“Recent job listings by Apple point towards a stronger interest in wireless charging technologies, and potential inclusion in the iPhone 7,” Ewan Spence writes for Forbes. “Apple is hiring for a Santa Clara-based Senior Wireless Charging Design Engineer (reports The Motley Fool).”
“There’s no doubt that power is still a key feature of the modern smartphone. Maximizing the use of available power is one way to create a better mobile experience. Another is to make sure that it is incredibly quick and easy to recharge your mobile phone,” Spence writes. “”
“When could this happen? Well there are two issues that suggest to me that Apple is looking at the iPhone 7, rather than the upcoming ‘S’ update to the iPhone 6 and iPhone 6 Plus,” Spence writes. “One issue is that of [physical] dimensions… The other issue in all of this is the timescale. The internals of the iPhone 6S and iPhone 6S Plus are likely very close to their final designs, and could shortly go into a small ‘beta’ production run for a decent sized batch of internal testing devices (ahead of a larger run that will seed the launch devices for September 2015).”
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MacDailyNews Take: Apple will deploy it when they determine the technology is ready and up to Apple’s standards. Until then, we’re fine plugging in our iPhone 6 Plus units overnight as they last all day (and then some).