LaCie DataShare Turns Puny SD Cards Into Burly Thumb Drives

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FRAGaLOT

i already have a zillion diffrent SD card readers, what will this let me do that's any diffrent?  I have a bunch of small-capacity SD cards that are useless because the size is way too small. If I could stack a bunch of old low-capacity SD cards of various sizes, and combine thier storage into a single USB drive (like a RAID) would help extended (and recycle) those old memory flash cards. Yet still keep it small enough to let me drop it into my pocket, or keychain.

 

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Vano

The design is stupid. It will require removing the whole reader from the usb to change the card.

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Pentium 0

There are plenty of thumb-drive formfactor card readers out there like the sandisk mobilemate sd that are much more...slimline.

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GBH

The one $9.99 piece is two parts. One for the MicroSd's (white) and the one for the SD's ( red )

 The big rectangle hole on the left sides of both pieces make it possible to connect both the red and white to carry around.

 

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roninnder

Can someone help me out, what exactly is going on in that picture?  Which of those things is what LaCie is trying to sell me, that floating USB nub?  I find the right side of the illustration most confusing.

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FRAGaLOT

roninnder, click the link to the site, and there's a flash animation that shows you how it works. All it does is both halfs combine together for portablility, but i find it useless.  At least it dosen't cost $50, if this was designed by Apple it would.

 

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