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New iPhone could have game-changing wireless charging

New iPhone could have game-changing wireless charging
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It's never too early to start speculating about the new iPhone, and rumor has it that Apple could start integrating wireless charging into new iPhones as early as 2017.

But unlike the wireless charging technology that's already a part of the Samsung Galaxy S6, Apple's tech might not require a special mat to charge its phones or tablets.

Instead, Apple execs are hopeful that the tech would mean the gadgets could be charged over the air, with the charger being located a few inches or feet away.

The tech could be modeled after the Apple Watch's charger, which uses an inductive charger which does require the device to be placed onto a magnetic charging surface.

A report from Bloomberg also noted that Apple has filed a patent for an aluminum casing that would allow radio waves to pass through it, which would get rid of any issues with other metals interfering with the wireless charging technology.

It's still too early to make a definite conclusion on this, but if Apple does it right, it has the potential to be a game-changer.

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Source: Mashable
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