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Memory Cards

A Complete Guide to Memory Cards

If you’re a photographer, you’re likely familiar with memory cards. They’re what our photographs are stored on -- removable flash media that we insert into a slot (or slots) in our camera, take photos, and then (sometimes) remove and insert into a card reader or card slot on our computer.

This is the World’s First 512GB microSD Memory Card

Want to store a ridiculous number of high-resolution photos and videos on your smartphone? Integral Memory has just announced the world's largest microSD card that stores a staggering 512GB of data in a memory card the size of a fingernail.

Marketing vs. Reality: 10 Memory Cards Tested for Real-World Speed

High-speed memory cards can be pricey, so you want to know that you’re getting the performance that you are paying for before you lay down the cash. This 8-minute video from Tom’s Tech Time compares 10 microSD cards for their read/write performance, and the results show that the numbers used in marketing cannot always be trusted.

This SD Card Has a Built-In Gyro Sensor to Stabilize Your Shots

virtualGimbal is one of the most interesting little devices we've ever come across. An SD card with a gyro built right in, the device does double duty by capturing your footage while it also captures the movement of your camera for better electronic stabilization in post.

SanDisk Announces World’s Fastest 256GB microSD Card

The memory card wars are fought on two playing fields: size and speed. And SanDisk is claiming victories on both fields today with the release of the 256GB SanDisk Extreme microSDXC UHS-I card—the world's fastest 256GB microSD card.

Toshiba’s New microSD Cards Set a Speed Record, Feature 8x Faster Write Speeds

As cameras get smaller, one of the places they can choose to save space is in the memory card department. A great case in point is the new Nikon 1 J4, which ditched standard SD cards in favor of their smaller micro counterparts.

The problem with this move is that microSD cards tend to be much slower than standard SD, but that might not be the case for too much longer thanks to Toshiba.