Motorola Moto 360 photos leaked, confirm wireless charging and more

The Motorola Moto 360 smartwatch is expected to be the first Android Wear watch with a round face when it launches in the coming months. But that’s not the only thing that will make this watch stand out from competitors including the LG G Watch and Samsung Gear Live. Motorola hasn’t yet announced the official […]

New Qi wireless charging tech means your phone doesn’t have to touch the charger

The Wireless Power Consortium is adding support for resonant charging to its wireless charging technology. That means that your phone, tablet, or other device doesn’t actually have to touch a charger that uses Qi v.1.2 technology. This opens the doors for things like desks with chargers embedded into the tabletop instead of resting on top of […]

Motorola Moto 360 smartwatch wireless charger hits the FCC

Wondering if the Motorola Moto 360 smartwatch will have support for wireless charging? Signs point to yes… and by signs, I mean a new listing at the FCC website. Blogger Dave Zatz pointed me toward a  listing for a Smart Watch Wireless Charger from Motorola Mobility today. There aren’t many details in the listing, but the charger […]

Wireless charging coming to laptops as Rezence cranks it up to 50 watts

There are plenty of phones that support wireless charging, and a growing number of tablets have the feature as well. Soon you could be able to charge your notebook without wires as well. The Alliance for Wireless Power (A4WP) has announced that its Rezence system now features support for up to 50 watts of wireless  charging […]

Broadcom unveils wireless charging chip that supports competing standards

A growing number of smartphones and tablets ship with support for wireless charging. Instead of plugging in a cable to charge your battery, you can just place the device on or near a wireless charging pad or stand. But if you buy a new device there’s a chance it won’t work with your existing charger… because […]

Asus launches official Nexus 7 (2013) docks for wired, wireless charging

Asus manufactures the Nexus 7 (2013) tablet for Google, and now the company is launching two official docks for the 7 inch Android tablet. There’s a $50 charging stand and a Asus PW100 wireless charging stand that sells for $90. The cheaper model is a stand that lets you position the tablet in landscape mode […]

Dell joins Alliance for Wireless Power: Wirelessly charge your laptop?

You can already recharge the batteries on a number of smartphones and a handful of tablets without plugging in a charging cable. Soon you may be able to use wireless charging with laptops as well. Dell has joined the Alliance for Wireless Power, making it the first major PC maker to throw its weight behind […]