USBee – the bendable flash drive

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usbee.jpgAccording to designer Damjan Stankovic, there’s a serious flaw with the majority of flash drives on the market – they stick out of your PC/laptop. Which means there’s a good chance of catching one and doing it, the computer or yourself some damage. Which is why he produced the USBee.

It offers one simple improvement on the typical drive – flexibility. Yes, you can bend this ergonomically-designed drive in any direction, giving your drive and computer some protection from accidents. it also features a vented housing for cooling and the obvious protective cap.

The drive recently won the first prize at the MS Industrial USB Competition held by the Serbian Design Community forum DizajnZona. Whether that’s enough to turn this concept into reality should become clear in the coming months.

Damjan Stankovic (via Yanko Design)

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