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Panasonic shows off solar-powered wireless charging table

Panasonic shows off solar-powered wireless charging table
Donald Melanson
Donald Melanson|@donmelanson|March 12, 2011 11:38 AM
Why settle for a simple solar-powered table when you can have a table that's solar-powered and a wireless charger? While you can't get one just yet, Panasonic will apparently be selling this stylish bit of tech-laden furniture by the end of this year or early next year (in Japan, at least), which will let you charge your Qi-compliant devices simply by placing them on the table. It'll also be supplying the requisite battery packs for some of its phones at the same time, though there's few other specifics to be had at the moment. Of course, even if it does actually hit the market it'll still no doubt be out or reach for most -- there is always the DIY route for particularly industrious individuals out there, though.
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