Pixel 3 phones, which can fast charge wirelessly, can only do so with certified chargers, but Qi is an open standard, so this amounts to a DRM-like restriction (Ron Amadeo/Ars Technica)

Ron Amadeo / Ars Technica:
Pixel 3 phones, which can fast charge wirelessly, can only do so with certified chargers, but Qi is an open standard, so this amounts to a DRM-like restriction  —  Qi wireless charging is a standard.  This isn't supposed to happen.  —  Google's Pixel 3 smartphone is shipping out to the masses …



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