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13th January 2014, 10:55 PM   |  #11  
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Thanks for the quick answer

Wow I never new what that was for!!!
16th January 2014, 11:26 AM   |  #12  
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I just wished the tablet had wireless charging in some form, I'm waiting for the day the little flap covering the USB port snaps off killing the waterproof aspect and ruining the look of it
16th January 2014, 01:27 PM   |  #13  
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I just wished the tablet had wireless charging in some form, I'm waiting for the day the little flap covering the USB port snaps off killing the waterproof aspect and ruining the look of it

What do you think those gold-plated pads at the left side are for?

SGPDS5 Cradle

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16th January 2014, 06:08 PM   |  #14  
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What do you think those gold-plated pads at the left side are for?

it is not wireless at all)
16th January 2014, 06:13 PM   |  #15  
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it is not wireless at all)

At least you don't have to open any flaps or connect any wires.
What's the difference between placing your tablet on a "wireless" charging pad or in a cradle anyway?
A cradle looks much nicer and neater. Inductive charging wastes a part of the energy, generates more heat and is generally slower.
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16th January 2014, 06:22 PM   |  #16  
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At least you don't have to open any flaps or connect any wires.
What's the difference between placing your tablet on a "wireless" charging pad or in a cradle anyway?
A cradle looks much nicer and neater. Inductive charging wastes a part of the energy, generates more heat and is generally slower.

With wireless charger you may use any case, with dock only original one or of the same construction (type). Energy waste is not substantial in this case, a lot of people plug in tablet for a charge overnight, it doesn't matter that it will take 1 hour more, because you can partially compensate it by using more powerfull charger (e.g. from Ipad or samsung 2,1A work well) instead of original 1,5A which chargers forever even in craddle).
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