Wireless charging

Forget about Qi, soon you’ll be able to charge your devices with light

NEWS – I remember being excited the first time I learned about the ability to charge a device without having to physically plug in a power cable and I jumped on the wireless charging (Qi) bandwagon as soon as I could. These days wireless charging is commonplace, but soon a new wireless charging tech is …

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Nomad Base Station wireless charging dock review

REVIEW – Back in September, I wrote a news story about the Nomad Base Station wireless charger. As someone who has a lot of devices, I was glad when Nomad recently sent me one to review. What is it? The Nomad Base Station is a wireless charging hub capable of charging up to four devices simultaneously. …

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Own the wireless charging tray endorsed by Oprah herself

NEWS – The Courant Catch:3 is a wireless charging station with a tray to hold your other EDC pocket stuff that is on Oprah Winfrey’s Favorite Things list this year.  You can see why it’s on the list:  it’s useful, and it’s beautiful! The Catch:3 is made of premium pebble-grain Italian leather and high-grade matte …

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myCharge UNPLUGGED 10K Fast Wireless Powerbank review

REVIEW – Powerbanks, external batteries, portable chargers, no matter what you call them, they are useful accessories to have in your gear bag for those times when you have no access to a wall outlet and your smartphone or other gadget has run out of juice. Powerbanks aren’t the most glamorous gadget and pretty much only …

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Wofalodata Fast Wireless Charger review

What is it? The Wofalodata Fast Wireless Charger is a 2 in 1 wireless charging pad with a kickstand that meets the QI fast charging technology standard. What’s in the box Package contents: 1 x Wireless charger 1 x Kickstand 1 x Micro USB cable 1 x Instruction booklet Design and features The Wofalodata Fast …

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Enjoy convenient with wireless charging with the FurniQi – Bamboo Qi Wireless Charging Side Table

Some days when I wake up in the morning, I often wonder to myself: “where will technology take us next?” From smart locks, to smart cars, to entire smart homes, innovative designs and gear are continuously stretching the boundaries of what we can do, when we can do it, and how we can do what …

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Baseus Wireless Charging Gravity Car Mount review

Mounting your phone where you can see it while driving has become the norm. Whether you’re using it for a GPS system or entertainment, everyone wants their phone easy to get to, or at least within their visual field. I was recently sent a one-hand air vent clip from Baseus in black to test. Note: …

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This BESTEK surge protector has a built-in wireless charger

This BESTEK surge protector packs a lot of power into a small footprint.  Instead of the long-strip form that surge protectors usually take, this 1500joules protector is a vertical column.  Along the sides you’ll find eight power sockets and six USB charging ports.  And the cherry on top is the wireless charger on the top …

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Logitech’s POWERPLAY charging tech will charge your wireless mouse while you use it

I’ve been an advocate for wireless charging since the days of Microsoft’s SPOT watches. The SPOT watches were the first smart watches and some versions came with a wireless induction charging dock which felt ultra futuristic back in 2004. Other gadgets have adopted wireless charging features over the years, notably, Android smartphones which use Qi …

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WallJax is an easy way to add a wireless charging shelf to your wall

I’m a huge fan of wireless charging (otherwise known as Qi charging) and own several wireless chargers for home and office. Not long ago I gave Jeanne my older Samsung Note 2 smartphone and a TYLT VÜ Wireless Charger. The charger works great, but we keep it on the kitchen table, which doesn’t look very …

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Ikea’s line of Qi chargers are available now

Earlier in the year, we told you that Ikea had announced a line of Qi wireless chargers, some of which would be incorporated into their lamps and furniture.  Those chargers are available for purchase now.  They have some stand-alone chargers, like the single Nordmarke (above, left, $28) and the triple Nordmarke (lower left, $65).  They …

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TYLT VÜ-Solo Wireless Charger review

Now that Samsung, one of the world’s most popular smartphone makers other than Apple, has decided to include Qi wireless charging capability in their new Galaxy S6 and Galaxy S6 Edge phones, I think this means we’re finally going to see Qi charging take off in a big way. I was an early adopter of wireless …

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15 watt wireless charging is on the horizon

I have just recently upgraded my phone to one that supports wireless charging and was excited to try it for the first time. I was going to purchase a five watt wireless charger until I came across a press release from Freescale Semiconductor about their 15 watt wireless charging solution. Their design will support faster, …

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The QiStone+ backup battery wirelessly charges any Qi-chargeable device

The QiStone+ charger is described as the only truly wireless power bank.  The charger has a 4000mAh battery that can keep your phone or other Qi-chargeable device powered up during your day.  You can even charge two devices simultaneously with the QiStone+ charger – one wirelessly on the Qi transmitter on the top of the power …

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