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Quick Chargers

Ask AC: Can I use one company's quick charger with another's phone?

If you're one of the few whose shiny new phone has come with a Quick Charge 2.0 power supply in the box (here's a list if you're not sure, and even then some of then come with legacy chargers), you've come to a terrible realization. All of your other power supplies are woefully inadequate in...
This travel-sized quick charger hides the pointy parts, keeps the bulk

This travel-sized quick charger hides the pointy parts, keeps the bulk

Our chief complaint about quick chargers is that they're not small. In fact, they're big. Travel chargers should be smaller, right? So if you're going throw a quick charger in your gear bag, you're either going to have to choose carefully (and that's assuming you've got more than one brand on you...
Motorola Turbo Charger

Motorola's Turbo Charger will be available in the UK mid-March for £24.99

The Motorola Turbo Charger – based on Qualcomm's Quick Charge 2.0 technology – is all set to make its debut in the UK for £24.99 ($39), with sales set to commence mid-March. The Turbo Charger is not limited to charging Motorola's smartphones, and can be used with any device. However, Motorola...
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Motorola Turbo Charger

Motorola's Turbo Charger will be available in the UK mid-March for £24.99

The Motorola Turbo Charger – based on Qualcomm's Quick Charge 2.0 technology – is all set to make its debut in the UK for £24.99 ($39), with sales set to commence mid-March. The Turbo Charger is not limited to charging Motorola's smartphones, and can be used with any device. However, Motorola...
Aukey Quick Charge Wall Charger

Aukey's official Quick Charger on sale for $15

If you're looking for a spare quick-charger, go ahead and pull the trigger on this wall charger from Aukey, currently on sale at Amazon for just $15. This one's among the official accessories licensed by Qualcomm. And it's basically just a solid wall charger at a great price that very much...
This travel-sized quick charger hides the pointy parts, keeps the bulk

This travel-sized quick charger hides the pointy parts, keeps the bulk

Our chief complaint about quick chargers is that they're not small. In fact, they're big. Travel chargers should be smaller, right? So if you're going throw a quick charger in your gear bag, you're either going to have to choose carefully (and that's assuming you've got more than one brand on you...
Quick Charge

Ask AC: Can I use a Quick Charge 2.0 accessory on an older device?

If you've used Quick Charge 2.0 already, you know it's a pretty sweet new feature for your phone to have. We've been exploring all of the Quick Charge 2.0 options this week, and as a result came across a question that needed to be answered. As more devices are released with Quick Charge 2.0...
Quick Chargers

Ask AC: Can I use one company's quick charger with another's phone?

If you're one of the few whose shiny new phone has come with a Quick Charge 2.0 power supply in the box (here's a list if you're not sure, and even then some of then come with legacy chargers), you've come to a terrible realization. All of your other power supplies are woefully inadequate in...
Car Quick Chargers

A quick look at three quick-charging car chargers that charge quickly

Maybe having a quick-charging car charger won't change your life. But it makes plugging in during a 20-minute commute so much more useful. I'm used to maybe getting 10 or 15 percentage points on my way to or from the office while using my old, standard charger. It's not a long commute really...
Samsung Fast Charging

These are the Android devices that support Qualcomm's Quick Charge 2.0

We're still in the early days of Qualcomm's Quick Charge 2.0 technology, which gives an extra boost of charging on the front end and then slows things down to finish the job. But already we've got a number of Android smartphones and even a couple tablets that support the new technology. This...
Quick Charge

What is Qualcomm Quick Charge?

Being able to charge your phone or tablet faster at home — and more importantly when you're on the go — may be one of the biggest improvement we've seen in mobile tech in some time. And while one of the many cool things about living in 2015 is not necessarily needing to understand how a lot...
Quick-charge phones

This week's sidebar poll: Do you own a quick-charging phone?

It has many names: turbo, rapid, quick and fast. Whatever the name may be, there are a plethora of phones out there that support Qualcomm's Quick Charge 2.0 standard (or a manufacturers own version of it) since it was first announced back in 2013. And while we're doing our series on quick-...
Quick chargers

A quick look at OEM quick-charging chargers that charge quickly

One of our favorite features of late 2014 has got to be Rapid Charging. Or Turbo Charging. Or Fast Charging. The oversimplified version is that Qualcomm has a new standard — officially called Quick Charge 2.0, but phone manufacturers like to give it their own names — by which it can feed more...

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