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The Air Dock aims to bring wireless smartphone charging to your car

Another Indiegogo campaign is getting ready to come to a close. This latest is for 'The Air Dock' which is a product being touted as "the worlds best smartphone car charger and dock." The campaign still has a little more than a week before it closes, but the good news is in regards to the funding. The Air Dock has reached, and also doubled the original goal amount.

All-Dock can charge four to six devices in no time

You've probably had your fill of docks and chargers and charging docks, but you've probably met very few that can charge as many as 6 of them in record time. That is exactly the claim that All-Dock is making in its Kickstarter campaign that is nearing a successful end.

Miniscule windmills could charge smartphones in the future

The mobile industry is always in search of alternative and more environment-friendly sources of power for mobile devices, with solar energy being the most common. But what if you can harness something slightly more ubiquitous like wind? That's what a pair of researches are trying out with these new "micro-windmill" energy generators.

HP Chromebook 11 charger recall detailed by Google

Google and HP have recently begun the recall process for the Chromebook 11 charger. The charger was one of the reasons this particular Chromebook attracted some attention at launch, it is microUSB and similar to the one you already have for your smartphone or tablet. But at the same time, that charger was also prone to overheating and after some "guidance and approval" from the CPSC, the recall process is now underway.

HP Chromebook 11 charger test shows high temp of 140° F

HP released the Chromebook 11 back in October, only to have it pulled from the shelves a month later. The Chromebook was pulled due to issues with the charger. At the time HP had said a "small number" of user reports showed the charger being "damaged due to over-heating during use." While HP has yet to say when the Chromebook 11 would return to an available status, there has been some testing done on one of those chargers.

HP Chromebook 11 replacement charger appears in Play Store

HP officially announced the Chromebook 11 back in early-October. This model arrived as a Chromebook with an 11.6-inch display and while there was some mention of the color options at launch, there was something slightly more interesting. The HP Chromebook 11 used a microUSB charger, just like you would see with a smartphone or tablet. But as we later learned, that caused an issue.
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