Eyefi wireless SD cards have made it possible for cameras without built-in Wi-Fi to transfer images sans wires since 2007
. However, the firm's recent Mobi cards forwent more advanced features in the name of simplicity and smartphone connectivity. The new Mobi Pro card promises to be just as easy to use, but also boasts higher-end features in a bid to appeal to enthusiast and professional photographers. We spent a bit of time with the Eyefi Mobi Pro ahead of its release to check it out.
can make for great notebook PCs, but their speedy solid-state drives don't give you much storage bang for your buck. So why not do something with that SD card slot, and give yourself some extra semi-permanent storage? That's the thinking behind Transcend's JetDrive Lite
. Read on, for Gizmag's quick look.
Toshiba has updated its FlashAir wireless SD card with the FlashAir II, which, like the Eye-Fi
Wi-Fi SD cards, functions as its own wireless LAN access point to let users upload photos directly from their digital camera to a tablet, smartphone or PC.
Toshiba may have claimed a world’s fastest title with its new Exceria Pro SD memory cards
that come in 16 and 32 GB capacities, but SanDisk is claiming its own world's fastest crown – this time for a 64 GB microSDXC card.
There are a number of ways that new SD memory cards can grab some attention. Some offer larger-than-usual storage capacity, while others boast wireless connectivity
. Toshiba hopes its Exceria Pro series cards will stand out because of their speed. With impressive data write speeds of up to 240 MB/s, the company is claiming they're the world's fastest.
Eye-Fi has released its latest wireless SD card which has been designed to make it easier to get images wirelessly from a camera to iOS or Android smartphones and tablets. Designed for those moments when you want to quickly share or edit a photo you've taken on a non-smart camera, the Eye-Fi Mobi easily pairs with connected devices and creates its own Wi-Fi spot.
While many cameras now pack Wi-Fi connectivity for the wireless sharing and transferring of captured images, those owning cameras without such capabilities need not necessarily have to shell out cash for an entirely new camera to get wireless connectivity. Transcend has announced a new range of Wi-Fi SD memory cards that add wireless capabilities to SDHC-compatible digital cameras, along with a companion app for iOS and Android devices that allows users to browse the contents of the card, instantly view images on their mobile device as they are taken, and share content online.
Although the LCD screens on most cameras are sufficient for reviewing your shots, wouldn’t it be even better to be able to check them out on the larger screen of an iPad? You can
already do so, but it involves running a USB cable from the camera to the computer (via an adapter), then transferring the photos across. It would be a lot quicker and simpler if you could just slip the camera’s memory card into the tablet, but unfortunately iPads don’t have built-in card readers. You can, however, buy the next-best thing: a plug-in CF or SD card reader, designed specifically for the iPad.
’s range of wireless memory cards
have been giving photographers the ability to send photos from a digital camera to a computer over an existing Wi-Fi network for a few years now. That’s great if you’re close to your home network but what when you’re out and about and want to offload some of those captured pics and vids from your camera? The company’s latest Eye-Fi Mobile X2 Card answers the call with a new Direct Mode that allows the card to create its own Wi-Fi network so it can establish a direct connection and upload photos and videos directly to mobile devices such as a smartphone or tablet.
At first glance this looks like any other ordinary watch on the market, but on closer inspection you find a clever design that stores data via a MicroSD memory card hidden in the strap. The Card Reader Watch has a stainless steel bezel, back cover, and buckle along with a flat USB adapter so that you can connect it straight to a computer to get at your well traveled data.