Can Apple drive wireless power to the masses?

Pike Research, in a new report, forecasts the wireless market to triple in size from $4.9 billion in 2012 to $15.1 billion in 2020. And that’s not considering the impact of Apple, which just received a patent for an inductive charging dock late last month.

The long road to integrate wireless charging into cell phones

Today wireless charging for cell phones is pretty kludgy. But the idea — and eventually the goal of Powermat — is that one day the cell phone companies will embed the company’s wireless charging tech right into the phone itself, making wireless charging a whole lot more simple.

Finally, Wireless Phone Charging Gets Easier

Thanks to the new Qi standard from the Wireless Power Consortium, it’s easier to charge mobile devices simply by laying them on a pad. But who wants a wireless charging case for each different device? Energizer’s new universal adapter should solve that problem.