Why is Apple’s Airpower still a no-show?

It’s now been a full year since Apple announced it would release its first wireless charger to go along with the first iPhones that could be wirelessly charged.

Expectations were high Apple would use this year’s iPhone event to roll out the AirPower charger, which it said would be released this year. As is typical, pundits have speculated before each Apple news event since then that the company would finally reveal the device; that has yet to happen. Some publications predicted a release this past February; others expected it March.

Bloomberg reporter Mark Gurman, who has been cited by MacRumors as having solid insight into upcoming announcements, wrote that Apple engineers hoped to launch the device by this month.

But at an event that included the announcement of three new iPhones and an updated Apple Watch, that didn’t happen.

Apple did not respond to a

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