Review: Eggtronic's Wireless iPhone Chargers Are Made to Last

In this era of cheap, plastic disposable gadgets, it was nice to see the Wireless Charging Stone ($69.90) Eggtronic sent me to review. This is a serious, made-to-last Qi charger. Sure there are lots of wireless iPhone chargers to choose from, but only Eggtronic offers ones made out of actual stone: marble, travertine, and lava.

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As good as they look, the Eggtronic Wireless Charging Stones are about more than looks. They deliver 10 watts of power to support fast charging. A braided fabric cable is built-in to the charging base. At three feet, it's on the short side, and because it's built-in, it can't be replaced with a longer one. But it could be plugged in to a USB extension cord or USB hub.

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Pros

  • Available in assorted marble colors
  • Elegant Italian design
  • Heavy and stable
  • Rugged USB cable
  • 10 watt Qi fast charging

Cons

  • Power cable is only 3 feet and not removable

Final Verdict

The Eggtronic chargers are very functional and look like they belong in "Smart Home & Garden" magazine!

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Todd Bernhard

Todd Bernhard is a bestselling (6+ million downloads) award-winning (AARP, About.com, BestAppEver.com, Digital Hollywood, and Verizon) developer and founder of NoTie.NET, an app developer specializing in Talking Ringtone apps including AutoRingtone. And his profile photo is of the last known sighting of Mr. Bernhard wearing a tie, circa 2007!

An iPhone is almost always attached to his hip or in his pocket, but over the years, Mr. Bernhard has owned an Apple Newton, a Motorola Marco, an HP 95LX, a Compaq iPaq, a Palm Treo, and a Nokia e62. In addition to writing for iPhone Life, Mr. Bernhard has written for its sister publications, PocketPC Magazine and The HP Palmtop Paper.