Tag Archives: Charging

KGI: ‘all-glass’ 2017 iPhone will be requirement for wireless charging, may not come in the box

Well known Apple analyst Ming-Chi Kuo from KGI Securities reports that the 2017 iPhone will add wireless charging for the first time. Kuo believes we will be getting a charging setup similar to the Apple Watch. Many Android phones support wireless charging with plastic and metal chassis, but the 2017 iPhone will switch to an all glass casing which would…

Apple: We are aware of iPad Pro becoming unresponsive

As of today Apple is now acknowledging that they are aware of a rare issue where iPad Pros became unresponsive after long charging times. We’ve seen it several times with iPad Pro demos at an Apple Store, the employee tells us to look away as he do a hard restart on the iPad. Of course, most users won’t see this issue but for those who do, they may not…

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…