Powering devices without the use of wires has been a dream since NoKola Tesla demonstrated that he could illuminate a light bulb by means of a power source located across a stage from the light. More than 100 years later, the mobile devices we rely on must still tethered by wires when it’s time for a charge. Digital savant Omar Gallaga of the Austin American-Statesman’s 512 Tech says wireless charging is available from Samsung, and a few other device vendors. But the technology has a long way to go before it can truly free us from cables and wall plugs.
What you’ll hear in this segment:
– Which tech products offer wireless charging
– Why wireless charging isn’t yet ready for prime-time