Here's The Tiny USB-C Card Reader Your 12-Inch MacBook Desperately Needs

Here's the Tiny USB-C Card Reader Your 30cm MacBook Desperately Needs

One of the less publicized themes of CES 2016 appears to be 'ways to fix the 12" MacBook'. Not only does it come with just a single USB-C port, there's also no memory card slot. So if you're a photographer constantly transferring shots, you'll want Satechi's tiny new USB-C card reader always close at hand.

Here's the Tiny USB-C Card Reader Your 30cm MacBook Desperately Needs

Available in silver, space grey, and gold finishes to match your 12" MacBook, Satechi's $US20 ($28) Type-C Card Reader will be available in the US sometime this month, and allows any device with a USB-C port — be it a 12" MacBook, Chromebook Pixel, or tablet — to access both its SD and microSD card slots at the same time. No word yet on Australian pricing and availability.

It's cheap and simple, and exactly what it needs to be until Apple finds a way to squeeze an SD card slot into future versions of the 12" MacBook.


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    Or just buy a laptop that has more than one port...

    If you bought the 12 inch macbook then you desperately need something else imo

    Many professional cameras still use Compact Flash. Travelling photographers backup to (external) drives.
    This is a start, but the design flaws mean you are going to need a shitload of peripheral devices, cables, chergers etc. which make a mockery of the whole "portable" argument.

    I keep seeing hubs for sale for the new Mac book.... All of which would not be needed if the stupid thing had more than one port

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