Bye bye wires.
Wireless charging is a thing, but requires physical contact between the device and a charging pad of some sort, such as with this. However, Disney Research Hub, who are also responsible for terrifying robots such as this have developed a room in which your gadgets are charged automatically just by being in there. Check this out:
As good as it looks, you can't just install that big copper 'pole-dancing' pole in any old room, as the room itself needs to be constructed in a certain way with certain materials. Still, this is pretty remarkable, and apparently safe. Perhaps homes of the future will all have power transmitting capabilities such as this, making wall sockets a thing of the past. Good.