Turn any USB source into a wireless charging station with the Gecko *updated with extra perk*
Turn any USB source into a wireless charging station with the Gecko
This article was first published on 9th December.
Wireless charging isn't new, but so far most of the solutions have been specific to a family of solutions. Not so with the Gecko, a three-piece kit consisting of Gecko Connector, Gecko Adapter and Gecko Dongle that together work to let your smartphone charge itself via wireless from almost any source.
The Gecko Connector fits into your phone’s charging port, and has options for both lightning and Micro-USB. Small and thin, it has an incredibly slim profile and can be applied to any smart phone – with or without protective case. This then connects with either a Gecko Adapter (that goes on your existing sync or charge cables) or with a Gecko Dongle, which fits your power bank to turn it into a wireless charging station.
Both the Connector and Dongle auto align themselves, so you’ll simply have to place your phone on a power bank with the Gecko Dongle, and you’ll be set for wireless charging. This means you’ll no longer have to worry about inserting cables in the wrong orientation, and more importantly, you won’t have to worry about having to deal with long messy cables while your phone is charging. Fast, simple charging.
The basic bundle of one Gecko Connector and one Gecko Adapter costs just US$9, and you can get a free Gecko Dongle by just sharing about the page via Facebook or Twitter. Free worldwide shipping is included in this perk, and you can get a choice of an extra Adapter, Connector or Dongle for US$4 in another separate perk.
According to the team, agreements with manufacturers have already been locked down, and they’ve already found shipping partners in Hong Kong to help cover shipping concerns so the risk of delayed delivery is minimal. As such, buyers should expect their Gecko sets by Feb 2016. The team is hoping to reach a US$20,000 backing goal on Indiegogo, and they’ve already reached 79% of their goal with 37 days left - no doubt aided by the initial $1 perk which gives you a basic set for the cost of $1. That has since sold out, so you may want to head over to the Indiegogo page to get your own set now, but wait - we've teamed up with Gecko to bring our readers a special perk: 100 sets of the basic bundle for just US$9 with free worldwide shipping!
So why wait? Head over to the link now!
The folks at Gecko have noticed that many of our readers have been buying the two set perk, so they've added another one perk specially for you. Use this link to get two full packages for US$16 instead of US$19.