Hey, Apple, how about an ‘Apple Desk’ for wirelessly charging all our devices?

Hey, Apple, how about an ‘Apple Desk’ for wirelessly charging all our devices?

Now that the AirPower has been canceled, it would be kinda cool if Apple gave us an “iDesk” as envisioned by the folks at Geeky Gadgets and, some years ago, by Mac/Life. It would doubtless be pricey and have a niche audience, but I think there’s a market for such a product. And it’s something I’ve dreamed about over the years.

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Apple patents ‘smart charging systems’ for iPhones, iPads, Apple Watches, Macs

Apple patents ‘smart charging systems’ for iPhones, iPads, Apple Watches, Macs

The AirPower may be dead, but Apple hasn’t given up on making its own charging systems.The company has been granted a patent (number 20190203751) for “smart charging systems for portable electronic devices” such as iPhones, iPads, Apple Watches,and Mac laptops.

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Apple should redouble its efforts on Macs with built-in AirPower capabilities

Apple should redouble its efforts on Macs with built-in AirPower capabilities

Now that Apple has officially canned the AirPower wireless charger, maybe it’s time to double down on technology the tech giant introduced in a patent (number 20180212455) introduced last year. Dubbed “inductive charging between electronic devices,” it would allow one Apple device to charge another.

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New AirPods come with Apple-designed H1 chip, optional Wireless Charging Case

New AirPods come with Apple-designed H1 chip, optional Wireless Charging Case

Apple has announced new AirPods, the second generation of the company’s wireless headphones. The Apple-designed H1 chip, developed specifically for headphones, delivers performance efficiencies, faster connect times, more talk time and the convenience of hands-free "Hey Siri.” 

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Here’s my take on today’s plethora of Apple rumors

Here’s my take on today’s plethora of Apple rumors

In a note to clients — as noted by …. well, pretty much every website that covers Apple — analyst Ming-Chi Kuo has made a plethora of predictions for products to be released this year. Here’s a round-up of them and the chances the Sellers Research Firm (that’s me) thinks they have of coming true.

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