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Topic: Qi

With AirPower dead, what does the future hold for Apple's wireless charging tech?

04/17/2019, 07:04 am

AirPower is dead. While that particular accessory will never see the light of day, there are technologies that were going to be shown off in the AirPower that can still be scavenged from the corpse -- and some limitations that Apple is now unshackled from, now that the AirPower is gone.

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2019 iPhone will charge AirPods Wireless Charging case, have larger battery

04/01/2019, 01:04 pm

A new supply chain report from Ming-Chi Kuo declares that the 2019 iPhone lineup will boast two-way wireless charging, and has gone so far to name Apple's suppliers for the technology.

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With AirPower canceled, here are the best alternative Qi wireless iPhone charging pads

03/29/2019, 04:03 pm

The AirPower is gone. But, that doesn't mean that there aren't Qi charging options for your iPhone or AirPods Wireless Charging Case. Here are some of the options that we like the most.

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Hands on with the nicest wireless charger we've found yet -- Nomad walnut Base Station

03/20/2019, 03:03 pm

Nomad has been in the wireless charging game since the start, and they've recently released a new walnut Base Station that looks even better than the original.

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Review: Case-Mate Power Pad is a unique wireless charger that works in multiple orientations

03/14/2019, 10:03 am

Case-Mate attempts a modular design with the Power Pad wireless charger, but ultimately misses the mark of a truly great wireless charger.

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Review: Native Union's terrazzo wireless charger and iPhone cases are sure to stand out

03/12/2019, 03:03 pm

Native Union has once more ventured into the unique with a new line of handmade terrazzo cases and wireless chargers. AppleInsider tested them out to see if they are more style than function.

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Review: Belkin BoostUp wireless charging dock powers all your gear at once

03/11/2019, 02:03 pm

The Belkin BoostUp Special Edition wireless charging dock charges three devices at once, although the convenience comes at a price.

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Review: Kanex GoPower is a compact way to charge three devices

02/12/2019, 09:02 am

The Kanex GoPower Watch Stand with Wireless Charging Base is an Apple-certified Apple Watch charging puck positioned above a round wireless charging pad for your iPhone or other Qi-enabled devices, and we've got one.

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Review: Grovemade's wireless charging pad is a gorgeous luxury accessory

02/06/2019, 02:02 pm

Grovemade has cut no corners when designing their new wireless charging pad for the iPhone, giving those yearning for a premium experience a great option with few rivals.

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Review: Nimble chargers and batteries are a solid, stylish, and eco-friendly way to power up

01/14/2019, 10:01 am

Nimble is on a mission to overturn the battery and charging industries, making them a force for good. AppleInsider goes hands-on with the entire Nimble lineup to see how these eco-friendly chargers stack up to the high-priced market leaders.

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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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Review: Zens Dual + Watch wireless Qi charger is great, but still no AirPower

01/02/2019, 11:01 am

Zens has done a great job moving us towards the ultimate wireless multi-charger with the new Dual + Watch, but it still lacks one feature we'd love to see.

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Review: SliQ is the latest AirPods Qi wireless charging case

12/13/2018, 06:12 pm

As the world awaits Apple's official Qi wireless charging case for AirPods, it seems like dozens have popped up in its stead. This time around, we are taking a look at the SliQ case by East Brooklyn Labs.

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Review: Nomad Base Station + Apple Watch is painfully close to an ideal charging solution

11/14/2018, 03:11 pm

Nomad's latest wireless charger integrates an Apple-certified charging puck to power almost all your gear in a central, and attractive, place.

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Review: Twelve South PowerPic can show off your pets while hiding a wireless iPhone charger

11/09/2018, 01:11 pm

Twelve South's PowerPic is a simple wooden picture frame that doubles as a way to show off your kids, vacations, or pets and a way to power up your most essential gadget.

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TwelveSouth PowerPic combines wireless iPhone charging with photo frame

11/07/2018, 09:11 am

TwelveSouth on Wednesday released the PowerPic, a 10-watt wireless charger for iPhones that blends into rooms as a photo frame.

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Review: Nomad wireless Base Station is all about convenience

10/08/2018, 02:10 pm

The Nomad wireless Bast Station is a slim, dual wireless charger with fast USB outputs to power all your gear at once -- but Apple Watch owners seeking wireless charging need not apply.

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Latest iOS 12.1 beta fixes sporadic iPhone and iPad recharging issues

10/02/2018, 02:10 pm

A bug in the way iOS 12 handles charging that causes devices to not charge when connected to a power source is on its way to being rectified, with a beta release of iOS 12.1 fixing the problem on iPhones and iPads affected by the issue.

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Save up to 44% on the water, dust-resistant Onyxx Qi wireless charging pad for Apple's iPhone XS & XS Max

10/02/2018, 09:10 am

Onyxx is offering readers up to 44% off its pocket-sized Qi power bank that's water and dust resistant. Currently in the funding stage on Indiegogo, those who pledge $49 plus shipping can receive one Onyxx wireless charging pad at a discount of $40 off retail.

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Apple's iOS 12 update is causing sporadic issues with iPhone charging

09/29/2018, 05:09 pm

Multiple reports are suggesting that iOS 12 may have a bug, causing periodic and random issues with devices not charging when plugged in to a power source, or placed on a wireless charging pad without user interaction.

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