Samsung unveils lineup, pricing of new hybrids and ultrabooks
Intel to launch resonance-based wireless charging technology for ultrabooks, smartphones by 2013
Tablets and smartphones are wireless, sure. But when you run out of battery, you’ll be scrambling to find your charger and a wall outlet to top up the device’s juice. As we increasingly become mobile, though, we want new ways to charge without necessarily being tethered to the wall or to a bigger device like a notebook computer.
Wireless charging technologies have existed for some time now, including the Powermat and a few other niche device-specific charging apparatuses. However, wireless charging has not yet met mainstream acceptance, mostly due to the limitations of such technologies and the attendant costs. For one, some solutions are compatible with [...]