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9 tips and tricks to optimize your Airpod experience

9 tips and tricks to optimize your Airpod experience You’ve decided against bulkier on-ear and over-ear headphone options and opted to buy the company’s first-ever fully wireless earbuds.More: Simple and reliable, Apple’s Airpods are the best fully-wireless earbuds That’s where we come in.

This Disney-designed room will start charging your phone as soon as you enter

This Disney-designed room will start charging your phone as soon as you enter The main hitch, however, is that the actual room in which the technology is housed is currently an integral part of the design.The setup also uses a signal generator, a power amplifier, and a drive coil that couples power to the room.

Disney's new research could make wireless charging as easy as downloading your email

Disney's new research could make wireless charging as easy as downloading your email What we want is to walk into a room and have our iPhone 8 start charging automatically.In a very dense paper published last week in the journal PLOS One, Disney researchers Matthew Chabalko, Mohsen Shahmohammadi and Alanson Sample describe the development of “Volumetric wireless power for livable spaces.

Apple reportedly has five groups working on wireless charging technology

Apple reportedly has five groups working on wireless charging technology If you purchased an Android smartphone in the past two years, chances are it supports wireless charging.According to Reuters, the iPhone maker has as many as five different groups within the company working on wireless charging technologies.

Wireless charging will replace your fridge with self-cooling Tupperware

Wireless charging will replace your fridge with self-cooling Tupperware Ikea introduced wireless charging furniture a few years ago — a lamp and pad that could charge your phone without wires, though in some cases you needed a special case to make the Qi technology work.For several years now, there’s been buzz about wireless charging that doesn’t require you leaving devices on a special mat or nightstand, however.

Zero to 100 in 20 minutes: Meizu’s new tech supercharges your smartphone battery

Zero to 100 in 20 minutes: Meizu’s new tech supercharges your smartphone battery Chinese smartphone maker Meizu made a lot of people stand around in a busy hall at Mobile World Congress and watch a battery charge from zero to 100 percent.Except this was Meizu’s new Super mCharge technology, and the cell went from zero to 100 in just 20 minutes.

17 great wireless chargers to free yourself from cables

17 great wireless chargers to free yourself from cables Yes AC Adapter included?No Satechi Wireless Charging Pad ($25) If you’re looking for an alternative to Samsung’s official wireless charging pad that supports faster charging for the newer members of the Galaxy family, including the S7 and S7 Edge, then this could be it.

Sony patent could let you wirelessly charge your phone from another device

Sony patent could let you wirelessly charge your phone from another device If Sony gets its way, however, keeping all charged up could be a little bit easier.The company has applied for a patent that will allow you to wirelessly charge your phone straight from someone else’s phone.

Charge all your devices without all those wires with the Magfast Family

Charge all your devices without all those wires with the Magfast Family The Magfast Family comes with six chargers, covering every charging situation, and promises easy and quick charging for all your mobile devices.All of Magfast’s power banks come with a self-storing and replaceable built-in cable, traditional USB-A and new USB-C outlets, as well as wireless charging.

Anker's Newest Wall Charger Is Also a PowerCore Battery Pack

Anker's Newest Wall Charger Is Also a PowerCore Battery Pack Anker makes your favorite battery packs, and some of the most popular USB chargers on the market, so it makes perfect sense that they’d combine the two into a single product: The PowerCore Fusion.The PowerCore Fusion looks like a run-of-the-mill (albeit somewhat large and heavy) dual-port wall charger, but inside, it’s actually packing a 5,000mAh battery pack to recharge your gadgets on the go.

Could this electric-car Charging Tower mean the end of gas stations?

Could this electric-car Charging Tower mean the end of gas stations? If this architecture firm has its way, the gas stations of the future will look very different indeed.The Charging Tower is a concept created for a new urban development in Shanghai by Ennead Lab, the research arm of New York-based Ennead Architects.

Switch Charging Case Could Fix One Of The System's Glaring Design Missteps

Switch Charging Case Could Fix One Of The System's Glaring Design Missteps Inside the lower portion of the case is a plug, much like the one inside the Nintendo Switch dock.Knowing my propensity for losing little card-like things, I’ve been playing whatever’s in my Switch at the time.

BMW plots National Park charging stations for road-tripping electric car drivers

BMW plots National Park charging stations for road-tripping electric car drivers But for electric car owners, that often means a series of calculations involving range and the availability of charging stations.The German automaker and electric-car promoter is teaming with the National Park Service, National Park Foundation, and the Department of Energy to install up to 100 charging stations in U.

Share the power and juice up your phones with the best USB charging hubs

Share the power and juice up your phones with the best USB charging hubs It’s compact and portable, with four USB ports on one side and fold-out prongs to plug into a wall outlet on the other.Nonetheless, this USB charging hub is still a good value.

Troublesome Galaxy Note 5 problems, and how to fix them

Troublesome Galaxy Note 5 problems, and how to fix them As phablet fans flocked to the fantastic Galaxy Note 5, many experienced issues.We’ve been gathering some of the most common Galaxy Note 5 problems, along with the workarounds and potential solutions you might need to address them.

Some Galaxy S8 users are having a hard time wirelessly charging their phones

Some Galaxy S8 users are having a hard time wirelessly charging their phones According to the post, using Samsung’s proprietary fast charging power adapter with a first-party charging pad will achieve the desired result.However, mixing that same adapter with a third-party charging surface will prevent power delivery, unless the authentic Samsung fast charging adapter is switched out with a standard, non-QuickCharge brick.

Current’s stylish new backpacks keep your cell phone charged in the wilderness

Current’s stylish new backpacks keep your cell phone charged in the wilderness When entrepreneurs Jack Perkins & Eric Anwar saw the current lineup of these charging backpacks, they were compelled to make a change.The pair combined their talents to produce a new line of portable charging backpacks that are infused with a West Coast style.

Apple may use Wi-Fi routers for wireless charging, according to patent filing

Apple may use Wi-Fi routers for wireless charging, according to patent filing The company has long been rumored to implement a new wireless charging technology into the next flagship iPhone — a wireless charging technology that does away with charging mats.The filing describes a few ways that Apple experimented with wireless charging, but perhaps the most interesting is that a phone could draw power from a Wi-Fi router.

Chevy's Bolt truly is an EV for the everyman ... if he's ready for it

Chevy's Bolt truly is an EV for the everyman ... if he's ready for it The Bolt EV is an all-new fully electric vehicle from Chevrolet that hopes to hit that EV sweet spot between long range and affordability.I walked to the pickup spot for the Bolt EV, so I was looking forward for the dry warmth of a car interior.