Tag Archives: Wireless

Belkin Launches New Boost Up Wireless Chargers at CES 2018, Wemo Hub With Apple HomeKit Support Goes on Sale

HIGHLIGHTS Belkin has named the new series as Boost Up Bold Wemo Apple HomeKit Bridge is now finally up for sale Price and release details regarding new chargers are currently unavailabl Belkin has launched a new lineup of wireless chargers at CES 2018. Belkin, which already makes one of the two Apple-licensed iPhone wireless charging pads, has unveiled its expanded series of Qi charging ... Read More »

Powermat Joins Wireless Power Consortium, Will Help Further Rival Qi Wireless Charging Standard

HIGHLIGHTS Powermat has become one of the over 360 companies which support the Qi st WPC members include Apple, Samsung, LG Electronics, Delphi among others In 2017, Apple chose Qi wireless technology over Powermat for its iPhone Powermat, the wireless charging company, has become a member of the Wireless Power Consortium (WPC). Powermat has said the move is to contribute ... Read More »

iOS 11.2 Said to Bring Faster Wireless Charging to iPhone X, iPhone 8 and 8 Plus

Apple appears all set to enable faster wireless charging on the iPhone X, iPhone 8, and the iPhone 8 Plus with the upcoming iOS 11.2. The new experience is reported to be 50 percent faster than the present wireless charging feature that delivers 5W of power. With the iOS 11.2 update, which is presently available in a developer beta version, Apple looks set to enable ... Read More »

First update hits Galaxy Note8, improves camera stability and wireless charging

The Samsung Galaxy Note8 has reached consumers in limited quantities and Samsung already has a firmware update ready – right on time before the masses get their hands on the new flagship (its big rollout is set for September 15). The new firmware – version N950FXXU1AQI1 – improves the stability of the camera app. Wireless charging should work better as well and ... Read More »

Best wireless keyboards: Cut the cord with Bluetooth and USB models offering extras galore

A wireless keyboard frees you from more than a cable. It frees you from the crummy slab you got for free with your PC—does anyone like that one?—and it gives you options. The models we’ve reviewed vary in size, weight, key design, and compatibility with other operating systems and devices. Keyboard have a long shelf life—most of the models we reviewed in 2016 remain on sale, ... Read More »

Ring Video Doorbell 2 updates Ring’s original smart, wireless doorbell

Most smart home products sound great on paper but fail to deliver in real-life, which is what makes the original Ring Video Doorbell such a successful outlier. Ring just announced the Ring Video Doorbell 2—available at Amazon and Best Buy for $199—and while its upgrades are modest, everything about the new model suggest it’s worth a $20 price hike relative to ... Read More »

Apple joins Wireless Power Consortium, charging up iPhone 8 rumor

Apple has joined the consortium behind the Qi wireless charging system, supercharging rumors that owners of future an iPhone could live tangle-free. Last week, a financial analyst claimed Apple will release three new iPhones with wireless charging capabilities this year, reviving an on-again, off-again rumor about the next-generation iPhone’s capabilities. The appearance of Apple’s name on the membership list of ... Read More »

Apple joins Wireless Power Consortium

The success of wireless charging adoption from Apple’s competitors is something that Apple can no longer ignore. IHS Technology consumer survey data shows over 90% of consumers want wireless charging on their next device. We’ve been hearing about this for a while now and it almost seems like a sure deal. We can now say that with even more certainty, ... Read More »

Only the 5-inch iPhone 8 to have a glass back, wireless charging

Another day, another contradicting iPhone rumor – when will it end? Well, next September is a pretty safe assumption. Anyway, in today’s batch of supposed specs for the future iPhone we have a 5-inch model that will be fitted with wireless (or rather, inductive) charging capability. Based on ‘reliable sources’ from Taiwan, Japanese blog Macotacara reports that only this 5-inch ... Read More »

Bowers & Wilkins P7 Wireless headphones review: They sound better than the original

Bowers & Wilkins has earned its place as the BMW of high-end audio. The company’s loudspeakers are legendary: Its five-figure Nautilus speakers have been displayed in museums; Abbey Road Studios has used their monitors for more than 20 years; and the company’s new 800 Series Diamond (which I auditioned during last year’s NYC launch event) are receiving rave reviews. The ... Read More »