More than 50% times we try to plug a USB device in wrong way. How many times have you gone to plug in a USB device,only to get it wrong and try to plug it in upside down?

Now this problem will no more persist. Ultratek is guessing that it's a fairly common occurrence, and it's recently introduced a USB connector that can be inserted regardless of its orientation.

  With Ultratek's upcoming USB connector, known as the Flipper, it won't matter whether you plug in a USB connector upside-down or right-side-up.

  Whereas a normal USB connector is half filled with plastic, the Flipper does away with the plastic. Instead, the device has a thin connector strip within the center of the USB plug with connection contacts on both sides; allowing users to essentially plug and play without even having to look.

  The video below demonstrates a Flipper product in action:

It's a simple change, but one that will no doubt please many. Share your thoughts on USB frustration in the comments.

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