IKEA offering new furniture with built in Qi Wireless charging

ikea_logoFresh off Samsung’s announcement that the S6 and S6 Edge will have built-in wireless charging, IKEA announced yesterday that it will start offering bedside tables, lamps and desks with Qi wireless charging capabilities built in. Those products will be available starting next month in Europe and in North America then globally afterward.

While chances are you’ll still have to build these furniture pieces from scratch from instructions you can’t comprehend, it’s nice knowing that the wireless charging standard is making its way into these products.

source: IKEA Presser

SanDisk announces world’s first 200 GB microSD card

sandiskIf SanDisk’s 128 GB microSD card wasn’t big enough to hold all of your music and movies, they’ve announced an even bigger card to help you out. This new microSD card can hold 200 GB of stuff, which is insane for something you’d put in your phone or tablet. It’s got a few drawbacks, however.

The pricing on the card is expected to run about $400, which is more than what some phone’s cost. Of course, it’s a brand new product, so that steep price is bound to drop sooner or later, but if you wanted one right away you’re definitely going to pay for it.
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Galaxy S 6 headphones get a leak of their own

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As we move ever closer to the Galaxy S 6 and S 6 Edge announcement on Sunday, leaks are coming out of the wood work. Today we’re seeing the new packaged headphones that come with the next generation flagship. The earbuds, almost iPhone-esque — but then again what earbuds aren’t — show off a typical earbud design complete with volume control and microphone.

We’re not sure if they have influence from the partnership with Sennheiser nor if each device will feature the same headphones but we’re a few days away from knowing for sure. We have a gallery after the break. Enjoy.


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Motorola’s Turbo Charger is coming soon to the UK for £24.99

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Remember when charging our smartphones overnight was the only way of ensuring that we had a full battery to start the day with? Those days are getting further and further behind us thanks to Qualcomm’s Quick Charge 2.0 technology. A great example of this is Motorola’s Turbo Charger that is listed as coming soon  to the UK with a £24.99 price tag. The charger can deliver up to 6  hours of battery life in just 15 mins if you have a compatible handset such as the Droid Turbo, Nexus 6 or HTC One M8.


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LGs Watch Urbane LTE ditches Android Wear, makes calls and NFC-based payments

 

LG has just taken the wraps off of its new smart watch, the Watch Urbane LTE. Now you could be forgiven for thinking that this is the previously announced Watch Urbane smart watch with added LTE connectivity, but you would, in fact, be wrong. Instead of running Google’s Android Wear OS, the Watch Urbane LTE is running LG’s ‘all new LG Wearable Platform’ operating system. You wouldn’t be alone in thinking that the Urbane LTE looks suspiciously like the smart watch that Audi showed off at CES last month that was running webOS, but LG denies any relation between the two.


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