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The world’s fastest 128GB SDXC card announced by SanDisk

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Need the fastest SDXC card there is? Well, SanDisk has you covered, as long as you have a lot of dough. Shipping worldwide now, or very soon, the 64GB and 128GB SDXC card has transfer speeds of up to 4.5MB/s. The 64GB card is US$199.99 and the 128GB card is a whopping US$399.99. Sure it’s not cheap, but if you’re in the need for speed then you might like the […]

Sony, SanDisk to bring new Memory Stick PRO, Micro formats

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CES 2009 : Sandisk and Sony have announced two new expanded formats for the Memory Stick series. Called the “Extended High Capacity”, this expands the Memory Stick PRO series to achieve a maximum storage capacity of 2TB, and the new Memory Stick HG Micro, which is the extended version of the Micro format, to have data transfer speeds of 60MBps. Licensing for the new formats is set to be “scheduled […]

SanDisk unveils new slotRadio player and cards

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CES 2009 : SanDisk has today unveil the new Sansa slotRadio player, along with a companion line of slotRadio music cards, based around the slotMusic idea, and will be preloaded with 1,000 songs handpicked from the Billboard charts and arranged into a variety of "genre-themed playlists”. However, unlike the slotMusic cards, you will not be able to remove the songs off the SD card and put them onto your computer. […]

SanDisk showcases new USB flash drives

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CES 2009 : SanDisk has announced that it will bring a new USB that will allow you to backup your files, a revamp on its Cruzer USBs and a new the “Extreme Contour”, which provides “security protection and higher performance levels”, all packaged in a “sleek industrial design”. The new backup USB is called the Ultra Backup, and will have capacities between 8GB and 64GB. It will also have a […]

Weak markets forces Samsung to drop hostile bid for SanDisk

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Samsung, the world’s largest memory chip maker, has withdrew a $5.9 billion, or a $26/share, unsolicited bid to buy SanDisk; citing that SanDisk’s losses may worsen during time and failing to make any “meaning progress” over six month after SanDisk rejected its first bid. This comes also a “hurried”, as Samsung’’s vice chairman and CEO Yoon Woo Lee put it in his letter, agreement with Toshiba over manufacturing. “Your surprise […]

SanDisk announces slotMusic albums, new Sansa players

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Sansa will be bringing out a new Sansa player that will be used specifically for its new slotMusic microSD card slot that hopes to replace CDs. It will cost US$19.99, it can also play any DRM-free MP3 and WMA music on any microSD card. There will be a branded version of these players, each having a single slotMusic microSD album, and these will cost extra. The players are almost like […]

SanDisk plans microSD cards to have music preloaded

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SanDisk and the four big major record labels (Sony BMG, Universal, EMI and Warner) have said they will be releasing 1GB microSD cards with music preloaded, with Best Buy and Walmart to sell the new cards. It will also come with a USB “sleeve” to ensure “seamless interoperability” with all computers. It suppose to allow you to buy the card and then play it on your mobile phone – too […]