MagSafe Charging Port for iPhone Appears in Apple Patent

In a new patent, Apple envisions a type of connectivity port using an iteration of its magnetic MagSafe charger to charge an iPhone, potentially paving the way for a future without Lightning. Submitted to the United States Patent and Trademark Office on Tuesday (via Patently Apple), the patent outlines a three-pinned ‌MagSafe‌ charger, similar to […]

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Prosser: iPhone 12 MagSafe Battery Pack to Feature Reverse Charging

Apple is working on MagSafe-compatible battery packs that will be compatible with the iPhone 12 models, and leaker Jon Prosser today said on the Genius Bar podcast that one version of the battery pack will feature “reverse charging.” According to Prosser, Apple is working on two versions of the battery packs, one that’s a standard […]

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Anker Releases MagSafe-Compatible Battery Pack for iPhone 12 Lineup

Following rumors that Apple is working on a MagSafe battery pack for iPhone 12 models, popular accessory maker Anker has beaten Apple to the punch with the release of its PowerCore Magnetic 5K Wireless Power Bank. First previewed at CES 2021, the PowerCore battery pack magnetically attaches to the back of any iPhone 12 model […]

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Revisiting Apple’s MagSafe Leather Wallet After 3 Months of Usage

Apple Wins Patent for iPhone Display With Variable Refresh Rates Up to 240Hz Tuesday February 16, 2021 6:33 am PST by Sami Fathi A new Apple patent published today by the U.S. Patent and Trademark Office describes an iPhone display that, with high refresh mode enabled, may be capable of updating content at two times, […]

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Bloomberg: Apple Working on MagSafe Battery Pack for iPhone 12

Apple is working on a magnetic battery pack attachment for iPhone 12, according to a new report from Bloomberg‘s Mark Gurman. Apple has been developing the attachment for at least a year and it has been scheduled to launch in the months following the release of the ‌iPhone 12‌ line, according to people with knowledge […]

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Hyper Introduces MagSafe-Compatible Charging Stand for iPhone 12 and AirPods

Major Upgrades Coming to the iPad in 2021 Apple is looking to launch an updated ninth-generation iPad with a larger display, the A13 Bionic chip, 4GB of RAM, and a thinner, lighter design in the first half of this year, according to recent reports. Reports from cnBeta and Mac Otakara, citing supply chain sources in […]

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New Medical Report Underlines Potential Risk of iPhone 12 Interference With Pacemakers

Apple’s warning to keep the iPhone 12 away from cardiac devices due to electromagnetic interference was further underlined by U.S. cardiologists this week in a new medical journal report (via NBC25 News). Apple’s ‌iPhone 12‌ series includes an array of magnets that help align the phone on Apple’s MagSafe charging accessory to maximize charging, and […]

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Apple Elaborates on Potential for iPhone 12 and MagSafe Accessories to Interfere With Implantable Medical Devices

Earlier this month, an article in the Heart Rhythm Journal indicated that iPhone 12 models can “potentially inhibit lifesaving therapy in a patient” due to magnetic interference with implantable medical devices. Three doctors in Michigan tested this interaction by holding an iPhone 12 near a patient’s implantable cardioverter defibrillator, which immediately went into a “suspended” […]

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Grovemade MagSafe Stand & Dock Review: Beauty comes at a cost

You are here: Home / Reviews / Grovemade MagSafe Stand & Dock Review: Beauty comes at a cost By Andrew Myrick 0 comments Last updated January 19, 2021 Apple really swung for the fences with the iPhone 12 lineup, bringing a total of four different options to choose from. Not only did Apple deliver on […]

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Pad & Quill Debuts New MagSafe-Compatible iPhone 12 Cases

Pad & Quill today announced the launch of a new series of iPhone 12 cases, all of which are MagSafe-compatible and designed to work with Apple’s newest iPhone 12 devices. The Traveler LeatherSafe ‌iPhone 12‌ case is made from artisan leather with a built-in magnetic ring and a secure tension fit that shapes to the […]

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Apple Confirms 29W Power Adapter Incompatible With MagSafe Duo Charger

Apple today shared a new support document explaining how to use the new MagSafe Duo Charger with iPhone 12 models and the Apple Watch, clarifying some details about the accessory following its release earlier this month. Notably, the support document confirms that Apple’s older 29W USB-C power adapter is not compatible with the MagSafe Duo, […]

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Hands-On With Apple’s New MagSafe Duo Charger for iPhone 12 and Apple Watch

Apple on Tuesday finally released the MagSafe Duo Charger, which is a $129 charger that combines an iPhone 12 MagSafe charger with an Apple Watch charging puck. We picked up one of the new ‌MagSafe‌ Duo chargers to see if it’s worth Apple’s super high asking price. Apple first introduced the ‌MagSafe‌ Duo alongside the […]

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MagSafe Duo Charger for iPhone 12 and Apple Watch Now Available for Purchase

Apple today began selling the MagSafe Duo Charger that was announced alongside the new iPhone 12 models back in October. Priced at $129, the ‌MagSafe‌ Duo offers a ‌MagSafe‌ charging puck for the ‌iPhone 12‌, 12 Pro, 12 Pro Max, and 12 mini, along with an Apple Watch charger. Though the accessory was announced in […]

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Apple’s MagSafe Duo Charger Unable to Charge iPhones at Full 15-Watt Power

Apple’s upcoming MagSafe Duo Charger pairs a ‌MagSafe‌ iPhone charger with an Apple Watch charging puck, but as noted by Bloomberg‘s Mark Gurman, Apple has recently updated the product description to note that the ‌MagSafe‌ portion of the charger won’t charge at the full 15 watts supported by the standalone ‌MagSafe‌ charger. Neither the basic […]

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Apple Launches ‘iPhone 12 Studio’ for Mixing and Matching MagSafe Cases and Wallets

Apple today launched a new iPhone 12 Studio page, accessible on the web on mobile devices like the iPhone and iPad. The page allows you to customize iPhone 12 models with various MagSafe cases and wallets to see how the color combinations look. After loading the page, the first step is to choose the iPhone […]

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