If you found yourself
scratching your head at the announcement of an ExpressCard/34 slot in the new MacBook Pro
probably not alone. Built by the PCMCIA association to take slot dwelling expansion cards into the next generation, the
is smaller and faster than a
PC Card, and can support PCI Express -- all good things, but it leaves EV-DO card users and others out in the cold for
now. At least Y-E DATA of Japan has their act together, since they've announced a 5-in-1 card reader for the new
platform. Good for them, but let's hope we see some other cards on the market real quick like, or Apple could be losing
a bunch of those mobile professionals who have been holding out for Intel books for a while already.