updated 06:50 am EDT, Tue September 2, 2003
has introduced the SanDisk Hi-Speed USB 2.0 ImageMate 8-in-1 card reader. The new $40 multi-card reader has four slots that accept all industry-standard storage cards including CompactFlash Type I and II cards, SmartMedia, SD card, MultiMediaCard, Memory Stick, Memory Stick PRO and the xD-Picture Card. The four slots can be used simultaneously to transfer data between individual cards and/or the computer. The silver-metallic device ships with an optional docking station for desktop connectivity, while providing a small form factor for portability.