5 of the best future tech gadgets
Future – Witricity
When it comes to powering our tech, we're still helplessly tethered to our lithium-ion apron strings. But not for long – wireless electricity is headed our way in the shape of inductive charging through magnetic fields, radio waves and infrared lasers shining on solar cells.
Today – Energizer Qi charger US$70 (US only)
Qi wireless charging pads are the closest tech on the witricity horizon. This small docking station provides up to 5W of power for future Qi-compatible phones and cameras – and the couple of lucky gadgets today that have Qi sleeves (iPhone and Blackberry Curve).