If there’s anything I find especially important when making the trek outside of my house each day, it’s ensuring that I always have a means of charging my iPhone and accessories to prevent their batteries from dying.
Satechi's headphone stand is a stylish 2-in-1 accessory that also doubles as a wireless charger for your iPhone or any Qi-enabled smartphone.
Apple is believed to be working on a new battery pack for the iPhone 12 family that would use MagSafe technology and feature reverse Qi wireless charging. Our own Harris Craycraft has put together a little video discussing some of the pros and cons of the unreleased product.
iPhones were supposed to charge our AirPods wirelessly two years ago. In a new write-up published on Bloomberg, reporter Mark Gurman explains why the bilateral Qi wireless charging capability is still nowhere to be seen on the Apple smartphone. The report speculates that such functionality is unlikely to be implemented on the company's devices like iPhones, AirPods and Apple Watches in the near future despite the higher-ups having discussed the possibility.
If your iPhone 12 is one day charging on your Qi-compatible wireless charger normally as it should only to stop charging the next day, then you're definitely not alone. This is a known software bug in iOS and Apple has now confirmed that it's working on a fix.
Meet the KIKR S1, a wireless charger stand that lets you charge your iPhone and AirPods simultaneously that also doubles as a collapsible phone/tablet holder with adjustable height, angle and a whole lot of other cool features.
Apple has quietly refreshed its MagSafe Duo page to note the fact that wireless charging at the product's maximum speed isn't possible without spending extra cash.
If you want to charge your iPhone 12 full speed via Apple's new MagSafe wireless charger, you'll need to run out and buy the company's new 20-watt USB-C charger because higher-wattage Apple chargers and third-party options currently don’t perform quite well.
VentureBeat's Jeremy Horwitz points us to a new Apple filing with the United States Federal Communications Commission in which the Cupertino technology group hints at a possible new feature that appears to be similar to wireless power sharing on Samsung’s recent phones.
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.
Apple may unveil wireless chargers and magnetic cases for the iPhone 12 at its online product presentation Tuesday, with both accessories expected to use Apple's MagSafe branding.
My iPhone's battery often finds itself scrambling to catch a charge before I leave for the day, whether it’s an all-day outing or a short trip to the grocery store. In any case, it would be helpful if my iPhone could charge faster than it already does out of the box, and it’s axiomatic that most iPhone users would agree.
On stock devices, users could enable Low Power Mode while charging to juice up their handset’s battery faster, but if you’re jailbroken, then you can take advantage of a far more effective solution that comes in a form of a new and free jailbreak tweak dubbed PowerUp by iOS developers Kurrt and Squiddy.