Build Exactly the Card Reader You Need With This Modular Hub

Most card readers boast compatibility with almost every memory card format on the planet, but odds are you only ever use a couple of them at most. So Lexar has created a modular alternative it's calling the Professional Workflow HR1, with four bays that can be customized with your choice of compact flash, SD, or XQD… » 9/09/13 1:20pm 9/09/13 1:20pm

It's About Time a Compact Flash Card Had Built-In RAID

Perfect for DSLR photographers who have to shoot for a while before they're able to back their shots up to a PC, a Japanese company called Amulet has developed a 64GB compact flash card that can function as a RAID. So it essentially gives you 32GB of storage, and the peace of mind that your shots are—in a manner of… » 6/03/13 8:51am 6/03/13 8:51am

Giz Explains: An Illustrated Guide to Every Stupid Memory Card You Need

High on the list of gadget annoyances that make me want to scab my eyes out with a spork—just below cables » 10/01/08 2:00pm 10/01/08 2:00pm and —is the unfettered proliferation of memory cards. Even though they all fundamentally do the same thing—store data for handheld devices—they come in a million different sizes and shapes from almost as…

Century DIY SSD Now Goes Up to 2TB (in Theory)

While both Intel and Samsung are promising big drops in SSD prices by the year's end for now they still cost plenty. Unless you want to take the DIY route, and use this nifty gizmo from Century which uses compact flash cards for storage. The new version now accepts CF 3x cards and can create drives between 2GB and a… » 4/23/08 6:09am 4/23/08 6:09am

DIY: Convert the iPod Mini to a Flash-Based Player

Why would someone want to replace the iPod mini hard drive with a compact flash card? Well, why not? Compact flash cards are becoming readily available in larger and larger capacities (16GB iPod mini anyone?) and it requires much less battery power than a hard drive. If you have a large CF card laying around and want… » 2/27/07 6:35pm 2/27/07 6:35pm