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Wireless Power Consortium announces new magnetic, backwards compatible wireless charging system at CES

Wireless Power Consortium announces new magnetic, backwards compatible wireless charging system at CES

The Wireless Power Consortium (WPC), a collaborative effort of more than 180 companies, is the brand behind the Qi wireless charging standard we've enjoyed on Nokia Lumia Windows Phones since the Lumia 920. Today, the consortium announced a new resonant wireless charging system, which will be demonstrated this week at CES. According to a press release published today, the new...

Rich Edmonds 54
Have Windows 8.1? Pin the Windows Phone Central Live Tile to your Start screen!

Have Windows 8.1? Pin the Windows Phone Central Live Tile to your Start screen!

If you’re like us, you’ve spent a good chunk of the day updating your PCs, tablets and Ultrabooks to the brand spanking new (and spectacular) Windows 8.1 OS. If you did, pat yourself on the back because we have a small, but cool, bonus for you troopers: The Windows Phone Central Live Tile. Sure, it’s not our official RT app, which is still in the works (you can bug Jay about it), but as...

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Photo tour: We seek Surface discounts at Microsoft's Worldwide Partner Conference

Photo tour: We seek Surface discounts at Microsoft's Worldwide Partner Conference

Microsoft’s Worldwide Partner Conference 2013 (abbreviated as WPC, not to be confused with Windows Phone Central) is currently going on at the spacious George R. Brown Convention Center in Houston, TX. The yearly event focuses on Microsoft’s IT and Enterprise business, allowing companies designated as Microsoft Partners to come together for learning, networking, and much more. A few...

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Microsoft WPC attendees get discounted Surface RT ($99) and Surface Pro Pricing ($399)

Microsoft WPC attendees get discounted Surface RT ($99) and Surface Pro Pricing ($399)

Microsoft has announced that their Surface RT and Surface Pro tablets will be available at a discounted price for WPC attendees. The company’s annual World Partner conference will offer a Surface RT 64 GB with touch cover for $99 and a Surface Pro 128GB for $399. Don’t get too excited though, a ticket to access all of WPC 2013 will cost you $2,000. The conference this year is hosted at...

Michael Archambault 38