Duracell Powermat GoPower Review


Duracell Powermat’s GoPower is an external battery pack that can work as a standalone solution to charge any of your USB-powered gadgets or one that integrates with a PowerSnap Kit. The GoPower is available in three different configurations, depending on how much added power you’ll need on the road. At the basic, a GoPower Day […]

Duracell Powermat PowerSnap Kit Review: iPhone 5 Wireless Charging

Duracell Powermat PowerSnap Kit 6

The Duracell Powermat PowerSnap Kit brings wireless charging to the iPhone 5 for those users who want an external battery for their phone and who absolutely hate using a Lightning cable. While the Qi standard spreads throughout the Android and Windows Phone ecosystem, iPhone users are left without an official wireless charging option, which is […]

Battle for Wireless Charging to Heat Up in 2014


The battle for the de factor standard for wireless charging is expected to heat up in 2014 with Power Matters Alliance announcing that it has gained the support from new members Samsung, HTC, and LG in addition to established support fromĀ AT&T, Google, Blackberry, Kyocera, NEC, Texas Instruments and ZTE. Power Matters Alliance offers a challenge […]

Duracell Powermat Brings iPhone 5 Wireless Charging, Backup Battery

Duracell Powermat iPhone 5

Powermat will bring its wireless charging technology to the iPhone 5 in the next few weeks, with more options than any previous iPhone wireless chargers. As with previous versions of the Powermat for iPhone, the iPhone 5 version gives iPhone users a way to charge their smartphone by just placing it on top of a […]

Powermat iPhone 5 Wireless Charging Case Coming in Spring

The Powermat iPhone 5 wireless charging case. (CNet)

The Powermat iPhone 5 wireless charging case should arrive this Spring for around $60 according to news coming out of Barcelona this morning. The iPhone 5 wireless charger will double as a spare battery that user can takeoff the case when they want a thinner option. Powermat is best known for making cases that add […]

Wireless ThunderBolt Charging Has Arrived at Verizon Stores

ThunderBolt Wireless Charging Battery Cover

It’s time for ThunderBolt owners to throw down their wires and pick up a Qi certified wireless charging battery cover for our favorite battery munching 4G LTE smartphone. After much waiting and a several online spottings Verizon stores are now beginning to get stock of the HTC ThunderBolt Wireless Charging Battery Cover, available for the […]

Wireless charging set to take off, are you on board?


Market research firm iSuppli (via Slashgear) claims the wireless charging market is set to expand by a factor of 65 by 2014 with more than 200M units shipping by then. Are you charged up about the possibility, or is that too early to cut the cord?

Quick Giveaway: Win a Powermat Portable Mat for Christmas


We’re giving away a Powermat Portable Mat to one lucky GBM reader today. You’ve probably seen Power Mat displays at your favorite retailers this holiday season as the company seems to be marketing its wireless charging stations pretty heavily these days. Powermat makes custom battery doors and cases for several Blackerry models so, the Nintendo […]

A Closer Look At The PowerMat Wireless Charging System

GBM reader Harv asked us to take a closer look at the PowerMat Wireless charging system and being the tech junkies we are, we were more than happy to oblige. What we saw at CES 2009 Unveiled was just a scratch on the surface of a technology that inductively shocked us (pun intended). Not only […]

PowerMat Allows Wireless Charging of All Your Gadgets


One of the more crowded and active booths at CES Unveiling was the PowerMat wireless recharging station. The concept has been around for a while now, but this was my first experience with this technology. The process is quite simple: place your device of choice in the various charging adapters (what PowerMat calls “receivers”) and […]