The Latest In Wireless Devices for 2012

It's been a notable last few days in the wireless device category, and we're finally starting to see a selection of devices which may eliminate all of those charging cables that are surreptitiously trying to procreate around your power plug. We're moving beyond yesterday's plug-and-play mentality to a future of proximity connectivity!

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1. TDK Wireless Charging Speaker: This new portable speaker has a built-in Qi-compatible inductive charging pad on top, which means that you can charge up your devices by simply placing them on top. This speaker is also Bluetooth-compatible, so you won't need any wires to play your music.

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2. Nokia Lumia 920 Smartphone: The new Nokia Lumia 920 phone was just announced, and it comes with a 2,000 mAh Qi-compatible battery. That means that if you've got a compatible charging pad, you'll be able to wirelessly charge your phone.

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3. JBL Power Up Speaker: This speaker looks more like a dock, but it uses no wires, thanks to its Bluetooth capabilities. It's going to be able to charge up the Nokia Lumia 820 and 920, as well as other devices.

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4. Monster Purity Pro Headphones: These over-ear headphones from Monster look very distinctive, and have the ability to play your music with or without wires. They are USB-rechargeable, and have no on/off switch. Instead, a sensor automatically switches them off. When they are released, they will retail for around $375.

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5. Audyssey Wireless Speakers: These speakers have a small profile and are Bluetooth-driven, so they can be placed anywhere in your home office. They've got .75-inch tweeters and four-inch passive radiators behind three-inch drivers. This is supposed to strengthen the lower frequencies without adding a massive subwoofer, thus keeping it diminutive.

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Logitech K-760 Wireless Keyboard
Best Wireless Speakers for Outdoor Entertaining

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