Apple is an interesting company, in that every new product has been engineered so that it becomes a way to sell something else. This has been true for so long, and predates the iPhone.
So, when I saw MagSafe, my first thought was not how this could improve charging, but how it would offer Apple another way to sell expensive — dare I saw, overpriced — accessories.
I was right.
Must read: iPhone 12 Ceramic Shield means half the glass on your new iPhone is harder to smash
First, there’s a MagSafe charger. This wireless charger has been designed and built for MagSafe on the iPhone 12, but will work with other iPhones going back to the iPhone 8, along with the AirPods charging case and the AirPods Pro.
And any Android smartphones that you take pity on.
The price for this is $39, which isn’t as much as I