Handy hack: Nintendo DS mini USB

The Nintendo DS’s charge port looks a lot like a mini USB plug. In fact, it really is, just modified a bit. One enterprising hacker, tired of plugging his DS into the wall, no doubt, decided he’d make his DS USB-compatible. And although it seems to have been a relatively straightforward operation, I question the practicality of it when there are USB charge cables for the DS for $4.

The instructions are here
, but he’s careful to warn readers that this is really more of an experiment than something that everyone should be doing. Still, it’d be one less cable to carry around with you.

[via Hack A Day]