AirPower

Arizona Startup’s ‘FreePower’ Aims to Replicate Apple’s AirPower Technology

A small Arizona-based startup Aira is rolling out a new technology called ‘FreePower' that aims to replicate Apple's cancelled AirPower wireless charging mat, and supports devices from different manufacturers, including those from Google and Samsung in addition to Apple (via Bloomberg).  As opposed to the existing Qi wireless charging technology, Aira’s FreePower technology uses thin coils...

Alleged Photos of Apple’s Cancelled AirPower’s Internals Leaked Online

Last year, Apple confirmed that it had cancelled the AirPower wireless charging mat after delaying the product for well over a year, citing difficulty meeting the company’s high standards for hardware. Now, leaker Mr-white has shared some photos allegedly showing the internals of the cancelled product. Apple AirPower Picture From @艾奥科技 pic.twitter.com/00FJHIhOZd — Mr·white (@laobaiTD) August...

Apple’s Reportedly Revived AirPower Wireless Charger Shown, But Doubt Remains

Apple’s AirPower wireless charging mat has been scrapped by the company, but back in March and April, leaker Jon Prosser, claimed new AirPower charging mats were in the works. This morning, Prosser shared more images of an alleged AirPower wireless charger, which he says has now supports charging Apple Watch, which wasn’t possible before. Check...

Apple Rumoured to Be Working on Small and Large-Sized AirPower Chargers

Last year, Apple officially cancelled its highly anticipated AirPower wireless charging mat citing difficulty meeting the company’s high standards for hardware. However, a new rumour is now claiming that Apple's AirPower accessory is currently in the works and will eventually be released in multiple sizes. So looks like C68 and C26 are both Airpower mats in...

Rumour Suggest Apple May Have a New AirPower Prototype in Development

A new rumour suggests Apple may be revisiting its wireless charging mat once dubbed AirPower. Nearly a year after its cancellation, it appears as though Apple is prototyping a new version of the device. Apple's AirPower was first announced in 2017 but was ultimately cancelled in 2019 after the company found it difficult to reach...

Apple Obtains WIPO Trademark for Defunct AirPower Wireless Charging Mat

A recently spotted patent filing suggests that Apple could possibly be working on its defunct AirPower wireless charging mat once again. According to a World Intellectual Property Organization (WIPO) patent filed on June 30 spotted by MySmartPrice (below), Apple has trademarked the AirPower wireless charging mat that it canceled earlier this year. Announced at Apple’s September...

WSJ Says AirPower is ‘The Best Gadget Apple Never Made’ [VIDEO]

Just over a week ago, Apple announced it had officially pulled the plug on its AirPower wireless charging mat, nearly two years after it was announced. AirPower was supposed to be able to charge your iPhone, Apple Watch and AirPods all at the same time on one wireless mat, but Apple axed the project because...

BREAKING: Apple Cancels ‘AirPower’ Citing Difficulty Meeting its High Standards

In an emailed statement, Apple’s senior vice president of Hardware Engineering, Dan Riccio, has confirmed that Apple has cancelled the AirPower product completely, citing difficulty meeting the company’s high standards for hardware, TechCrunch is reporting. Below is the official statement by Riccio: “After much effort, we’ve concluded AirPower will not achieve our high standards and we...

AirPower Image Shows Up on Retail Packaging for AirPods Wireless Charging Case

During last week’s Apple product announcements, the company’s AirPower wireless charging mat was expected to surface, but never materialized. AirPower didn’t make it to life during today’s March special event and it looks like the wireless charging mat is still waiting for an opportune time to debut. If you think AirPower is dead, think again,...

AirPower Wireless Charger to Launch in ‘Late March’ According to DigiTimes’ Supply Chain Sources

Apple's long-awaited AirPower wireless charger might release before the month is out if a new supply chain report is to be believed. According to a new report from Taiwanese supply chain blog Digitimes, a component for the charger, GPP (glass passivated package) bridge rectifiers, should soon enter "volume" shipments from Lite-On Semiconductor. The Digitimes report cites...