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Apple Watch 3 could have a more convenient charging stand

Apple Watch 3 could have a more convenient charging standWhile all eyes are on Apple's rumored iPhone 8 to see whether or not the company will fully embrace wireless charging, the Cupertino tech overlords has already dipped its toes in the waters with its wirelessly-charged Apple Watch.It wasn't a perfect implementation however, with the timepiece's contact points requiring a relatively precise positioning in order to ensure there is a consistent charging flow.Apple is likely looking to improve that for its future smartwatch evolutions, and a newly-uncovered patent filing suggests that convenience is high on the agenda.
Flexible power
The patent, as seen at the United States Patent and Trademark Office, describes a method with which how a device (specifically a wearable) could be charged no matter how it is placed on its induction base:

In some elements of the patent, it's as simple as putting the core charging plate of the power supply on a hinge, letting an Apple Watch sit on its side as well as flat when charging.
It seems a simple addition, and one that will please owners of bedside tables – the Apple Watch would make for a perfect alarm clock, if only it could draw power when resting at an angle to make its screen viewable…

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