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CompactFlash 5.0: Speed, Speed And 144 Petabytes Of Storage

CompactFlash 5.0: Speed, Speed And 144 Petabytes Of Storage

There’s something I love about CompactFlash cards – speed and toughness – versus SD. The CompactFlash 5.0 spec takes them to a new level: 144 petabytes of possible storage, and exponentially faster transfer speeds (from 128KB per transfer unit to 32MB).

Giz Explains: An Illustrated Guide to Every Stupid Memory Card You Need

Giz Explains: An Illustrated Guide to Every Stupid Memory Card You Need

High on the list of gadget annoyances that make me want to scab my eyes out with a spork—just below batteries—is the unfettered proliferation of memory cards. Even though they all fundamentally do the same thing—store data for handheld devices—they come in a million different sizes and shapes from almost…