01/24/2013, Denso Corp. of Japan is proud to announce that they believe they are first out of the blocks when it comes to the inaugural wireless smartphone charger designed for use in a vehicle worldwide. This charger is tipped for a rollout this coming spring, and will be available for those who have set their eyes and hearts on the “Toyota Avalon Limited” which will be sold to folks living in […]
12/28/2012, Earlier this month we reported that a user had taken it upon himself to install a wireless charger into his table, and it looks like the concept of a home installation is catching on as brent3000 has managed to install a Nokia Wireless Charging Plate for his Lumia 920 onto a floating shelf which only cost him $13 (for the shelf, not the charger). Depending on what kind of user […]
11/30/2012, While wireless charging does away with wires and does not require our phones to be connected, one of the drawbacks is that it still requires the charger itself to be plugged into the wall to draw energy which to a certain extent kind of limits its wireless capabilities. After all when you say wireless charging, what comes to my mind is the ability to take my phone with me around […]
09/05/2012, Playing music on your phone can be very battery-consuming. And it is quite annoying to have to plug the phone for a recharge right in the middle of a jukebox delight. Moreover, if you want to take the sound a notch higher, conventional speakers would require you to plug in the device, resulting in more cables and additional hassle. TDK has now come up with a rather smart alternative. The […]
07/05/2012, The ability to charge a phone wirelessly is currently a luxury in the smartphone market. It is only available as an aftermarket modification by using a wireless charger pad and case. Tanveer, a doctor by day and a modder at night, has developed a process to eliminate the need of a case when wirelessly charging an iPhone 4s.
05/07/2012, Today, technology giants Samsung and Qualcomm have joined forces with other technology leaders to form the Alliance for Wireless Power or A4WP. Joining them are Ever Win Industries, Gill Industries, Peiker Acustic, Powermat Technologies, and SK Telecom. A4WP, an independently operated organization, will focus on a new wireless power transfer technology that provides spatial freedom for charging of electrical devices in cars, on tabletops and for multiple devices simultaneously. The […]
04/20/2012, The LG D1L which has been rumored to be in the works is being touted as one of the competitors to the upcoming Samsung Galaxy S3. The device allegedly packs some very powerful specifications that could give the upcoming Samsung flagship product a run for its money. The specs that are attached to the LG D1L as far as we have heard is that it has a 4.7-inch HD display, […]
03/20/2012, There has been plenty of speculation going on concerning the upcoming Samsung Galaxy S3, but nothing really concrete has been set just yet. However, we have gotten whiff that the Galaxy S3 could very well be the first device from Samsung’s stable of smartphones to come with its very own patented wireless charging system – right out of the box, too, for added convenience, at least according to DDaily. This […]
12/04/2011, It goes without saying that the more of something is produced or manufactured, the price ought to come down due to economy of scale. Well, here’s to hoping that prices for electric cars will decrease in the future as more and more people pick up this particular trend when it comes to ferrying themselves and their family around. It seems that the future Nissan Leaf will not only have a […]
11/08/2011, It’s been recently announced that Qualcomm has acquired a company called HaloIPT and its assets. For those who didn’t know, HaloIPT is a New Zealand startup that has developed wireless electric car charging technology. The aforementioned technology makes use of wireless induction which allows folks to charge their electric cars by simply driving over or driving nearby a mat or a device – no need for pulling out cables to […]
10/28/2011, The HTC Rezound is expected to make an appearance at the HTC event on the 3rd of November. Since the device has been rumored to feature Beats Audio integration, and with the HTC event featuring the Beats Audio logo, it’s not a stretch of the imagination to think that the device would be officially unveiled at the event, but here’s something that we may not have known about the device, […]
10/13/2011, A paperless environment is definitely worth looking into, although I do not think that it is viable at this moment since paper is still an important aspect in terms of documentation. Wireless connectivity, however, has its place in the future, but there are still limits to it. Wireless headphones have been around for quite some time already as it lays the ghost of a wired existence to rest, but how […]
09/28/2011, If the idea of charging via cable is of huge inconvenience for you and sounds messy, Hitachi Maxell has announced what they’re calling the “Air Voltage”, which combines a wireless charging pad together with a jacket that has been designed to allow the iPad 2 to be charged wirelessly.
08/02/2011, Evatran’s Plugless Power wireless/proximity charging system grows up by evolving into the form of a new circular sensor that is far removed from the boring, rectangle design which folks caught a glimpse of at the Plug-In 2010 Conference. The change is not just cosmetic, ending up as round simply because customers preferred something that looked like that, but rather, the insides have been improved as well. The Plugless Power system […]