Posts Tagged ‘memorycard’

Eyefi’s New 32GB Mobi Pro SD Card Takes Wireless Transfers More Seriously

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Eye-Fi has announced the new Mobi Pro, a 32GB WiFi SD card that the company is calling “the most powerful wireless SD card ever.” As more and more cameras are being launched with built-in Wi-Fi functionality, Eyefi is rolling out improvements to its memory card offerings to try and keep up.
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Stress Testing SD Cards to See How Their Real Write Speeds Stack Up

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The popular YouTube tech channel LinusTechTips recently did an SD card showdown to see how the actual performance of the cards compares to what’s written on the labels. One of the things they did was a Canon 6D test, the results of which can be seen in the graphic above (here’s a larger version).
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Memory Card from Stolen Camera Returned After Photographer Makes Public Appeal

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Earlier this month, we reported that a North Carolina-based photographer Faith Massey had gotten her camera bag stolen from her car. Inside was a memory card that contained irreplaceable photos of the last moments of a baby’s life, which Massey captured through the charity organization Now I Lay Me Down to Sleep.

There’s a happy update to the story: the memory card has been returned, and all the precious lost photos have been recovered.
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Toshiba Unveils the World’s First SD Card with Built-In NFC: Preview Contents with Your Phone

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Toshiba has announced the world’s first SDHC card that has near field communication (NFC) baked right in. The technology allows you to see what’s on a card without having to plug the card into a camera or card reader. Instead, you’ll be able to ‘preview’ the contents simply by bringing a smartphone close to the card.
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Sony Releases a Line of Blazing Fast, Higher Capacity XQD Cards for the 4K Generation

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Actually announced back in September but now finally attached to release dates and price points, Sony recently debuted a new “G” series of XQD cards that feature lightning fast read/write speeds for all the 4K junkies out there. Read more…

Delkin Debuts ‘World’s Most Rugged’ SD Cards that are ‘Virtually Unbreakable’

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If you or the environments you tend to shoot in are extremely tough on your SD cards, and you’ve not yet been able to find a line that can stand up to the beatings you give it, then you might want to check out the new BLACK line of SD cards from Delkin.

Labeled the ‘world’s most rugged’ photography SD memory cards, Delkin claims the BLACK line is waterproof, dustproof, extreme temperature resistant and ‘virtually unbreakable.’ Read more…

SanDisk Unleashes a Massive 512GB SD Card with the World’s Highest Capacity

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Secure Digital eXtended-Capacity (SDXC) memory cards have a maximum theoretical storage capacity of 2 terabytes, and today the industry just got one step closer towards hitting that limit. SanDisk has announced the world’s highest capacity SD card for photographers and videographers: the 512GB SanDisk Extreme PRO┬« SDXC UHS-I card.
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Back to Basics: The Difference Between SD SDHC & SDXC, and Which is Best for You

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I will start off by saying I am partial to SanDisk memory cards, but I recently found a great write up on their website that is pretty much universal, explaining the difference between SD/SDHC/SDXC memory cards. I wanted to share this information with everyone because sometimes it can be confusing trying to figure out which SD Card is best for you. Read more…

Camera and Memory Card Found After Two Years in the Pacific, Photos Still Intact!

Maybe we don’t give memory cards enough credit, because for all of the stories of corrupt files and irretrievable photographs, we have some astounding stories of memory cards performing above and beyond what anybody thinks they could possibly do.

The video above shares one such story that surfaced (pun intended) recently, of a memory card and camera that were discovered after spending two years at the bottom of the North Pacific ocean. You see where we’re going with this… the photos survived. Read more…

Deal Alert: Pick Up Two 8GB SDHC Cards for Free with Free Shipping

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Here’s something you don’t get very often: something for nothing. TigerDirect is currently selling Centon 8GB SDHC Class 4 memory cards for, get this, zero dollars. All you have to do is fill out the mail-in rebate. Read more…