AirPower lives on as Apple keeps developing a multi-device charger


Despite filing to bring AirPower to market, Apple still intends to create a multi-device charger, a report claims, with the iPhone maker looking beyond existing induction-based wireless charging.

Apple’s AirPower promised to provide users with a single charging pad, capable of providing power to AirPods, an Apple Watch, and an iPhone at the same time. While the company misfired in its attempt to revive the project, as well as produce a less-ambitious version, Apple is still keen on the concept.

According to Mark Gurman’s latest “Power On” newsletter for Bloomberg, Apple is still working on the idea of a charger capable of recharging multiple items at the same time. While MagSafe Duo technically fits the brief, it’s really two different types of charger coupled together, an idea that Apple still wants to get away from, in favor of just one system.

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