Tag Archives: Charging

Ex-Apple Store Genius posts iOS battery saving technique guide

Scotty Loveless is a former Apple Store employee, where he worked as a Genius and iOS technician. He also has a blog at Overthought.org, where he happened to write a post titled “The Ultimate Guide to Solving iOS Battery Drain.” He has, over the years of working at the Apple Store, researched how to best combat the effects of battery drain on iOS devices,…

New rumor says the iWatch will have wireless charging, coming in 2014

It’s not a proper week in the Apple world without an iWatch rumor. This week’s choice, coming out of C Technology, is saying that the iWatch will include the ability to charge wirelessly, and that it would be coming next year. Wireless charging is something that Apple has been proven to be working on in some matter according to patents that have been filed…

NYC to get free solar-powered charging stations from today

According to the New York Times, New York is to receive 25 solar-powered charging stations across its 5 boroughs starting today. The project is the result of a joint partnership between AT&T and the city’s authorities. As of today, it will begin with 25 stations to be placed in parks, beaches and other outdoor spaces. Each station consists of a 12.5…

New iPhone 6 concept brings wireless charging, notification LEDs, and more

As June’s WWDC quickly approaches, iPhone 6 concepts are becoming more and more common. What this one brings to the table though is a few things that others don’t tend to include. One of those things is notification LEDs for different things, such as charging or messages, etc. I actually am a huge fan of this idea for notification LEDs, but that’s because…

TiP Daily: March 14, 2013 [VID]

TiP Daily March 14, 2013: Apple has started selling refurbished iPad mini and iPad 4 models on its website, a newly surfaced patent details a wireless charging method for iPads, and more! – Stupid not to do cheap iPhone: http://tinyurl.com/ayz7sof – Refurbed iPad models for sale: http://tinyurl.com/cea96z2 – Wireless iPad…

Wireless charging iPad Smart Cover patent filed by Apple

The concept of wireless charging is one that has been pumped around Apple’s rumor mill for a long time now, due to several patents filed by the company that describe ways to utilize the technology. It seems, then, that Apple is just as excited about wireless (AKA ‘inductive’) charging as us mere speculators. Another patent application from Apple has…

CES 2013: RokForm launching new iPhone 5 dock

RokForm has announced its new iPhone 5 charging dock. The new RokDock announced at the Consumer Electronics Show, is a sturdy dock that utilizes Apple’s new Lightning connector. The RokDock is a 3 pound dock made of aircraft-grade aluminum and weighs in at 3 pounds. Many lighter docks have been criticized for requiring the use of a second hand to hold…

CES 2013: IBattz releases iPhone 5 battery case

iBattz has beaten other companies to the punch this year when it comes to battery cases for the iPhone 5. iBattz announced its new “Mojo Refuel” and “Mojo Armor” cases today. These iPhone accessories are both powered by interchangeable 2200mAh batteries. Both the Refuel and Armor case are very similar. The Refuel case is a more streamlined case that…