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Mini MicroSD Reader for Android Smartphones & Tablets

A project in San Mateo, CA by Andy & Rich

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An external card reader that enables you to use MicroSD card on your Nexus/Android tablets and Android smartphones.
Backers: 5754
Average Pledge Per Backer: $12

Funded: $70,864 of $5,000
Dates: Apr 5th -> May 5th (30 days)
Project By: Andy & Rich
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Latest News

Beyond Black and White

May 4th - via:
Our last stretch goal has been criticized and scorned -- don't worry, we are big boys and we can take that. We appreciate all existing backers' continuing support and want to express our gratitude to the new ones -- we are almost there. To cheer up... (Read More)

Need a little push for next stretch goal

May 3rd - via:
Time flies by. It has been 4 weeks now, and we are having a nice run. It is getting really close to our next stretch goal of 68k, just a little bit short of that. But time is running out -- there are only 2 days left, we need a little push to get... (Read More)

Mini MicroSD Reader for Android Smartphones & Tablets

April 24th - via:
I was just chatting with some folks on G+ about the new HTC One’s lack of an SD card slot and someone pointed me to this awesome Kickstarter campaign that’s approaching its end. It’s a microSD card reader for your microUSB port. Some folks just have to have their storage. (Read More)

Mini Micro SD Reader Kickstarter Campaign

April 23rd - via:
Two brothers have developed a Mini Micro SD reader for Android and Smart phones. The two brothers explain on their Kickstarter account they began designing the device in 2012 specifically for micro USB ports. (Read More)

Yes, it works with HTC One (and First)

April 19th - via:
Finally HTC One is available in the US. We tested and verified that our little reader works with HTC One out of the box, no rooting or privileged software is needed. As a bonus, we tested and verified that it works with HTC First as well. After... (Read More)

Touchpad with CyanogenMod -- doesn't work

April 11th - via:
Installed CyanogenMod 10.1 (4/2 build) on my HP Touchpad. Unfortunately the reader doesn't work, most likely due to insufficient power provided by the USB port. It does work using a powered USB hub along with a USB-MicroUSB adapter. But it makes no... (Read More)

First Stretch Goal Reached

April 9th - via:
Well, that's fast. Shout out to all the new backers, glad you are with us. We don't want to burden you all with too many emails; but this achievement, small and humble as it may be, is worth a Thank You message. Now, there will be black and white for... (Read More)

Kickstarter for the Mini MicroSD Reader for Android Devices Looks Sweet

April 8th - via:
Having a separate and completely portable MicroSD card reader for your Android phone/tablet could be very beneficial given the right circumstances. On Kickstarter, there is a new project that is already fully funded almost four times over, for those exact unforeseeable circumstances. (Read More)

Tiny card reader adds external storage for Android devices

April 8th - via:
A Kickstarter project to produce a small external microSD card reader for Android devices has received more than twice its funding goal, just three days after its debut. (Read More)

Thanks for your support and first stretch goal

April 7th - via:
Hello fellow Kickstarter backers, your support has been overwhelming. As a first-time creator on kickstarter, we didn't really know what to expect. We are delighted that we reached our modest funding goal of $5k in about 48 hours. Now let's go for... (Read More)

Mini MicroSD Reader adds removable storage slot to Android phones, tablets

April 7th - via:
Some of the best Android phones and tablets on the market don’t feature out-of-the-box support for removable storage. I can’t count the number of times I’ve heard people say they’d pick up a Nexus phone or tablet if only it had a microSD card slot for extra storage. (Read More)

Kickstarter: ‘Mini MicroSD Reader’ for Nexus 7 and other Android devices

April 6th - via:
A new Kickstarter campaign describes a “mini MicroSD reader for Android smartphones and tablets” that could be used with devices that don’t have microSD support including the Nexus 7, but also with devices that support “USB host or USB-OTG (On-The-Go).” Hating the Nexus 7’s lack of MicroSD storage expansion, brothers Andy and Rich developed the prototype and now are looking to raise $5,000 to start production for the tiny gadget – at the time this article was written, 344 backers had already pledged $3,789, with 28 days to go. (Read More)

Add Storage to an Android Device With This Mini MicroSD Reader (video)

April 6th - via:
If you're running out of space on your Android smartphone or tablet and want a quick fix, two Northern California brothers may have a solution. Bay Area-based Andy and Rich (no last names identified) were initially frustrated that their Nexus tablet didn't have a built-in SD card reader to expand storage. So they developed a mini MicroSD card reader for Android devices, which plugs into the phone or tablet via micro-USB, as explained in the video above. (Read More)

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