Phone Wrist Strap Doubles as USB Cable

This little phone strap is actually a USB cable, with a standard male connector on one end and a mini-USB male on the other. (The type normally used on phones.) Painfully clever—if you use a wrist strap on your gadgets. (I tend to not.) It's $20 normally, but may be on sale from Wireless Ground for around $12. It appears to be sort of large, though. I'd like to see a company with a few more design chops take a crack at this, then start offering it as standard equipment. The WirelessGround USB Leather Hand Strap Review [ via Coolest-Gadgets]
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4 Responses to Phone Wrist Strap Doubles as USB Cable

  1. Anonymous says:

    I have been looking at this from several angles. As a laptop using WiFi mobile phone user I cannot see why I would need this? What need is this gadget, which I’d love to get, designed to meet. Help! I want it but I can’t see the point of it and I don’t want to look like a gadget freak. (Also over the last decade I’ce accumulated a box or two of these hybrid objects convinced they’ll be useful and now tey look like they’ll soon be Science Museum Exhibits.

  2. claud9999 says:

    Too bad my iPhone (and my previous phone, a Sprint PPC 6700) don’t have the wrist strap attachment hardware to use a wrist strap.

    Why do phone manufacturers skip these conveniences?

  3. SlyBevel says:

    Hey, that’s my phone!

  4. jordan314 says:

    I got this thanks to the tip from you guys. It’s great! I use it all the time with my T-mobile wing and my Zoom H2. The ring that connects the strap to the cable was flimsy and eventually bent off, but that was easily replaced with another keychain ring.

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