This review is part of the 1 Pound Challenge - can you find a decent gadget in a pound shop?
Available from Poundland, this is a small black plastic device about the diameter of a large button cell battery and the depth of a number stacked on top of each other. It comes with a little loop and
Flip open a little compartment and you can plug in a mini SD card (including mini SDHC). Snap that down and the whole compartment then swivels around on its axis revealing a USB plug which can be plugged into your PC (or Mac) for quick and simply access to the card contents.
According to the packaging it’s compatible with Windows, Linux and Mac.
Summary of Gadget Tech USB Card Reader Mini SD-CardThe construction is not brilliant with unfinished edges and a fit that’s no-where near perfect. But at a pound, you can hardly argue. As a simply, inexpensive way to access your mini SD card, it’s fantastically good.
Reviewed by David Artiss on 3rd September 2012.