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Grab a 10,000mAh power bank with wireless charging for only $17 from B&H ($13 off)

Power banks have become much more affordable these past few years, and many of them now come with built-in wireless charging for added convenience. B&H is currently selling one of the cheapest wireless ones around for just $17, instead of its original $30 MSRP.

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Satechi aluminum Qi wireless charger is $35 ($10 off) on Amazon, plus other deals

So, you need a bunch of blocks with USB ports, microSD card slots, and all the adaptability you might need in your digital world, but you're into electronic accessories that are made with aluminum? Luckily for us, those two desires are not mutually exclusive as we've found manufacturer Satechi to satisfy both in good fashion. And with Father's Day coming up in the United States, it's a good time to check out its big sale on Amazon — some nice discounts are available this week on expansion port adapters for your computer as well as a nice looking Qi wireless charger.

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Choetech's five-coil wireless charging pad can fill up two devices at once

Wireless chargers are defined by their simplicity; just set your phone down and bam, it's charging. With five charging coils to provide more usable surface area than most others, Choetech's Dual Wireless charging pad is particularly easy to use, even by Qi standards — and it's one of my favorite charging accessories in a long time.

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Belkin's Boost Up wireless chargers make the Pixel Stand look like a good deal

Google was among the first companies to embrace wireless charging in the days of plastic flagship phones, but it ditched the feature when metal became trendy. Now that the Pixel 3 and 3XL are glass, wireless charging is in again. Google even unveiled its own fancy wireless charger alongside the 2018 Pixels. However, those phones only fast charge wirelessly with Google's custom technology. Google sought to cool tempers over the Pixel Stand's $80 price tag by pointing out that other companies would license its custom fast charging standard. Belkin was the first, and still only, company to do so.

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Upcoming Chrome OS tablets might have wireless charging

Wireless charging is officially "a thing" again now that Apple made it cool. Even Google is back on wireless charging with the Pixel 3, although it has its own fast wireless charging standard. Wireless charging may also be coming to Chrome OS, according to a new commit in the open source code.

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[Update: Looking good for GS10 and GS10e, too] Magnetic phone mounts surprisingly play nice with Galaxy S10+ wireless charging

On most phones that feature wireless charging, you typically need to give up that convenience when installing a magnetic plate for phone mounts — or place the mount in a location where it works poorly to keep it. In our testing, though, that isn't the case when it comes to the Galaxy S10+. The phone is able to work with a magnetic mount quite far up the back, with no loss in wireless charging functionality.

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OnePlus says no wireless charging for the OnePlus 7, citing utter nonsense

Wireless charging is "a thing" again, and it's better than it was the last time. OnePlus says its upcoming flagship phone won't have it, though. Its reason for not including wireless charging on the OnePlus 7? Wired charging is faster. That's not wrong, but it's not really the point.

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Samsung Galaxy Buds pictured charging wirelessly from Galaxy S10+ in latest batch of leaked photos

Given that the Galaxy S10 event is only two weeks away now, it's no surprise that we're seeing more and more leaked images of the phone. Most of the photos are getting a bit repetitive, but something in WinFuture's latest post caught our eye: the Galaxy Buds wirelessly charging from a Galaxy S10+.

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Meizu announces a phone with no ports or buttons because we deserve this

When they took the headphone jack away, we all griped about it and kept buying phones. Now, Meizu has offered up a vision of the dystopian future we've brought upon ourselves. The Meizu Zero is a smartphone with no ports or buttons whatsoever. If you need to reset the phone, you better hope you've got a SIM ejector handy. Oh, you can't use that to eject a SIM card, though, because this phone doesn't have a SIM slot.

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Samsung Wireless Charger Duo now $50 ($70 off) today only on Amazon

When the Samsung Wireless Charger Duo first arrived alongside the Galaxy Note9 and Galaxy Watch, the Android Police team noted that it was far from aesthetically pleasing, and way more expensive than expected. Well, it's still ugly, but it's a whole lot cheaper on Amazon now if you can catch this one day sale.

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