Wireless Charging

Pixel 4 fast wireless charging works with any standards-compliant charger

Pixel 4 fast wireless charging works with any standards-compliant charger

It has been days since Google first announced its true 2019 flagship (the Pixel 3a doesn't count) and it's only now that we're getting the fine print on some of those features. Most of them, unfortunately, have been on the disappointing side, like the lack of eye detection in face recognition or missing 4K 60 fps video recording. Fortunately, there is at least one good detail that Google curiously didn't advertise. It turns out, the Pixel 4 supports fast wireless charging even if you don't have a Pixel Stand. Presuming, of course, you have a compatible Qi wireless charger instead.

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Nomad Base Station Pro promises the wireless charging pad Apple axed

Nomad Base Station Pro promises the wireless charging pad Apple axed

Apple may not have been able to figure out AirPower, but that isn't stopping Nomad from making a wireless charging pad that promises to top up your phone regardless of where you set it down. The Nomad Base Station Pro debuts Aira's FreePower technology, which removes the need to precisely set down a Qi-compatible gadget on a charging pad.

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OPPO SuperVOOC boasts of super fast wired and wireless charging speeds

OPPO SuperVOOC boasts of super fast wired and wireless charging speeds

For all their power and capabilities, smartphones are severely limited by their batteries that, in turn, dictate how long they can remain useful in a day. Battery technology hasn't exactly progressed as fast as other components and, until the day it does, both consumers and manufacturers are at the mercy of band-aid solutions like power banks and fast charging. The latter is especially important for users that don't want to carry bulky banks but also want as little downtime as possible. To that end, OPPO is announcing three new flash charge technologies to alleviate the pain of hugging walls.

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iPhone 11 two-way charging may be inside, but disabled

iPhone 11 two-way charging may be inside, but disabled

Earlier this year the iPhone 11 series was rumored to have access to two-way charging via its backside wireless charging panel. This system was rumored to work with Qi-standard technology, much like earlier iterations of the iPhone - the first generations with wireless charging tech. Today an insider tip suggests that the iPhone 11, 11 Pro, and 11 Pro Max may still have this two-way charging tech, just "disabled" via software.

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Xiaomi Mi 9 Pro 5G to boast 30W wireless charging

Xiaomi Mi 9 Pro 5G to boast 30W wireless charging

Most smartphone companies seem to be competing on at least two fronts' displays and cameras, with especially the latter taking center stage in marketing and advertisements. Xiaomi is definitely no outlier but it is also giving due attention to other innovations and features. That includes one thing that few of the major OEMs dare to experiment. In the upcoming Mi 9 Pro 5G, that's the wireless charging that will be the fastest in the market, hopefully, while remaining just as safe.

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OtterBox reveals wireless charging system with stackable batteries

OtterBox reveals wireless charging system with stackable batteries

OtterBox, the company best known for its durable phone cases, has introduced its new OtterSpot Wireless Charging System with stackable, highly portable wireless charging pucks. The device opens the door for portable wireless charging, meaning there are no wires involved thanks to the OtterSpot Wireless Charging Batteries.

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Huawei Mate 30 could boast very fast wireless charging

Huawei Mate 30 could boast very fast wireless charging

Samsung has finally updated its smartphone charging capabilities, which means its competitors have to step up their game. With so much at stake, Huawei definitely has to put its best foot forward with the Mate 30 and Mate 30 Pro. When it comes to charging, that might indeed be the case with a recent leak hinting that the embattled Chinese maker's next flagship phone will support the fastest wireless charging you can get in the market.

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Mophie’s AirPower-style wireless charging pads will actually go on sale

Mophie’s AirPower-style wireless charging pads will actually go on sale

Apple AirPower may have quietly been shelved before ever reaching the Apple Store, but now Mophie has a pair of wireless charging pads that promise to juice up two or three of your Apple devices simultaneously. The Mophie Dual Wireless Charging Pad and 3-in-1 Wireless Charging Pad aren't quite as elegant as the Qi pad Apple had in mind to make, but a strong mark in their favor is that you'll actually be able to buy them.

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Galaxy Note 10 could actually have faster wireless charging

Galaxy Note 10 could actually have faster wireless charging

The Galaxy Note 10 is turning out to be one confusing flagship, at least as far as rumors are concerned. While it seems that the design has mostly been settled, there are still a few details that haven't yet been finalized. One of those details are still in fluctuation is the charging capability of the phablet. The latest leak may be a bit hopeful, claiming that the Galaxy Note 10 will have a faster than average wireless charging speed.

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Supreme Mophie Powerstation Wireless XL drops for SS19

Supreme Mophie Powerstation Wireless XL drops for SS19

Mophie and Supreme have dropped another collaboration, and if you’re a hypebeast with a fear of losing charge on the go, this could be for you - assuming you can find it on sale. The Supreme Mophie Powerstation Wireless XL takes Mophie’s 10,000 mAh battery pack and gives it the iconic branding of the New York label for its Spring/Summer 2019 collecton.

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Mophie Powerstation Hub is a battery, Qi charger and USB-C adapter all in one

Mophie Powerstation Hub is a battery, Qi charger and USB-C adapter all in one

Mophie has launched its newest portable battery, but the Powerstation Hub promises to do more than just give your phone a top-up while you're away from home. While the black block may well be a 6,100 mAh battery, it also has an integrated AC adapter built in, complete with pop-out prongs.

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BMW 530e wireless electric car charging lands in US

BMW 530e wireless electric car charging lands in US

BMW is quietly rolling out wireless electric car charging, though only a handful of people will be able to get access to the convenience tech at first. The automaker previewed its BMW Wireless Charging system last year, alongside the new 530e plug-in hybrid.

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