• News tagged "wireless charging"

Wednesday, 29 Jul 2015

Qualcomm's WiPower wireless charging technology can now charge metal phones

Qualcomm's WiPower wireless charging technology can now charge metal phones

Qualcomm has become the first company to enable wireless charging for mobile devices with metal bodies. It's Rezence-based WiPower technology will extend up to 22 watts of power to devices with metal exteriors.

Monday, 27 Jul 2015

These Samsung monitors can charge your phone wirelessly

These Samsung monitors can charge your phone wirelessly

Samsung has announced the SE370, a new PLS monitor that comes with a wireless charging pad for your mobile devices.

Thursday, 25 Jun 2015

Latest Qi spec promises high-power wireless quick charging

Latest Qi spec promises high-power wireless quick charging

It won't be long until you no longer have to choose between the convenience of a wireless charger and the speed of a quick charger, as the Wireless Power Consortium has just rolled out a new version of its Qi standard that supports 15W wireless charging, similar to wired Quick Chargers currently available.

Wednesday, 24 Jun 2015

WPC introduces new Qi wireless charging standard that promises faster charging

WPC introduces new Qi wireless charging standard that promises faster charging

The Wireless Power Consortium (WPC) has announced a new Qi wireless charging standard that can deliver up to 15 watts of power to mobile devices, which translates into faster charging times and an overall better user experience.

Tuesday, 3 Mar 2015

MediaTek offers single chip supporting all 3 wireless charging standards

MediaTek offers single chip supporting all 3 wireless charging standards

MediaTek's MT3188 is world's first ASIC to be compatible with all 3 of the leading wireless charging standards. With this chip, Mediatek carves a path to speed the development of the wireless charging scene. More details inside.

Monday, 2 Mar 2015

Ikea announces Qi-enabled furniture collection at MWC 2015

Ikea announces Qi-enabled furniture collection at MWC 2015

At MWC 2015, Swedish home furnishings retailer, Ikea announced a new range of products that support Qi wireless charging. Read on to find out more about its Qi-enabled furniture.

Wednesday, 22 Jan 2014

Qi-enabled ARK Portable Charger Lets You Charge Your Mobile Devices Wirelessly

Qi-enabled ARK Portable Charger Lets You Charge Your Mobile Devices Wirelessly

Bezalel's latest portable wireless charger, ARK, uses the Qi standard, and apparently can charge phones 20% faster than other wireless chargers, or 5% faster than conventional cable-charging from battery packs. It also supports dual charging with a USB port, so you can charge your second mobile device simultaneously.

Wednesday, 30 Jan 2013

Pentax's New Rugged Camera WG-3 GPS Can Charge Wirelessly

Pentax's New Rugged Camera WG-3 GPS Can Charge Wirelessly

Pentax has announced the latest versions of their distinctive looking rugged digital compacts; the WG-3, WG-3 GPS and the WG-10. The WG-3 GPS is compatible with the wireless Qi (inductive power standard) recharging system and can recharge wirelessly.

Wednesday, 5 Dec 2012

Apple Files Patent for Wireless Charging

Apple Files Patent for Wireless Charging

Apple has filed a patent application for wireless charging technology based on magnetic resonance. The difference with most wireless charging technologies on the market is that Apple's patent covers charging from a distance up to 1m.

Monday, 13 Aug 2012

Intel Banking on Wireless Charging to Improve Mobile Offerings

Intel Banking on Wireless Charging to Improve Mobile Offerings

Intel is turning to wireless charging to improve on the attractiveness of its mobile offerings. Intel hopes to introduce this in Intel-powered Ultrabooks and smartphones by the second half of 2013.

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