Recent Apple Patents indicate use of MacBook to wirelessly charge an iPhone or an Apple Watch

 

 

 

 

Tech giant Apple has obtained two patents that facilitate two-way wireless charging to its devices according to 9to5Mac. First identified by Patently Apple the drawings illustrate a MacBook charging different devices such as an iPhone, an Apple Watch and an iPad and vice versa.

 

The patents say that “despite having standardized connectors and cable[s], each device may require a separate or dedicated power supply to charge.”

 

It also states that in some cases, having individual power suppliers for each device could make it difficult to use, store and/or transport.

 

Other phone makers have already released such technology namely reverse wireless charging technology. Finally, Apple is catching up with its competitors as its earlier AirPower project did not live up to expectations.

 

Currently the company has total control of the processors in all its devices which could help remove thermal constraints, dedicated power supply challenges and help devices communicate with each other at a better level. As of now the iPhone 12 has hardware to communicate wirelessly but it has not as yet been enabled.

 

There are some challenges ahead as MacBooks and iPads are made of aluminum, a metal that is incompatible with wireless charging, making it a challenge as of now. However, these devices could be made with plastic, which can facilitate wireless charging.

 

The patents suggest that Apple is finally revisiting its failures and trying to turn them into successes.


Follow us on Google news for more updates and News










PLEASE READ THE IMPORTANT DISCLOSURES BELOW.

This content is being provided to you for informational purposes only. The content has been prepared by third parties not affiliated with CWEB Inc, a business. This content and any information contained therein, does not constitute a recommendation by CWEB to buy, sell or hold any security, financial product or instrument referenced in the content. This information neither is, nor should be construed as an offer, or a solicitation of an offer, to buy or sell securities by CWEB Inc. CWEB Inc. does not offer or provide any opinion regarding the nature, potential, value, suitability or profitability of any particular investment or investment strategy, and you shall be fully responsible for any investment decisions you make, and such decisions will be based solely on your evaluation of your financial circumstances, investment objectives, risk tolerance, and liquidity needs.

Unless stated otherwise, the web content provided by the CWEB family of companies is for educational purposes only. The information and tools provided neither are, nor should be construed, as an offer, or a solicitation of an offer, to buy or sell securities by CWEB Inc. or its affiliates. Unless stated otherwise, no information presented constitutes a recommendation by CWEB Inc. or its affiliates to buy, sell or hold any security, financial product or instrument discussed therein or to engage in any specific investment strategy.

Full Disclaimer

Leave a Reply

This site uses Akismet to reduce spam. Learn how your comment data is processed.