This Is the World's Fastest Memory Card (For a Little While)

Behold, the world's fastest memory card. Lexar's 3333x CFast 2.0 ratchets up the read speed of Compact Flash cards to a dizzying 500MB/s—and that is very, very fast. » 1/08/14 7:15am 1/08/14 7:15am

Seized Memory Card Contained al Qaeda Documents Encoded in Porn

Last year, Maqsood Lodin was being interviewed by police after he'd travelled to Pakistan. When his questioners found a memory card in his underwear, they were suspicious—but it seemed only to contain porn. Later investigation, however, reveals that one film was actually encoded with more than 100 secret al Qaeda… » 5/01/12 6:13am 5/01/12 6:13am

RAW STEEL Laughs at Other Weak, Pathetic SD Cards

Yes, it sounds like the name of a male stripper, but this RAW STEEL SD card by Hoodman means serious business. Plated in (you guessed it!) steel and waterproofed with epoxy, the card should survive longer than your camera. » 11/11/10 10:40pm 11/11/10 10:40pm

The World's New Fastest SDHC Memory Card

Reading at a maximum of 95MB/s and writing at 80MB/s, the new Toshiba SDHC UHS-I memory cards are the fastest in the world. Now, good luck finding a camera that can saturate that kind of bandwidth. » 9/02/10 10:18am 9/02/10 10:18am

Elecom 2GB MicroSD Loverish Line Prettifies Your Memory Cards

MicroSD cards are so prolific nowadays that it's about time for companies to differentiate their products using cutesy designs. If you're a 15-year-old girl, these goth- and love-themed 2GB ought to thrill. » 3/17/09 4:26am 3/17/09 4:26am

SanDisk ImageMate Card Readers Were Actually Designed

Whoa, these are card readers? Mundane but necessary gadgets deserve essentialized designs, and SanDisk's new ImageMate All-in-One and Multi-card look a lot like Neil Poulton's bare, black and glossy hard drives for LaCie. » 2/25/09 8:00pm 2/25/09 8:00pm

Humping Bunny is a Daintier Way to Defile Your Computer

Humping dogs » 10/17/08 2:00am 10/17/08 2:00am are great and all, but sometimes we'd prefer to have something do the nasty with our USB ports. Why not go for the animal that everyone associates with overbreeding anyway? Imported from Japan (no surprise there), each satisfied-looking rabbit comes with adorably humping motions and 1GB of memory. You…

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 many…

Sandisk Exreme III SDHC Cards Blaze Along at 30MBps, 50% Faster than…

Sandisk previously popped new Extreme III versions of its Memory Stick » 8/27/08 8:00am 8/27/08 8:00am lineup, and now it's extended the tech to SDHC. The new family of cards can cope with 30MBps read/write data rates, a 50% speed boost over previous versions and a "new speed record" according to Sandisk. They're designed for digital cameras that…

USB Card Reader Squeezes in a Thermometer and Digital Clock Too

This gadget from Polar is a multifunction card reader that distinguishes itself from all the others with a dust-proof sliding lid and a built-in clock (wow!) and thermometer. It is an analog thermometer, but what the heck: everything else is digital nowadays, so its nice to see some cheapo mashup analogness. The… » 2/22/08 10:00am 2/22/08 10:00am

PS2 Memory Card Modchip Gets Competitor

It's only been two days since the first PlayStation 2 Memory Card slot modchip was announced, but a separate group has popped up and and claimed that they've been working on a similar product for two years. The new chip, as of yet unnamed, works as a 32MB memory card and has a USB port so you can upload and download… » 8/22/07 2:00pm 8/22/07 2:00pm

Just What We Needed: Another Memory Card Standard

The MultiMedia Card Association (who?) has approved a new "global memory card standard" developed by a Taiwanese research institute—dubbed the miCard (Multiple Interface Card)—which will work with both USB and MMC slots. » 6/03/07 4:00pm 6/03/07 4:00pm

Finally - An ExpressCard Memory Card Reader

Mac owners like to take photos too. But laptop card readers are made for old-fashioned PC Card slots, not the skinny little ExpressCard slots on MacBooks and ever-more PC laptops. So Kensington has come out with what we think is the first ExpressCard reader - which handles seven memory card formats. Avialble at the… » 1/08/07 12:34am 1/08/07 12:34am

Dealzmodo: 1GB SD Card For Free

Okay, this is getting ridiculous. Now they're giving away 1GB SD memory cards. Well, not exactly—you have to go through a bit of rebate bullshit, but if you're willing to jump through a few hoops, get a Kingston SD 1GB memory card for $50 from, use Google Checkout to save $20 off the purchase, and then there's… » 12/19/06 9:07am 12/19/06 9:07am

SanDisk V-Mate Memory Card Video Recorder

Hot off the floors of IFA is the V-Mate memory card recorder from SanDisk. This device is really pretty simple and could be really practical for people who love getting their video fix on portable media players like the iPod, PSP, etc. The V-Mate connects to any analog video and audio output. It can then record video… » 9/02/06 4:26pm 9/02/06 4:26pm

Digital Foci Memory Card Travel Case

With all the gadgets you have to carry with you on vacation—cellphone, camera, camcorder, laptop, PDA, GPS—worrying about where you placed that SD the last thing you want to think about. Now you can place them all in one secure location, the Memory Card Travel Case, to make sure they're not lost or damaged in transit. » 7/07/06 3:26pm 7/07/06 3:26pm