Posted by Harish Jonnalagadda on 28 May 2014 9:02 am
Sony has announced two new wireless charging accessories for the Xperia Z2. The accessories include a wireless charging cover (WCR12 Wireless Charging Cover if you want the official product name) that has been designed specially for the Xperia Z2 and a wireless charging plate (WCH10 Wireless Charging Plate). Both accessories conform to the Qi wireless charging standard.
Posted by Jerry Hildenbrand on 14 Mar 2014 2:02 pm
This multi-position Qi charger makes for an excellent desktop companion, or folds nice and flat for travel
By now, Qi chargers are old hat for many of us. You still have to plug in the base unit, but you can just plop a compatible phone on top of the charger, and it renews your battery level. It's not magic, but it almost seems like it. And since Qi is a standard, a lot of companies are making...
A quick look at an expensive but capable Qi charger
We love us some wireless charging here at Android Central. And so we quickly scooped up the ASUS PW100 after it was announced through a YouTube video.
The short, short version? It's a pretty cool stand/charger, but it's expensive. And it only charges the Nexus 7 (2013) horizontally, not vertically. It does, however, work just fine with the...
A solid charger with a couple odd shortcomings
While it isn't exactly a given just yet, it seems as though more mobile devices than ever are getting on-board with the Qi wireless charging standard. And as the number of devices that are compatible grows, so does the number of charging accessories. Google sells its own Nexus Wireless Charger for $49, but a handful of other manufacturers are...
Posted by Jerry Hildenbrand on 5 Aug 2013 11:33 am
ZENS is taking Qi charging to the next level in style and function
I've been looking at Qi wireless chargers here lately, and every time the subject comes up someone wants to know more about the ZENS charger. We've all heard good things, and often enough that it was evident I needed to get one and have a look. I've used plenty of them, had some varying results, but I had never heard...
Posted by Jerry Hildenbrand on 30 Jun 2013 10:36 am
We take a look at three popular Qi wireless charging solutions and put them head to head in Jerry's bedroom
Qi (pronounced Chee, and is totally a word no matter what Words with Friends says) is a wireless standard developed in 2009 by the Wireless Power Consortium. The standard itself covers inductive power transfer over short distances -- up to four centimeters -- and uses a electromagnet ...
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