Levitating Apple Watch charger turns smartwatch into futuristic art

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Whether you love or hate the Apple Watch, charging it is often one of the first encounters many users have with the magic of wireless charging. 

Now that magic has been taken to the next level with a new kind of Apple Watch charger that mixes wireless charging with magnetic levitation. 

The Lift is a wireless charger designed to work with the Apple Watch and the Pebble smartwatches, offering a cool way to recharge your wearable while enjoying what looks like a piece of museum art from the future. 

Using magnetic levitation, a method that has become common for the latest, high-end Bluetooth speakers, the charging unit that holds your Apple Watch hovers over the charging base while delivering a charge to your device.  Read more…

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At the memorial for his recently departed friend, Jony Ive recounted how he and Steve Jobs shared delicate new — and sometimes crazy — ideas in the pursuit of making something great. “Steve used to say to me — and he used to say this a lot — ’Hey Jony, here’s a dopey idea.’ And sometimes they were. Really dopey. Sometimes they were truly dreadful. But sometimes they took the air from the room and they left us both completely silent. Bold, crazy, magnificent ideas.” — source You can picture the scene: Two great thinkers, creating the space to share ideas, no matter how bad they might be. Playing with…

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