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16th April 2022
Satechi Magnetic Wireless Charging Cable Review

Satechi MagSafe-compatible Qi-Charging charging cable on test

The magnetic MagSafe connection of iPhones is practical in everyday use, for example when connecting to car mounts. The magnetic charging cable, which Satechi kindly made available to me for the test, can of course also be […]
5 JULY 2021
Test: 2-in-1 Magnetic Wireless Charging Stand from Choetech

In the test: Choetech 2-in-1 Magnetic Wireless Charging Stand

The manufacturer Choetech recently sent me a magnetic charging stand for the iPhone 12 models and AirPods (or other headphones), which can be charged wirelessly. The device was given to me free of charge for the test [...]
15th April 2021
New iPhone 12 accessories from Anker

Anker introduces wireless snap-on power bank and iPhone 12 silicone case

Anker announced today that they have developed two new accessories for iPhone 12 owners. One is a power bank, which docks to the back of the iPhone 12 using a magnetic ring and then [...]
19. February 2021
Review: Nomad Base Station Pro

In the test: Nomad Base Station Pro - the Qi charging mat for three devices

With the AirPower mat, Apple actually wanted to bring out the device that Nomad ultimately developed: a "charging mat" that is compatible with Qi charging and that can charge up to three devices at the same time - wirelessly, of course, and without special attention to the [...]
29. December 2020
In the test: The Satechi Quatro Wireless Powerbank

In the test: Satechi Quatro Wireless Powerbank for Mac, AirPods, iPhone and Apple Watch

The Satechi Quatro Wireless Powerbank recently reached me from Satechi. An additional battery that has four different charging technologies and is therefore particularly versatile in practice. The power bank was given to me for free for the test [...]
4. December 2020
Belkin Soundform Elite vs. Apple HomePod in comparison

Reviewed: Belkin Soundform Elite vs. Apple HomePod

I have to admit, when I first heard that Belkin had launched the Soundform Elite, a smart home speaker, it wasn't the first thing I thought of great sound. Belkin is most [...]
7. November 2020
Charge the iPhone 12 Pro with the MagSafe adapter - my readings

Apple's MagSafe on the iPhone 12 Pro - charging power measured once ...

Yesterday my MagSafe charging puck arrived and I thought I would measure what is now "phase" myself. There have been so many rumors in the last few weeks that you have to use the special Apple power supply [...]
19. October 2020
iPhone wallet with MagSafe attachment

MagSafe iPhone Wallet does not destroy data on the magnetic stripe of credit cards

At the iPhone 12 Keynote, Apple presented its new MagSafe charging technology: A built-in magnetic ring in the iPhone fixes the matching, wireless Qi charging pad precisely to the back of the smartphone, thus allowing the iPhone to be charged with [...]
1. October 2020
Power bank test: Anker PowerCore III 10K wireless

In the test: Anker PowerCore III 10K Wireless - new 10.000 mAh power bank with Qi and USB-C PD

A few weeks ago I already introduced you to the Anker PowerCore 10K Wireless. This model has Qi charging and a USB-C port as well as two USB-A ports. However, the USB-C port on the "old" model is only [...]
June 24, 2020

What is Qi Charging? The standard for wireless charging in detail

The Qi technology is used, among other things, in the current iPhone generations and in the AirPods charging case, so that the respective batteries can be charged wirelessly. But how does the wireless energy transfer work in detail and what is behind the name [...]