Hardware

SMI Samples First SD Express Memory Card with SMI SM2708 Controller – Benched at 900MB/s

It hasn’t been that long now since the introduction of CF Express Type B cards have pushed storage performance to 1750MB/s in the media industry. Media professionals understand that storage speeds are everything; the key thought being that continuous video or photography can only be accomplished with high speed storage concurrent to their activity.  Any DSLR owner knows EXACTLY what …

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Lexar Play 1TB microSD Card Review

A decade ago, there wasn’t a person around that would have believed we might ever need 1TB as storage in a typical smartphone, camera or consumer-driven media device…but times have changed.  We might never have expected 4K to be the norm for smartphone video but today there are those that will record in 8K.  And pictures, yesterday’s DSLR family could …

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Transcend CFexpress 820 Type B Memory Card Review

CF Express Type B cards have had the fortune of enhanced visibility as of late, their performance becoming the sweet spot for many new digital and video cameras that can take advantage of their data transfer speeds. Before the newest Type B version, most enthusiasts had never even imagined transfer cards faster than that of a SD card that could …

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