For those of you who haven’t used wireless charging yet, it’s a surprisingly awesome feature to have. I never used to support it, but after scoring an official wireless charging backplate for my Galaxy Note 3, I fell in love. The convenience of dropping your phone onto your nightstand is awesome, as is not having to ... Read More »
With wireless charging finally beginning to gain traction, Starbucks has announced a partnership with Duracell to further that progress. Starbucks and Duracell are beginning a national rollout of Duracell PowerMats that will be built into Starbucks tables and counters. The rollout will begin in San Francisco and move to other major cities in 2015, before ... Read More »
Among the things that are becoming more and more prevalent when it comes to upcoming tech is increasing amount of Android devices that offer built-in support for Qi Inductive chargers. While no company has decided to include Qi with a device at launch, the ability to add it to your phone will soon be offered ... Read More »
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For our second Midweek Madness contest (a nonsensical giveaway we hold every Wednesday, for those of you not keeping track) we thought we’d step it up a bit. So we’re back, with three prizes this time and the winner gets to take their pick from the glorious prize pile containing:
UPDATE: A rep from Powermat just sent over a response. “We have identified that the method of attaching the door (on the Droid X) can impact the connection and have created a video to illustrate the proper method, which will alleviate the issue in most instances. We will be offering replacements to the ... Read More »
Last week we briefly covered the new Powermat receivers coming to the HTC EVO, but we didn’t have all the details correct. Thankfully someone from Powermat was paying attention and they sent over an update along with a few pics of the new slim receivers.
Way back in January Powermat was showing off some wireless batteries for Android phones during CES. I was so impressed with the demo I witnessed that I awarded Powermat as my personal Best in Show for CES 2010, but for whatever reason the products missed their target spring launch and we ... Read More »
The ultimate charging station adds support for Android phones.