Neowin News Feed for: Charger Neowin News Feed for: Charger en-us Neowin Ignition News (Managing Editor) (Neowin Developers) 5 Chinese students are suing Apple because it doesn't ship iPhones with a charger <div style="float:left;margin-right:10px;"><img src="" alt="" /></div>Apple is being sued by Chinese students for failure to include a charger with an iPhone. They say that the USB-C to Lightning cable provided doesn&#039;t work as advertised by Apple and want compensation. <a href="">Read more...</a> (Paul Hill) Wed, 27 Oct 2021 17:04:02 +0000 Most devices, including iPhones, could soon be forced to use USB-C charging <div style="float:left;margin-right:10px;"><img src="" alt="" /></div>Today, the European Parliament will be voting on a new legislation by the European Commission to standardize USB-C charging across most devices. If it becomes law, OEMs will have two years to comply. <a href="">Read more...</a> (Usama Jawad) Thu, 23 Sep 2021 13:46:01 +0000 Get the CHOETECH Phone Stand for MagSafe Charger for $9.99 with a promo code <div style="float:left;margin-right:10px;"><img src="" alt="" /></div>Today you can save 75% off the list price of this phone stand for MagSafe charger at Amazon. This stand, made from aluminum alloy, allows for portrait and landscape support for your iPhone 12. <a href="">Read more...</a> (Steven Parker) Thu, 18 Feb 2021 19:30:01 +0000 Save 14% off Mopoint 65W GaN PD Charger <div style="float:left;margin-right:10px;"><img src="" alt="" /></div>Power up three devices simultaneously with the world&#039;s smallest adapter with fast charging ports and power delivery standard with today&#039;s highlighted deal and save big with Neowin Deals! <a href="">Read more...</a> (News Staff) Sun, 07 Feb 2021 17:00:01 +0000 Save 39% off this CHOETECH Dual Fast Wireless Charging Pad <div style="float:left;margin-right:10px;"><img src="" alt="" /></div>In a deal that ends on Monday, you can save $13.99 off this sleek wireless charger that can be used to simultaneously charge two devices at once, such as AirPods and a smartphone or smartwatch. <a href="">Read more...</a> (Steven Parker) Wed, 20 Jan 2021 13:34:01 +0000 Samsung Galaxy S21 might not ship with a charger and earphones in the box <div style="float:left;margin-right:10px;"><img src="" alt="" /></div>Samsung could end up following in Apple&#039;s footsteps and not bundle a power adapter or earphones with the Galaxy S21. The company is mulling only removing the earphones and keeping the charger though. <a href="">Read more...</a> (Rajesh Pandey) Tue, 27 Oct 2020 13:52:01 +0000 Samsung could also stop including chargers with its phones <div style="float:left;margin-right:10px;"><img src="" alt="" /></div>Samsung could very well follow in Apple&#039;s footsteps and stop bundling a power adapter in the retail box of its smartphones. The company is yet to take a final decision on this matter for now though. <a href="">Read more...</a> (Rajesh Pandey) Wed, 08 Jul 2020 12:06:01 +0000 iPhone 12 will reportedly not come with a charger in the box <div style="float:left;margin-right:10px;"><img src="" alt="" /></div>Apple&#039;s upcoming iPhone 12 will reportedly be sold without a fast charger in the box. Customers might have to purchase the firm&#039;s new 20W power adaptor as an optional accessory with the phone. <a href="">Read more...</a> (Abhay V) Sun, 28 Jun 2020 20:42:01 +0000 Save $7 off on this 18W Charger with 4FT braided USB-C to lightning cable <div style="float:left;margin-right:10px;"><img src="" alt="" /></div>You can pick up this USB C to Lightning 18W charger for Apple gear at $7 off when you apply the promo code we have for our readers, saving around a third off the cost! Expires on Tuesday. <a href="">Read more...</a> (Steven Parker) Sat, 27 Jun 2020 18:46:01 +0000 This 2-in-1 Wireless Charger + UV Sanitizer is 15% off for just $37.99 <div style="float:left;margin-right:10px;"><img src="" alt="" /></div>With today;&#039;s highlighted deal, eliminate harmful bacteria in minutes and protect yourself and family by UV sanitizing your phone and other portables. Save 15% off the normal retail price today! <a href="">Read more...</a> (News Staff) Sun, 19 Apr 2020 16:46:01 +0000 This Fast Charging Choetech Wireless Car Charger is 43% off at Amazon for $16.99 <div style="float:left;margin-right:10px;"><img src="" alt="" /></div>You can save $13 off the CHOETECH Wireless Car Charger, that supports Fast Charging for recent iPhone and Samsung Galaxy models, by applying a coupon that is valid to use until Sunday, August 26. <a href="">Read more...</a> (Steven Parker) Fri, 23 Aug 2019 15:30:01 +0000 This Wireless Car Charger is $12 off at Amazon and supports Fast Charging <div style="float:left;margin-right:10px;"><img src="" alt="" /></div>Until Sunday, you can save $12 off the CHOETECH Wireless Car Charger, that supports Qi supported phones and Fast Charging for recent iPhone and Samsung Galaxy models, by applying a coupon. <a href="">Read more...</a> (Steven Parker) Wed, 12 Jun 2019 16:46:02 +0000 EU pushes forward to unify mobile phone chargers <div style="float:left;margin-right:10px;"><img src="" alt="" /></div>The European Union has understood the phone chargers fragmentation problem for a decade. After voluntary solutions from manufacturers did not pan out, EU might enforce its own one. <a href="">Read more...</a> (Tim Moon) Wed, 08 Aug 2018 04:58:01 +0000 Review: The best of both worlds, Samsung's new convertible wireless charger <div style="float:left;margin-right:10px;"><img src="" alt="" /></div>The technology behind Samsung&#039;s fast wireless chargers hasn&#039;t changed at all, but the design is all new, along with premium materials. But is it worth your coin buying the new model? Let&#039;s find out. <a href="">Read more...</a> (Robbie Khan) Wed, 24 May 2017 13:16:02 +0000 Belkin Boost Up 15W Wireless Fast Charging Pad review <div style="float:left;margin-right:10px;"><img src="" alt="" /></div>They say it is faster than Samsung&#039;s fast wireless charging pad, and the AC adapter outputs 12V with 2A of current. Could Belkin&#039;s new charging pad be the holy grail of wireless charging? <a href="">Read more...</a> (Robbie Khan) Sat, 21 Jan 2017 13:30:01 +0000 All those 'genuine' Apple chargers on Amazon? Yeah, they're fake <div style="float:left;margin-right:10px;"><img src="" alt="" /></div>Apple has found that an overwhelming majority of chargers and cables sold and fulfilled by Amazon as &#039;genuine&#039; Apple products, are in fact fake. The company is now suing one of the manufacturers. <a href="">Read more...</a> (Vlad Dudau) Fri, 21 Oct 2016 08:20:01 +0000 Review: Tronsmart's Chocolate is great for wireless fast charging, just don't eat it <div style="float:left;margin-right:10px;"><img src="" alt="" /></div>Tronsmart know power. I am amped to bring you their latest offering into the Qi wireless fast charging arena, the bizarrely named Chocolate. Let&#039;s see how it stacks up against Samsung&#039;s chargers. <a href="">Read more...</a> (Robbie Khan) Sat, 23 Jul 2016 10:40:01 +0000 Samsung Fast Charge Wireless Charging Stand review <div style="float:left;margin-right:10px;"><img src="" alt="" /></div>Along with the Galaxy S7, Samsung also announced the all new Fast Charge Wireless Charging Stand. But with the same specs as the 2015 model, should you pay more for this? Let&#039;s find out. <a href="">Read more...</a> (Robbie Khan) Wed, 06 Apr 2016 18:28:01 +0000 Tronsmart Titan 5xUSB Quick Charge 2.0 charger review <div style="float:left;margin-right:10px;"><img src="" alt="" /></div>Whatever your charging needs may be, Tronsmart is sure to have something in their vast arsenal of charging products. The Titan comes in a small package, but delivers big power. <a href="">Read more...</a> (Robbie Khan) Thu, 31 Mar 2016 07:22:01 +0000 Hydroelectric charger set to be released in July <div style="float:left;margin-right:10px;"><img src="" alt="" /></div>Campers and environmentalists need to watch out for the new Enomad charger. The product will allow users to charge their phones via any running water source. Read on to get more details. <a href="">Read more...</a> (Matthew Sims) Mon, 14 Mar 2016 03:48:01 +0000 Amazon UK recalls Fire 7" and Fire Kids Edition 7" chargers due to 'electrical shock' risk <div style="float:left;margin-right:10px;"><img src="" alt="" /></div>Amazon has issued a voluntary recall of power adapters included with some of its Fire tablets in the UK and Ireland, as &quot;the adapter assembly may detach and create a risk of electrical shock&quot;. <a href="">Read more...</a> (Andy Weir) Wed, 02 Mar 2016 14:26:01 +0000 Xtorm 12,000mAh compact USB-C power bank review <div style="float:left;margin-right:10px;"><img src="" alt="" /></div>There is no end to power banks on sale these days. Does Xtorm&#039;s hefty capacity with 5V/3A USB-C and QuickCharge 2.0 offering deliver quality and performance for the asking price? Let&#039;s find out. <a href="">Read more...</a> (Robbie Khan) Fri, 26 Feb 2016 15:30:01 +0000 UK's largest mobile network, EE, recalls all of its free Power Bar chargers over fire risk <div style="float:left;margin-right:10px;"><img src="" alt="" /></div>EE is recalling all of its free Power Bar mobile chargers, after several overheating incidents, including one in which a woman suffered burns when the battery &#039;exploded&#039;, causing a fire in her home. <a href="">Read more...</a> (Andy Weir) Wed, 16 Dec 2015 20:18:01 +0000 Microsoft's 6000mAh Portable Power charger is now available for just $24.99 <div style="float:left;margin-right:10px;"><img src="" alt="" /></div>Microsoft&#039;s Portable Power DC-21 - the 6000mAh mobile battery pack that it launched last year for $49 - is now on sale for just $24.99, and is currently available in white, green or orange. <a href="">Read more...</a> (Andy Weir) Wed, 04 Nov 2015 16:59:06 +0000 Microsoft announces three Portable Dual mobile battery packs, priced from $35 <div style="float:left;margin-right:10px;"><img src="" alt="" /></div>Microsoft has unveiled a trio of mobile battery chargers with 5200mAh, 9000mAh or 12,000mAh, which can charge two devices at the same time. Rolling out in the next few weeks, prices start at $35. <a href="">Read more...</a> (Andy Weir) Wed, 10 Jun 2015 16:06:02 +0000 Is Tronsmart's USB Smart Charger the ideal solution for the household? - Review <div style="float:left;margin-right:10px;"><img src="" alt="" /></div>The Tronsmart USB Smart Charger claims to be capable of adapting to whatever is plugged into it. But does it work? Read our review of the Tronsmart USB Smart Charger to find out! <a href="">Read more...</a> (Steven Johns) Wed, 20 May 2015 06:58:01 +0000 EE promises "never-ending power" with free portable smartphone chargers for all customers <div style="float:left;margin-right:10px;"><img src="" alt="" /></div>EE is offering a free 2600mAh charger to all active customers on its network, inviting them to use it to charge their phones, then swap it out for a fully charged one in its stores whenever needed. <a href="">Read more...</a> (Andy Weir) Thu, 02 Apr 2015 08:40:01 +0000 Mophie releases the most portable mobile device charger at SXSW: St. Bernard dogs <div style="float:left;margin-right:10px;"><img src="" alt="" /></div>If your mobile device needs a little more power at SXSW, Mophie has you covered. Simply tweet a picture of your dying battery and a St. Bernard dog will come to you for a recharge&#33; <a href="">Read more...</a> (Christopher White) Sat, 14 Mar 2015 00:22:01 +0000 Hands On with Microsoft's DC-21 portable charger <div style="float:left;margin-right:10px;"><img src="" alt="" /></div>A few months back, Microsoft announced a portable power unit called the DC-21 and we got our hands on one, which means we have a gallery for you to see the device in all of its glory. <a href="">Read more...</a> (Brad Sams) Thu, 05 Mar 2015 15:24:01 +0000 Nintendo will not include an AC adapter with its new 3DS XL citing cost concerns <div style="float:left;margin-right:10px;"><img src="" alt="" /></div>If you plan to or have already pre-ordered a new Nintendo 3DS XL, you might also want to buy a charger. Nintendo will not include a charging cable in its latest consoles citing cost concerns. <a href="">Read more...</a> (Timi Cantisano) Sat, 17 Jan 2015 08:40:01 +0000 Microsoft's 6000mAh Portable Power phone charger is finally available to buy for $49 <div style="float:left;margin-right:10px;"><img src="" alt="" /></div>Microsoft&#039;s new Portable Power smartphone charger is finally available to purchase in the United States, priced at $49 - although it had previously said that it would go on sale by the end of October. <a href="">Read more...</a> (Andy Weir) Thu, 18 Dec 2014 18:52:01 +0000 Zap&Go graphene supercapacitor charger near campaign end <div style="float:left;margin-right:10px;"><img src="" alt="" /></div>Zap&amp;Go, the first commercial graphene supercapacitor charger offering five minute charging and portability, will soon wrap up its successful Indiegogo campaign. <a href="">Read more...</a> (Boyd Chan) Sat, 13 Dec 2014 01:32:01 +0000 Microsoft shows off a concept lamp that blinks to show Windows Phone notifications <div style="float:left;margin-right:10px;"><img src="" alt="" /></div>Microsoft has shown off a concept lamp based on its new DT-903 Wireless Charging Plate, which glows and blinks to indicate notifications on your Windows Phone, such as new Facebook updates or texts. <a href="">Read more...</a> (Andy Weir) Thu, 13 Nov 2014 18:30:01 +0000 Microsoft unveils its first self-branded phone charger, the $49 6000mAh Portable Power <div style="float:left;margin-right:10px;"><img src="" alt="" /></div>Microsoft&#039;s new mobile charger, the Portable Power, features a massive 6000mAh battery - but while it looks a lot like a Nokia accessory, this one ditches the Nokia logo for Microsoft branding. <a href="">Read more...</a> (Andy Weir) Thu, 02 Oct 2014 12:10:01 +0000 Motorola Turbo Charger claims to deliver 8 hours of battery life on a 15 minute charge <div style="float:left;margin-right:10px;"><img src="" alt="" /></div>The Motorola Turbo Charger utilizes Qualcomm&#039;s Quick Charge 2.0 technology to deliver what it claims is 8 hours of battery life in just a 15 minute charge. But is it truly what its cracked up to be? <a href="">Read more...</a> (Steven Johns) Mon, 08 Sep 2014 06:52:01 +0000 Apple recalls 'A1300' iPhone chargers in 37 countries due to "safety risk" <div style="float:left;margin-right:10px;"><img src="/images/news/logos/47863619news-logo-apple-logo.png" alt="" /></div>Apple is recalling one of its iPhone power adapters in 37 countries after finding that it may &quot;overheat and pose a safety risk&quot;, and will exchange the affected chargers with new ones in those markets. <a href="">Read more...</a> (Andy Weir) Fri, 13 Jun 2014 11:53:47 +0000 Ontrion LifeCharge Battery case for iPhone review <div style="float:left;margin-right:10px;"><img src="" alt="" /></div>Are you always on the go and looking for a way to extend the run time of your iPhone? I&#039;ll look at the Ontrion LIfeCharge Battery Case for the iPhone and see if it&#039;s a good product for your use. <a href="">Read more...</a> (Christopher White) Sat, 17 May 2014 16:29:10 +0000 3rd-party iPhone charger reportedly claims another life <div style="float:left;margin-right:10px;"><img src="/images/news/logos/47863619news-logo-apple-logo.png" alt="" /></div>A 28 year old Thai man was found dead clutching his iPhone 4S that was still plugged in. A 3rd-party charger has been blamed for the most recent death, which is sadly not uncommon in the region. <a href="">Read more...</a> (Steven Parker) Wed, 27 Nov 2013 08:35:40 +0000 Apple extends third-party charger swap to UK, Canada, Australia and more <div style="float:left;margin-right:10px;"><img src="/images/news/logos/47863619news-logo-apple-logo.png" alt="" /></div>Apple has now extended its &#039;take back&#039; program to the UK, Canada, Australia and some parts of mainland Europe to swap counterfeit chargers with genuine Apple ones at reduced cost for a limited time. <a href="">Read more...</a> (Steven Parker) Tue, 13 Aug 2013 08:40:50 +0000 Apple updates its Chinese website following counterfeit charger electrocutions <div style="float:left;margin-right:10px;"><img src="/images/news/logos/840715396apple_logo.jpg" alt="" /></div>It&#039;s perhaps unsurprising that in China counterfeiting is rife of most products manufactured there and sold in the West. But when those chargers start to kill, companies sit up and take notice. <a href="">Read more...</a> (Steven Parker) Fri, 26 Jul 2013 08:20:00 +0000