Web Platform: USB power supply

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Markus Gritsch found it convenient to be able to power the Web Platform using his iPhone USB charger and a normal USB cable. It is also convenient when presenting the board to friends and powering it using their computer. Therefore he soldered a pluggable (via two DIL socket pins) connection from the USB power to the 3.3 volt regulator (see image). He measured the consumed current which is about 200 mA, so when powering no additional hardware with the Web Platform it should be ok for most USB ports.