iPhone 11 won’t charge your AirPods, and that’s OK

CNET | Sep 13, 2019 at 12:00 PM
  • Apple’s spotty reputation for wireless charging didn’t get any shinier when the iPhone 11 family arrived on Tuesday without reverse charging, the ability to charge other devices by setting them atop your phone.
  • Rival Samsung built reverse charging into its Galaxy S10 and Galaxy Note, letting those phones charge devices like earbuds, smartwatches and other phones.
  • Along with Qi, there was the Power Matters Alliance and the Alliance For Wireless Power.