This a one cool gadget!
It is a card reader, USB 2.0 hub and USB sound card, all built into a tiny little cube. As soon as I saw this advertised in a local magazine I immediately ran out looking for it. It’s not available for sale yet but one of the stores in Wan Chai Computer Center said it will be arriving some time next week.
This could also be the answer to my BenQ Joybook S73G problem:
"I’ve been looking high and low for a product made by Creative Labs a
while back that allows notebook systems to connect to an external
amplifier through a USB port, totally bypassing the headphone jack…"