Memory Card

Eye-Fi announces 16GB Pro X2 wireless memory card

Eye-Fi announces 16GB Pro X2 wireless memory card

Eye-Fi's unique line of memory cards have been serving photographers' wireless transfer needs for some time now, but the 8GB maximum the company had on their cards was a huge barrier for some photo snappers. Fortunately, Eye-Fi has now doubled the capacity storage and has released a 16GB model of their Pro X2 memory card.

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Kingston debuts cheap high-capacity SDXC memory cards

Kingston debuts cheap high-capacity SDXC memory cards

It's not uncommon for high-capacity memory cards for digital cameras and other devices to be very expensive. Some higher capacity SDXC cards can run well into the hundreds of dollars. Kingston has announced the launch of a pair of new high-capacity SDXC Class 10 memory cards with impressively reasonable prices.

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Sony hits 168MB/s with whippet-fast XQD memory cards

Sony hits 168MB/s with whippet-fast XQD memory cards

Sony has set a new memory card speed record, achieving a whopping 168MB/s from its next-gen XQD S-Series cards targeting HD video and high-res photographers. The 64GB QD-S64 and 32GB QD-S32 cards use a PCI Express Gen interface to hit an identical 168MB/s read and write rate, meaning it takes just 3.8 minutes to shuttle across 32GB of data to your computer.

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Sony XQD memory cards want to snuggle in your new D4

Sony XQD memory cards want to snuggle in your new D4

The XQD memory card format was only announced last month, but already we've got a camera that uses it - in the shape of Nikon's D4 DSLR - and a 16GB and 32GB cards from Sony. Easily capable of keeping up with the D4's maximum 11fps shooting, thanks to up to 1Gbps/125MB/s write and read rates, the Sony cards can save 100 frames in RAW format in continuous shooting mode.

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Lexar touts first 1000x CompactFlash memory card

Lexar touts first 1000x CompactFlash memory card

Lexar today announced the industry's first 1000x CompactFlash memory cards. Professional photographers and videographers will appreciate these blazing-fast cards, which offers a minimum guaranteed sustained read speed of 150MB per second of faster and a write speed of 145MB per second.

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SanDisk releases 64GB class 6 MicroSD card

SanDisk releases 64GB class 6 MicroSD card

SanDisk launched the first 64GB microSD card this week called the SanDisk Mobile Ultra. It will allow you to add a whole lot more storage to your microSDXC-compatible smartphones and tablets, doubling capacity up from the current 32GB standard. It also features Class 6 transfer speeds of up to 30MB/s that provide better performance for capturing full HD videos.

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Toshiba debuts FlashAir 8GB SDHC card with WLAN

Toshiba debuts FlashAir 8GB SDHC card with WLAN

Toshiba is announcing a new SDHC memory card called the FlashAir that is WiFi-enabled. The card features an embedded wireless LAN that allows it to both transmit and receive files wirelessly. The FlashAir is being touted as the world's first SDHC memory card with embedded wireless LAN functionality to meet the SD Memory Card Standard.

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Delkin Reveals Elite633 64GB SDXC Card, Fastest on Earth

Delkin Reveals Elite633 64GB SDXC Card, Fastest on Earth

Or so they say. While we've written about our fair share of SD cards in the past, it's the SDXC cards we've got our eyes on now. Last card we reported on with the kind of size and speed this Delkin card is reporting on was the Lexar set, one of them at 128GB and the other at 64GB. Why in the world would I want this newer Delkin ELITE633 card with less than the most storage in the world on it? Because it's the fastest! This card is able to record at speeds up to 45 megabytes per second and read at speeds up to 95 megabytes per second.

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Kingmax debuts world’s largest capacity microSD card with 64GB of storage

Kingmax debuts world’s largest capacity microSD card with 64GB of storage

Generally speaking when it comes to storage most of us want more. You can a never have enough storage, especially when it comes to your digital content on cameras and other devices that use SD and microSD cards. One of the cool things about having a massive memory card in your camcorder or other devices is that you can just keep the originals on your card and still have plenty of room to shoot new pics or video.

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Lexar Reveals Dual-Slot Card Reader for UDMA CF, SDXC and SD UHS-I

Lexar Reveals Dual-Slot Card Reader for UDMA CF, SDXC and SD UHS-I

This sassy little number is presented by Lexar today for dual-card reading, supporting UDMA CF, SDXC and SD UHS-I memory cards as well as being backwards compatible with your standard CF, SD and SDHC memory cards. This reader of course uses USB 3.0 for it's super speedy delivery at 500MB per second, this card reader capable of both data transfer between the cards and the host computer as well as card-to-card transfers.

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Eye-Fi Direct Mode enabled: Squirt shots to your smartphone

Eye-Fi Direct Mode enabled: Squirt shots to your smartphone

Eye-Fi's Direct Mode has gone live, offering users of the company's WiFi-enabled X2 memory cards the ability to push images direct to the iOS and Android apps. Announced back in January, rather than push images to Eye-Fi's servers first, and then pull them down to a local device, Direct Mode works the other way around and allows you to choose which files get uploaded.

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iPad 2 Compact Flash card reader ideal for mobile videographers [Video]

iPad 2 Compact Flash card reader ideal for mobile videographers [Video]

As we discovered in our review of the iPad 2, the new iMovie for iPad app turns the iOS slate into quite the portable video editing studio (you can see a demo of quite how easy it is after the cut). Apple's official Camera Connector Kit will get you going with SD memory cards, but until now if you recorded to CompactFlash you were out of luck. That's all changed, however, with the new M.I.C. CF connector kit.

Video demo after the cut

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