Posts Tagged ‘Qi’
Thursday, October 16th, 2014
Wireless charging is pretty cool and convenient, but so far Apple haven’t brought the technology to their iPhones – so accessory manufacturers have stepped in to fill the gap. Last month we showed you a standalone Qi wireless charging receiver that you could add to your iPhone 6 or 6 Plus; today we’re showing another option for those of you that want to add Qi wireless charging to your new iPhones. The new option is the Qi Charging Case, which combines a Qi charging coil with a protective iPhone case, a single piece solution. Let’s take a closer look.
The Qi Charging Case is a simple plastic case which adds good scratch protection and a bit of impact protection as well. Of course, the real magic is inside – there’s a Qi charging coil that will work with a wide range of Qi charging pads. This is joined up with a Lightning connector that can be plugged or unplugged without taking the case off. That’s quite useful if you need to charge your phone using a wired connection or connect it to your PC to sync media and apps.
The Qi Charging Case is available for the iPhone 6 and iPhone 6 Plus, in black and gold. For more information, to pre-order or to receive a notification of stock availability, please visit the relevant product page linked below:
Thanks for checking out the article! Stay tuned to the Mobile Fun blog for more new accessories for the iPhone 6 and many more phones besides. Please feel free to leave a comment below or reach us on Twitter @mobilefun.
Monday, September 29th, 2014
Apple embraced NFC with their contactless payment system on the iPhone 6 and 6 Plus, but there’s one wireless standard that they’re still refusing to support: Qi wireless charging. If you’re looking for an easy way to add this helpful ability to your iPhone 6 or 6 Plus, then we have just the thing for you: a Qi Wireless Charging Receiver.
No more messy cables
The advantage of wireless charging is that you avoid the hassle and clutter of cables. Instead of needing to plug a cable every time you want to charge and remove it when you’re done, all you need to do is place your iPhone on your Qi wireless charging pad and everything will happen automatically.
Easy to install
The Wireless Charging Receiver is easy to install and works well with any case. All you need to do is plug one end into the Lightning cable, then fold the charging receiver behind your iPhone. Next, place your iPhone 6 or 6 Plus into its case, with the wireless charging coil inside. The best iPhone 6 or iPhone 6 Plus cases are those with an opaque back, so the wireless charging receiver is hidden from view.
You’ll get the convenience of wireless charging, without any modifications to the internals of your iPhone. If you want to switch to traditional wired charging at any time, just unplug the charging coil to free up your Lightning port.
Coming soon to Mobile Fun
For more information or to place your pre-order, please visit the product page linked below:
You might also want to see our range of Qi wireless charging pads, to use with your newly Qi-enabled iPhone 6 or iPhone 6 Plus:
Thanks for checking out the article, and be sure to let us know what you make of this new accessory in the comments below. You can also reach us on Twitter @mobilefun or on Facebook at Love Your Mobile if you’d prefer.
Wednesday, July 23rd, 2014
There are two types of phones in the world: phones with Qi wireless charging built in, and those without. Thankfully though, you can add wireless charging pretty easily. Just pick up a Qi wireless adapter that’ll sit behind your phone, inside your case, and you’ll get the benefits of wireless charging without needing a special case.
There are two different kinds of wireless charging adapters available, depending on the orientation of your phone’s microUSB port. If your microUSB port has the wide side at the bottom and the narrow side at the top, you’ll need the standard version. If it’s the opposite – wide top, narrow bottom – then you’ll need the inverted version.
The OnePlus One requires an inverted connector. Other phones compatible with the Type B include the Google Nexus 5, the HTC One M7 and M8, and almost every other HTC smartphone. For a full list, see the compatibility tab on the inverted version product page.
Almost all other phones use a standard orientation microUSB port, including nearly all Samsung, Sony, Motorola and LG phones. For the full list (and it’s a long one!) see the compatibility tab on the Standard version product page.
To place your order and to see more information, please visit the product pages linked below:
Got any questions? Let us know in the comments below and we’ll happy to help you out. You can also reach us on Twitter @mobilefun and on Facebook at Love Your Mobile. Thanks for checking out the article and have a good week!
Friday, May 30th, 2014
Here’s something new: a Qi wireless charging enabled desk lamp called the Aircharge Koncept. The idea is quite sound; replacing two dedicated devices with a single, beautiful device. And the Koncept is nothing if not gorgeous, with a sleek modern design that fits rather nicely with the smartphone that’ll be nestling on top of it.
The Koncept is made up of three hinges, allowing light to be distributed wherever you like. The LEDs used here provide high-efficiency energy, producing light without much heat or other waste.
The wireless charging follows the Qi standard, meaning you’ll have instant compatibility with a range of phones from Google and Nokia which have wireless charging built in. You can also add wireless charging to most phones, including iPhones, Samsung Galaxy devices, Sony phones and some additional Nokia Lumias. For more information, visit our Wireless Charging Guide.
The Koncept is a pretty cool concept, don’t you think? It’s available for pre-order right now from Mobile Fun.
For more information on this charger-lamp combo, check out the product page below:
Thanks for checking out the article! Let us know what you think of the Koncept in the comments below, or speak to us on Twitter @mobilefun.
Wednesday, April 30th, 2014
Wireless charging is awesome. iPhones are awesome. Let’s combine these two awesome things with one more awesome thing: a Qi Wireless Charging Receiver for the iPhone 5S, 5C and 5.
The ‘Wireless Charging Receiver’ sounds kind of complicated, but it’s really not. It’s just a little bit of coiled wire, sitting in a sealed plastic strip with a Lightning connector on the end. Once you plug this into the iPhone’s Lightning port, you can wirelessly charge your iPhone.
Of course, just having a random packet of coiled wired attached to your iPhone isn’t ideal. So what you can do is plug it in, then fold it behind the phone (next to the Apple logo on the back). Then you can put on a case of your choice, hiding the cable away but keeping your wireless charging capabilities.
This is a really nice way of doing things, because you can choose a case you like (or already own!) instead of being forced to choose a specific wireless charging case. And when you want to use the Lightning port, it’s simple to unplug the adapter and plug it back in when you’re done.
Of course, for wireless charging to work you do need a source of wireless power. This adapter and all of our charging pads are on the Qi standard, so any of these wireless charging pads will do the trick. You can find flat pads for your bedside table, stands for your desk and car holders for your automobile. It’s a pretty comprehensive system and it works well.
Interested in this Qi adapter for the iPhone 5S? For more information, including live ability and pricing information, visit the product page linked below:
I hope you find this useful! For more great accessories, stay tuned to the Mobile Fun blog.