Samsung Belgium gets creative with cables not needed with the Galaxy S6 and S6 Edge

The Samsung Galaxy S6 and the Samsung Galaxy S6 Edge come with built in support for wireless charging. This said, what should you do with all of those unwanted chargers and cables. Samsung Belgium has the solution. Since the Galaxy S6 and the Galaxy S6 Edge no longer need wires and cables to charge its […]

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 Quick Charge 2.0 charger charges LG G4 23% faster

The LG G4 rocks a Qualcomm Snapdragon 808 64-bit hexa-core processor, which means it should offer the chip maker’s quick charging tech. However, LG and Qualcomm only recently confirmed that the new flagship supports Quick Charge 2.0. The only problem is, the LG G4’s stock charger does not support the feature, which takes 127 minutes […]

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 LG G3 explodes while charging

A Reddit users reports that his sister’s LG G3 exploded while charging. We’ve come across a number of incidents of exploding smartphones, due to third-party accessories such as chargers and batteries. What makes this story unique is that no third-party accessories were used. The Reddit user that goes by the name of s-blade writes: This […]

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 HTC to soon offer ‘Rapid Charger 2.0’ – charges select smartphones “40% faster”

On HTC‘s US site, the Taiwanese phone maker has introduced the “Rapid Charger 2.0” charger. According to HTC, the special charger charges select HTC handsets “40% faster.” HTC announced: Universal USB charger powers up your HTC smartphone in a blink. Compatible with all HTC smartphones, the 15W travel charger powers up certain HTC models 40% […]

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 Leaning how to spot original from fake iPhone and iPad chargers could save your life

We’ve come across a number of stories about people getting hurt when using fake iPhone or iPad chargers. Some get electrocuted, some get burned. According to one report, a Chinese woman died after being electrocuted by one of these chargers. Moral of the story is, never use fake chargers, but is there any way to […]

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 Stop using the AC-300 charger for the Nokia Lumia 2520 tablet – may ‘lead to safety concern’

If you own a Nokia Lumia 2520 tablet, stop using its AC-300 charger! According to Nokia, using the charger may “lead to safety concern.” Nokia announced in a press release: Espoo, Finland – Nokia today announced a product advisory for the European and UK variant of the AC-300 charger, which is used exclusively with the […]

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 Knock-off Apple iPhone 5 charger puts man in hospital for more than a week

We’ve come across a number of incidents involving knock-off iPhone accessories causing their owners harm. Now we’ve come across another. A Twin Cities man, Tim Tyrrell, spend more than a week in the hospital after his knock-off Apple iPhone 5 charger almost electrocuted him to death. Speaking to Fox 9 News, Tyrrell said, “It was […]

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