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 […]

DuPont Brings Wireless Charging to Your Kitchen Counter

Image via Engadget

DuPont has joined the Power Matters Alliance in the hopes of becoming a player in the fast growing and changing consumer electronics market. The makers of chemical will soon deliver wireless charging to your kitchen countertops. DuPont is hoping to embed Power Matters Alliance wireless charging specifications into countertops made with its Corian material. “The […]

You Can Now Charge Your Samsung Galaxy S4 Without Wires

Now that the Samsung Galaxy S4 features wireless charging, perhaps the Galaxy Note 3 will as well.

After a lengthy wait, the Samsung Galaxy S4 Wireless Charging Kit, which includes the Wireless Charging Pad and Wireless Charging Cover, has become available today for those that are seeking to charge their Galaxy S4 without wires. In March, Samsung announced the Galaxy S4. At the time, the company also announced a host of official […]

Samsung Galaxy S4 Wireless Charging Kit Expected in June

The Samsung Galaxy S4 Wireless Charging Kit is now on sale, as expected.

Users looking take advantage of the wireless charging capabilities of the Samsung Galaxy S4 with Samsung’s official accessories should be able to do so at some point in June with a retailer claiming that it expects stock to arrive in June. When Samsung first announced the new Samsung Galaxy S4, it introduced a number of […]

Nokia Pairs NFC App to Wireless Car Charging Dock


Nokia had introduced a wireless car charging dock before, and now the company is making the dock a bit smarter thanks to built-in NFC functionality. With the wireless charging dock, users can simply attach their compatible Lumia smartphones into the car dock and not need to plug in a micro USB cable to charge. The […]

Samsung Galaxy S4 S Health, Wireless Charging Coming This Summer


Unfortunately, when you buy your Galaxy S4 smartphone over the next few weeks–depending on which carrier you’re with–you won’t be able to pick up any of the novel accessories that Samsung had introduced at the device’s March unveiling, including a number of S Health accessories and the wireless charging adapters for the flagship phone. Samsung […]

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 from 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 […]

iPhone 6 Wireless Charging More Probable, Despite iPhone 5S Rumors

iPhone 5S release rumors come from a company working on Qi wireless charging.

Despite claims that the iPhone 5S will feature wireless charging Apple fans will likely need to wait for the iPhone 6 for the convenience of wirelessly charging the iPhone without a case. A new DigiTimes report claims that the Apple is working on integrating wireless charging, alongside HTC and Samsung. The report claims these companies are looking […]

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 […]

Nexus 4 Wireless Charging Orb Pre-Orders Start

Nexus 4 wireless charging orb

The Nexus 4 Wireless Charging Orb pre-orders started this evening, allowing Nexus 4 owners to pick up the wireless charger for $60 plus shipping. Pure Mobile posted the Nexus 4 Wireless Charging Orb product page earlier today, and is now taking pre-orders with shipping starting in two to four weeks. Shipping ranges from free to $19.99 for […]

Samsung Galaxy S4 Rumored to Feature Wireless Charging


The Samsung Galaxy S4, presumed to be coming at some point in the first half of this year to replace the Samsung Galaxy S3, has popped up again in rumors today with another potential feature emerging from the shadows. That new potential feature is support for the Qi standard of wireless charging though it appears […]

Nexus 4 Wireless Charging: Qi Isn’t a Standard (Video)

Nexus 4 Wireless Charger

The Nexus 4 feature built-in wireless charging that should work with all Qi compatible wireless chargers, but the Qi standard doesn’t mean things just work. The Nexus 4 wireless charging Orb from Google looks beautiful, and is designed to work with the Nexus 4, but there;s no sign of a release date or price, so we’ve been […]

Where is the Nexus 4 Wireless Charging Orb?


On October 29th, Google announced a host of new Nexus devices including the Nexus 10 tablet, the Nexus 7 with cellular data and of course, the Nexus 4 smartphone. The company also announced something else that day, something called the Wireless Charging Orb, an intriguing wireless charger for the Nexus 4. Oddly enough though, since […]

Apple Patents Better Wireless Charging for iPhone

Apple Wireless Charging Patent

Apple has a new patent on wireless charging that will get rid of the wires used in current wireless charging solutions according to Wired. Apple’s new patent uses a technology called near-field magnetic resonance (NFMR) that doesn’t require charging pads like current wireless charging options. With NFMR users only need to place their devices near the […]

Leaked Nexus 4 User Guide Confirms Wireless Charging


It looks like Nokia won’t be the only ones to make waves in the induction, or wireless charging, charging market as Google’s forthcoming Nexus 4 by LG smartphone will also carry this feature. In the past, we’ve seen a leaked accessory that looks like the wireless Palm Touchstone charger for the webOS-powered Pre smartphone and […]

Nexus Q-Inspired LG Nexus 4 Wireless Charging Pad Revealed?


It looks like Google’s LG-made Nexus 4 will come with wireless charging, though it’s unclear if Google will promote the feature as heavily as Nokia is with the company’s forthcoming crop of Windows Phone 8 Lumias. The wireless charging pad press image was leaked and reveals a device that looks to be inspired by Google’s […]

Can the Lumia 920 Kick Start the Wireless Charging Trend?

Nokia Lumia 920 Wireless Charging

Today Nokia announced the Lumia 920, the flagship Windows Phone 8 device, with wireless. Wireless charging isn’t new. We’ve seen wireless charging backs for some Android devices and cases like the PowerMat iPhone case. We’ve even seen a push for built-in wireless charging from HP and Palm, but that didn’t end well. This push for […]