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 2:00pm10/01/08 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…

Sony PMX-M80 Big Touchscreen PMP Packs Maps for Chinese Travellers

Sony's PMX-M80 is a cute white touchscreen PMP that stuffs some impressive specs in a 4.3-inch frame, a decent size for watching video without killing your eyes. The player has 16GB onboard memory, expandable via Memory Stick, a microphone, Google Maps-like browser with points of interest and your basic… »8/01/08 10:20am8/01/08 10:20am

Brando Cellphone Charm is Charging Cable, MicroSD Reader Too

Sometimes the "Keep It Simple Stupid" principle and product mashups really do work: like this multipurpose cellphone charm from Brando. Unclasp it and there's a USB-to-phone cable for data and charging, customizable with plugs that suit your cellphone or mini-USB device. Flick a switch, slot in a MicroSD card and it's… »4/09/08 11:00am4/09/08 11:00am

Handcrafted Thalbach Design Thumb Drives (Anniversary Material)

If there's one piece of tech that's suffered from quick commodification, it's the USB flash drive—which is all the more reason that original products stick out in the market. We've seen wooden flash drives before, but these flash drives from Thalbach Design are heirloom material. Veneered in polished and oiled maple,… »10/06/07 11:36am10/06/07 11:36am

Nokia, Samsung, Sony Ericsson and others pitch Universal Flash Storage, "a unified removable me

Nokia, Samsung, Sony Ericsson and others pitch Universal Flash Storage, "a unified removable memory card that can be shared among various mobile, portable and other CE devices without the need for any adaptors." Yeah, just like SD, CF, Memory Stick and xD before it. [] »9/13/07 1:05pm9/13/07 1:05pm