We show you how to fast-charge your brand spanking new 14-inch or 16-inch MacBook Pro from dead to fifty percent battery in about 30 minutes, and tell you about the caveats.
Apple might support a bit faster charging on iPhone 13 with a 25W USB-C power adapter, claims a new rumor. By comparison, iPhone 12 supports fast charging with a 20W adapter.
Want to fast-charge your iPhone 12 with Apple's discontinued 18W power adapter that you previously used for fast-changing your older iPhone? Not so fast — that 18W charger that came in the box with your iPhone 11/iPad Pro won't fast-charge the latest iPhone 12 lineup. For that, you'll need Apple's new 20W charger which must be purchased separately for $19 a pop.
Apple's new MagSafe charger for the iPhone 12 family doubles the wireless charging speed but is still slower compared to the wired solution. Concretely, the Wall Street Journal's Joana Stern found out in her video review of the new iPhones that the magnetic charger charges an iPhone 12 more than 2x slower than a 20-Watt USB-C charger with fast-charge support.
According to a new report Thursday from IT Home, via MacRumors, Apple is planning to release a new power adapter this year that will be based on Gallium Nitride (GaN) technology.
Satechi makes versatile chargers and their latest arrival is no exception. Rated at 108 watts of power, it supports USB-C Power Delivery and is their most robust on-the-go charger to date.
Accessory maker Mophie today launched Presentation Hub, its latest 6,100mAh portable battery pack that combines a fast-charging USB-C port, two USB-A ports and Qi wireless charging support, allowing the accessory to juice up a total of four devices simultaneously.
You just arrived home after a long day and your iPhone could use some recharging. And when a guy needs some juice, what better way to juice up your iPhone than drop it on an elegant picture frame that's sitting on the table? That's right, Twelve South has created an amazing gadget that looks and behaves like a regular 5x7 picture frame but also happens to wirelessly charge your phone quickly because there's a 10-watt Qi charger hidden inside the frame.
Like the iPhone X and 8 models, the new iPhone Xs family of smartphones from Apple are fast-charge capable: they go from completely dead to half the charge in 30 minutes. But contrary to some rumors, fast-charging an iPhone Xs is still out of the box and a $68 extra.
To juice up your iPhone XS, iPhone 8 or iPhone 8 Plus significantly faster than the included five-watt USB wall brick, you'll need either a 7.5-watt Qi wireless charger or a ten-watt or stronger USB-C power adapter to enable slightly faster wired charging. For best results, you're wholeheartedly recommended to take full advantage of the convenient fast charge feature supported by 2017 iPhones and beyond. Here's what you'll need to use the fast charge option and how to fuel your phone faster without burning money on USB-C chargers and cables.
Unfortunately, charging your iPhone or iPad faster via USB-C is not as straightforward as it may appear due to an incredibly fragmented market of USB Type-C cables that limit power delivery and charging speeds. To help customers avoid any charging issues, Apple will allegedly require that all third-party chargers work at full speed with 2018 iPhones.
Samsung's new “Ingenius” ad series renews Apple bashing, depicting a puzzled Apple Store Genius Bar employee unable to answer tricky questions regarding iPhone X and Galaxy S9.