Strange Parts: How We Added Wireless Charging to an iPhone – in China

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You guys have been asking me for a long while now – Is it possible to add wireless charging to an older iPhone? Could you add wireless charging to an iPhone 7 or even a 6s? But it sounded pretty hard, so I held off. But I recently got a twitter DM from a Chinese guy named Yeke, who said he’d designed a circuit board (flex PCB) to do just this. So of course I had to go meet him, and try it for myself, which of course started me on an unexpect journey through the cell phone world of Huaqiangbei…

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Polygons by Evgeny Bardyuzha
In The Front – Instrumental Version by Ziv Moran
Dandelion Dew by Itay Kashti
Echoes Of Rain by Itay Kashti
Silent California by Evgeny Bardyuzha
Fade Away by Evgeny Bardyuzha
Eternal Life by Ziv Moran
Electricity by Ian Post
Land Called Fantasy by Ziv Moran
Northern Lights by Itay Kashti
Change by Michael FK

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