01/15/2012, [CES 2012] Amidst all the Smart TVs, digital cameras, camcorders and the Crystal LED Display that were paraded at the recently concluded CES, something as small as an SD memory card got lost in translation, but thankfully we managed to pick up word on this after all the dust had settled. Sony has expanded its family of SD memory cards with a new flagship series that were specially designed for […]
11/09/2011, The humble SD memory card has certainly come a long way from its early beginnings, and now we have word from the SD Association that they will be extending the utility of its world-leading memory card standards. How so, you ask? For starters, how about a spanking new strategy that will see them work alongside GlobalPlatform so that smart-chip technology in SD standards will allow phones as well as other […]
04/12/2011, Eye-Fi has just rolled out their latest Eye-Fi Mobile X2 memory card that offers built-in wireless connectivity just like its predecessors, albeit with 8GB of storage space this time around. Capable of letting you experience instant uploads just about anywhere you are as long as it connects wirelessly from the camera to a mobile device. With Direct Mode as well as iOS and Android apps coming in the form of […]
09/09/2010, When it comes to technology, speed improvements are always welcome, and the SD Association has developed a new dual-row pin memory card design that is capable of achieving bus interface speeds of up to 300 megabytes-per-second. This is certainly a juicy improvement as products that support the current UHS-I technology support data transfer speeds of up to 104MB/s. The new technology will work with both SDXC and SDHC devices and […]
12/02/2009, By jeeves, the folks behind the next-generation Secure Digital (SD) memory card standard are certainly milking the format for all it is worth, as SD Specification Version 4.00 (provisional name) is tipped to be ready for release next year, relying on low-voltage differential signaling (LVDS) to help boost the max data transfer rate on the read read/write bus to a whopping 300MB/s compared to current performance which tops out at […]
11/12/2009, Eye-Fi has updated their line of Share, Share Video, Explore Video and Pro memory cards to include FTP upload support, although this will be limited to the JPEG format only alongside videos. This new FTP option will be listed with other online destinations, where selecting it is a breeze – as it will require similar steps as choosing any other supported Online photo or video destination.
11/10/2009, Blockbuster, one of the giants of movie rentals, is now moving towards the SD memory card format, allowing one to view movies on any device that has an SD memory card slot including cellphones and TVs. Rentals for each movie costs $1.99 a pop, where content within contains DRM that comes with an expiry date. Guess you won’t find high definition movies with this one, which is a bummer if […]