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Wireless Charging Wastes Tons of Energy. Will MagSafe Help the iPhone 12?

A new charging method could make a big difference

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The convenience of wireless charging comes at a cost that, if adopted worldwide, could have a measurable impact on the environment. Earlier this year, Debugger examined wireless charging and found that, on average, it can consume around 47% more power than




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Eric Ravenscraft

Eric Ravenscraft

Eric Ravenscraft is a freelance writer from Atlanta covering tech, media, and geek culture for Medium, The New York Times, and more.

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