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Apple MagSafe Duo Charger tipped to launch this month

Apple MagSafe Duo Charger tipped to launch this month

In October, Apple unveiled its new iPhone 12 line and announced new MagSafe and MagSafe Duo chargers. The standard MagSafe charger is currently available for purchase, but the MagSafe Duo availability is a mystery. A reseller from Switzerland called Digitec Galaxus, apparently a known and popular reseller, has published a listing for the MagSafe Duo charger suggesting that the charger will start shipping this month.

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Dodge Canadian union deal confirms new Charger and Challenger variants

Dodge Canadian union deal confirms new Charger and Challenger variants

While negotiations with the unions in the United States are over, negotiations with the Fiat-Chrysler Automobiles union in Canada, known as Unifor, have been underway. Recently, the union published documents that have confirmed the Challenger will remain in production until at least 2023. The Dodge Challenger is one of the oldest new vehicles on the American market, having been in production since 2008.

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WD SanDisk break into wireless charging with new Ixpand chargers

WD SanDisk break into wireless charging with new Ixpand chargers

SanDisk and parent company Western Digital are best known for their data storage products, with the former specializing in flash storage for USB drives and SD cards. Both, however, have also dipped their hands in other markets related to consumer electronics and the digital lifestyle. Their latest act it to get in on the wireless charging train with the new Ixpand Wireless Charger Sync and the Ixpand Wireless Charger 15W, though only one might actually catch your attention.

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Samsung Wireless Charger Trio jabs limits of Apple MagSafe and AirPower

Samsung Wireless Charger Trio jabs limits of Apple MagSafe and AirPower

Today Samsung released the Wireless Charger Trio, a charger that charges three devices at once. That's really the long and short of it, or it WOULD be, save the timing VS Apple's own brand new multi-device charger. It's not as if Apple revealed their MagSafe Duo charger on October 13, then Samsung created AND released their Wireless Charger Trio three days later - that'd be a bit too big a pill to swallow.

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Samsung jabs at Apple over missing iPhone 12 wall charger

Samsung jabs at Apple over missing iPhone 12 wall charger

Apple announced the new iPhone 12 smartphone lineup this week, taking the wraps off its latest flagship, its Pro variant, and all of the new features users can expect. Consumers were quick to latch on to one point, however, which is that Apple isn't including a charging brick (USB wall charger) with the latest lineup. Samsung, as you may have expected, took the opportunity to jab at Apple over this decision.

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Elon Musk says Tesla robo-snake charger is still on the roadmap

Elon Musk says Tesla robo-snake charger is still on the roadmap

It's been a few years since we last saw Tesla's faintly-disturbing robot snake charger in action, but if you assumed Elon Musk had forgotten about the time-saving gadget, think again. Teased in late 2014, and then shown as a functional prototype in mid-2015, the "solid metal snake" robo-charger promised to rescue drivers of the EVs from having to plug in their car manually to charge.

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Apple MagSafe chargers leak in time for iPhone 12 release

Apple MagSafe chargers leak in time for iPhone 12 release

Today we're taking a peek at the latest in Apple leaks before the big iPhone 12 event next week. At that October 13th, 2020 event, Apple will most likely show off a new set of iPhone 12 devices, including the iPhone 12 mini, iPhone 12, iPhone 12 Pro, and iPhone 12 Pro Max. Just revealed this week, a new leak suggests a most unexpected return of a previously-used Apple brand: MagSafe!

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HyperJuice Stackable GaN chargers promise the Holy Grail of chargers

HyperJuice Stackable GaN chargers promise the Holy Grail of chargers

Chargers come in all shapes and sizes, quite literally, not to mention have varying power outputs as well. More often than not, higher power ratings come in larger and bulkier forms, mostly owing to the technologies used inside. That's where HyperJuice's new crowdfunding campaign comes in, offering 65W and 100W GaN chargers that might still hog one or two power outlets but can also give back one outlet for other plugs, including over a dozen other HyperJuice Stackable GaN chargers.

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Apple Watch Series 6 will ship without an important accessory

Apple Watch Series 6 will ship without an important accessory

Apple Watch Series 6 was the headliner of today's reveal event, and while Apple spent a lot of time talking about the smartwatch's new features and hardware, it also made something of a surprising reveal. In an effort to cut back on electronic waste, Apple says that the Apple Watch Series 6 will ship without a rather important accessory in the box: the AC adapter.

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Mophie 2020 Powerstation batteries include Qi desk stand for your phone

Mophie 2020 Powerstation batteries include Qi desk stand for your phone

Mophie has released its 2020 Powerstation range, portable batteries supporting up to USB-C PD input and output, and with up to 20,000 mAh of juice to share. The New Powerstation, Powerstation XXL, and Powerstation Wireless XL are also joined by a new Mophie Powerstation Wireless Stand, which combines a desk stand for a Qi-enabled smartphone with a battery of its own.

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Quick Charge 5 takes your phone battery from 0-100% in 15 minutes

Quick Charge 5 takes your phone battery from 0-100% in 15 minutes

Quick Charge 5 has arrived, and Qualcomm's latest high-speed charging system promises even less time hovering next to your adapter, not to mention more flexibility with devices. Now supporting upward of 100W, Quick Charge 5 could take compatible 4,500 mAh devices from zero to 50-percent of a charge in 5 minutes, the chip-maker suggests.

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Xiaomi 100W fast charging might actually be ready next month

Xiaomi 100W fast charging might actually be ready next month

It was actually the first to boast of a charging technology that actually reached 100 watts without frying a smartphone to a crisp. So when its rivals OPPO and Vivo's iQOO started teasing or hinting at 125W and 120W charging, respectively, it was really only a matter of time before we heard anything from Xiaomi. It's still unofficial, of course, but it seems that Xiaomi's 100W super-fast charging tech is finally ready for prime time next month.

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