Google announces Pixel Stand wireless charger that’ll show you notifications without unlocking your phone

Google’s new Pixel Stand will let you charge your phone wirelessly while it stands in portrait or landscape mode. The company announced the product today at its annual fall hardware event in New York City. It’ll cost $79. The dock is powered over USB-C, supports fast charging, and can charge any Qi-compatible device. It automatically switches the phone into Do Not Disturb mode when it’s docked at night and is generally designed to be placed next to Pixel phone owners’ beds to serve as a do-it-all-device, providing weather, traffic, and calendar info, as well as a special alarm that mimics sunlight. It’s all synced up through Google Assistant, so the voice assistant is easily accessible, too, with a “Hey Google” command.

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