The wireless charging stars are aligning -- sort of.
Wireless charging -- or the ability to place your phone on a charging pad or table for a recharge without cables -- has been slowing making its way into smartphones and even select venues, such as Madison Square Garden and Starbucks. But broader adoption has been hampered by a three-way horse race among rival standards. But that may be changing with Samsung Electronics and Qualcomm making some big moves in the arena.
The rival groups include: the Power Matters Alliance, backed by Powermat Technologies and Procter & Gamble, which largely uses … Read more