Memory Card

Samsung Focus Owners told by AT&T to wait for “certified” microSD cards (key: random access speed) Instead of Using Cards Available Now

Samsung Focus Owners told by AT&T to wait for “certified” microSD cards (key: random access speed) Instead of Using Cards Available Now

A statement has been put out by AT&T lets all customers know that Windows Phone 7 devices require a "certified high-speed microSD card" in order to work optimally. Specifically the Samsung Focus right now is expandable with microSD cards is warned about in the AT&T statement, them then noting the fact that "Certified for Windows Phone 7" is not yet marked on any microSD cards on the market. Updates came into Engadget after this new initially broke letting us know that microSD card compatibility with Windows Phone 7 devices isn't just based on speed class - other factors including the number of random read/write operations play a role, too.

Continue Reading...

Lexar 24-in-1 USB memory card reader plays nice with iPad [Video]

Lexar 24-in-1 USB memory card reader plays nice with iPad [Video]

Lexar have outed their latest multi-format memory card reader, compatible with 24 different types of flash storage, and they're particularly excited by how easy it is to hook up to an iPad's USB/Dock Connector adapter and import photos straight onto the Apple tablet.  In fact, Lexar's director of marketing, Jeff Cable, was so excited he drove straight down to the beach to take photos of a pretty lady with a surfboard, just so he could demonstrate the functionality on video.

Continue Reading...

Toshiba plan standardized WiFi SDHC cards for digicams

Toshiba plan standardized WiFi SDHC cards for digicams

Toshiba are looking to bring the wireless camera storage fight to Eye-Fi's door, with the announcement that they're setting up the "Standard Promotion Forum for Memory Cards Embedding Wireless LAN".  A collaboration with Trek 2000, the SPFMCEWL group would promote a standardized WiFi-enabled SDHC card that would communicate with the camera with cross-manufacturer consistency, wirelessly transferring its 8GB of storage to remote servers or directly to other cameras.

Continue Reading...

SanDisk 32GB microSDHC arrives

SanDisk 32GB microSDHC arrives

SanDisk have announced the first 32GB microSDHC card on the market, and if you've been weeping over your lack of cellphone storage then as long as you can muster up $199.99 (or £144.99 in the UK) you'll be able to buy copious storage for your music and video.  The SanDisk 32GB microSDHC will, of course, require a device which supports the microSDHC standard; best to check your user guide before you put down your cash.

Continue Reading...

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.

Continue Reading...

1 2 3 4 5 6