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The State of Wireless Charging in 2019 and Beyond

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Feb 11, 2019 4:00 AM 2+ mon ago

Wireless charging is convenient, but power over distance remains a challenge

Wireless power is ubiquitous now. We use it to charge devices like electric toothbrushes, smartwatches, and earbuds, but most of us use it to charge our smartphones. What we're talking about here is near field induction charging, and there are a few reasons it has finally taken off for phones in the last few years.

One of them is the Wireless Power Consortium's victory over Powermat: the Qi wireless charging platform won, after a lengthy standards battle. The technology has also improved enormously - the first wireless charging mats delivered just 2.5 watts, whereas the latest spec allows for up to 15 watts. Then there's the fact that Apple finally adopted Qi wireless charging in the iPhone range, joining Android manufacturers that have supported it for years such as Samsung, Google, and LG.

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digitaltrends.com     3+ mon ago

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cnet.com     1+ mon ago

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anandtech.com     2+ week ago

Apple today has cancelled its AirPower wireless charging mat, citing the difficulties the company has encountered in getting the mat to meet its `high standards'. The company empha...

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cnet.com     1+ week ago

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Apple Finally Cancels AirPower Wireless Charging Mat

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makeuseof.com     2+ week ago

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Wireless charging is cool, but wont replace cables anytime soon

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thenextweb.com     2+ mon ago

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cnet.com     3+ mon ago

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AirPodPal AirPods Wireless Charging Case

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Targus made a backpack with a wireless charging pocket

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theverge.com     3+ mon ago

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gizmodo.com     3+ mon ago

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cnbc.com     2+ week ago

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anandtech.com     2+ week ago

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theverge.com     1+ mon ago

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seattletimes.com     5+ mon ago

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