Apple Daily Report: Apple urges new iPhone XS owners to use an AirPower (???) (and more news)

Apple Daily Report: Apple urges new iPhone XS owners to use an AirPower (???) (and more news)

As noted by developer Gavin Stephens in a tweet on Thursday, Apple urges new iPhone XS owners to charge their device with AirPower or a Qi wireless charger.  Of course, the AirPower, Apple’s wireless charger, hasn’t yet shipped — and there’s no indication that it will anytime soon.

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Belkin introduces BOOST↑UP wireless charging dock for new iPhones, Apple Watches

Belkin introduces BOOST↑UP wireless charging dock for new iPhones, Apple Watches

Belkin has announced its $159.99 BOOST↑UP Wireless Charging Dock for iPhone + Apple Watch, which allows consumers to wirelessly charge their iPhone and Apple Watch at the same time, in addition to a third device using the additional USB-A port. 

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Chargerito! Get a deal today on the world's smallest iPhone charger

Chargerito! Get a deal today on the world's smallest iPhone charger

We see a lot of iPhone chargers here at Apple World Today, but never have we seen one that is so small that it can be attached to a keychain…until today. We’ve got a great deal on the Chargerito, a tiny cordless and MFi-certified Lightning charger that can go anywhere with you for charging your iPhone at any time.

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Review: G-Technology G-Drive mobile USB-C

Review: G-Technology G-Drive mobile USB-C

Apple’s laptops are things of beauty — thin, lightweight and fast. Sadly, not a lot of accessory manufacturers seem to take this into account when designing hard drives to work with the MacBook line. Today I’m looking at one notable exception: the G-Technology G-Drive mobile USB-C ($79.95 for 1TB, $99.95 for 2TB, $149.95 for 4TB). 

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Apple wants to improve AV/VR scenarios involving ‘real life’ moving objects

Apple wants to improve AV/VR scenarios involving ‘real life’ moving objects

Apple continues to beef up its plans for augmented reality/virtual reality (AR/VR) products. The tech giant has been granted a patent (number 20180268237) for a “method and system for determining at least one property related to at least part of a real environment.” The goal to improve the capturing of moving objects in real life for use in an AR/VR scene.

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Review: Capture Video with StarTech’s USB-C Capture Device for HDMI Video

Review: Capture Video with StarTech’s USB-C Capture Device for HDMI Video

Technology marches on, and with it come different solutions to age-old problems. Back in the “good old days” we needed solutions that could grab video from a low-resolution device like a VHS tape player, but now things have changed. Many video devices over the past 15 years have used the High-Definition Multimedia Interface (HDMI) to transfer video to a display or other device, so capturing video over HDMI is a real need these days. StarTech’s new USB-C Capture Device for HDMI Video (US$259.99) is a very capable tool for capturing HDMI video to your Mac or PC.

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Apple patent filing hints at future iPad covers with wireless charging

Apple patent filing hints at future iPad covers with wireless charging

Apple has filed for a patent (number 20180267584) for “integrated inductive charging in a protective cover.” It hints at future iPad covers with wireless charging. Once I would have thought it involved AirPower, but Apple’s long-promised wireless charger seems to have vanished into the void.

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