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Topic: AirPower

AirPods Wireless Charging Case may not need precise location on a charging pad

02/19/2019, 10:02 am

A future version of the AirPods Wireless Charging Case may not necessarily require users to carefully line it up on a wireless charger for it to receive power, with Apple proposing a system where it could be placed in practically any position on an AirPower-style charging pad and still be able to inductively charge.

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Apple's 2019 hardware roadmap calls for at least 11 new products

02/18/2019, 12:02 pm

Apple is anticipated to update nearly every line of hardware it has in 2019. AppleInsider shows you what we're expecting to see, including the "AirPods 2," 2019 Mac Pro, Apple Pro displays, new iPhones, the "iPad mini 5," and more.

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AirPower wireless charging, new AirPods will ship in first half of 2019

02/17/2019, 09:02 pm

Apple will finally get around to releasing its AirPower wireless charging mat and a future generation of AirPods in the first half of 2019, according to TF International Securities analyst Ming-Chi Kuo.

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'AirPods 2' rumored to launch in spring alongside AirPower, feature new black color option

02/15/2019, 05:02 pm

Echoing earlier rumors, a report claimed on Friday that Apple will ship second-generation AirPods product this spring, including a new black color option.

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'AirPods 2' may not launch until the fall, Wireless Charging case coming sooner

02/12/2019, 07:02 am

More rumors have emerged on Tuesday morning about the "AirPods 2," with the latest suggesting that they aren't arriving until late 2019.

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'AirPods 2,' 'iPad mini 5,' Airpower, new iPad sales predicted to start on March 22

02/12/2019, 07:02 am

A questionable report claims that Apple will start pre-orders for a new iPad, the "iPad mini 5," AirPower, and "AirPods 2" on March 22, with in-store sales starting a week later.

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Apple's AirPower again rumored to launch in 2019

01/22/2019, 01:01 am

Backing up rumors that Apple's long delayed AirPower wireless charging mat has entered mass manufacturing, a report on Tuesday claims the device is in production ahead of a launch date sometime in 2019.

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AirPower reference spotted in Malaysian iPhone Smart Battery Case website [u]

01/16/2019, 09:01 am

Potentially keeping hope that the AirPower is still alive, Apple's Malaysian website makes a reference to the charging mat in relation to its new Smart Battery Cases.

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Apple's AirPower charging mat may not be cancelled after all

01/12/2019, 11:01 am

If reports out of the Chinese supply chain can be believed, Apple's AirPower charging accessory has very recently begun mass production with an established Apple manufacturing partner building the device.

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User guide suggests Apple expected AirPower to ship with iPhone XS

09/20/2018, 07:09 pm

The physical user guide that ships with all iPhone XS devices includes prominent mention of Apple's extremely delayed AirPower, suggesting the company's plans to launch the wireless charger this month changed at the last minute.

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Is Apple's AirPower wireless charging pad late because of something besides technical challenges?

09/17/2018, 11:09 am

Much ado has been made about a minor peripheral charger Apple previewed last year but subsequently still hasn't brought to market. But, there's a much more obvious reason for AirPower to never show up, an issue Steve Jobs himself ran into multiple times.

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AirPower wireless charging pad allegedly stalled until spring by heat and interference issues

09/17/2018, 09:09 am

Multiple development hurdles are behind Apple's failure to ship its AirPower multi-device wireless charging mat, with a report claiming heat, mechanical, and interference issues are preventing Apple's engineers from completing the project.

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This week on AI: Apple event showcases iPhone XS, XS Max & XR, Apple Watch Series 4

09/15/2018, 12:09 am

Apple finally swung the hammer this week, introducing the iPhone XS, XS Max, and XR, as well as the Apple Watch Series 4. We also found out when the company is set to release iOS 12, tvOS 12, watchOS 5, and macOS Mojave.

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What happened with Apple's wireless AirPower charging pad, and why

09/13/2018, 08:09 am

Apple's AirPower is in stealth mode, as the company has mostly scrubbed it from its online presence. The technology is hard to perfect, and is much more than it appears at first glance -- AppleInsider tells you why.

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Nearly all mention of AirPower wiped from Apple's website, suggests further delays or abandoned product

09/12/2018, 05:09 pm

AirPower, Apple's advanced wireless charging mat that was teased at last year's iPhone event, was noticeably absent from Wednesday's "Gather Round" announcements, and mention of the device has been scrubbed from the company's website.

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How to watch Apple's Sept. 12 'Gather round' iPhone Xs event, and follow along with AppleInsider

09/11/2018, 09:09 am

Apple is poised to announce three new iPhones and possibly much more at its fall press event, starting at 10 a.m. Pacific time (1 p.m. Eastern) on Sept. 12. Follow along with AppleInsider while you watch on one of multiple sources this year, including Twitter.

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Hands on: SliceCharge is the latest to imitate Apple's AirPower

08/31/2018, 09:08 am

SliceCharge is a super-thin Qi charging pad that can charge up to three devices at once including two iPhones and an Apple Watch. AppleInsider tested it out for a week leading up to the expected launch of Apple's AirPower.

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Hands on: Can the Wyrex Qi charger beat out Apple's AirPower?

08/17/2018, 12:08 pm

Since AirPower still hasn't seen the light of day, other companies are flooding to market hoping to overtake Apple's charger in design and ability. Is the newly launched Wyrex charger up to the task?

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Of course Apple's AirPods wireless charging case will work with any Qi charger

08/14/2018, 04:08 pm

We've seen different reports recently claiming to offer new "insightful" information that the upcoming AirPods wireless charging case will work with any Qi charger. Why is this seen as a big surprise?

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All three 2018 iPhones to support wireless charging, AirPower mat to cost $150, rumors say

08/13/2018, 03:08 pm

As predicted Apple's 5.8-, 6.1-, and 6.5-inch iPhones shipping this fall should all offer wireless charging, and the company's long-delayed AirPower mat should finally ship around the same time for $150, reports claim.

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