Tag Archive: Charging


Google fixes Pixel XL charging bug with May 2018 security patch

The update is rolling out to the Pixel XL now.

Shortly after the original Pixel XL was updated to Android 8.1, many users took to the depths of the internet to complain about a new charging bug that came with it. Google addressed this issue in late March, saying that “a fix will be rolling out in the coming weeks.” With the May 2018 security patch, that fix is finally here.

As noted in the Pixel/Nexus Security  [Read More…]

Save 52% on this Qi wireless home charging kit for your Samsung Galaxy phone

The kit includes a small, magnetic charging pad that can be used to mount your phone on the wall or other surfaces, and a sleek, minimalist, snap-on magnetic case. Shop with us and you can the bundle for just $ 45 right now.

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Why bother making a glass phone without wireless charging?

Without some kind of added benefit like wireless charging, what reason is there to use a fragile material like glass?

I don’t always have the most popular opinions on smartphone design; I’ve been arguing in favor of the display notch for some time now, and I firmly believe that every phone should have a quick switch for audio profiles like the OnePlus 5T and iPhone X. But one thing that everybody can seem to agree on is  [Read More…]

These iOttie car mounts have wireless charging pads built in for just $34

Safely charge in the car.

Odds are you’ve heard of iOttie’s awesome car mounts in the past, but did you know the company also sells some with wireless charging capabilities built in? They may sound expensive, but right now at Amazon they are on sale for 32% off, which drops the price down to just $ 33.95. There are two different options available, one which goes into a CD slot and one which clips into your vehicle’s  [Read More…]

The iOttie Wireless Plus is the most stylish charging pad you can buy!

For those who love that fabric look for their tech accessories!

Wireless charging has been around long enough now that we’ve long surpassed the utilitarian design of those early wireless chargers. You’ve seen the ones that looked like miniaturized UFOs and stood out like a bizarre plug-in coaster on your desk.

iOttie has been one brand leading the way on innovative new designs for wireless chargers — whether for in your car or around the home or  [Read More…]

The RAVPower Qi fast wireless charging pad is down to $11

Just drop it and charge it. Easy.

The RAVPower Qi fast wireless charging pad is down to $ 10.99 with code BKG4XX7P on Amazon. This charging pad is $ 15 without the code and normally sells for around $ 16. The drop to $ 11 is a match for its lowest price ever.

The Qi fast wireless charging pad works with any Qi-certified wireless charging mobile device, including the iPhone and the Galaxy S9. Devices with Quick  [Read More…]

Samsung’s newest fast wireless charging stand is already $20 off

Charge without the wires.

Samsung’s fast wireless charging stands are down from $ 69.99 to just $ 49.99 in both black and white. This price drop brings the popular wireless charging option down to a new all-time low. You can grab it for the same price from Samsung and Best Buy.

It is compatible with all Qi devices, including Samsung’s Galaxy S8, S9, Note 8, and other devices like the iPhone 8, iPhone X and more. The  [Read More…]

I went all-in on wireless charging and it’s been great

It isn’t for everybody, but I don’t want to go back to a wired world.

I love wireless charging. It’s nothing new, but it’s taken quite a while to catch on and start showing up in more phones. Maybe that’s because the prevailing hardware trend is only recently shifting away from aluminum, which blocks electro-magnetic transfers. Most high-end phones these days are made of glass, and while it’s significantly more fragile than metal, it’s a perfect conductor  [Read More…]

Xiaomi’s Qi-based wireless charging mat for the Mi Mix 2S costs just $15

Xiaomi’s wireless charging mat will retail for just ¥99 in China, or the equivalent of $ 15.

The Mi Mix 2S is the first Xiaomi phone to offer wireless charging, and at the launch event the manufacturer rolled out a wireless charging mat designed for the device. The charging mat works on the Qi wireless protocol — the same used by the phone, and the highlight is that it retails for just ¥99 in China, or the  [Read More…]

iOttie car mounts are 30% off today only, like this $35 wireless charging version

Tell your Saturday to hold up while you grab one of these deals.

As part of its Deals of the Day, Amazon is offering 30% off select iOttie Easy One Touch car mounts including a QI wireless charging option. It’s down to $ 34.97 right now – its lowest price ever and a $ 7 drop from the last deal we saw on it about a week ago. It regularly sells for $ 50.

That mount, including  [Read More…]