Apple AirPower wireless charging pad: Overheating, engineering issues could doom it forever
jeudi 21 juin 2018, 16:02 , par Mac 911
Apple’s new AirPower is a wireless charging pad to help clean up the mess of charging cables for your iPhone, Apple Watch, and AirPods. Apple unveiled AirPower at its iPhone X Event, but the company didn’t provide much detail. We hope to fill the void here. We’ll update this article as we get more details, so stay tuned.Update 09-17-18: A report from Sonny Dickson has corroborated rumors of potentially fatal delays due to engineering issues.What's the latest?
After the iPhone event came and went with nary a mention of AirPower and Apple went ahead and removed all mention of it from its website, the Internet has been bubbling with rumors about where the charging mat could be. John Gruber says he 'wouldn’t be surprised if it’s been scrapped' and other people in the know have said that Apple reps refuse to speak about the device when asked. Now Sonny Dickson has gone on record with info from 'multiple internal sources.' According to Dickson, the problem is actually threefold, with heat management, inter-device communication and speeds, and mechanical and interference issues all presenting obstacles to AirPower's development.To read this article in full, please click here
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