Easy Hack Circumvents the Wii's 2GB SD Card Limit

If you've loaded your Wii with homebrew, or even just wanted to take advantage of one of your huge SD cards in the system, you've butted heads with the Wii's 2GB SD card limit. The console won't recognize anything more than 2GB, even if you've got a 4GB+ card loaded. But if you format that card with SDFormatter and… » 10/23/08 10:45am 10/23/08 10:45am

SanDisk Releases $20 slotMusic Player, Dozens of SD Card Albums

SanDisk's grand plan to revolutionize the music industry: selling individual albums preloaded onto SD cards, made by them, to be played on SD card players, made by them. The concept » 10/15/08 6:56am 10/15/08 6:56am is definitely attractive in some ways. The tracks are 320Kbps, DRM-free MP3 files, the SD cards are reusable and the screenless slotMusic …

Sandisk Replaces CDs With SlotMusic MicroSDs With Big-Name MP3 Albums…

Sandisk's slotMusic cards are not much more than tweaked 1GB microSD cards with a logo and a special USB-compatible sled: but the fact that they'll carry albums from big names like BMI Music, Sony BMG, Universal Music Group, and Warner Music Group makes them interesting. They'll also be DRM free too, which is a… » 9/22/08 3:56am 9/22/08 3:56am

Eye-Fi Wireless SD Card Helps Catch Dumb Thieves

That Eye-Fi Wi-Fi SD memory card isn't just useful for uploading pictures automatically whenever there's a hotspot in range, it's also useful for catching thieves. Not all thieves, however, just ones stupid enough to take pictures of themselves using a camera they stole that has an Eye-Fi inserted. This brilliant guy… » 6/05/08 6:40pm 6/05/08 6:40pm

Eye-Fi Wi-Fi SD Card Autopsied

We're not entirely sure why you'd wanna go about pulling apart the Eye-Fi wireless SD card—it's pretty obvious you're gonna find a flash chip, and hey, a Wi-Fi chip, too. But someone did anyway! The NAND flash is from Sammy, while Atheros supplied the Wi-Fi module, its 802.11b/g AR6001GL radio on a chip. For more… » 3/18/08 11:40am 3/18/08 11:40am

U27 Conical MP3 Player and Speakers Look Like a Warhead

The U27, with its neat military name, looks like something scary that Jack Bauer would defuse heroically while US citizens sweated in front of their tellies*. Luckily for us, it is not, or mass destruction of the world's population would be just an "Add To Basket" click away. The U27 is actually an MP3 player with… » 12/03/07 9:52am 12/03/07 9:52am