David Murphy
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David Murphy is Lifehacker's Senior Technology Editor. He has geeked out writing for The New York Times, Wirecutter, PC Magazine, Reviewed, Computer Shopper, and PCWorld. www.thedavidmurphy.com
Aug 10
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Lifehacker is about improving productivity and efficiency. It is more efficient to charge your phone with a cable than a wireless charger for a variety of reasons. Easy-peasy.

Aug 10
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It’s not a very valid point, because we could play “what uses more power” all day long. That’s kind of boing, actually.

Aug 10
22

Imagine the amount of energy your computer just wasted while you typed out this insightful comment

Aug 10
8

However, if everyone started using a wireless charger, then we’re all contributing to a huge resource suck for the slight extra convenience of not having to plug something in to charge it. 

Aug 7
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Oh, I thought about adding it. I’m just terrible at Dominion. ;)

Jul 31
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Oh, absolutely. Unfortunately, I think your average person doesn’t even know their router has a config page, let alone know how to set up a vlan. :)

Jul 27
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Sadly accurate. I honestly use it more as a power strip than a will-save-my-bacon-in-an-electrical-incident kind of a device.

Jul 24
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I literally just bought one a few months ago, used it once... and promptly lost it. I blame my move, but, still. Sigh.

Jul 8
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Oh lord. Android Beam. Yes. I think I might have used that... once? Maybe twice?

I now feel old.

Jul 7
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That’s a fair question! Honestly... I’d give it a shot, anyway. Doesn’t hurt!

Jul 6
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all fakes? I thought he was guaranteed to give at least one real one per batch...

Jul 6
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They’ve updating things to at least ensure your special visitors arrive once every two weeks, but... well. Suffice, I see a lot of Leif’s shit-eating grin, and not much art.

Jul 1
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I wish I had a good reply for you, but we’re trying our best to implement them only where it makes the most sense -- and make them useful, too.

Jul 1
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I’m in the same boat with my iPhone X—works fine for me, and unless Apple does something insane with the cameras in its 5G iPhone, I’m not sure I need to plunk down $1,000+ for something new.