Road warriors, Mophie's mobile wireless charger will save you from becoming a cable pleb

Imagine the horror – you are at the airport, or in your hotel room, and there are no Qi wireless charging surfaces around. What is a fine person to do now, plug a cable in? To spare you that demoralizing experience, Mophie has outed a complete travel kit for… you guessed it… wirelessly charging your phone.
The new Charge stream travel kit and Charge stream pad mini are meant for those who won’t convenience on the go, as today’s wireless chargers aren’t really conducive to lugging around, so Mophie is trying to turn their concept on its head. The mini pad is indeed …


Audio-Technica ATH-WS990BT Over-Ear Wireless Headphones hands-on

The Audio-Technica ATH-WS990BT wireless over-ear headphones is surely the kind of pair to make a statement when it’s worn. With an MSRP of $249.99, it may not be the top-shelf offering from the renowned audio company, but it’s certainly something that targets the mainstream consumer who’s looking for a pair of premium wireless headphones. Cementing itself in that category is the fact that it features noise-cancellation and hear-through functions to allow users to adapt to all sorts of listening conditions.

Starting off with what’s probably the most astounding …

A gift to our readers: discounted Anker and RavPower wireless chargers and power banks (limited time)

Wireless charging is pretty big nowadays — almost all flagships have glass backs and support inductive charging. It’s about the convenience — you just put your phone down on a designated puck or stand and have it charge. You can still pick it up and set it back down whenever you need to without worrying about cables and whatnot.

And having a power bank on hand is always a good idea. Especially with Summer coming about — having a backup plan for phone charging when out on a trip or hike is essential not only so that you can take all the selfies you wish, but so that you remain connected to …

OnePlus Bullets wireless earbuds are official: $69, fast-charging, and decreased audio distortion

OnePlus just announced its wireless earbuds, the OnePlus Bullets.

Priced at $69/EUR69/GBP69, the earbuds are magnetic and water- and sweat-resistant, making the the perfect companion for your workout. Snap them together, and they’re off; unsnap them, and they turn on, as simple as that. The earbuds also have the necessary smarts – just like many others, the OnePlus Bullets support the Google Assistant. 
What’s more important, however, is the fact that OnePlus has thrown in fast Dash charging. Charging the earbuds for merely 10 minutes will give you …

Erato Apollo 7 true wireless earbuds now $100 off

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When it launched the Apollo 7 back in 2016, Erato wanted to produce the most compact true wireless Bluetooth earbuds out in the market. And it definitely succeeded in making super-portable earphones with an equally compact charging case that can produce a pretty satisfactory sound. The buds can play music for about 2-3 hours and the charging case holds enough juice for two full charging cycles, so that’s between 6 and 9 hours of music when you are out and …

Expect more powerful wireless charging pads, as FCC increases all spec limits

The FCC has raised the limits of its wireless charging gear specifications significantly, so the compliant ones can now be much more powerful than before. The 5W coil restriction is now upped to the whopping 15W, as there are already chargers on the market with this output, like Belkin’s Boost Up line you see in the video above. 

Furthermore, the radio frequency exposure distance has also been increased drastically with two more inches, so those powerful pads of tomorrow don’t actually cross the existing SAR guidelines. In aggregate, the increase in these …

Deal: Samsung Level On wireless headphones are on sale for just $50 (75% off) on eBay

Samsung’s Level On wireless noise-canceling headphones aren’t the best in the $200 price range, but they’re definitely a good alternative to more expensive ones. However, when the price drops to less than $50, you don’t have to think about how good they are since you’ll most likely get your money’s worth.

For a limited time, Samsung is selling these Level On wireless headphones for $50 on eBay, which is an amazing deal considering they usually sell for no less than $200. Up until now, Samsung sold a little more than 1500 pairs of headphones, which is 56% of its entire stock.

Although …

Deal: Save $50 on Bose's SoundSport wireless earbuds at Amazon and Best Buy

US retailers Amazon and Best Buy have Bose’s SoundSport wireless earbuds on sale for 20% off. The promotional offer includes free shipping, but if you want the car charger to go with the headphones, you’ll have to pay $6 extra.

The Bose SoundSport wireless headphones are available in three color variations: Black, Midnight Blue, and Orange. All three are on sale for $200, which means you’ll be saving $50 (20%) if you decide to buy them.

It’s worth noting that the manufacturer promises up to 5 hours of play time with each charge. Moreover, the earbuds can provide an additional 10 hours …

Case-Mate Power Pad Wireless Charger hands-on

Case-Mate Power Pad Wireless Charger is a versatile Qi enabled wireless charging pad that’s meant to work with a broad range of smartphones, while also offering quick charging technology to ensure that you’re not waiting forever just to get your devices back to 100% capacity.

Constructed entirely out of plastic, the Case-Mate Power Pad will allow uses to charge their devices in two specific ways. On one hand, the rectangular shaped pad can be laid flat down, but it also comes included with this pedestal stand that props up devices upright while they’re charging. Since there’s a …

Justice Department investigating collusion among U.S. wireless carriers

The Justice Department is investigating an alleged case of collusion, but this has nothing to do with President Donald J. Trump and Russia. Instead, the DOJ requested information from all four major U.S. carriers back in February as the agency started an antitrust investigation into the wireless business. The Justice Department originally followed up on a complaint made by Apple in 2016, but ended up dropping the investigation. Apparently, the DOJ has reopened its collusion investigation.

According to reports, the carriers got together to put the kibosh on technology that would allow consumers …