Articles about MagSafe

MagSafe Used To Help Fish An iPhone Out Of The Canal
Say your iPhone dropped into water like at a canal, what are you going to do? You could call it a day and chalk it up as a loss, or you could dive in and try to find it. However, the latter might be a bit dangerous, so a friend of app developer Frederik Riedel came up with a pretty clever idea – MagSafe.

FDA Says iPhone’s MagSafe Poses ‘Low Risk’ To Implanted Medical Devices
When the iPhone 12 was launched, Apple introduced a new charging feature called MagSafe (different from the one used in Apple’s older MacBooks). This is a magnetic charging system that magnetically attaches a charging puck to the back of the iPhone. It sounds pretty cool and useful, but some have raised concerns that the magnets could affect implanted medical devices like pacemakers.

Apple’s MagSafe Power Bank For The iPhone Could Support Reverse Wireless Charging
Recently, there was a rumor suggesting that one of the new accessories that Apple could be working on is a MagSafe power bank for the iPhone. It feels like this shouldn’t really come as a surprise since we’ve already seen a couple similar third-party accessories, but according to Jon Prosser who spoke on the Genius Bar podcast, it could come with a cool feature.

Anker Debuts A MagSafe Power Bank For The iPhone
There is a recent rumor suggesting that Apple could be working on a MagSafe power bank for the iPhone. When exactly this accessory will debut remains to be seen, but in the meantime, it seems that accessory maker Anker might have beaten Apple to the punch with a MagSafe power bank of their own.

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Apple Could Be Working On A MagSafe Power Bank For The iPhone
It seems that the AirTags aren’t the only new accessory that Apple could be developing. According to a report from WCCFTech, they have spotted some references in the iOS 14.5 beta 2 code that suggests that Apple could actually be working on a MagSafe power bank designed for the iPhone.

Doctors Find Potential Interference Of MagSafe With Pacemakers
Earlier in January, it was reported that there could be a potential issue of placing the iPhone 12 and its MagSafe charging system near medical devices like pacemakers. This is due to the use of additional magnets which could interfere with medical equipment. Apple recently updated its support document suggesting the same thing.

Apple Advises Against Putting The iPhone 12 Too Close To Pacemakers
A couple of weeks ago, it was reported that a study had suggested that Apple’s iPhone 12 with the addition of the MagSafe magnets had the potential to interfere with medical implants such as pacemakers. The company had previously had a support document in which it was suggested that MagSafe is not expected to “pose a greater risk of interference”.

MagSafe Might Return With The Next-Gen MacBook Pro
Many MacBook users lamented when Apple decided to ditch MagSafe for charging over USB-C. One of the upsides of MagSafe was that it was quick and easy to connect and disconnect, and also prevented issues like tripping over the cable and dragging your laptop down to the ground with you.

iPhone 12’s MagSafe Could Interfere With Pacemakers
Our phones contain magnets, but with the iPhone 12 series, Apple has introduced more magnets thanks to the (re)introduction of MagSafe. Some have wondered that with these additional magnets, could it interfere with other devices, like credit cards, access cards, as well as medical devices like pacemakers.

This Is The First Third-Party MagSafe Battery Packs For The iPhone
The problem with power banks and battery cases is that it’s not quite convenient to use as it either requires you to bring an extra cable or you need to encase your phone in a thick and bulky case. However, if you do need the extra juice while you’re on the go, then you might be interested in what could possibly be the world’s first third-party MagSafe battery pack for […]

Apple’s Own 29W Charger Won’t Work With The MagSafe Duo
Not too long ago, Apple announced that its MagSafe Duo charger would now be available for purchase. The charger itself is priced at $130, which is actually rather expensive considering what you’re getting, but it seems that customers might have to end up paying more for a compatible charger to use it with.

Apple’s Incredibly Expensive MagSafe Duo Is Now Available For Purchase
When Apple announced its new iPhone 12s, the company brought back the MagSafe brand with some new magnet-based charging accessories. One of those accessories is the MagSafe Duo that will both charge an iPhone and Apple Watch at the same time, which we guess is the company’s alternative to its failed AirPower attempt.

iPhone 12 Studio Lets You Mix And Match MagSafe Accessories
With the latest iPhone 12 series, Apple has introduced a bunch of new colors and accessories, and some of you out there might actually care about how they look like when put together. This is why Apple has launched the iPhone 12 Studio website that is accessible on mobile devices like the iPhone and iPad.

Apple’s MagSafe Duo Will Cost You An Unreasonable $130
When Apple announced MagSafe, they unveiled two MagSafe chargers. One of the chargers is the puck-like charger that you place your iPhone on top of, and the other, known as the MagSafe Duo, features that puck, but there’s also a smaller puck inside of it that can be used to charge the Apple Watch as well.

This Is The MagSafe Battery Accessory Apple Should Make
By introducing MagSafe, a magnetic wireless charging system, Apple has certainly introduced an interesting way of creating accessories for the iPhone. So far in terms of official accessories, Apple has created cases and also a wallet accessory that magnetically clips onto the back of the iPhone, allowing users to store things like cards.

iPhone 12 Mini Will Only Charge At 12W With MagSafe
One of the new features supported across Apple’s new iPhone 12s comes in the form of MagSafe, Apple’s take on wireless charging. When paired with Apple’s 20W charger, it will wirelessly charge iPhones at speeds as fast as 15W. However, that won’t be the case with the iPhone 12 mini.

Moment Unveils New MagSafe Camera Accessories For The iPhone 12
For those who are serious about mobile photography, there’s a good chance that you might have heard of the company Moment. For those who are unfamiliar, Moment is a company that specializes in creating third-party lenses, and now it looks like the company is back with a bunch of camera-related MagSafe accessories for the iPhone 12 series.

MagSafe Only Charges At Full Speed When Paired With Apple’s 20W Charger
There is a lot of confusion surrounding Apple’s new MagSafe charger. Apple claims that the device allows users to charge the new iPhone 12s at speeds of up to 15W, twice the charging speed compared to regular wireless charging on current iPhones. However, recent tests have found that using it with an older iPhone charges it at insanely low speeds of 2W.

MagSafe Charges Older iPhones At Insanely Slow Speeds
At its core, Apple’s new MagSafe charger is really a wireless charging system. While it was designed for the iPhone 12 in mind, Apple does note that it will charge older iPhones that support wireless charging technology, but even then, it seems that even if you own an older iPhone, MagSafe might not be for you.

Apple Warns MagSafe Charger Could Leave Imprints On Your iPhone Case
If you plan on buying and using Apple’s new MagSafe charging system for the iPhone, you might want to take note that by using the new charger, it could actually leave imprints on your  iPhone’s leather case. This is according to a warning by Apple in a support document that mentions this potential issue.