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Wireless charging from 15 feet: can WattUp deliver on the promise?

by: Rob TriggsAugust 19, 2014
Energous’ WattUp technology will let you wirelessly charge your smart phones and watches with a radius of 15 feet. Prototypes and products should arrive next year.
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uBeam makes long-range wireless charging a reality, working prototype now ready

by: Andrew GrushAugust 7, 2014
UBeam is an upcoming wireless charging standard that promises the ability to charge your device while you move around a room and actively keep using your phone.
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It’s 2014 and wireless charging still isn’t mainstream, what’s holding it back?

by: Simon HillAugust 1, 2014
Why are we still waiting for widespread wireless charging to take off? Why doesn’t every Android device support it out of the box? Why can’t we be free from the tyranny of the wire? We take a look at the state of wireless charging.
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Qi wireless charging range improves significantly with v1.2

by: Andrew GrushJuly 31, 2014
The updated Qi v1.2 standard brings a greater range to both new and existing Qi devices, making it easier to charge multiple devices and allowing you to throw your devices onto a pad without worrying about being perfectly aligned.
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Swich wireless charger: Great design, or too expensive?

by: J. Angelo RacomaJuly 14, 2014

Great technology is best with great design. This does not involve only aesthetics, but also usability, accessibility and functionality. When wireless charging technology came into fashion, for example, the intent was to enable untethered powering-up. However, design limitations resulted in some difficulty creating chargers that are both easy to use and well-designed.

Case in point: While wireless charging gives you the convenience of just placing your device on a desk, mat or a car dashboard, you won’t be able to use it as easily as if the device were simply plugged in via wires.

A Kickstarter project called Swich tries to address this limitation, with the [...]

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Samsung Galaxy S5 wireless charging – everything you need to know

by: Kevin NetherMay 30, 2014

Despite being one of the most technologically advanced handsets on the market today, the Galaxy S5 does not have built in wireless charging. Samsung just released two wireless charging cases, and I also tried many third party wireless charging solutions as well. Today, we check out the best ones!

SView Cover Case

First up is the $70 Samsung Wireless Charging S-View Flip Cover. This is a leather flip cover case with a square cut out on the front flap. It’s one of the better cases I’ve used, with genuine feeling leather, and a deep stitching that wraps around its periphery. The window is made out of very tough scratch resistant plastic, and affords [...]

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HOT DEAL: Nokia Fatboy Wireless Charger for $5!

by: Edgar CervantesMay 30, 2014
AT&T is currently selling the Nokia Fatboy Wireless Charger for just $5, which is about the best wireless charger offer we have ever seen.
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Deal: save $55 off TechMatte Qi wireless charger at Amazon.com

by: Derek ScottMay 15, 2014
It's not often you can get 79% off a product, so if you're looking for a nice wireless charger, well, today is your lucky day. We have found the TechMatte Qi Wireless Charger for just $14.99 (Regular price $69.99) at Amazon.
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Zens brings wireless charging to your car’s cup holder

by: Andrew GrushApril 2, 2014
Zens is now introducing a car charger that brings wireless charging to your cup carrier, priced at €69.99 or roughly $100.
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Samsung and Microsoft join board of Qi wireless charging consortium

by: Gary SimsMarch 11, 2014
It looks like we are seeing the beginning of the end of the wireless charging wars. Although there are actually three competing wireless charging standards, it appears that the Qi specification will likely become the sole standard as Microsoft and Samsung Electro-Mechanics have joined the board of the Wireless Power Consortium (WPC), the group responsible for the Qi standard.
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