iPhone rumors are never out of season! The latest one suggests that we could see wireless charging on at least one of this year’s iPhones. 9to5Mac has noticed that Apple has quietly joined the Wireless Power Consortium, a group that promotes the Qi wireless charging standard. Show More Summary
With news today that Apple has joined the Wireless Power Consortium, creators of the popular Qi wireless charging platform, speculation is flying about what Apple’s rumored charging tech for the iPhone 8 will look like. While much has...Show More Summary
Good morning! Here's the technology news you need to know this Tuesday. 1. We now have the biggest hint yet that Apple's next iPhone will have wireless charging. Apple has joined the Wireless Power Consortium, an industry group that develops a widely used wireless charging standard. 2. Show More Summary
Apple has joined the Wireless Power Consortium, according to IHS Technologies and the WPC's own web site. Apple is listed as a backing member of the organization, which is behind the Qi wireless charging standard. This is the first time Apple has appeared to support either of the two competing standards. Show More Summary
Apple backed the Qi wireless charging standard and joined the Wireless Power Consortium (WPC), after initially being rumored to adopt the long-range "WattUp" technology from Energous. Apple's Qi adoption may lead to the Qi standard becoming mainstream.
Apple has joined the World Power Consortium, a group behind the Qi wireless charging standard found on many smartphones.
Apple has joined the consortium behind the Qi wireless charging system, supercharging rumors that owners of future an iPhone could live tangle-free. Last week, a financial analyst claimed Apple will release three new iPhones with wireless...Show More Summary
Rumors have been floating around for a while that Apple is bringing wireless charging to the iPhone 8, and we just got one of our strongest pieces of evidence yet: Apple has joined the Qi Wireless Power Consortium. 9to5Mac spotted the...Show More Summary
Apple just quietly joined Wireless Power Consortium, a group of 214 companies dedicated to promoting wireless charging through its “Qi” standard, fueling rumors that the next iPhone will include the technology. Read more...
Apple has joined the Wireless Power Consortium, an industry group that develops a widely-used wireless charging standard that can be found on devices like Samsung's Galaxy S7 smartphone, an Apple spokesperson told Business Insider. Apple joined WPC late last week, an a WPC spokesperson said. Show More Summary
Apple is now a member of the Wireless Power Consortium. As spotted by 9to5mac, the website has recently been updated to feature Apple as one of the 213 members. This update fuels recent rumors that Apple is going to add wireless charging in the next iPhone. Show More Summary
Apple has been added to the Wireless Power Consortium, a group dedicated to developing and promoting mass-market adoption of the wireless charging interface standard Qi. The addition of Apple to the group, currently consisting of 213 members, is the latest piece of evidence that the company will adopt wireless charging for this year’s iPhone refresh. Show More Summary
Apple recently became listed as a member of the Wireless Power Consortium, committed to the open development of the Qi wireless charging standard. The listing was brought to our attention by IHS Technology. If the listing is accurate,...Show More Summary
With this year's flagship iPhone expected to be the first to boast wireless charging, Apple has officially joined the Wireless Power Consortium, the governing body behind the Qi charging standard.
Long-running rumors that Apple will add wireless charging to the iPhone 8 have been lent additional weight with the news that the company has joined an industry group devoted to wireless power. Apple is now listed as one of the 213 members of the Wireless Power Consortium. It was not present in a cached version of the page from a week ago … more… Filed under: Apple
I had an interesting conversation this morning at the Consumer Electronics Show in Las Vegas with a gentleman by the name of Menno Treffers, who is more or less the public face of the Wireless Power Consortium, which backs the “Qi” wireless power standard. Qi is in wide use around the world as a way to […]
LG Innotek today announced the Quick Wireless Charging Pad, a way for smartphone owners to rapidly charge their mobile devices. The Quick Wireless Charging Pad relies on the Wireless Power Consortium, or Qi, wireless charging spec and supplies 15 W of power. Show More Summary
The Alliance for Wireless Power (A4WP) and Power Matters Alliance (PMA) yesterday announced a new combined organization and brand identity – AirFuel Alliance. The new consortium will continue to accelerate the impact of wireless power...Show More Summary
The Alliance For Wireless Power and the Power Matters Alliance joined together in a new consortium called the AirFuel Alliance, which aims to offer the wireless charging solution of choice to OEMs and consumers.
Samsung has introduced the SE370, a full-HD monitor that can wirelessly charge Windows Phones compatible with the Wireless Power Consortium's Qi standard, such as the Lumia 930, Lumia 830 and the Lumia 1520. The monitor comes with a wireless charging area integrated into the stand, allowing you to top up your devices with ease. An LED light notifies you once charging commences.