Phone Manufacturers Agree to Standard Charging Port
Sep 21, 2007, 1:42 PM by (staff)
LG, Motorola, Nokia, Samsung and Sony Ericsson have all agreed that Micro USB will become the standard port on mobile phones for charging. This means all new phones from these manufacturers will use Micro USB ports and chargers, though the manufacturers didn't announce when the new standard will go into effect.
Powermat Shows Universal Fast Charging Ring
Powermat this week showed off an early version of its forthcoming universal fast wireless charging ring for public Powermat charging stations, at locations such as Starbucks. Current charging rings come in two separate versions: Lightning for iPhones, and micro-USB for all other phones.
Panasonic Gives Your Phone an Upgrade on Your Next Flight
Panasonic's latest seatback systems for planes are more phone-oriented than ever, providing a dedicated spot for your phone, Qi wireless charging, USB 3.0 SuperSpeed for charging and media, and even an HDMI input. The multiple USB ports can not only charge your phone but also let you access your videos, photos, and music on the seat's 13-inch full-HD touch screen, which is actually based on an Android tablet.
The Galaxy S7 Has Micro-USB for Gear VR
When Samsung's Galaxy S7 and S7 edge were announced this week, many people wondered why the phones have a micro-USB port instead of the newer USB Type-C connector. The competing LG G5 and a growing number of phones at all price points this year include Type-C.
Lenovo Picked USB-C Over Stereo Headphone Jack for Tech and Design Reasons
Neither the Moto Z Droid nor the Moto Z Droid Force has a standard 3.5mm headphone jack. Instead, the two phones adopted the USB-C standard for charging and audio output.
Powermat to Upgrade Starbucks Charging Mats to Support iPhone X
Powermat, which has deployed PMA-compliant wireless chargers at thousands of Starbucks locations around the U.S., plans to update its charging pads to support the iPhone X, iPhone 8 Plus, and iPhone 8 from Apple. At the moment, there are two competing wireless charging standards, PMA and Qi.
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poor Radio Shack
I see Shack's closing their doors nationwide.
I think you forgot that there are other manufacturers out there and still alot of phones that are going to be available that are going to be obsolete but sellable,and people who want to use their existing ph...
Wow. I am happy... but a bit surprised...
it just seems to easy..
Is that the same charging port that the V9m has?