Ikea to sell lamps and tables that offer wireless charging via Qi
Ikea's wireless charging furniture supports the Qi Wireless Standard, which is the leader in the industry. The furniture will go on sale in the U.S. and U.K. starting in the middle of April. Pricing has been announced in the U.K. starting at the equivalent of $46. Pricing in the states will be announced shortly.
Ikea is also selling charging covers for Apple iPhone and Samsung Galaxy S handsets that will allow both models to employ the furniture. Now smartphone users have a reason to visit Ikea's U.S. and U.K. locations besides going to chow down on the retailer's famous Swedish meatballs. Click on the slideshow below to see some of the Ikea furniture that not only makes your home look great, but also keeps your smartphone powered up.