Qi charger

Satechi’s new AirPods Max charging stand also tops up your iPhone

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Satechi's new stand holds and charges AirPods Max and other gear -- and it looks good doing it.
Satechi's new stand holds and charges AirPods Max and other gear -- and it looks good doing it.
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Among accessories maker Satechi’s new products showing at CES 2022 is the new 2-in-1 Headphone Stand with Wireless Charger designed for AirPods Max, rolled out Thursday.

While a sleek, stainless steel arm suspends your headphones, the base charges your iPhone or other Qi-enabled device and provides a USB-C port to power up the headphones, too.

Nomad makes its Base Station Hub MagSafe-compatible

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Nomad's updated Base Station wireless charger for up to four devices is now MagSafe-compatible.
Nomad's updated Base Station wireless charger for up to four devices is now MagSafe-compatible.
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Earlier this year, accessories maven Nomad made its popular Base Station Mini wireless charger — suitable for juicing up one iPhone — MagSafe-comptible. Now it has added magnets to another popular product, the Nomad Base Station Hub, which can top off up to four devices at once.

Sleek new Satechi 3-in-1 magnetic charger powers up iPhone, AirPods and Apple Watch

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The new Satechi 3-in-1 Magnetic Wireless Charger features a black finish and steel-and-aluminum construction.
The new Satechi 3-in-1 Magnetic Wireless Charger features a black finish and steel-and-aluminum construction.
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Satechi rolled out a new 3-in-1 MagSafe-compatible charger on Thursday to help users power up their iPhones, AirPods and Apple Watches. The sleek black Satechi 3-in-1 Magnetic Wireless Charger features a hands-free, adjustable, MagSafe-compatible mount for your phone, plus solid steel-and-aluminum construction.

Twelve South’s PowerPic Mod picture frame juices up your devices

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Twelve South's PowerPic Mod Wireless Charger looks like an unassuming piece of decor.
Twelve South's PowerPic Mod Wireless Charger looks like an unassuming piece of decor.
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Your iPhone charger doesn’t have to look like a charger when it’s off-duty. Twelve South launched its PowerPic Mod Wireless Charger on Wednesday. The Qi-enabled charging stand serves as a picture frame, with a detachable magnetic lucite frame that fits any 4 x 6 photo or graphic.

Wirelessly recharge two devices at once with this foldable wireless charger

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Chargeworx Slim Foldable Dual Wireless Charging Pad
This slim, 20W dual wireless pad charges 2 Qi-compatible devices at once.
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Wireless charging is as convenient as it gets. Just set your device on the pad, and wait as the battery fills back up. As more devices gain Qi-compatibility, one pad isn’t enough, so this portable solution combines a pair of wireless charging pads in one slim package.

Pick up a pair of Qi wireless charging stations [Deals]

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Qi Wireless Fast Charging Duo
With this pair of wireless chargers, you can skip the clutter at home and on the go.
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As sophisticated as modern mobile devices are, when it comes to charging they can still be a tangled mess. Wireless charging changes that, allowing clutter-free, fast charging So why not jump at the chance to charge wirelessly at home and on the go?

Ring in Apple’s big announcement with our top iPhone accessories [Deals]

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Even with a new iPhone, you're still going to want the right accessories, so we've rounded up some of the best.
Even with a new iPhone, you're still going to want the right accessories, so we've rounded up some of the best.
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Today, Apple adds another generation to its line of mobile devices and operating systems. iOS 12 and iPhone Xs come with a whole new set of features that you can read about elsewhere, but one thing that hasn’t changed about iPhone is the need for the right accessories. So we’ve rounded up some of the best deals on iPhone accessories in the Cult of Mac Store, from an affordable AirPod alternative, to a wireless charging pad, a DSLR-style grip, and more. Read on for more details:

Each of these iPhone upgrades costs less than $25 [Deals]

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Each of these awesome iPhone upgrades is less than 25 bucks.
Each of these awesome iPhone upgrades is less than 25 bucks.
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When you buy an iPhone, you’re just getting started. For become useful in your day-to-day life, you’ll want some extras. So if you’re going to listen to music, that means headphones. If you’re driving a lot, you’ve got to have a car mount. All those accessories can add up, which is why we’ve rounded up four key iPhone add-ons, each for less than 25 bucks. Read on for more details:

Marbleized Qi wireless charger looks like a million bucks [Deals]

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Add a touch of class to your desktop with this marble-topped Qi wireless charger.
Add a touch of class to your desktop with this marble-topped Qi wireless charger.
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High tech can also be high class. With the advent of wireless charging, thanks to Qi technology, the charging pads become a small part of our household decor. There’s no reason your Qi charger shouldn’t also add a touch of grace to your desktop.

Apple’s wireless charging pad won’t land for quite some time

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iPhone 8 wireless charging
For now, you'll have to use third party Qi chargers.
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Apple’s been working on its own wireless charging accessory, but don’t necessarily expect to see it to ship alongside the company’s new iPhones.

That’s according to respected Apple analyst Ming-Chi Kuo of KGI Securities. While the iPhone 8, iPhone 8 Plus and iPhone X will reportedly all support wireless inductive charging standards, users must settle for third-party Qi chargers (at least at first).