Charging your phone is pretty straightforward. Plug it into the wall, wait a bit, and job’s a good ‘un. But there are tons of other ways to keep your phone topped up — and I’ll bet that you haven’t even thought of some of them. We’ve put together a selection of 5 smartphone charging hacks in a YouTube video. Check out the video on YouTube, or scroll on for the text version!
Wireless charging is tidy and convenient, but it’s not always the fastest way to charge your phone. First generation Qi wireless chargers operated at 5W, resulting in sub-par charging times compared to traditional wired methods. Now, we’re happy to introduce one of the first second-generation charging pads, the Incipio Ghost, which solves that problem.
Wireless charging is brilliant — it’s convenient, tidy and fast. Today, we’re going to show you how you can get wireless charging on any phone, from iPhone to Android and Windows phones. Let’s get started!
Reddit user /u/rustid impressed the Android community on Friday with his latest project: adding wireless charging to the Nexus 6P. The work doesn’t look the cleanest — thanks to protruding wires on the back of the case and an upside-down Wireless Charger notice — but it works, and that’s what counts.
No, the Nexus 6P doesn’t have wireless charging.
Although a common feature on earlier Nexus devices, Google didn’t include the technology on the latest Nexus phones, the Nexus 6P and Nexus 5X. In a Reddit AMA interview session, Google engineer Hiroshi Lockheimer stated that they ditched the tech because USB-C solves a lot of wired charging problems and they wanted a thinner phone…