Tuesday, October 27

aluminum

aluminum, Google, News, Phones, Pixel 5, wireless charging

Google’s aluminum Pixel 5 has a hole in the back for wireless charging

If you spent some time studying the specifications of the Pixel 5 after Google announced the phone yesterday, you might be wondering how the heck the search giant managed to pack wireless charging into an aluminum phone. Well, Google confirmed the details to some members of the American press, including Android Authority David imel, who shared the engineering behind it on Twitter. In short, the Pixel 5's aluminum chassis has a physical cutout for the Qi charging coil. Google covered the entire back of the phone with a 'bio-resin skin' (read: plastic) that covers and protects the carbon while giving the back of the phone a smooth, flush look.Google is using a Bio-resin on top of the aluminum of the Pixel 5's body to achieve wireless charging. Basically, there is a physical cut in th...
aluminum, National, tariffs

Canada Plans $ 3.6 Billion in Retaliatory Tariffs on United States in Aluminum Dispute – The Canadian News

Deputy Prime Minister Chrystia Freeland says Canada will strike back with US tariffs on Canadian aluminum at our own $ 3.6 billion tariffs. Freeland says the tariffs will match dollar-for-dollar costs of the 10 percent import duty scheduled for Canadian crude aluminum that will take effect August 16. President Donald Trump accuses Canada of breaking a promise not to flood the United States market with aluminum, an accusation that Canada and its aluminum producers say is completely false. Freeland says Ottawa has a long list of US products that contain aluminum to attack, like washing machines, golf clubs and exercise equipment. She says the government will spend the next 30 days consulting with the national industry to determine which items on the list will end up being the t...