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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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MagSafe for iPhone – Chargers, cases and more

MagSafe for iPhone – Chargers, cases and more

One surprise from Apple's iPhone reveal event today is the announcement that the iPhone 12 will use MagSafe for wireless charging. Not only will MagSafe help you land in the wireless charging sweet spot each time, but it can also be used for accessories as well. Apple's MagSafe reveal was one of those "blink and you'll miss it" type deals, but we did get some quick looks at MagSafe accessories Apple is making for iPhone 12.

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iPhone 12 has no charger in the box

iPhone 12 has no charger in the box

Today Apple revealed that they'd no longer be packing an AC adapter in the box with their new iPhone products. Because of this move, they're able to ship the product with a smaller box. With smaller boxes, they're able to put 70 percent more products on a shipping pallet - but you're going to need to figure out how you're going to charge your phone.

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Electrify America and Meijer team to fill in Midwest EV charger gaps

Electrify America and Meijer team to fill in Midwest EV charger gaps

Electrify America has revealed plans to open 36 more high speed electric car chargers, tapping retailer Meijer to flesh out DC fast-charging options in the US Midwest. One location has already been installed, the company says, with a total of nine locations planned to be ready and operational by early 2021.

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OnePlus 8T coming October 14 – should you be excited?

OnePlus 8T coming October 14 – should you be excited?

So much is happening lately behind closed doors at OnePlus that it is hard to keep a tab of. OxygenOS 11 Open Beta 2 is rolling out for the flagship series and preparations for the successor to OnePlus 8 series – the OnePlus 8T is making all the headlines. No doubt OnePlus is in the limelight, it is the most valued Android brand out there fancied by tech enthusiasts. So, what improvements will the upcoming OnePlus 8T bring over the OnePlus 8 now that the official launch date of October 14 (just a day after the rumored Apple 12 series launch) is already confirmed?

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OnePlus 8T Warp Charge 65 promises a full charge in 39 minutes

OnePlus 8T Warp Charge 65 promises a full charge in 39 minutes

As thin and as powerful we may want our smartphones to be, we are mostly held back by one of its most rigid and most volatile components, the battery. Battery technology has barely moved forward in the past years, leaving manufacturers and engineers to design around it, from trying to improve power efficiency to make charging faster. The latter is what OnePlus is aiming for in the next iteration of its Warp Charge tech, promising to give the OnePlus 8T more than enough juice in just 15 minutes.

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Samsung’s new Trio pad wirelessly charges 3 gadgets at once

Samsung’s new Trio pad wirelessly charges 3 gadgets at once

Samsung has revealed a new triple charging pad, with the Wireless Charger Trio aiming to keep not only only your phone but your accessories topped up more easily. The sleek desk charger may not be quite as clever as Apple's AirPower promised to be, but the difference is Samsung is actually going to ship its version.

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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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Xiaomi Mi 10 Ultra 50W wireless charging has been demystified

Xiaomi Mi 10 Ultra 50W wireless charging has been demystified

It may not have the world's first under-screen camera, a title the ZTE Axon 20 5G is claiming, but the Xiaomi Mi 10 Ultra still shocked the mobile world with its insane charging speeds. As if the 120W wired charging weren't enough, the phone even boasted of 50W wireless charging, more than three times the market average, and promising to charge the Mi 10 Ultra from zero to full in just 40 minutes. Naturally, that kind of unbelievable technology will raise concerns and questions and Xiaomi was only too happy to explain some of the details to those willing to listen.

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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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OnePlus Buds hands-on: AirPods power for half the price?

OnePlus Buds hands-on: AirPods power for half the price?

Today we're taking a peek at the OnePlus Buds wireless earbuds with touch controls in two colors. One is the White, one of two versions that'll be available for purchase in the United States. The other is the Nord Blue, a version that'll only be available in India and parts of the EU.

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OnePlus Buds better than AirPods with one key feature

OnePlus Buds better than AirPods with one key feature

The first truly wireless earbuds from OnePlus were leaked just before official reveal earlier this month - now we're seeing how they're going to sell. The company's still not truly revealed the earbuds called OnePlus Buds in their entirety, but we're getting more information on their key features, day by day, info bit by bit. Today's key bit of detail on the OnePlus Buds has to do with charging - and the fact that they won't be released with wireless charging abilities.

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