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RAVPower Qi-Enabled Wireless Charging Pad review

I hate cable-clutter, and oh how I do love wireless charging. It is a shame Apple has not led the way in this technology, and it is one of the many reasons I have recently switched from the iPhone 5 to the Galaxy Note 3 w/Qi-enabled back cover. I have tried the Nokia 901 Fatboy …

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Brando Wireless Charger w/Display Stand review

I believe wireless is the future of charging our power hungry smart-devices. For those of us who already embrace this near hassle-free way of juicing up our devices, our choices of charger design is a bit limited. A majority of the chargers currently available are flat slabs of plastic that you lay your Qi-enabled device on. …

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Julie’s gadget diary – Hacking my Samsung Galaxy Note 2

I recently switched over to a Samsung Galaxy Note 2 so that I could work on a review of the Samsung Galaxy Gear smartwatch (review coming soon). In the past when I had tried to use phablets like the Note 2 and 3 as my primary device, I quickly gave up due to their size. …

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Nokia Wireless Charging Pillow (DT-901) by Fatboy review

I recently purchased a Samsung Galaxy Note 3 to see how the other side lived. I was a bit bored and tired of my iPhone 5, and after reading Julie’s review of the Note 3, I decided I wanted more screen real estate and to give Android a try. One of the features the iOS …

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TYLT your phone for the best VU as you charge it

If you have a Qi-compatible smartphone, you should check out the very cool VU charging stand from TYLT.  The stand has a soft-touch finish and holds your phone at a 45-degree angle as it charges, so it won’t ever get lost on your desk.  It comes with an AC adapter and promises to charge your …

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Qitah Wireless Charger rises above the competition

If you have a phone that has wireless charging capability, you might want to look at the Qitah Wireless Charger.  It lifts your device off the desk at a 40-degree angle that makes it easier to see.  The Qitah has a SmartGrip surface that prevents scratches on the back of your phone, too.  It’s available …

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Brando Wireless Power Bank 4800mAh review

I like products that make my life easier and save me time, even if it’s only a couple seconds. The Wireless Power Bank 4800mAh from Brando ticks both of those boxes. It’s a wireless charger that uses Qi (pronounced “Chee”) inductive charging. Some of the latest mobile devices like the Nexus 7 2013 tablet and …

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2 is better than 1 with Brando’s Dual Wireless Charging Pad

I’ve been a fan of Qi wireless charging for many months now. I bought Samsung’s wireless charging cover for my Samsung Galaxy S3 and have been using a Nokia charging dock on my night stand to turn my phone into my ultimate alarm clock (see related links listed below for more info on that topic). …

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The 2014 Jeep Cherokee and Toyota Prius will offer in-vehicle Qi wireless charging

If you’ve been keeping up with my recent gadget diary posts, you’ll know that I’ve been interested in wirelessly charging my Samsung Galaxy S3. After a couple different cradles and a custom ROM, I’m happily charging without wires using the Qi wireless charging standard. That’s why my interest was piqued when I heard the news that …

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