LG Intros Solar-Powered Car Kit
Today LG introduced the HFB-500, a new mobile phone car kit that uses solar power to provide the energy necessary to run a speakerphone when in the car, making use of the cigarette lighter unnecessary. The hands-free device has 16 hours of talk time and 1,100 hours of standby time on a single charge. It provides one hour of talk time for every two hours of sunlight. The HFB-500 is meant to demonstrate LG's commitment to more sustainable and environmentally friendly products.
WattUp Distance Wireless Charging Coming To Major-Brand Phone
Apr 7, 2016
Energous has revealed that a "tier 1" consumer electronics company has agreed to implement WattUp wireless charging technology in a number of consumer products, including a phone. WattUp is an RF-based wireless charging technology that can be implemented in a number of ways, including transmitters that can send power wirelessly up to 15 feet, using a large array of antennas and beam-forming technology to send focused energy in the 5.8 GHz radio band.
Google Testing Hands Free Mobile Payments
Mar 2, 2016
Google today announced a new pilot program that will allow people to pay for goods and services without taking their phone out of their pocket. Hands Free Payments relies on location data, WiFi, Bluetooth beacons, and other sensors to detect nearby participating stores.
LG Intros the X charge, an Xfinity Mobile Exclusive
Jun 29, 2017
LG today announced the X charge, a smartphone that puts a priority on battery life. Similar to last year's X power, the X charge has an enormous battery with a capacity of 4,500mAh.
AT&T Makes Commitment to Purchasing Renewable Energy
Feb 8, 2018
AT&T today said it has agreed to purchase wind power in order to help it reach renewable energy goals. AT&T will buy 220 megawatts of power from the Minco V Wind Farm in Oklahoma and 300 megawatts from the wind farm in Webb and Duval Counties in Texas.
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