A report from earlier this year from analyst Ming-Chi Kuo revealed that Apple could be working on a small wireless charging mat. It is unclear if this is Apple’s alternative to the failed AirPower charging mat, or if it could be another separate accessory entirely, but now a video has surfaced that supposedly confirms the existence of the device.
Power banks aren’t new, but they are bulky enough as it is without having to deal with additional cables. These days, we’re starting to see more power banks come with the ability to wirelessly charge devices, and if you’re after something similar, Satechi’s new Quatro Wireless Power Bank could be for you.
A report from last week suggested that Apple could be bringing back the AirPower wireless charging mat. Now it looks like a new report from Bloomberg is corroborating those claims with some additional details, namely how this new AirPower wireless charging mat could be a “less ambitious” version of the original.
Last year, Apple cancelled their plans for the AirPower wireless charging mat. The company claimed that they were unable to meet the high standards that they set for themselves, and as such, decided that it would be better to cancel it rather than bring a subpar product into the market.
A couple of years ago, Apple announced the AirPower wireless charging mat. One the main differences between the AirPower and other charging mats is that users can place their devices anywhere on the pad and it will charge, versus current charging mats where users need to place their devices on specific spots.
Apple makes its own official battery cases for some of its iPhone models. These cases charge the iPhone by plugging into the Lightning port, and in turn it also features a Lightning port of its own that can be used to charge the case. However, Apple could be working on making it completely wireless.
Wireless charging has gained something of a bad rep due to the fact that for the most part, it tends to be slower compared to wired charging, especially with all the fast charging technology we’re seeing these days. However, over the years, we’ve seen various improvements being made to said tech, and Oppo could have a solution.
If you were to think about it, would a toilet seat be cleaner than your smartphone? Given what we do in the toilet, it would be reasonable to think so, but the reality is that studies have found that our phones are actually dirtier due to our hands touching it, and our hands touch just about anything and everything.
As some of you might recall, back in early 2019, Apple announced that they would be cancelling their AirPower wireless charging mat. This was hot on the heels of various reports in which it claimed that Apple had run into some technical hurdles with the device and could not solve it in time.
Apple’s iMacs have kept to the same design for many years, but according to the rumors, the computer is set for a “substantial refresh” later this year. We’re not sure what exactly that means, and whether or not a redesign could be in the works, but a concept video by YouTuber “the Hacker 34” shows us what we may or may not be able to expect.
Bringing a power bank out with you seems to be the norm these days, although the trouble with this is that unless you have a bag, you need to make sure that you bring your charging cable as well. However, to solve that problem, Mophie has announced its latest power bank, the Mophie Powerstation Wireless XL.
There have been some rumors floating about that suggests that Apple might be planning to ditch the ports on the iPhone and eventually release a portless iPhone. For those wondering when that will happen, it seems that a more recent rumor has indicated that this device could arrive in 2021.
Apple’s Magic Trackpad is an accessory that is highly-beloved by many Mac users, but it has not been updated in quite a while. We suppose it isn’t quite necessary, but it doesn’t mean that it cannot be improved upon. In fact, it seems that Apple could be toying with a rather interesting idea that will make the accessory a must-have for users.
Last year, Apple announced that they would no longer be launching its AirPower wireless charging mat. This was reportedly due to the various technical hurdles that Apple could not overcome, such as overheating. However, recently there have been rumors suggesting that Apple is back at the drawing board and that the project might not be completely dead.