Google released the $80 Pixel Stand, a wireless charging pad that turns the new Google Pixel 3 into a smart alarm clock when it’s docked in.
The Pixel Stand is available for preorder before it hits store shelves on Oct. 18.
Technically, the Pixel Stand will work to power up any smartphone that supports wireless charging — including recent-model Apple iPhones.
On Tuesday, Google announced the Pixel Stand, an $80 charging dock that will work with any smartphone that supports the Qi wireless charging standard — including Apple’s latest iPhones. However, as you may guess from the name, it’s designed to work with Google’s just-announced Pixel 3 smartphone.
The Pixel 3 and 3 XL phones, which Google revealed at its big hardware event Tuesday, will be the first smartphones from the search giant to support wireless charging. And while that means the Pixel 3 works with the most any of the third-party wireless chargers already out there, the phone will actually go into a special mode while it’s charging from the Pixel Stand.
While in the dock, the Pixel 3 basically becomes a smart alarm clock that’s designed to live overnight on your bedside table.
In the morning, the stand will adjust …read more
Source:: Businessinsider – Technology