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The Daily Slash: January 7, 2011

The Daily Slash: January 7, 2011

What a week! While a few of us on the R3 crew were rolling around in different parts of the world that weren't Vegas, the bulk were rolling hard at CES 2011! The Consumer Electronics Show had blasts of this, slips of that, and a wacky array of stories and happenings that shall forever go down in the history books as a CES to be clicked with! How ever in the world will we organize all of this information? How about one big monster of a list of links, for starters? Who could we call for such a tast, hm? So much exclusive content, so much time time - I know! The Daily Slash! Get one of the biggest heaping helpings you've ever seen, below!

This isn't the first and it isn't going to be the last roundup post of CES news and info for this season. It's one big thwack. Comb with me, if you will, through the content and devour the ingredients. Joy! PREVIEW: my favorite is the Notion Ink Adam hands-on at CES 2011 - wowie!

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Lexar 32GB Class 10 microSDHC on sale for $150

Lexar 32GB Class 10 microSDHC on sale for $150

Lexar's SDXC cards aren't the only high-speed memory the company has for CES 2011; there's also a Class 10 32GB microSDHC card intended for mobile phones. Offering guaranteed minimum sustained write speeds of 10MB per second and read speeds up to 20MB per second, the new chip should make a real difference for those users running apps from removable media.

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Lexar 128GB and 64GB 133x SDXC cards promise 20MB/s transfers

Lexar 128GB and 64GB 133x SDXC cards promise 20MB/s transfers

Lexar Media hates it when you run out of space in your swanky DSLR, and so they're hoping you'll pick up their new Class 10 133x SDXC memory cards. The new 64GB and 128GB cards offer a minimum guaranteed transfer speed of 20MB per second, suitable for lengthy 1080p HD video recording or burst high-res photography.

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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.

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Lexar gaming memory cards outed

Lexar gaming memory cards outed

Flash memory: it's never exactly going to be interesting.  But on the other hand we'll seldom turn our noses up at a large chunk of storage, and so Lexar's latest Memory Stick Micro M2 and SDHC cards will undoubtedly tickle some gamer's soft-spots.  Available in 4GB and 8GB capacities, the cards are targeted at Nintendo Wii and DSi owners, together with Sony PSP and PS3 owners.

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Lexar unveils enterprise-class JumpDrive Safe S3000 FIPS validated USB drive

Lexar unveils enterprise-class JumpDrive Safe S3000 FIPS validated USB drive

Keeping the data we put on flash drives and other external storage solutions safe is a concern for many of us. In the world of government and business keeping data safe is an even bigger concern. Lost government flash drives packed with personal data on citizens have been in the news before and presents a big issues for Americans. Lexar has announced a new flash drive that is called the JumpDrive Safe S3000 FIPS to protect sensitive data for enterprise and government workers.

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Lexar reveals 16GB micro and 32GB SDHC cards

Lexar announced two new memory cards today that offer up higher capacities for phone and camera users. First up is the 16GB microSDHC card, which features 34nm technology and can hold up to 4,000 songs.

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Lexar Shoot-n-Sync WiFi SD Card uses Eye-Fi technology

Lexar Shoot-n-Sync WiFi SD Card uses Eye-Fi technology

Lexar has partnered with Eye-Fi to bring out its own range of WiFi enabled SD cards for digital cameras.  As with Eye-Fi's own range, the Lexar Shoot-n-Sync automatically transfers stored images to your computer once in range of your network.  Initially the card will be available in 2GB capacity, though presumably Lexar will be working on packing in more flash memory alongside the shrunken networking.

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Lexar, adds 16GB to Platinum II line of CompactFlash and SDHC

Newly announced is Lexar’s value line of Platinum II CompactFlash and SDHC format memory cards. The company has doubled up both storage cards to 16GB with Platinum II 60x 16GB SDHC and Platinium II 80x 16GB CF. The 60x rated SDHC is capable of a minimum sustained write speed of 9MB per second, while the 80x rated CF card boosts the sustained write speed of 12MB per second. The cards will be available later this month and pricing information to be announced. It will include a full version of Lexar Image Rescue 3 recovery software and a six-month trial version of Corel Painter Essentials 4.

Lexar 16GB USB JumpDrives with optional encryption

Lexar has rolled out a pair of 16GB USB flash drives in its JumpDrive range, the FireFly and Secure II Plus.  The FireFly is the more basic of the two, with a simple blue LED indicator to show drive activity and red colored casing.  The Secure II, meanwhile, has a built-in capacity meter indicating how much storage space remains.  It also includes 256-bit AES encryption software to secure whatever data is on it.

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