Over the past few weeks, I’ve noticed a growing number of “1024GB MicroSDXC” cards being offered by sellers on the likes of eBay or Amazon for ridiculously low prices.
But what’s the worst that can happen? You buy one, find you’re getting about 22GB of storage, and lose out a few bucks?
No, worse things can happen. Much worse.
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Working in conjunction with my local trading standards office (a UK government service that works to protect consumers from unfair trading), I decided to take a look. So, I bought a couple of the fakiest looking microSD cards I could find on Amazon to take a look. They cost me about $15 each, but I got my money back, so the people selling them didn’t profit, and I also passed on my information to my local trading standards office.
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