starbucks wireless charging

Starbucks is rolling out wireless charging to ten stores in Silicon Valley after initially testing the technology in Boston. Wireless charging will enable you to give your phone a jolt while you do the same. Starbucks is hoping to give a boost to the wireless charging industry.

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About ten years ago, Starbucks aided in the widespread adoption of Wi-Fi as a networking standard after rolling it out in its stores across the country. There are, at the moment, at least three different standards for wireless charging. Starbucks is throwing its weight behind the Power Matters Alliance. In order to charge your phone while you sit and sip, you’ll need a compatible case. It will be interesting to see how this influence the development of wireless charging technology over the next few years.

Via The Wall Street Journal.