Wondering what the difference is between UHS-I and UHS-II with SD and microSD cards? Here’s an explanation.
I put SanDisk’s UHS-II SD memory card reader to the test. It’s in their Extreme PRO range.
Which memory cards will work best in the Nikon D5500? Here are some practical recommendations.
Wondering which memory cards will work best in the Nikon D3400? Here are some practical recommendations.
Which microSD memory cards work best with the GoPro HERO5 Black and HERO5 Session? Here are some recommendations based on my testing in the camera.
If you the photos on your memory card have disappeared, all is not necessarily lost. Remo Recovery is one of several apps that might be able to salvage them.
Accidentally deleted photos or formatted your card? Can’t access the photos on your memory card? There are a number of data recovery apps available. Here’s an option that works with Windows or Mac.
If you’re using a microSD card in something like a GoPro or other action cam, speed matters. These are the results from my independent, real-world speed tests.
The new NextoDI NVS2801 memory card backup device will especially be of interest to photographers shooting with CFAST 2.0 or XQD memory cards.
With cameras getting bigger and better HD video recording and burst shooting features all the time, some of them need the write speeds the current generations of SD cards provide. So here’s a roundup of the fastest SD cards available.
Lexar has come up with a new way to streamline the chore of downloading photos from your memory cards to your computer: the Lexar Professional Workflow system.
My hands-on review of the new ColorSpace UDMA3 portable memory card backup device.
The RAVPower FileHub isn’t easy to categorize, but it aims to solve several problems at once for travelers with digital devices. Here’s how it works.
Lexar has two USB memory card readers available. One is marketed as the professional model; one isn’t. I put them to the test.
The Digital Foci Picture Porter Advanced is feature-packed. Here’s how it stacks up in real-world use for backing up photos without a computer while traveling.
The WD MyPassport Wireless is a portable hard drive that can be used to stream media to mobile devices like iPhones and iPads. But it’s also a cost-effective option for backing up your photos while traveling.
Memory card backup devices combine a battery-powered hard drive with a memory card reader so you can back up your photos and videos without a computer. Here’s my hands-on review of the ColorSpace UDMA2.
The Photo Safe II is an inexpensive and straightforward way to back up memory cards without a computer. Here’s how it stacks up.
A hands-on review of the NextoDI ND2901 portable memory card backup device for backing up photos and videos from memory cards to a hard drive without using a computer.
Not every memory card will work or work well in a GoPro HERO. Here are some recommendations for ones that will.
There are prettier and pricier programs for recovering photos from a memory card, but PhotoRec is a reliable workhorse. And you can’t beat the price.
All those photos you took are gone. Before you throw the camera at the wall and fire off a nasty email to the manufacturer, here are some things you can try to recover your photos.
If you’re wondering why your GoPro is breaking your videos up into smaller segments, it’s not an error and you’re not doing anything wrong. It’s normal–here’s why.
Wondering how much video footage or how many photos you can fit on a memory card with the new GoPro HERO4 Black and Silver cameras? Here are some guides.
Trying to decode Nikon’s official recommendations for memory cards for the Nikon D5300? Here are some practical recommendations.
Have a shiny new Nikon D3300 but don’t know the best memory cards for it? Here are some recommendations.
If you want to make use of the impressive new video modes of the GoPro Black and Silver editions, here are some recommended memory cards.
Not every memory card will work well in the GoPro HERO3 and HERO3+ Black editions. They need ones with fast write speeds. Here are some recommendations.
Memory cards are very resiliant, but they do break, and they can get lost. CompactFlash cards are also pretty solid, but you can get sand and grit in the sockets. So it’s good to look after them rather than risk losing all your hard work. Here are two very good options.
Digital memory cards are tough little things, but it’s still possible to wear them out. At least in theory. But it’s not a practical concern for the vast majority of photographers.
Unlike the days of film, airport scanners have no affect on memory cards, so you can safely put them through airport security scanners without holding up the line.