Samsung patent reveals rival to Apple's AirPower wireless charger


A patent application filed by Samsung to the USPTO reveals a dual wireless charger that can charge more than one device at a time. In that regard, it would be considered a challenger for Apple’s AirPower wireless charger. The latter can charge multiple device at once by fitting an iPhone and an Apple Watch all together on a single charging pad. Actually, there are various combinations that will fit, including the charging of two iPhone models at one time.

According to Sammy’s patent, its dual wireless charger uses both magnetic resonance and magnetic induction charging in the same product. …


Facebook may launch a video chat Android device and a Google Home rival in 2018

Rumors about Facebook working on a new smart speaker surfaced about a week ago, but the information wasn’t entirely clear on how exactly the device will work and when it might be launched on the market. Today, a more in-depth report sheds light on Facebook’s plans to take on Amazon Echo and Google Home.

Apparently, Facebook’s Building 8 lab is already working on a video chat device that will be powered by Android. The social media giant doesn’t consider the addition of an in-house OS for this particular device and has chosen Android, but things might change over …

2017 Apple iPhone units might lag compared to rival handsets

It would appear as though Apple’s 2017 iPhones are going to have connectivity speeds lagging behind competing handsets. While iPhone rivals will be able to run at a download speed of as much as one gigabit per second, an issue that Apple is having now with its modem suppliers could very well have a negative impact on the iPhone later this year. Qualcomm can sell to Apple right now a modem that will support 1 Gb/sec data speeds. While Intel is working on a modem with similar capabilities, it won’t be ready for the next iPhone models, which are expected to be unveiled in September.

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Gameloft's Blitz Brigade: Rival Tactics lands on Android and iOS

French developer and publisher Gameloft is back with yet another mobile game, the sequel to Blitz Brigade: Rival Tactics. If we are to believe the team behind the game, then this should be “the most badass gun show on mobile.”

The sequel to the popular Blitz Brigade has been upgraded and now includes the newest gameplay features in real-time tactical combat. In Rival Tactics, players can build 8-man squads from a pool of dozens of heroes, vehicles, and power-ups.

Every time you win a battle, you will be rewarded with crates full of weapons and tools of mayhem …