The Weekender

By Cult of Mac

Why we want iPhone wireless charging *in reverse*





The Weekender
The iPhone 12’s “secret” reverse wireless charging works with Apple’s new MagSafe Battery Pack. That’s great and all, but Cupertino should let the iPhone charge other gear, too.
Think how cool it would be to top off your AirPods Pro simply by setting them atop your iPhone.
It’s a logical next step (and it might be coming soon). Find out why we think Apple should go all in on iPhone reverse wireless charging in this week’s top story.
— Lewis Wallace, managing editor

News and opinion
Apple should go all in on iPhone 12’s reverse wireless charging
New iOS 15 and iPadOS 15 betas fix some of Safari’s biggest problems
How Apple uses US Customs and Border Protection to bust bogus AirPods
Apple launches MagSafe Battery Pack for iPhone 12 series
New emoji will let you salute, melt, gasp and tear up
How to protect or delete search history with Google’s new iOS tools
How to send Soundmojis in Facebook Messenger
How to use a long, alphanumeric iPhone passcode so cops can’t hack it
Free yourself from cable clutter with this wireless charging station
AirPods Max hit lowest price ever
Make your MacBook a double-wide with this portable second screen
Brydge Max+: The best third-party keyboard for iPad Pro [Review]
Take a gamble on 'Schmigadoon!,' the 'Scream' of musicals [Apple TV+ review]
Woodgrain iPhone 12 case takes you back to simpler times [Review]
'Lisey’s Story' finale cements show as one of Apple TV+’s finest [Review]
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