Wireless Power Tools: Why they’re now the norm

Many contractors in the UK and overseas use wireless power tools, and it’s more frequent you’ll see contractors using wireless than wired, but why does it matter so much?

Well having no wires to get in your way makes the world of difference to a contractor who’s constantly moving, and though it’s cheaper to buy wired tools, most professional contractors will only opt for wireless. It’s also worth noting that the cost of these tools has come down considerable, especially over the last few years, and even DIY enthusiasts choose wireless over wired. It’s another sign that the technology is always evolving, and like we’ve mentioned in our most recent post, there are also wireless chargers for these devices now, so it’s incredible just how far we’ve come in such a short amount of time, especially in the UK construction/development industry where tools are used daily.

Wireless Charging for Mobiles: Why is it such a big deal?

Wireless charging has been around for a number of years now, but it’s just come back into the limelight, and that’s because the next set of iPhones have been announced. The 8, 8 Plus and X (also referred to as iPhone 10) come with wireless charging. Many have expected this for some time, especially considering the fact that Many Android phones were ahead of the game, which is often the case. But this all leads to one big question:

What’s the big deal?

Well wireless charging prevents damage to your phone, it also ensures cables can’t be broken in the process of charging, as if often the case with wired chargers. Some charging speeds are also improved, but that’s really it. It doesn’t drastically change our lives, it’s just seen as a cool feature, and it will be interesting to see if all phone makers from now on follow the wireless charging movement.