Engadget Belkin’s new wireless charger tries to do what AirPower promised Read full article Mat Smith · Bureau Chief, UK November 27, 2020, 5:00 PM · 4 min read Wireless charging has stuck around, despite the fact that, compared to its wired counterpart, it’s slower, less efficient and there’s the chance that you might incorrectly place your phone (or other wireless-charging compatible devices) and not charge it altogether. And Belkin has tried to make it a little less awkward. […] Belkin’s TrueFreedom Pro Wireless Charger ( $130 ) is a charging mat that sidesteps the issue of having to precisely position your devices. […] AirPower Apple’s AirPower wireless charger was meant to power multiple devices (your iPhone, your wireless charging AirPods and your Apple Watch) from a single surface, no connectors needed. AirPower would have had multiple overlapping coils to avoid the curse of wireless charging sweet spots, and the pitch involved intelligent power management between devices to prioritize what gets charged first — something Belkin’s charger doesn’t boast.
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