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Apple is thinking about turning your MacBook into a wireless charger for your iPhone and Apple Watch

January 6, 2021

Via: ZDnet

Apple has been granted two US patents that that depict a MacBook with built-in reverse-charging coils that can wirelessly charge an iPhone, iPad or Apple Watch.

The two patents, spotted by Patently Apple, also show an iPad’s screen being used to charge an iPhone while the iPhone charges an Apple Watch.

Apple’s drawings show a MacBook with charging coils placed underneath the trackpad, as well as on each side of it, plus coils beneath the lid for charging other devices wirelessly when the MacBook is closed. There’d also be magnets in each device for correctly aligning them to the conductive coil of the other.

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