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Eye-Fi Pro X2 shipping today

Eye-Fi Pro X2 shipping today

How long does it take to get an 8GB memory card to the market?  If you're Eye-Fi, and the card is the WiFi 802.11n-toting Eye-Fi Pro X2, then it's a couple of months; the company has announced that its latest wireless-enabled memory card is shipping from today, promising faster transfer speeds and improved overall performance.

According to the Eye-Fi blog, that's all down to their new X2 engine, which bundles together a 200 MHz ARM926 processor with an MMU, dedicated flash and radio interface engines, and encryption acceleration hardware.  Combined, they're good for improved WiFi-triangulation geotagging accuracy and "Endless Memory", Eye-Fi's new system whereby images and video are automatically deleted from the X2 once the card has verified that they've been correctly uploaded to the server.

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Eye-Fi Pro X2 packs 8GB, 802.11n, Endless Memory; new desktop manager app released

Eye-Fi Pro X2 packs 8GB, 802.11n, Endless Memory; new desktop manager app released

Eye-Fi have updated their top-spec Eye-Fi Pro WiFi memory card with WiFi b/g/n support and twice the storage.  The new Eye-Fi Pro X2 packs 8GB of flash memory, together with 802.11n along with a redesigned antenna, into a Class 6 SD card form-factor, offering significantly faster uploads for images and video.  The company have also used the Pro X2 to introduce Endless Memory, whereby once an image is confirmed uploaded to a user's gallery, it's automatically deleted from the Eye-Fi card to save space.

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Novatel MiFi adds Eye-Fi, Cloud backup and VPN apps

Novatel MiFi adds Eye-Fi, Cloud backup and VPN apps

Novatel Wireless have announced the first round of applications which will be offered on its MiFi Intelligent Mobile Hotspot, including photo uploads, NAS-style network drive functionality, and VPN support.  The apps - which are produced by developer partners Eye-Fi, Nomadesk and Alcatel-Lucent respectively - will run on the applications processor found in the European MiFi 2352 (which we reviewed back in June) and the MiFi 2372 which will offer AT&T and Rogers Wireless HSPA.

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Sanyo Offers Up a Compact HD Cam With 720p

Sanyo Offers Up a Compact HD Cam With 720p

Monday's here and we've got another week ahead of us. And today's already been pretty busy, considering Apple's gone and outed the official release date of their upcoming OS, and even Nokia got some netbook action unveiled. And while I'm sure someone at Sanyo cares about all of that, we're sure they're thinking you should be more excited about a small camcorder that's capable of recording at 720p. And, if that's not all, there's something else that might entice you to grab this little camera.

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Eye-Fi Geo WiFi SD card exclusive for Apple users

Eye-Fi Geo WiFi SD card exclusive for Apple users

Eye-Fi have announced a new model in their wireless SD card range, the Eye-Fi Geo, and it's aimed squarely at Apple users.  Designed to integrate with iPhone '09 and '08, together with the iPhone and MobileMe, the Eye-Fi Geo offers lifetime geotagging and full compatibility with iLife's geo-aware "Places" feature.

The 2GB card can also be used with MobileMe and other online galleries and social networking sites for $9.99 per year.   The company already offers a free iPhone application which allows for direct uploads from the iPhone together with geotagging.

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