The security dog training firm Tactical Detection K9 has an unorthodox and cute way to find all the thumb drives and microSD cards you’ve misplaced. The company recently started training dogs that can find storage devices by scent.
A few days ago we found out that some, if not all SD cards actually contain computers. At the 2014 Consumer Electronics Show (CES), Intel unveiled an offshoot of those flash devices. The Edison is a computer that looks like an SD card and can be read by SD card readers.
Ever wonder why SD cards are dirt cheap? At the 2013 Chaos Computer Congress, a hacker going by the moniker Bunnie recently revealed part of the reason: “In reality, all flash memory is riddled with defects — without exception.”
Sometimes technology can lead to new problems, like how to keep track of all of your memory cards and keep them neatly in one place. I love simple solutions and here is a great example. This microSD card holder will keep all of your memory cards neatly organized and easy to retrieve.
If you ever wanted a better way to get tons of data onto an old gadget that used floppy drives, I might just have the trick. This nifty little gadget replaces old 3.5″ floppy drives with an SD/SDHC memory card reader.
Superheroes and saving go hand in hand, so it was only a matter of time before a storage device branded as such came out. From Iomega, House of Storage, comes the SuperHero charging dock. It doubles as a backup device for photos and contacts from an iPhone (3G and above) with the help of its sidekick, SD Card… Man.
I really like my iPad but I have no illusions that the thing is perfect. There are many details I would change about the tablet if I could. One of those things is support for a memory card if for nothing other than putting photos onto my iPad and other things like music.
If Arnie ever gets his muscle tone back, he should do a flick combining James Belushi with Terminator and call it Raw Steel. I think I might watch that. Raw Steel might sound like an action movie, but it’s actually a rugged SD card for your camera.
Get it? Thanko’s neat pen and SD card reader combo can accommodate up to 4 SD or MMC cards in its slim 0.6″ x 0.6″ x 6″ frame. And if you really want to look like a dork, just keep your memory cards on the pen all the time.
Macworld Senior Editor Roman Loyola posted a video guide showing how one can install Apple’s OS X Leopard on an SD card. The new Macbook Pros (save for the 17-in) come with an SD card slot, so you can install apps on the SD card and boot from it if for instance you want to perform repairs on the internal hard drive.
You know how karaoke is really fun until someone drinks a little too much and starts majorly hogging the mic for their less-than-moving versions of American Pie and N*Sync B-sides? Now you can shut them down with cold, hard facts about their blood alcohol content, by employing this sneaky breathalyzer microphone.