Wireless charging with NFC is on the way


Your grandma's hearing aid or your boyfriend's AirPods: All manner of devices will soon be able to charge wirelessly via NFC. — dpa

To charge a small device like a pair of wireless earbuds or a fitness tracker, you normally need to plug in some kind of cable like on your smartphone. But in future, you'll likely be able to charge them wirelessly from your smartphone using NFC.

NFC chips are more familiar as a way to help you pair Bluetooth devices, get access to a building with a key card or pay with your smartphone using services like Apple Pay or Google Pay.

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