From long-expected new products like the Samsung Galaxy S6 and HTC One M9 to surprises like the Huawei Watch and HTC Vive, here's everything you missed on the day before the Mobile World Congress officially opened.
You'll be able to drop a compatible smartphone on your IKEA nightstand for a quick charge.
Samsung talks up advances in wireless charging on the eve of announcing its next Galaxy smartphone.
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The alliance should help bring a little bit of clarity to the fragmented world of wireless charging technologies.
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A universal wireless-charging standard is looking like more of a possibility as two major rivals -- A4WP and PMA -- have agreed to work together.
Rezence, which has actually been around for a while, is being positioned as the next-generation wireless charging standard.
Samsung said it would invest in a technology championed by the Wireless Power Consortium, while Qualcomm said it would join both the WPC and rival Power Matters Alliance.
In the complex war over standards for wireless charging, Qualcomm has emerged as a quasi-neutral party. CNET talks to the company about the future of the technology.