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28 Jun

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Wireless Phone Charging Technology: Lasers

June 28, 2018 | By |

Samsung and Apple stepped up their game by introducing wireless charging technology, where your phone automatically charges when laying on a specifically designed electronic pad. But researchers at the UW might have just invented the next great phone charging breakthrough: lasers.

The first challenge they faced was how to charge a phone via laser without harming people in the process. Their system includes one main charging beam surrounded by four safeguard beams that will shut down the stronger charging beam when their stream is broken to avoid injury. The second key component is the receiver that attaches onto the back of the phone to convert the energy provided by laser into electrical energy, charging the cellphone’s battery. Read More

26 Mar

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Apple News: Upcoming New Products, Rumors and More

March 26, 2018 | By |

Upcoming: New Products We’re Expecting from Apple this Spring

Apple’s main events are in June and September, but there has been a trend of the company making announcements in March. In addition to refreshes on some of its less prominent devices, the spring is sometimes a venue for wildcard releases: last year’s Product(RED) versions of the iPhone 7 and 7 Plus, or the release of its video-editing software Clips. Read More

30 Jan

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Shoppers Looking for Better In-Store Customer Service

January 30, 2018 | By |

32% of shoppers are looking for better in-store customer service according to a new market research report. The “2017 Holiday Shopping Report” asked consumers their holiday shopping habits, if they would be using their mobile devices during their trip, and how they felt about their overall shopping experience. Read More

31 Dec

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The Future of Wireless Cell Phone Charging

December 31, 2017 | By |

Wireless cell phone charging is no longer the future because it’s here. Just about every high-end phone can charge up on some inductive platform. Charging-at-a-distance, on the other hand, is the future: the technology converts wireless signals into electricity to charge phones, tablets and other small gadgets. Read More

09 Oct

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Why Phone Charging in Retail is the Next In-Store Wi-Fi

October 9, 2017 | By |

Everyone has used in-store Wi-Fi and it has become a common in-store amenity for brick-and-mortar retailers. According to a collaborative study by EarthLink Holdings, IHL Group and AirTight Networks, 57% of retailers offer free Wi-Fi for their customers and store employees.

With increasing consumer dependence on cell phones, and the lack of progress with internal phone batteries, phone charging stations are becoming the in-store Wi-Fi. Read More

11 Jul

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The Latest in Smartphone Trends 2017

July 11, 2017 | By |

There are always new smartphone trends to look forward to, but in 2017, updates to phones from Apple, Samsung, LG, and Google are starting to look more intriguing than ever before.

  1. Virtual Reality

The point of speeding up mobile devices is to allow them to run applications like virtual reality, which demand heavy resources. It’ll be possible to plug handsets into Google’s DayDream View VR headset to watch movies, play games, or roam VR worlds. Read More

03 Feb

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Mobile Phone Surge in the Medical Industry

February 3, 2017 | By |

You can often find phone charging stations at healthcare facilities. Doctors’ offices, hospitals, and clinics purchase charging stations for employees and for patients in waiting rooms. To combat long wait times and prevent having frustrated patients, these medical facilities are brainstorming ways that they can keep patients satisfied. Read More

23 Jan

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Phone Charging Kiosks at Community Colleges

January 23, 2017 | By |

Today, almost half of all undergraduate students in the United States attend community college. A report from the Digest of Education Statistics shows that this amounts to just over 10 million students which is 42% of all undergraduate students. This makes two-year institutions an integral part of higher education. Read More

Industry Overview: Wireless Phone Charging

August 17, 2016 | By |

With over 70% of consumers experiencing anxiety from a low or dead phone battery, there has never been a greater need for new charging technologies. One of those is the promise of wireless charging, something that we have been hearing a lot about recently. But how far away is this technology from mass adoption and how much can we really expect from it? Read More

DIY Phone Charging Station Craze

March 29, 2016 | By |

A DIY phone charging station craze is happening everywhere.  Nearly every consumer has a portable device that needs occasional recharging.  So DIYers are busy creating crafting at-home ways to keep cell phones charged.

Here are numerous examples of how consumers are creating DIY phone charging stations for multiple devices: Read More