Wireless Charging

Juicing up your iPhone 8 & iPhone X using Samsung's 10W Qi wireless charger

Samsung’s Qi charger is an affordable way to wirelessly charge your new iPhone X or iPhone 8.<p>Believe it or not, Samsung makes some of the better …

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The best wireless charging pads for iPhone under $30

Recently picked up one of Apple’s new smartphones? Well if it’s an iPhone 8, 8 Plus or iPhone X, you should consider picking up a wireless charging …

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FSLabs Bamboo Wireless Charging Dock

FSLabs bamboo wireless charging dock not only wirelessly charges your iPhone X, iPhone 8 and other Qi-enabled phones, but also holds your phone …

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Olie integrates Alexa and Qi wireless charging into a stylishly-designed aluminum lamp

Smart speakers and the digital assistants that reside in them offer a wide array of features, but are often leveraged for controlling the devices in our smart homes. That’s the basis behind Olie at least, an Alexa-enabled smart lamp launching via Indiegogo. With voice control leading the way, Olie …

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Satechi Wireless Charging Pad

The Satechi Wireless Charging Pad lets you charge your device fast and conveniently, without worrying about unseemly cables tangling you up. Simply …

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Mophie’s wireless charging base

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Mophie's new wireless charging pad is the only way I want to charge my phone from now on

<i>The</i> <i>Insider Picks</i> <i>team writes about stuff we think you'll like. Business Insider has affiliate partnerships, so we get a share of the revenue from your purchase.</i><p>mophie<p><b>Mophie recently released a Qi-compatible charging pad that works with the new iPhones and sent me one to try.</b>• <b><br>It's small, works</b> …

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Early testing shows 7.5W ‘fast’ wireless charging has small effect on Qi charging speed

The iOS 11.2 betas include support for faster 7.5 watt wireless charging; the current public releases of iOS 11 limit iPhone 8 and iPhone X to 5W Qi wireless charging only. However, what is the practical impact of this change? Early testing shows that the improvements in charging speed using a 7.5 …

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The iPhone X’s wireless charging still sucks compared to everything else

All three 2017 iPhones support wireless charging out of the box. The feature has been available on Android for years, while iPhone users had to wait …

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iOS 11.2 enables 7.5W wireless charging for iPhone 8 and iPhone X

The release of iOS 11.2 will bring faster wireless charging speeds for Apple’s latest iPhones: iPhone 8, iPhone 8 Plus and iPhone X (via MacRumors).<p>Right now, all wireless charging on the 2017 iPhones runs at a maximum of 5 watts. The update will unlock 7.5 watt Qi charging for the Belkin BOOST UP …

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The Best iPhone Fast Chargers and Wireless Chargers

A drained iPhone X is charging to 100% with its included little white brick. Meanwhile, a car with four flat tires is being pushed uphill by a small child—in sandals—to a gas station five miles away. Which arrives first?<p>The car, of course.<p>I pick on Apple’s long-serving 5-watt charger for two …

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iPhone X Wireless Charging System Hits Kickstarter

Magnetar Technology has created a new waterproof wireless charging system specifically designed for the latest iPhone X and iPhone 8 smartphones …

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LG V30 review

A fantastic phone that nearly does it all<p><b>The Good</b> The LG V30 almost has it all: a great camera, speedy processor, huge OLED screen, excellent battery life, waterproofing, wireless charging, microSD storage and the best headphone jack on a phone.<p><b>The Bad</b> Ergonomic quirks can make the V30 awkward to …

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iOS 11.2 supports faster wireless charging on the iPhone 8, iPhone X

<b>The forthcoming release of iOS 11.2, which is now available for members of Apple’s Beta Software Program, will speed up wireless charging on the</b> …

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iOS 11.2 to unleash ‘fast’ wireless charging for the iPhone 8, iPhone X

Apple is preparing to release iOS 11.2, an update that will enable 7.5W "fast charging" for the new iPhone 8, iPhone 8 Plus and iPhone X.<p>Currently, …

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Upcoming iOS 11.2 update will apparently enable faster wireless charging for iPhone X, 8 and 8 Plus

Apple might be a good few steps ahead of the competition in terms of facial recognition complexity, accuracy and security, but when it comes to …

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How to Get Fast Wireless Charging on iPhone X and iPhone 8

Wireless charging on the latest iPhone is convenient, but it hasn't been very fast. Apple's iPhone X, iPhone 8 and 8 Plus are about to get a little …

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Hands on video with changes in iOS 11.2 beta 3

iOS 11.2 is chock full of small changes. That includes the first implementation of Apple Pay in messages, introductory pricing for subscriptions, …

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iOS 11.2: Beta 4 is now available for developers

<i>Updated 11/17/17: The fourth iOS 11.2 beta is available to the developers.</i>iOS 11 is the biggest change to Apple’s mobile operating system in years. …

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The iPhone X is a beautiful mess

A week ago, I stood with hundreds of other people near a construction site on New York’s Fifth Avenue so that I could buy my piece of what Apple is calling the future.<p>The iPhone X hit stores some 10 years after the first iPhone was released in 2007. That original device helped spur a revolution in …

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100 perfect tech gifts under $100

<i>The Insider Picks team writes about stuff we think you'll like. Business Insider has affiliate partnerships, so we get a share of the revenue from your purchase.</i><p>Tech doesn't have to be super expensive. You can find amazing accessories, fitness trackers, tablets, and even phones for less than $100 — …

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NOCABLE battery pack charges your smartphone wirelessly

Battery packs are here to stay for a while, so you better pick one that really meets your needs. If you require wireless charging, your list of options has been significantly reduced, but this won’t always be the case. After all, Apple’s new smartphones support Qi, which means we should expect an …

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Cool Product Alert: Furniture & Accessories With Wireless Phone Charging

The base of this task lamp supports wireless charging. IKEA’s wireless charing range of furniture kicked off the beginning of a revolution in 2015.

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UAG Apple iPhone X case roundup: Drop tested protection the best smartphone

Urban Armor Gear makes some of my favorite cases and its new iPhone X collection is now available. With the glass back and very high price, it makes …

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No iPhone 8, No Problem: Add Wireless Charging to Any iPhone For Under $20

Don’t feel too bad if your friends got their hands on the new iPhone X and you didn’t. Sure they have a fancy new screen and some updated features, …

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Join the Discussion: Wireless charging + the new iPhone: How do you feel about it?

The new iPhones brought a ton of new features to the table, but one literally lets you charge your iPhone directly <i>on</i> the table without any pesky …

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These are our 5 favorite iPhone X accessories so far

Apple’s iPhone X launched a week ago today, and millions of people have already managed to get their hands on the hottest new smartphone of 2017. …

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Charge your car by just driving it

The future of car charging may involve no plug at all.<p>Electric cars create range anxiety compared to gas engined cars, regardless of what Tesla says. So far there have been three main ways to tackle that:<p>Make <b>batteries</b> much bigger, which makes them more expensive, heavy and hard to package.<p>Make</b> …

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iPhone X results are in – is it the best mobile phone you can buy?

<b>After being subjected to our series of punishing mobile phone tests, the results on the all-new iPhone X are in. Is it worth £999 of your hard-earned</b> …

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How to wirelessly charge your shiny new iPhone

“Wireless” charging is possible with the iPhones 8, 8 Plus, and X. Doing so might seem as simple as just tossing the handset onto a charging mat, and largely it is. But there are some tips to make sure charging works as expected, and several things to avoid to make sure your phone ends up full in …

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