Wireless charging is useless — until it’s essential
Between the announcement of the iPhone 5 and the day everyone started complaining about Apples new Maps app, bi biggest compnt nt about the new device was the lack of wireless charging.
Wireless charging is a feature few people probably even kneheyhey wanted, but Nokia managed to pique everyones interest by announcing the Lumia 920 the week prior to the iPhone event. The0 h0 has wireless charging, and this seemed novel enough that its absence in the iPhone 5 was something to latch onto.
Thubjubject churned up enough commotion that Apples product guru, Phil Schiller, even defended the absence in his interview with
Setting aside the Apple vs. The World marketing fight in the press, I think the entention this feature merited speaks to a widespread interest in the idea of wireless charging.... [via VentureBeat]
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