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Topic: AirPower

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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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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Apple cancels AirPower wireless charging mat, citing quality issues

03/29/2019, 03:03 pm

Apple has dropped the axe on the AirPower mat, for reasons as of yet unknown, and will not produce the device.

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AirPods retail box appears to include image of AirPower charging mat

03/25/2019, 07:03 pm

Apple's AirPower charging mat might be on the verge of release, as an image on the company's second-generation AirPods retail box depicts a wireless charger with a design nearly identical to that of the long-delayed device.

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Video: Everything to expect at Apple's upcoming March 25th event

03/22/2019, 02:03 pm

Now that Apple has, presumably, gotten the big spring hardware announcements out of the way, it's clear that the March 25 event will be all about services. AppleInsider looks at what to expect during Apple's "Its show time" event.

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Apple's AirPower charging mat launching 'in late March,' possibly in large quantities

03/22/2019, 08:03 am

Apple's long-delayed AirPower wireless charger is just around the corner, launching "in late March," a rumor claimed on Friday.

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AirPower reference and image discovered in Apple's Australian website

03/21/2019, 11:03 am

A Twitter user has found a reference to Apple's so-far unreleased AirPower charging pad in the source code of the company's AirPods page. It's only in the Australian version of the site, but AppleInsider has also discovered an image in the same code.

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AirPower production approved earlier in 2019, rumor says, pointing to imminent release

03/20/2019, 12:03 pm

Production of Apple's long-delayed AirPower charging mat was approved earlier in 2019, a report claimed on Wednesday, adding to rumors it could ship soon -- possibly even this week.

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Everything new in iOS 12.2 beta 6: AirPower support & AppleCare+

03/19/2019, 03:03 pm

The release of Apple's iOS 12.2 appears imminent as the sixth beta was recently pushed out to developers with a number of new changes and refinements. AppleInsider goes through everything that is new in the latest -- and possibly last -- iOS 12.2 beta.

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Apple's AirPower wireless charging mat looks like it's arriving very soon

03/19/2019, 02:03 pm

More signs that Apple is preparing to release the AirPower charging mat have surfaced, after changes to references in how wireless charging were found in the sixth iOS 12.2 developer beta mentioned the charging of multiple devices simultaneously.

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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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