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For all the new features, functions, and blazing speeds of the latest mobile devices, most still share a common downside: limited battery life that eventually forces you to be tethered to a power cord and outlet.

There should be a solution to this by now. The electronics industry has been working on wireless charging for years, but without agreement on a common way to do it (see “Wireless Charging—Has Its Time Finally Arrived?”). A few products, such as Nokia’s Lumia 920, can be charged wirelessly, but those use a basic magnetic induction technology that requires a special pad on which to place the device.

But what are the health and safety issues involved with this technology? To read more, click here.