Wireless charging means you don't have to plug in your phone, tablet or other gadget.
Instead you rest it on a pad or a stand and a charge transfers through magnetic induction.
But let's be clear, the term wireless charging is a bit of a misnomer, since you still need to plug in the charging device When it comes to picking your charger brand new ones like Nomad and otter box will start around 50 bucks, but offering pieces that were just as well can be inexpensive and start as low as $10.
There's no funding for cords with wireless chargers rest your phone or other gadget and that's it.
A stand would be convenient at a desk to cradle your phone and charge it while you're not using it.
While a pad might be handy on your nightstand for overnight charging.
Wireless charging is definitely slower than with a cord.
That can be a big downside if you're looking for a quick, midday recharge.
Also, since the phone or gadget has to be touching the charger at all times, you can't easily use it midcharge like you would if it were simply plugged in.
For complete reviews of wireless charging devices visit cnet.com and San Francisco and cars to boy with CNET for CBS News.
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