Pogo charger for Nexus 10 shows up on eBay

by Jeff Causey on
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The source we cited a couple weeks ago indicating the Nexus 10 Pogo charger would be available within 10 days on Amazon and eBay came close to being accurate. A magnetic charger from MagNector has not turned up on Amazon yet, but it has made an appearance today on eBay for only $19.99. The seller indicates units will ship from Korea starting December 28th for the four foot long power-charging only cable.

source: eBay

Nexus 10 Pogo Charger Might Have Maybe Been Spotted In The Wild

by Rudy Rivapalacio on
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A user over at Android Central posted a picture he is alleging is the magnetic pogo charger for the Nexus 10. The user, known as jstevenkim, went on to say the charger will be available on Amazon and eBay within the next 10 days for around $19.95 to $24.99 USD. There’s no way of telling if this is legit (other than waiting 10 days to see what happens) but, like Mulder, I want to believe. I want to believe the Nexus 10 pogo-pin connector will get more use than the similar port on the Galaxy Nexus.

Sadly, this is closer than the Nexus 7 has come to getting a pogo charger. Although, we did see a dock which uses the pogo pins for charging, and possibly audio output, pop up on ASUS Japan but it’s yet to be made available for sale. I’m not sure if the pogo charger will really charge a device that much faster than micro USB, but it seems cool. Why should Apple be the only one with a magnetic attachment for their (Mac) chargers anyway?

Source: Android Central

Polaroid planning a Bluetooth printer for your Android device, app already released

by Dustin Karnes on
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Polaroid is planning on introducing a Bluetooth printer that will wirelessly communicate with your Android phone for easy photo printing. Another plus to these plans is that there is an App that will allow you to tweak and perfect your photos before printing. The new printer, dubbed the PoGo (This writer thinks that is a pretty clever name), should go for right around $100, and will print 3″x4″ photos using zero ink paper.

The app, which is currently available in the Android Market (for US users, other international users have claimed they cannot find it. Simply search for “Polaroid PoGo App”.), allows you to add text and frames to your pictures. Rumor has it that photos will take under a minute to print.

[via intomobile]