With the amount of buzz wireless charging has been getting these days, you would think it’s a new invention. But in reality, technology for wireless charging has been in existence since the 80’s, 1981 to be exact. Nevertheless, it can’t be discounted that today’s industry has contributed a lot to that technology’s development. Smartphone manufacturers, such as Samsung, Nokia, and HTC, are leading the way with this one, attempting to offer as much convenience as possible to consumers wanting to juice their gadgets without the hassle of cables. The question in the minds of many now is whether wireless charging technology will develop enough to take over the whole industry.