“You really want another thing to charge?” Steve Jobs said, with an incredulous expression.

About five years ago, Re/code co-executive editor Walt Mossberg and I sat in a meeting with Apple’s then-CEO, discussing the smartphone landscape, among other things. We broached the topic of wireless earbuds for the iPhone, since everything else seemed to be riding the wire-free trend. Jobs was immediately ready with his retort — which, in memory, may not have been as PG as the quote above.

Readmore at http://recode.net/2015/02/04/waiting-for-better-battery-technology/