SD Cards

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Intel announced a radical new technology at CES 2014 called Edison. It's a full-blown computer that resides inside an SD card. Operationally, it can behave like a traditional SD card. You can insert it into a card slot and save data to it. Since the Edison is a computer that runs on Linux, it can also run applications. You can run a program to automatically upload the saved files to the cloud,... READ MORE
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11 months ago
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Card readers? Really? It might come as a surprise that these are worthy of an article, but we'd ask you to keep an open mind. You can transfer data quickly from SD, CompactFlash (CF) or XQD cards with USB-equipped memory card readers. Some even help you speed up your photography workflow by enabling... READ MORE
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1 year ago
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Hoodman’s steel-plated SD cards are built to withstand drops and exposure to water. The interior of the cards also feature durable plastic components not found in standard SD cards. The SD cards are capable of 90 MB/s transfer rates.

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1 year ago
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Lexar has recently introduced the Professional Workflow Reader Solution, a system that revolves around a modular design for employing up to four different card readers at a single time to increase speed and efficiency when transferring large quantities of data from memory cards.

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1 year ago
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Most photographers love getting gifts. (Well, who doesn’t?) But with the wealth of equipment available and accessories for that equipment and accessories for those accessories, there is always a new “toy” that can expand a photographer’s creativity.

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2 years ago
Buying Guide

Memory cards are the standard devices for recording your images to when using a digital camera. They are descendents of film in a way, and are the medium in which your imagery sits before viewing. They differ from film, of course, in that they are flash storage devices, similar in idea to external hard drives that are used with computers.

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2 years ago
Tips and Solutions

When diving into the world of Wedding Photography, you must have a plan and be prepared for anything. Like the very wedding you’re going to shoot, you need to know what is going to happen, when and where it is going to happen and how it is expected to happen.

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2 years ago
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Do you put all your eggs into one basket? Let's clarify—are all your memories on one memory card? They really shouldn't be. Nothing can be more painful than losing a lot of those great moments from parties and the kids' soccer game, or the evidence from your car accident. Here are some ideas on how to protect those memories.

Photo from Musee Mccord Museum

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2 years ago
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If you’ve got a recently made digital camera or camcorder but are using older memory cards in them, you could be headed for trouble. Not only does it take a lot of time to transfer data from older memory cards, the older cards might not be able to store data fast enough to keep up with newer cameras.

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2 years ago
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In this video, we test the waterproofing abilities of a couple of SD cards.

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2 years ago
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Is your SD card waterproof? When browsing the websites of some manufacturers, I stumbled upon claims that their SD cards are tested to be waterproof. I decided to put a couple of my very own SD cards to the test to see what would happen if my precious memory was dropped in water and all washed up. The results may surprise you.

 Take a look at the video to see what happens.

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3 years ago
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Never a company to rest on its laurels, SanDisk has introduced its fastest SD card to date, the SanDiskExtreme Pro SDHC UHS-I Memory Card. Available in a range of 8GB to 32GB capacities, the newest member of the SanDisk Extreme Pro lineup has read/write speeds of up to 45MB/s. With a 10MB/s minimum write speed, this memory card merits a UHS Class 1 rating for recording 1080p HD video.

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3 years ago
Tips and Solutions

The film of the digital age - memory cards - were dealt their biggest hands ever at CES even as two leading camera manufacturers seemed to abandon their largely proprietary formats in favor of the emerging SD card standard.

What camera companies don't promote in their new product announcements at CES can speak volumes. Sony, for example, introduced new cameras and camcorders that instead of incorporating its proprietary Memory Stick Duo card format contained slots for SD or micro SD cards.

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4 years ago