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Samsung phones are having problems with fast wireless charging

Samsung phones are having problems with fast wireless charging

Wireless charging is a notoriously finicky technology, with different standards and implementations for faster speeds that aren't compatible with each other. However, there appears to be a growing number of people experiencing problems with fast Qi charging on Samsung phones, even with docks that worked perfectly before a few months ago.

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How did Google get the Pixel 5 to charge wirelessly through metal?

How did Google get the Pixel 5 to charge wirelessly through metal?

Leaks regarding the Pixel 5 were prolific in the lead-up to today's announcement, but two specific details left folks in the know confused: How could Google's phone sport a metal body and have wireless charging? Usually, you can't have both. Either a phone has a metal back, and you give the feature up, or another material is used that won't interfere with it — hence the rise of glass-backed smartphones. Well, the solution is pretty simple: Technically, the phone doesn't have both a metal back and wireless charging.

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Aukey 15W wireless charging pad is on sale for $18 ($22 off) with coupon code

Aukey 15W wireless charging pad is on sale for $18 ($22 off) with coupon code

Looking to pick up a sleek Qi wireless charging pad that can fill your phone up pretty fast? Aukey has one that can bring up to 15W to your phone (depending on model and wall charger) and it's on sale with promo code for more than half off!

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Oppo introduces a 125W charger that can top up your phone in 20 minutes

Oppo introduces a 125W charger that can top up your phone in 20 minutes

Oppo promised a delivery of massive power yesterday. Today, it brings on the surge with the announcement of four charging products: a 50W wall charger based on its SuperVOOC standard, a conceptual 65W AirVOOC wireless pad, a 110W mini flash charger, and a 125W full-size flash charger.

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Grab two of Anker's PowerWave wireless chargers for $25 ($8 off)

Grab two of Anker's PowerWave wireless chargers for $25 ($8 off)

If you've been spending more time at home lately, you may have started to notice gaps in your home charging setup. Whether you're perfecting your sourdough in the kitchen or improvising a new space to work from home, a well-placed wireless charger is a perfect way to ensure you'll always have a full battery. Right now, you can grab a two-pack of Anker's PowerWave wireless charging stands for only $25.49 at Amazon, saving yourself $7.50 off the MSRP.

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The OnePlus 8 Pro and its wireless charger support normal Qi charging, too

The OnePlus 8 Pro and its wireless charger support normal Qi charging, too

The biggest splash you'll see about power management on the OnePlus 8 Pro is that you'll be able to use its complementary Warp Charge 30 Wireless charger to pump a whopping 30 watts without the need for a cable. That said, you'll still be able to charge the 8 Pro wirelessly with pretty much any Qi charging pad and have the pad charge other phones via Qi, too.

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Logitech announces line of overpriced wireless charging pads

Logitech announces line of overpriced wireless charging pads

Logitech probably isn't the first name that comes to mind when it comes to charging accessories, though the company has dabbled with wireless docks in the past. Today Logitech announced its new series of 'POWERED' charging accessories, but they're a bit pricey.

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Anker's PowerWave wireless charging stand is just $12 right now

Anker's PowerWave wireless charging stand is just $12 right now

Wireless chargers are pretty great, especially when they don't cost a lot of money. Right now, you can get Anker's PowerWave wireless charging stand for just $11.99 from Newegg. That's $7 cheaper than the current Amazon price.

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Scosche's new arm mount lets you watch Netflix in the shower hands-free

Scosche's new arm mount lets you watch Netflix in the shower hands-free

Scosche seems to know what it's doing when it comes to making wirelessly-charging phone mounts that don't get in the way of your vehicle's climate control vents. In fact, at this very CES, the company extended the MagicMount's utility with new air freshener cartridges that integrate right into the base. Today, though, we come to a little something different: a suction-mounted telescoping arm.

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Realme’s AirPods clone supports wireless charging, USB-C, and costs $56

Realme’s AirPods clone supports wireless charging, USB-C, and costs $56

Despite being late to the party, the AirPods undoubtedly managed to remodel the true wireless earbuds category. Though they play nice only with Apple devices, many Android users have secretly wanted those iconic white stems sticking out of their ears. To fill that gap, Realme, like many other brands, has stepped in with a pair of AirPods (1st gen) clones, called Buds Air, that bring a few premium features to the table without breaking the bank.

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