Articles about sd card

Use SD Card as Default Photo Storage on Android
Using the SD card as the default storage for photos seems to be the best way to avoid clogging up of your Internet storage if you take too many photos. You can surely do the same even if you do not take a great number of photos but it would not make much of a difference then.But how to use SD card as the default photo storage on Android? Is […]

How to store Apps on SD card (Android)
There was no way to store apps on SD Card earlier. The Android tinkerers preferred to achieve root access in order to store apps on SD Card. But, following the launch of Android 5.0 Lollipop, some of the Android smartphones started offering the ability to its users to store apps on SD Card. And, it has been a consistent feature on many Android smartphones but not all.

How To Move Android Apps to SD Card
Most Android phones don’t come with a big internal storage space, but many have a SD card slot to expand the storage. SD cards are inexpensive and can be easily moved from one device to another. However, android apps downloaded by default to the internal storage, which can fill up quickly.Once it is full, you will start seeing an annoying “low storage” notification and the situation may also slow your […]

SD Cards Will Soon Be Able To Offer 4K Video Support
Whether you like it or not, 4K video is coming to blow your minds with the amount of detail you can see over your everyday 1080p LED TV set. That means we’re going to have to upgrade our gadgets to start shooting content in 4K, which also means memory cards will have to receive a boost as well in order to keep up with these new products. Thankfully, the SD […]


Toshiba introduces EXCERIA: "the world's fastest SD cards"
If the current top of the line SD cards aren’t fast enough for you, Toshiba has got an answer on the way. The company announced today its new line of EXCERIA high performance SDXC and SDHC memory cards. Touted to offer the highest performance levels available, these SD cards are fully compliant with the SD Memory Card Standard Ver.3.0. UHS-I and feature maximum read/write speeds of up to 95MBs and […]

SD Association works on new smart card apps for SD memory cards
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 […]

Photojojo unveils CF/SD card reader for the iPad
Despite how bright, accurate, or vivid our camera LCD displays are, it’s probably a lot more convenient to view photos on a larger display, perhaps on a tablet like the iPad, which is why Photojojo has recently unveiled the iPad CF and SD card reader, which will allow users to attach a CF or SD card reader to the iPad in order to retrieve/view the photos from the memory card.

Motorola Xoom update brings SD card support
Xoom owners rejoice; the long awaited update which brings SD card functionality to the Android tablet is finally here. Verizon’s recently announced update for the Motorola Xoom has been reported to have started rolling out to its customers. The update is labeled HTJ85 and will enable the SD card on the Xoom, a feature that the Xoom has been lacking since its launch, which is good news for those of […]

Apacer announces new industrial SD card for embedded systems
While most SD cards are good enough for a wide range of consumers, Apacer has announced a new type of SD card that’s been designed for use in embedded systems in harsh environments.  No word on what these SD cards will be called, but they will be compliant with the Ver. 2.0 standard and SDHC Class 10 high-speed transmission so there’s no need for hardware manufacturers to create new SD […]

Toshiba introduces Write Once SD card
Toshiba has just introduced one of the oddest SD cards ever. Called the Toshiba Write Once, this SD card functions just like a regular SD Card – except that you can only write on it once. This means that whatever you store on the card will be forever preserved like a non-rewritable CD/DVD/Blu-ray disc. Files written onto the card can’t be erased, or modified, you can’t even format the card […]

Samsung's new SDHC cards are hardcore
Samsung has just unveiled a new line of SD cards that are designed to take a beating or whatever you can throw at them. Okay, maybe not everything but these cards sure look like they can take some punishment. Coming in two categories – Essential (Class 4) and Plus (Class 6), these SDHC cards range in capacities from 4GB to 16GB and boast read speeds of up to 17MB/s and […]

Hacked SD Card Activity Monitor For Nintendo Wii
It’s nice to know that folks with some hardware skills are capable of modifying their hardware to solve those irritating little problems. A user out there wanted to know when the SD card in his Nintendo Wii was being used and as such he decided to hack in an indicator LED using a PICAXE 08M and added it next to the slot. Sounds like a simple but very useful little […]

Patriot Announces Class 10 16 GB, 32 GB micro SDHC Memory Cards
Patriot Memory has announced a fast class 10 memory card in 16 GB and 32 GB varieties in the micro SDHC format. The cards are part of Patriot’s LX series and are covered by a 5-year warranty. Both cards will fit with a microSD to SD adapter, allowing the smaller memory cards to be readable in devices with an SD card slot. The 32 GB card is said to be […]

Design: Minimalist SD Card Reader
We can understand that you’ve seen plenty of memory card readers out there, but then again, some card readers do look great, and we’re talking about the Elecom MR-C27 SD card reader. It’s designed like a small cube, featuring four SD card slots for you to pop your SD/microSD/miniSD cards into it like how you’d stuff bread into the toaster. It actually looks like something that would match the modern […]

Windows Phone 7 requires hard reset when swapping SD memory cards
We know that there was a bunch of smartphones running on Windows Phone 7 when it was recently announced, but here’s something on the hardware that you might want to be aware of before taking the plunge. It seems that Microsoft Windows Phone 7 handsets will allow for swapping of SD memory cards, although you will need to perform a hard reset in order for it to work just fine. […]

Google Will Fix Flaw That Prevents Android Devices Formatting 32GB Cards
This might not be the issue for all users out there, as not everybody uses a 32GB microSD card, possibly due to price. But if you’ve recently tried formatting a 32GB microSD card on Google’s Nexus One, or another Android phone, chances are that you weren’t able to do so. The issue has been raised before, and Google has confirmed the issue, saying that it has been fixed, and will […]

Samsung CF and SD rugged memory cards
Samsung knows that some of us do experience a rough and tumble lifestyle, which is why they just introduced a new line of rugged memory cards that will target the UK market. Both the CF plus and SD plus cards are waterproof, being able to remain 24 hours of submersion in sea water. Apart from that, you won’t mind dropping either a dozen times thanks to their shock-proof capability, and […]