Tag Archive: Charging


Original Pixel XL users experiencing quick charging issues with Android Pie

Some owners of the original 2016 Pixel XL have been experiencing issues with quick charging since upgrading to Android Pie. The issue existed back on the Android P beta as well, but by the time you get an official release, all bugs should be resolved.

When quick charging the original 2016 Pixel XL can charge at a maximum rate of 5V/3A significantly decreasing charging times. With the Android Pie update, many users are reporting a much slower charging rate.

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Nomad fixes Tesla 3’s obvious omission with wireless charging deck

Tesla may be the king of electric cars, but they forgot to put in a wireless charger. Nomad fixes that!

Nomad has just launched a fancy new wireless charging deck specifically designed for the Tesla. It’s called the Tesla Wireless Charger – Model 3 Edition and it’s a dock that connects to the Model 3’s two USB-A port so you can wirelessly charge your device while you’re on the road.

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Best Family Charging Stations for Android

Seems like everyone, their brother, and even their dog have a phone these days. These stations can help keep them all charged.

If you live in a household with a family of three, four, or more, and you have kids who are at the smartphone stage, then keeping them all charged up all the time can be a bit of a pain. Smaller wall chargers go missing, the cat chews the cables, and kids can just outright  [Read More…]

Gear Up: RAVPower wireless charging solutions for home and on-the-go

It’s 2018 which means a lot of the new phones you see, and possibly buy, come with a really cool feature: wireless charging. Indeed, what we once thought was a great luxury afforded to a select few devices has now become commonplace. In fact, some of you have been so accustomed to having it that you’ve taken the technology for granted.

Whether you’ve got a brand new phone with wireless charging or are sitting on one that’s a year or  [Read More…]

Anker’s discounted charging gear will help keep all your electronics powered up

You can never have too much charging gear.

It’s been a while since we’ve seen one, but Amazon is back today with a one-day sale on Anker’s charging gear. Whether you’re looking for a new cable, car charger, USB hub, or even battery pack, you won’t want to miss out on this. You can grab a 3-pack of USB-C cables for $ 10.98 or a 10-foot PowerLine+ Lightning cable for just $ 12.59. Anker’s PowerLine series of  [Read More…]

Is it safe to use third-party charging accessories with your phone?

For the most part, the answer is yes.

As a general rule of thumb, we recommend charging your phone with the cable and power brick that come included with it out of the box. These accessories were designed specifically for your phone, and as such, will generally offer the best experience possible.

However, if you happen to lose them or just want a second charging setup without spending an arm and a leg, there are a number  [Read More…]

3 Great Third Party Wireless Charging Docks for Samsung Gear S3

Keep your Gear S3 charged at home, at the office, and wherever your travels take you!

The Samsung Gear S3 is still one of the best smartwatches you can buy in 2018.

If you own one you may have bought a couple of stylish bands to swap out your style. Another important accessory you should consider is an extra charging dock or two so you can keep your watch topped up while you’re working at your desk,  [Read More…]

Mophie Charge Stream Pad+: Why plug-in charging for smartphones may soon be obsolete

The Mophie pad+ delivers optimized wireless fast charge power to Samsung, Apple, and other Qi-enabled smartphones

Wireless charging has been a reality since 2015 when Samsung first introduced the technology as a basic option with the Galaxy S6 and S6 edge. Since then, Qi wireless charging has achieved mainstream consumer adoption and is now found in most of today’s popular smartphones. Charging stations have also infiltrated airports, public venues, office buildings, restaurants, hotels, and even cars.

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Best Charging Stands for Google Pixel 2 and Pixel 2 XL

Spruce up your desk with a nice charging stand.

If you’re anything like me, the thought of a messy, cluttered desk drives you crazy. That includes small details like your phone sitting randomly next to your keyboard — luckily, a charging stand can clean things up and turn your phone into an elegant and functional part of your desk, rather than part of the mess.

Though my preferred solution is a wireless charger like Samsung’s convertible pad,  [Read More…]

Neva Tech Qi Wireless Fast Charging Pad just $10.99

If you’re the owner of a handset with wireless charging technology, you owe it to yourself to take advantage. We have a wonderful deal for you which lets you charge your smartphone in a healthy way. The Neva Tech Qi Wireless Fast Charging Pad supports Qi-compatible smartphones such as Galaxy S9, S9 Plus, and the iPhone 8 Plus.

See Also: Choetech Wireless Fast Charger review

Wireless charging is becoming one of the best details in personal gear. Many of today’s top devices feature  [Read More…]