Comments: 0Wednesday, October 31st 2007 - 21:00 CET
Sony Europe’s Recording Media & Energy (RME) division announced the launch of exclusive Poker Promo editions of Memory Stick Micro and MicroVault Midi USB keys. The special edition Sony Memory Stick Micro, available as 1GB or 2GB models, offers a free ‘Midnight Hold’Em Poker’ game to download onto a Sony Ericsson mobile phone. While the special edition MicroVault Midi 2GB and 4GB comes with a PC game of World Championship Poker 2 in the box.
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Comments: 0Sunday, October 28th 2007 - 17:00 CET
SanDisk announced the availability of its 8GB microSDHC and 8GB M2 flash memory cards to retail stores worldwide. The new flash memory cards are fully compatible with the new series of mobile phones that have been released over the past months. The SanDisk 8GB microSDHC and the M2 flash memory cards are ideal for the growing number of users who make their mobile phone, digital camera or video players - the centerpiece of their lifestyle.
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Comments: 0Wednesday, October 17th 2007 - 16:39 CEST
More capacity and fast transfer speeds are the chief benefits of the SanDisk Extreme III 8GB SDHC flash memory card, which was introduced by SanDisk. This and other imaging products from SanDisk will be displayed in Booth 1808 at PhotoPlus 2007 International Conference & Expo, which opens Thursday at Jacob K. Javits Convention Center. The 8GB SanDisk Extreme III SDHC card can store more than 4,000 high-resolution photos or up to 16 hours of MPEG 4 video. The SDHC flash memory card has a read/write speed of 20 megabytes per second, thus providing rapid downloads to a personal computer.
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Comments: 0Friday, September 28th 2007 - 11:00 CEST
Revenue from shipments of removable memory cards for handsets is expected to be over $7 billion in 2007, compared with $5 billion expected from headset shipments including both Bluetooth and wired headsets, according to a recent study from ABI Research. Memory cards will continue to be the highest revenue-generating mobile phone accessory category over the next five years. ABI Research industry analyst Shailendra Pandey says, “With few exceptions, memory cards for handsets are bought by users separately from the handset purchase, whereas an increasing number of headsets are now being supplied inbox with the handsets.”
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Comments: 0Thursday, September 27th 2007 - 11:00 CEST
Kingston announced it's microSDHC Flash memory cards, starting with a 4GB microSDHC card in a Class 4 speed rating. Providing speed and capacity increases in the smallest footprint available, Kingston microSDHC cards are perfect to meet the rising multimedia demands of mobile phones and digital devices able to take advantage of the advanced expansion memory platform. “As next-generation mobile phones promise cutting edge functionality in ever-smaller form factors, demands increase on hardware to deliver these features, particularly in the area of expansion memory where storage and read/write performance becomes greater,” said Jean Wong, Flash memory product manager, Kingston.
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Comments: 0Tuesday, September 18th 2007 - 18:45 CEST
Micron Technology, Nokia, Samsung Electronics, Sony Ericsson, Spansion, STMicroelectronics, and Texas Instruments announced that they support the creation of a far-ranging industry specification for removable memory cards and embedded memory solutions being standardized by the JEDEC Solid State Technology Association (JEDEC), a open-standards organization in the semiconductor industry. JEDEC is well known for its expertise in the standardization of component technologies and solutions.
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Comments: 0Thursday, September 13th 2007 - 19:48 CEST
SanDisk Corporation launched the SanDisk Express line of high-performance flash memory products, based on the ExpressCard technology standard. SanDisk Express products aim to deliver best-of-class solutions for professional videographers and photographers who demand speed, durability and reliability. The first product in the SanDisk Express line is the SanDisk ExpressCard, a flash memory card designed for a new generation of professional camcorders that record to ExpressCards rather than magnetic tape, hard discs or optical discs. The SanDisk ExpressCard memory card for professional camcorders is expected to be available in November, in 8 gigabyte (GB) and 16 gigabyte capacities.
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Comments: 0Sunday, September 9th 2007 - 10:49 CEST
Sony Europe’s Recording Media & Energy (RME) division announced the launch of its Sony Memory Stick PRO-HG product line-up earlier this year and started the first shipments at the beginning of August . The “Sony Memory Stick PRO-HG” is an extended format of the “Sony Memory Stick PRO” format, offering high performances to meet the stringent demands of end users using digital entertainment equipments.
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Comments: 0Wednesday, September 5th 2007 - 17:08 CEST
SanDisk announced that it is shipping the SanDisk 8GB Memory Stick Micro (M2) flash memory cards to phone manufacturers and mobile network operators (MNOs) for testing and evaluation purposes. Primarily used in Sony Ericsson mobile phones, the 8GB SanDisk M2 cards are ideal for the growing number of consumers who make their mobile Phone - with its built-in music player, digital camera and video player/recorder - the centerpiece of their digital lifestyle. At 8GB, SanDisk offers the largest capacity M2 card in the world. The new SanDisk M2 8GB card will allow consumers to listen to more than 2,000 digital songs, or store more than 5,000 high-resolution pictures, or up to 5 hours of high-quality MPEG 4 videos.
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Comments: 0Wednesday, September 5th 2007 - 17:06 CEST
SanDisk introduced a new capacity in its high-performance SanDisk Ultra II line: a 4GB SDHC Plus card. The SanDisk Ultra II SDHC Plus 4GB card offers fast read and write speeds of 10 megabytes per second (10MB/sec), reducing the waiting time between camera shots and the download time when transferring photos and video to a computer. “With video recording becoming a standard feature on digital still cameras, memory cards need more capacity and speed to capture not only high-quality photos, but also video” said Susan Park, senior product marketing manager for SanDisk Ultra II cards. The 4GB SanDisk Ultra II SDHC Plus card has a manufacturer’s suggested retail price in the United States of $79.99.
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