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  • Fujitsu Eyes Wireless Gadget Charging For 2012
    By on September 13, 2010 | Comments Off  Comments

    angry tapir writes “Researchers at Fujitsu Laboratories have developed a wireless charging system that they say can simultaneously charge a variety of portable gadgets over a distance of several centimeters without the need for cables. The system, which will be detailed at a technical conference in Japan this week, could begin appearing in mobile phones and other products as soon as 2012, the company said. Fujitsu’s system is based on magnetic resonance (more…)

  • Gadget Freeze Test: Does Cold Weather Injure Cell Phones?
    By on November 23, 2009 | Comments Off  Comments

    You know that cold weather can make your cell phone sluggish, or make a fully charged one read low battery. But can cold weather do serious damage to your phone? We subjected six phones to progressively lower temperatures until they stopped working. Then, for good measure, we dunked some of them in liquid nitrogen.