Wireless Charging

Buick unveils an all-electric SUV concept and it’s exactly what GM needs

General Motors is spinning up its electrification plans and today announced the stunning, poorly named Buick Enspire concept at Auto China 2018. As a concepts go, this one looks great and rather feasi

Razer moves into wireless power, debuts HyperFlux mouse and pad

The wireless charging movement is getting one more boost today, this time from the world of gaming. Razer, the tech giant that has built a brand (and very loyal following) as a gaming-first hardware c

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

The wireless chargers at Starbucks will get updated to support iPhone X and 8

Yes, you should be able to charge your new iPhone X or iPhone 8 at Starbucks . Apple announced earlier this week that its new iPhones will include support for wireless charging through the Qi standard

Crunch Report | Everything Apple 2017

Apple releases the new iPhone X and iPhone 8, the latest version of the Apple Watch (Series 3) and Apple TV 4K. All this on Crunch Report.

The iPhone is officially getting wireless charging

It’s been a long time coming, but it’s finally happening: the iPhone is getting wireless charging. Apple just announced as much while debuting the iPhone 8 and 8 Plus. Perhaps most interes

Crunch Report | Flying Car for $400,000

Musical.ly releases Ping Pong, a new video messenger app, PAL-V is pre-selling its flying car, Elon Musk talks about the symbiosis of mind and machine and Apple might be contemplating wireless chargin

The next iPhone could feature wireless charging

Apple is now a member of the Wireless Power Consortium. As spotted by 9to5mac, the website has recently been updated to feature Apple as one of the 213 members. This update fuels recent rumors that Ap

With its new wireless ecosystem, Mophie wants to remove cords from your life

More often than not, mobile devices are a permanent dash from power socket to power socket. Mophie is the #1 brand in extending your range between charges, and with the launch of "Charge Force", the b

Wireless charging startup uBeam accused of being the next Theranos

uBeam could be vaporware, according to a blogger claiming to be uBeam’s former VP of engineering. They accuse the startup of being unable to fulfill promises made about its technology. [Update:

Wireless Power And Battery Life Anxiety

uBeam’s Ultrasound Wireless Charging Is Real, And About To Be Really Funded

What if wireless power at a distance actually worked? It does. uBeam invented a way to wirelessly send energy up to 15 feet away with ultrasound. What if you could slap a wireless charging case on you

Samsung’s Galaxy S6 Lineup Should Boast Next-Gen Wireless Charging

Samsung is doing a series of teasers this year to hype up the launch of the next Galaxy S6 (or whatever it’s calling its 2016 flagship Android smartphone), and the latest details the tech and pr

Elon Musk’s Answer To Stephen Colbert’s Vision Of Ambient Wireless Charging: “We’ll Do It”

Last night Tesla’s Elon Musk appeared on The Colbert Report, and he discussed some of SpaceX‘s recent successes, the upcoming update for Tesla vehicles that let you name your car, as well

Starbucks Rolling Out Duracell Powermat Hardware In Stores For Wireless Charging

American coffee giant Starbucks is giving its customers another way to power up their devices in-store, besides those outlets everyone fights over. The new initiative involves a partnership with Durac

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

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 o

Mobile Payment At U.S. Starbucks Locations Crosses 10% As More Stores Get Wireless Charging

Starbucks is seeing impressive adoption of mobile payments in its U.S.-based store locations, the company revealed during its quarterly earnings conference call last night (via WSJ). Mobile payments c

Google Nexus 4 Wireless Charging Orb Now On Sale For $59.99 From Google Play, Ships In Less Than One Week

Google's Nexus 4 wireless charger has been a creature only of legend up until today, even though the phone itself shipped months ago, late in 2012. Now, though, American buyers can get their orb order

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
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