The technology behind the Qi charging standard, so recently adopted by Nokia for its Lumia handset, is being sold off by its owner – which was only using it to power a water filter and sell some makeup. eCoupled was developed by Fulton Innovation to power the eSpring water filter which is sold by Amway. Fulton quickly saw the …
Apple likes it's very own monopolistic standards, can't have any To, Dick or Sammy having charger that threatens to diminish the Apple market.
You can imagine all manner of Apple 'improvements" that effectively make it impossible to use any charger other than theirs. They did it with USB charging and they had only four contacts to exploit.
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