With the potential switch to USB-C ports from Lightning on future iPhones, rumours are that features will be limited unless you use a cable that has been made by Apple or is Apple Certified.
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The EU has published documentation confirming the exact date from which new electronic devices will be required to adopt USB-C charging. The law impacts Apple the most and is a bid to reduce e-waste.
The Indian government is all set to mandate a uniform standard of charging for all consumer electronic products and another for feature phones. The new standard may also include wearable devices.
The European Union has agreed to make USB-C the charging standard for a wide range of electronics, including phones and tablets, by 2024. The legislation will also apply to laptops around 2026.
The OnePlus 10 Pro in Europe, China, India, and other markets will support 80W SuperVOOC charging, but the U.S. will receive a somewhat downgraded variant that supports only 65W charging.
The recent Windows 11 Dev builds have a new visual glitch that seems to show the battery of laptops going beyond the 100% chargeable capacity. Microsoft seems to be aware of the issue.
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.
Ecotricity has announced a partnership with GRIDSERVE. It will bring the decade-old Electric Highway in the UK up-to-date with the latest technology to provide faster charging and double capacity.
Google has announced that Android Auto app developers can now launch their apps to a wider audience by selecting an open testing track in the Play Console. It'll soon open these apps for everyone.
Microsoft has denied allegations that it is forced to include AA batteries from Duracell in its wireless Xbox controllers, going as far as to say that gamers are free to utilize "any brand".
OPPO has teased the launch of a 120W fast wired charging solution for its upcoming smartphones later this week. At such speeds, a smartphone with a 4,000mAh battery can be charged to 100% in 10 mins.
Apple released its second iOS 12 beta featuring new emojis but it also contained a fix for the charging issue that many were experiencing with the new iPhone Xs and iPhone Xs Max.
The iPhone Xs and iPhone Xs Max have not had the smoothest rollout, having been found to have weaker battery life and inferior cellular and Wi-Fi reception. Now, the phones have a charging issue.
The technology behind Samsung's fast wireless chargers hasn'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's find out.
Sony announced the DK60 charging dock all the way back in September of 2016, when it also unveiled its flagship photography phones, the Xperia XZ and X Compact. Now, the dock is finally available.
Qi charging has come a long way in the last few years. Choetech's latest Iron looks great, feels great and is priced to compete. But does it deserve a place on your worktop?
While the Korean tech giant has built its Galaxy S7 and S7 Edge smartphones to be resistant to accidental water damage, a new report suggests it may have even added some additional safeguards.
Microsoft is rolling out the latest firmware update for its Surface 3 tablet, bringing improvements to the touch panel, along with Surface Platform Power Driver enhancements to improve charging.
Apple has acknowledged an issue that causes its new iPad Pro to freeze while it's charging - but while it has suggested a temporary workaround, it hasn't yet said when a proper fix will be available.
In a video posted by Chinese smartphone manufacturer Oukitel, the currently unreleased K6000 is shown to charge four other smartphones, as well as an iPad, through its USB port, among other things.
Qualcomm has developed new technology that will finally allow devices with metal housings to be wirelessly charged. Until now phones and tablets like that couldn't use wireless charging technology.
A man was arrested for "abstracting electricity" while charging his iPhone on a London Overground train - but after being de-arrested, he was arrested again after "becoming aggressive" towards police.
HTC has acknowledged that its latest One M9 software update can result in extremely slow battery-charging, as well as rapid battery drain, advising that users uninstall the Google Photos app.
Microsoft's new Surface charges via USB so what happens when you plug the USB 3 connection into the charging port? It tricks Windows into thinking your device is charging.
Earlier today, Microsoft announced the Surface 3 and one new feature deviates from the past: Surface 3 will not use a magnetic charging cable like all of the other Surfaces, instead it uses Micro USB.
Swatch says it will soon launch a new smartwatch compatible with Windows and Android which its CEO says 'won't have to be charged', and which will also include NFC support for mobile payments.
Samsung is following up on its 'wall-huggers' ad campaign targeting iPhone users, by placing ads around wall charging points in airport terminals, encouraging them to get a Galaxy S5 instead.
LG is pushing a software update to its G Watch after numerous reports of issues charging the device, and of users complaining of 'discomfort', skin irritation and even minor 'burns' while wearing it.
Two researchers from University of Texas Arlington have created a micro-windmill, which could be used to power our mobile electronic devices in an environmentally friendly way.
HTC Windows Phone users have a bit of good news coming their way as handsets updated to GDR3 now support powered-off charging, a widely requested feature that been curiously absent from Windows Phone.
Reports today have indicated that Apple may be looking to include wireless charging into the next iPhone. However, the iPhone 5S be an incremental release so will not include radically new technology.
The USB 3.0 Promoter Group has announced that it is creating a brand new power delivery specification, which they feel will help to “extend the capabilities and usages” of cable bus power.
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