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LONGER LK5 Pro Review – 3D printer for prototyping with a little fiddling

LONGER LK5 Pro Review – 3D printer for prototyping with a little fiddling

The LONGER LK5 Pro is the sort of 3D printer you buy when you know how to troubleshoot. This device is a middle-ground between the pre-constructed, high-end, brand-name 3D printers that cost a lot, and the DIY 3D printers that are dirt cheap because you have to know exactly what you're doing right from the get-go.

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Galaxy S21 ditching the microSD card might be OK this time

Galaxy S21 ditching the microSD card might be OK this time

In less than two weeks, Samsung will be unveiling its very early 2021 flagship, the Galaxy S21, Galaxy S21+, and Galaxy S21 Ultra. Thanks to all the equally very early leaks, we might already know everything there is to know about these three as well as some accessories that they might be coming with. It seems that there are still some last-minute leaks arriving, not all of them good. But while rumors of Samsung removing the microSD card slot are naturally disappointing, it might actually be less controversial these days than it was just a few years ago.

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SanDisk 1TB Extreme microSD card is now ready for your money

SanDisk 1TB Extreme microSD card is now ready for your money

Smartphones and digital cameras are getting more capable and more sophisticated and that's not yet considering the new breed of 360-degree 3D cameras that are starting to pop up here and there. This means that internal storage may no longer be enough to hold even the shortest videos and common microSD cards may be too low and too slow to meet the need for speed. Enter the first generation of 1 TB microSD cards now led by the SanDisk Extreme. With promises high capacity and high speed, this card will breeze through your video and data workload, if it doesn't burn a hole in your wallet first.

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1TB SanDisk Extreme is a beastly microSD card with a monster price

1TB SanDisk Extreme is a beastly microSD card with a monster price

Those of you who have been waiting for a high-capacity microSD card with fast transfer speeds might like what Western Digital is showing off at MWC this year. The company has announced a new 1TB microSDXC card that it claims is the fastest UHS-I card in the world. Officially dubbed the 1TB SanDisk Extreme UHS-I microSDXC card (which is quite the mouthful), prospective buyers might want to start saving now, because it certainly has the price tag to match its high capacity and potential transfer speeds.

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microSD Express cards just launched: Here’s why that matters

microSD Express cards just launched: Here’s why that matters

Last June, the SD Association rolled out its SD 7.0 specification. Along with increasing the maximum potential capacity for SD cards to 128TB, this also introduced SD Express, which greatly increased data transfer rates. Today, the SD Association announced the roll out of the SD 7.1 specification, bringing those improvements from 7.0 to microSD cards as well.

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Samsung Android 9 Pie Adoptable Storage is too little, too late

Samsung Android 9 Pie Adoptable Storage is too little, too late

It seems that Samsung is finally trying to play the good Android citizen card lately. In addition to cleaning up its act as far as monthly security updates go, it has also opted to work with Google right from the start in supporting its grand vision of foldable phones. Now based on leaked firmware for its Android 9 Pie beta, Samsung may finally be adopting the Adoptable Storage feature introduced a few years ago. That said, such a feature may not make much sense considering smartphones these days have generous amounts of internal storage.

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Lexar unveils world’s largest capacity A2 microSD card at 512GB

Lexar unveils world’s largest capacity A2 microSD card at 512GB

Lexar has unveiled its new 633x microSDXC, a model it says has the largest capacity of any A2 microSD card on the market. At 512GB, the new 633x offers consumers hundreds of gigabytes in a tiny form factor alongside speeds of up to 100MB/s. The card can meet the needs of Android devices for storing and running apps.

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Amazon storage sale has big drives for low prices today

Amazon storage sale has big drives for low prices today

Storage is something that a person living in the digital age can never get enough of, and if you find yourself a little low on available space, then you might want to have a look at Amazon. Today, the company is hosting a one-day sale on a variety of different storage devices, from SD cards and flash drives to SSDs and external hard drives. Some of the discounts on offer are pretty solid, so let's dive into them.

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HyperX’s Nintendo Switch microSD cards have a serious downside

HyperX’s Nintendo Switch microSD cards have a serious downside

Unless you're planning to buy all of your Nintendo Switch games on physical media, purchasing extra storage for your console is basically a must. Though the Switch is shaping up to be a great platform, one of Nintendo's biggest oversights with it is only including 32GB of internal storage. When you consider that the OS takes up a portion of that already small storage, you don't really have a lot of space to work with out of the box.

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Samsung PRO Endurance microSD cards are made for video cameras

Samsung PRO Endurance microSD cards are made for video cameras

Certain products continuously record video to a storage card, the biggest examples being security cameras and dashcams, and now Samsung is here with a microSD card made specifically for them. Called the PRO Endurance series, this product line's name hints at the model's extreme endurance, enabling the cards to withstand tens of thousands of hours of continuous recording.

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Don’t buy Samsung’s 256GB Galaxy S9 – get this instead

Don’t buy Samsung’s 256GB Galaxy S9 – get this instead

Storage fans wanting the most capacious Android smartphone may be looking eagerly at Samsung's new 128 GB and 256 GB Galaxy S9 and S9+ today, but those who consider themselves clever with money should look elsewhere. The new smartphones do address complaints from some quarters about the standard 64 GB that Samsung's 2018 flagships launched with, but I'd argue they're not the best way to get more space for photos and videos.

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New Galaxy S9 and S9+ models might make early adopters cross

New Galaxy S9 and S9+ models might make early adopters cross

New Galaxy S9 and Galaxy S9+ (or Galaxy S9 Plus, if you prefer), models are coming to Samsung online. These new models will sport expanded storage over their predecessors, coming with either 128GB or 256GB internal storage. Both models will be made exclusive to Samsung's online store.

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