We nonetheless rue Apple’s ruthless cancellation of its now notorious AirPower charging pad, however fortunately there are many third-party chargers knocking about lately that do the identical factor AirPower promised to, and Twelve South’s HiRise 3 ($99.99) is the most recent to catch our eye.
A bit like Belkin’s Increase Cost Professional however with a extra compact design that shouldn’t take up a lot treasured house in your bedside desk, the HiRise 3 is a three-in-one stand that costs an iPhone (12 or later), Apple Watch and AirPods concurrently.
Be aware that when you do want a MagSafe-compatible iPhone to magnetically dock it on the stand, the HiRise 3 isn’t a MagSafe charger itself, so that you gained’t profit from 15W wi-fi charging right here. You’ll additionally want a 20W USB-C energy adapter that isn’t included within the field. If you happen to can reside with these caveats, Twelve South guarantees a full 0-100% cost of all three gadgets in roughly 2.5 hours, whereas the vertical docking of your iPhone means you may simply regulate notifications and whatnot whereas the charger refills it with juice.
You possibly can nonetheless cost a non MagSafe iPhone (or any telephone that helps wi-fi charging) on the 5W charging base, however it’s not going to be significantly quick, and Twelve South is eager to emphasize that this a part of the charger is meant for an AirPods charging case.
The large promoting level of the HiRise 3 is certainly its modest footprint and clear design, and when you’re offered you may choose one up right here. Proper now it seems just like the charger is simply out there to ship from the US. It’s on sale now and is available in both matte black or matte white.