iOS 12 beta hints at wireless AirPods charging case launch

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The long-delayed wireless AirPods charging case could finally be out soon, along with the AirPower charging mat.
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Last September, Apple unveiled an AirPods case that can be wirelessly charged. We’re still waiting for it almost a year later — but there’s fresh evidence that it’s coming soon.

Buried in the iOS 12 beta released today are a couple of images that seem to show this new case.

Wirelessly power up your iPhone on the go with this travel charger [Review]

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The mophie Charge Stream Travel Kit uses inductive charging to bring your iPhone back to 100 percent, at home or on the go.
The mophie Charge Stream Travel Kit uses inductive charging to bring your iPhone back to 100 percent, at home or on the go.
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A wireless charger for your iPhone is very convenient, and now you don’t have to miss out when you’re on the road. The mophie Charge Stream Travel Kit includes a travel-size Qi wireless charger and the add-ons to use it in a hotel room or even your car.

This mobile charging kit currently sells for $49.95 on Amazon, and is compatible with the iPhone X, iPhone 8, and iPhone 8 Plus. It also works with any Qi-compatible phone or accessory. Don’t miss our hands-on review. 

Apple wants to turn all its devices into wireless chargers

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Adding wireless chargers to the MacBook Pro seems a no-brainer.
Adding wireless chargers to the MacBook Pro seems a no-brainer.
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What if your every Apple device could wirelessly charge almost every other one? Engineers came up with plans to put wireless chargers in MacBooks, iPads, and iPhones so they could charge each other, or an Apple Watch.

Building inductive chargers into macOS laptops is such an obvious idea it’s a bit surprising the 2018 MacBook Pro doesn’t include them. But Apple took this idea to its logical extreme.

Juice up your iPhone in style with these accessories [Deals]

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Take your iOS charging to the next level with these awesome accessories.
Take your iOS charging to the next level with these awesome accessories.
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iOS devices are sleek and stylish and exciting to use. But none of those terms usually apply to charging them up. So we’ve rounded up some of the slickest charging accessories for iPhone. From a walnut-lined Qi charger, to an understated wireless charging pad, and a pair of eye-catching Lightning chargers. There’s something here that can juice up anyone’s charging game.

Upgrade all your geekiest Christmas gifts [Deals]

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Christmas is coming, and along with it (if you’re lucky) a bunch of cool new tech. Whether you’re getting a new iPhone, computer, mp3 player, or basically any device that carries a charge, we’ve gathered some great deals on accessories for them. That includes wireless charging, to VPN protection, portable charging and more. Read on for more details:

iPhone X vs. iPhone 8: Which should you buy?

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iPhone 8 or iPhone X?
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It’s the tech conundrum of the year: iPhone X versus iPhone 8. Still sitting on the fence about which new iPhone to buy? With iPhone X preorders starting in just a few hours, it’s decision time.

Is it really worth the hassle of trying to snag a phone that’s more expensive (and likely harder to land on launch day, due to limited supply)? In today’s video, I’m here to answer the question, “Which is better? iPhone 8 or iPhone X?”

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Charge your iPhone (even wirelessly) and bring back the headphone jack at the same time with RES.
Charge your iPhone (even wirelessly) and bring back the headphone jack with RES.
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