Wireless charging is a great technology, and one that I use everywhere I go. I have a charger at home and in the car, and I don’t plan on going back to cables. But there are a few drawbacks to wireless charging, like charging speed and the inability for metal devices to charge wirelessly. The ... Read More »
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It tends to get pretty hot during the summer months, and for a phone charging in that type of environment, the heat can be too much to bear. As a result, Chevrolet has introduced a new feature in some of its 2016 model cars that could come in handy.
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We all know the ups and downs of wireless charging. It’s an awesome technology that allows us to charge devices just by placing them on a special surface. Whether it’s our favorite home charger or the cubby inside of our Toyota (I love the inclusion of Qi chargers in cars), it’s so useful and easy.
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Belkin recently released a whole line of products that are specifically meant to be awesome with your Samsung Galaxy S6. Will they work with other devices? Yes, all except for the case and potentially the arm bands, which we weren’t sent for review. Regardless, Belkin sent us several items in their new line, including their Qi Wireless Charging ... Read More »
And by nature, I mean a wireless charger made with bamboo and a wireless charging power bank that looks like a rock.
When I was initially told I’d be reviewing a wireless charging power bank, I couldn’t think of a single use case for it. It didn’t make any sense to me. I love wireless ... Read More »
I really like wireless charging. I love the convenience of it, and it’s basically a deal breaker for me if a phone doesn’t have wireless charging these days. I like it so much I own all sorts of wireless chargers and have them all around my home and on my desk at work. I also spend ... Read More »
Wireless charging, and more specifically the Qi standard, is finally gaining steam. Tylt has released the VU SOLO wireless charger, which sports a more traditional design compared to the standard VU but has some innovative features of its own. With wireless chargers like the Nexus Wireless Charger on ... Read More »
Recent smart watches have all featured proprietary charging methods. The Samsung Gear Live and LG G Watch both feature a special charger you have to put your watch on or in, meaning that if you forget the charger, your watch is useless. Even worse is if the ... Read More »
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 »