Tag Archives: Charging

Apple Acquires PowerbyProxi, a New Zealand-Based Wireless Charging Firm

HIGHLIGHTS Apple has acquired a New Zealand-based firm PowerbyProxi The deal amount has not been disclosed PowerbyProxi specialises in wireless charging technologies based on Qi Apple that recently introduced wireless charging to its smartphone lineup has acquired a New Zealand-based firm PowerbyProxi for an undisclosed sum. According to a report in stuff.co.nz on Wednesday, Apple bought PowerbyProxi which specialises in wireless ... Read More »

iPhone 8 Wireless Charging Rumours Fuelled as Apple Joins Wireless Power Consortium

In a fresh development, Apple has joined the Wireless Power Consortium (WPC) – an industry group behind wireless charging standards. This move testifies to Apple’s rumoured plans of introducing wireless charging with the iPhone 8 – a feature that has been rumoured several times in the past. Business Insider reports that Apple joined WPC last week, becoming a part of ... Read More »

iPhone 8: Apple May Use New 3D Touch Module to Prevent Overheating by Wireless Charging

Many rumours indicate that Apple is looking to release three iPhone models this year, with one being an anniversary edition. It should be called either the iPhone 8 or iPhone X, and it will come with big changes in terms of design and specifications. This year’s iPhone models are tipped to come with wireless charging, and the latest KGI analyst ... Read More »

Xiaomi Mi 5c Launch Pegged for February in New Leak; Won’t Support Fast Charging

Just when we were about to give up hope on the Xiaomi Mi 5c, it has cropped up online again. The device has reportedly been spotted on the website of China’s Quality Certification (3C) centre, revealing key details about the device, and also re-igniting hopes of a launch. GizmoChina reports that five different Xiaomi models went through certification on the ... Read More »

LG G6 With Waterproofing Abilities, Wireless Charging Teased for MWC 2017 Launch

LG is betting big on its 2017 flagship, the LG G6, to bring back its lost mojo. Last year’s LG G5 was heavily criticised for its modular design and wasn’t a popular choice among critics. Now, with the LG G6, the company claims to deliver a device that caters to all of users’ fancies. The company has been teasing features ... Read More »

iPhone 8 to Feature Wireless Charging, Says KGI’s Ming-Chi Kuo

The iPhone 8 rumours are picking up speed and the latest one again backs previous claims of wireless charging support. Noted KGI analyst Ming-Chi Kuo has reiterated that the iPhone 8 will support wireless charging. Kuo notes that wireless charging adapters will be bundled with just the premium models, and the base model buyers will have to buy it as ... Read More »

iPhone 8 Could Bring Truly Wireless Charging

A new report claims that the iPhone 8 could feature brand new wireless charging technology that hasn’t been seen on Android phones launched so far. The new wireless charging feature reportedly will let the upcoming iPhones get charged from a distance of about 15 feet which means that users won’t need to place the iPhone on a wireless charging plate, ... Read More »

Pixel Uses 15W Charging and Pixel XL Uses 18W Charging, Clarifies Google

Google launched the Pixel phones in two sizes – 5-inch and 5.5-inch. The Pixel and Pixel XL don’t have many significant differences; however the Pixel XL is bigger, has a better display resolution, and a larger battery. Now, thanks to tester Nathan K, a new difference has cropped up between the two Google smartphones. Nathan posted on his Google Plus ... Read More »

iPhone 8 Wireless Charging Tech Being Tested by Foxconn: Report

iPhone 8 rumours are cropping up steadily, and the latest one hints at a change many Apple fans will love. The 2017 upgrade is expected to support wireless charging, and now it is being reported that manufacturer Foxconn has already started building the required components to be embedded within the iPhone. Nikkei Asian Review reports that the wireless charging capabilities ... Read More »

LG Introduces 15W Quick Wireless Charging Pads With Speeds Equals to Wired Quick Charging

LG Innotek, the South Korean giant’s materials and components manufacturer, on Wednesday announced its new 15W (watt) wireless charging pad for smartphones. The new wireless charging pad is claimed to be three times faster than the existing 5W wireless charging module and is said to offer up to 50 percent of charge within 30 minutes of charging. LG also claims ... Read More »