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SD Card exploit used by security researchers to steal data

SD Card exploit used by security researchers to steal data

Security researchers Andrew "bunnie" Huang and Sean "xobs" Cross have recently described a new way that nefarious hackers could steal data from users by infecting memory cards with new software. The software stored on the memory card could be used to execute a man-in-the-middle attack. The two researchers described the exploit they discovered at the Chaos Computer Congress recently.

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Toshiba Exceria Pro SD card touted as “world’s fastest”

Toshiba Exceria Pro SD card touted as “world’s fastest”

Toshiba is coming out with an ultra-fast series of SD cards that they're calling Exceria Pro, and the company is claiming that the new SD cards are the fastest around, with speeds hitting as fast 240 MB/s. These cards are aimed at professionals, such as photographers who need photos saved quickly.

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Eye-Fi Mobi allows photographers to wirelessly send images to iOS and Android

Eye-Fi Mobi allows photographers to wirelessly send images to iOS and Android

Eye-Fi, provider of SD cards that allow users to wirelessly transfer images, did some research and discovered two things: the first is that people want to wirelessly transfer photos from their camera to their mobile device, and the second is that they would more often use their camera if they could do this. Such data compelled Eye-Fi to create the Mobi card, which it has just announced.

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ASUS Audio Dock hands-on with Transformer Prime

ASUS Audio Dock hands-on with Transformer Prime

This week the folks at ASUS have brought on a new addition to the ASUS Transformer family with the ASUS Audio Dock, and we got our hands on it at Computex this morning! This device is an extremely slick-looking speaker dock for the ASUS TF201 (Transformer Prime), TF700T (Transformer Prime 700 Series), and TF300T (Transformer Pad), two out of three of which we've done full reviews on already. What you'll get is 4 x 3W speakers with ASUS SonicMaster Audio tied with Audio by Bang & Olufsen ICEpower.

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Eye-Fi outs new Mobile X2 SD card

Eye-Fi outs new Mobile X2 SD card

Eye-Fi has been around for a long time with its slick little SD storage cards for any device supporting the format that have integrated Wi-Fi. These memory cards allow users to store pictures on the card inside their camera and have the photos uploaded automatically to their computer and photo sharing sites. The company has unveiled a new Eye-Fi SD card called the Mobile X2.

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Panasonic demos WiGig with tablet and in-car system

Panasonic demos WiGig with tablet and in-car system

Panasonic is developing new applications that use WiGig technology, which can wirelessly transfer data at multi-gigabit speeds. Although first announced back in 2009, adoption of WiGig has taken some time. Panasonic is demoing the technology in use on prototype SD cards that work with tablets to transfer videos to in-car entertainment systems.

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Raspberry Pi $25 USD computer coming in January

Raspberry Pi $25 USD computer coming in January

We've spoken about the Raspberry Pi computer a few times before, earlier this year it seeming to get closer and closer to a real release: the time is now essentially set in stone, and the ultra-cheap PC is upon us: $25 for Linux on an ARM processor toting computer with USB, HDMI out, video and audio out, and an SD Card slot, coming this January! Can you imagine such a thing? Its creators have spoken again of this magical device as being available in the first month of 2012 with only tiny software and hardware testing required before that release date - joy!

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CompactFlash Association announces XQD as next generation for high-end camera memory cards

CompactFlash Association announces XQD as next generation for high-end camera memory cards

Just when you think you've got all your memory card problems figured out, BAM, along comes the CompactFlash Association with an announcement that it has adopted a brand new specification and format called XQD to replace what some (of course) call the too-venerable CompactFlash memory card we've been using for a while now in our high-end cameras. This new XQD format is a PCI Express-based memory card that's both smaller and faster than the current CompactFlash format cards. XQD is also said to offer significant benefits over the competition - that competition of course being Secure Digital (aka SD)'s SDHC and SDXC cards.

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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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Mushkin announces full line of SD and microSD memory cards

Mushkin announces full line of SD and microSD memory cards

We talk about Mushkin quite a bit around these parts and generally it's about a new SSD or computer RAM when we do. Mushkin has now announced that it is offering a full mine of SD and microSD memory cards in several speed classes. This is the first time that Mushkin has offered storage media like this for cameras and other devices.

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The Dead Rise: Macintosh SE/30 Brought Back to Life

The Dead Rise: Macintosh SE/30 Brought Back to Life

Hackers delight. Using a Seagate Dockstar, some USB 2.0 ports, 128MB of RAM, and a small Linux server running a 1.2GHz ARM processor, YouTube user Spritetm has brought a Mac SE/30 back to wonderful, wonderful life. It runs a Mac emulator and works as a server. The floppy drive also works, reading SD cards mounted on floppy-shaped protoboard enclosures instead of the original 3.5" discs.

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Samsung S, H, F and C/M Series solid-state camcorders debut

Samsung S, H, F and C/M Series solid-state camcorders debut

Samsung have outed four new camcorder ranges at CES 2010, and they run the gamut from entry-level point-and-shoot to Full HD.  The top-spec models drop into Samsung's S-series, in this case the 10-megapixel CMOS S10, S15 and S16, each with 1080/60i capabilities and 15x optical zooms.  Storage ranges from SD/SDHC on the S10 through 32GB SSD on the S15 to 64GB SSD on the S16.

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