Powermats in action.

Starbucks Installing Wireless Charging Stations In Stores Across U.S.

Remember those Powermat things Starbucks was testing back in 2012, where you just set your smartphone down on top of it for a bit and it gets juiced up? After its earlier trial run, Starbucks says the system is ready to roll out to stores across the country. [More]

Duracell

Starbucks Testing Out Powermats So You Can Wirelessly Charge Your Phone While Camped Out There

The days of jockeying for position near the power outlets and Starbucks could be a thing of that past soon: Starbucks is teaming up with Duracell to try out wireless charging systems with Powermats at 17 locations in Boston. The idea being that we often keep our cell phones out on the table, so why not charge them while they’re just lying around? [More]