The Samsung Galaxy S4 will support Qi wireless charging but only through an optional backplate. When the Samsung Galaxy S4 launched last week, <a target="_blank" href="http://www.engadg

The Electree+, A Solar-Powered, Induction Charging Bonsai Tree Hits Kickstarter

Induction charging seems ready for its time in the spotlight, with the Nexus 4, Droid DNA and Lumia 920 all shipping with wireless charging based on the Qi standard built-in. Now a concept design that

Dear Google And Nokia: To Build An Accessory Ecosystem, You Have To Ship

Apple devices benefit from a huge, rich accessory ecosystem that means device owners can get stuff for their gear anywhere. A similar ecosystem is beginning to build up around the top devices from And

Why Wireless Charging In The Nexus 4? Why Now?

Google likes to skate to where the puck might be next game. They were first in the U.S. with a viable NFC payments solution (that isn't very popular) and they've been at the forefront of AR with Glass