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Never mind that Sony plans to spin off its audio and video business. For now, the company is pressing ahead with plans to sell high-end A/V gear, even if it's not exactly sure who's going to buy it. According to the Wall Street Journal, Sony next month will beginning selling a "Premium Sound" memo...

February 19th 2015 at 12:36pm 0 Comments
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If you've been dabbling in 4K video recording, you probably know that most SD cards won't cut it; you'll be thankful if you have enough space for a wedding video, let alone a magnum opus. SanDisk may have a solution for that space problem in its new, extra-capacious 512GB Extreme Pro SDXC card. I...

September 11th 2014 at 5:33pm 0 Comments
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About a year after the CompactFlash Association announced the CFast 2.0 draft spec, SanDisk has revealed its new Extreme Pro CFast 2.0 memory card. The first of its kind, SanDisk says read speeds of up to 450MB/s and write speeds of up to 350MB/s make it the world's fastest memory card, period. Sp...

September 14th 2013 at 7:53pm 0 Comments
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Though companies like Visa and Device Fidelity have already come up with a way to make NFC payments via microSD card, the SD Association (the standardization body for SD cards) has introduced a spec that opens up that ability to others. It essentially adds the single wire protocol (SWP) as a Secur...

June 6th 2013 at 1:15am 0 Comments
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When Eye-Fi first launched its wireless SD cards back in 2006, most of us weren't carrying smartphones, much less tablets. At the time, the idea was to send your photos straight from your camera to your PC, where you could run slideshows or upload them to the cloud (if you were already into that s...

June 3rd 2013 at 8:00am 0 Comments
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Toshiba will launch its Exceria Pro series of CompactFlash cards into the Japanese market tomorrow with 160MB/s read speeds and 150MB/s write speeds. The company claims the 32GB and 64GB models are the fastest CF cards you can get now, thanks to the UDMA7 protocol combined with its own NAND flash...

April 26th 2013 at 11:24am 0 Comments
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Kingston's unveiled two new SDXC cards for anyone looking to upgrade the capacity (or performance speed) of their current removable storage of choice without denting the bank balance too much. The SDXC Class 10 cards arrive in 64GB and 128GB sizes, and Kingston reckons they'd go great with your ne...

September 27th 2012 at 8:05pm 0 Comments