Home » Uncategorized » Samsung Patent Shows Phone With Integrated USB Plug
Image_18007_largeimagefile.jpg

Samsung Patent Shows Phone With Integrated USB Plug

Make sure you read that headline correctly, because this phone isn’t about having its own USB port. It has a full-sized USB plug hidden beneath its external antenna. The actual design of this handset — which we think operates like an old school flip phone — reminds me a little of the Samsung Upstage from Sprint, mostly because of the short display near the top of the unit.

But that’s not the interesting part. As you can see from the patent drawing, a cover is taken off of the stubby antenna to reveal a USB plug. You can, I guess, shove this plug into an available USB port for a couple of different purposes. It might be able to take a draw, essentially recharging itself through the USB port. This connection could also be used for seamless data transfer.

Details are very slim at this point, but we’ll keep our ears to the ground for any further developments.

About Michael Kwan

A freelance writer and tech geek from Vancouver. Find me at michaelkwan.com and follow me on Twitter @michaelkwan.

Check Also

wii-oculus-rift-hoverboard

Try Oculus Rift And Wii To Roam Around On The Back To The Future Hoverboard

Check out how you can fly in virtual space by using an Oculus Rift and a Wii Balance Board.

131129-amz

Amazon Appstore for Android Holiday Deals, Including Free Apps

There are tons of deals from the Amazon Appstore that will be offered starting now and throughout the holiday shopping season. They say that they will have "hundreds of titles that are eitehr free... or available between 50-90% off" the regular price.

131129-google

Black Friday: Google Play Store Apps, Games and Content on Sale All Weekend

Case in point, if you head over to the Google Play Store right now, you'll find that Google is celebrating all Cyber Weekend with discounts on all sorts of content. This includes many popular apps and games

131129-gtab

Black Friday Deal: Samsung Galaxy Tab 3 10.1-Inch for $100 Off

Did you manage to score any epic Black Friday deals this morning? Are you still ...

131128-diy

Arduino Co-Creator Releases Plans for $200 DIY Mobile Phone

Mellis was one of the people who came up with the now hugely popular Arduino platform and now he has come up with plans for people to build their own cell phone for about $200 in parts.

131128-apple

No Discounts for Apple Black Friday, Just Free Gift Cards

If you were hoping to save yourself some cash as you brave the Black Friday shopping crowds, you'll want to go somewhere other than the official Apple Stores.