|[* black] No matter—we set our trusty connector-seeking spudger loose to free the battery from its bonds.|
|[* black] What's this? Inductive charging coils.|
|[* black] Hats off to the [http://theoatmeal.com/comics/tesla|great Tesla], forefather of wireless charging.|
|[* black] Although inductive charging has been around for a while, this is the first time we've seen it in a tablet. We're happy to see the wires go, as it may [http://www.popsci.com/gadgets/article/2012-06/how-wireless-charging-will-keep-toxic-waste-out-landfills|help eliminate wires as a source of e-waste in the future]. Now, if we could only make batteries infinitely rechargable.