Wires suck, we’ll start with that. Anytime I go on a trip, wires always get tangled, broken, or lost. External batteries are the same when it comes to this. I’m traveling to CES soon and will have several external batteries with me. Alongside those batteries? Well, I’ll have cables. Tons and tons of cables. Cables for my MacBook, iPad, iPhone, Bose QC35 headphones, Apple Watch, and more.

Whenever I need to use that external battery, I’ll have to find the matching cable and plug it in to use it. And when that external battery dies? I’ll have to plug it back in to charge it. Avido is aiming to solve those problems, and recently announced WiBa, an external battery that not only charges your phone wirelessly via the Qi standard but charges itself wirelessly.

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