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Gaming

Play your games whenever you want with a MicroSD card for your Nintendo Switch

The Nintendo Switch uses cartridge-based games, but its internal storage may fill up quicker than you would think. Here's what you should consider when picking out a MicroSD card to expand your Switch's storage capacity.
Mobile

The tiny SanDisk 1TB microSD cards are breaking speed records

Just a few weeks after Lexar launched the first terabyte microSD card, Western Digital unveiled the fastest 1TB microSD during Mobile World Congress. The company says the card doubles the typical standard speed for microSD cards.
Gaming

New HyperX MicroSD cards give you plenty of space for Nintendo Switch games

Peripheral company HyperX is jumping into the Nintendo Switch accessories business -- kind of. Its new line of microSD cards are designed to work with Nintendo's console and come in several capacities.
Mobile

Integral Memory claims the largest MicroSDXC yet with 512 GB

Want to add the storage space of a small external hard drive to your smartphone? Integral Memory announced the largest MicroSDXC card yet with 512GB. The U.K.-based company expects to start shipping the card in February.
Gaming

Digital download of 'L.A. Noire' on the Switch is too big for internal storage

If you're looking to solve some crimes and kick ass in L.A. Noire on the Switch, you need a microSD card to do it. The game is too big for the console's internal storage and takes up a lot of space even when using the disc.
Mobile

Everything you need to know about using a MicroSD card on Android

MicroSD cards can be super helpful in allowing you to store all your files locally and without using the cloud -- but they can sometimes be a little complex, too. Here's everything you need to know about using a MicroSD card with your…
Photography

Lexar’s new 256GB MicroSD card can hold up to 9 hours of 4K video

The new card combines high capacity with high performance and meets the requirements for 'Works with GoPro' verification. The card boasts peak transfer speeds of up to 150MB per second and write speeds of 90MBps.
Gaming

The official Nintendo Switch MicroSD card is pricey and unnecessary

Nintendo has partnered with Hori to release official MicroSD cards for Nintendo Switch in Japan. They haven't been confirmed for western release, but there will be plenty of better external storage options for Switch owners.
Gaming

Hyrule has never been this big — 'Breath of the Wild' download size may cause frustration

The Legend of Zelda: Breath of Wild's digital version will consume 13.4GB of the Switch's 32 GB internal storage, and prices for high-capacity MicroSD cards for added external storage are currently astronomical.
Mobile

This MicroSD card is the first rated with enough speed to handle apps

The latest MicroSD card from SanDisk is designed with enough speed to run apps. The card is the first to meet the new A1 speed rating with 95MB per second transfer speeds, transferring 1,200 photos in one minute.
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Lexar Professional MicroSD cards prove good things come in small packages

At up to 128GB with a transfer speed of 270MB per second, Lexar's latest MicroSD cards are large enough and fast enough for just about anything. And with the upcoming iOS card reader, they're also incredibly convenient.
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Stocked with gadgets dating back to 1996, Lexar's testing lab is almost a museum

For its 20th anniversary, Lexar invited us to its headquarters and take a tour of the Lexar Quality Lab, where the company houses over 1,100 devices on which it tests its memory cards and USB drives.
Mobile

Lexar’s High-Endurance memory cards offer maximum reliability for security cameras

Lexar announced new Android-compatible JumpDrives and MicroSD card readers, which both offer USB Type-C connectors, as well as a new line of High-Endurance MicroSD cards for always-on devices, like security cameras.
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Lexar explains why not all memory cards are created equal

UHS, U1, U3, Class 10 – trying to understand memory cards is befuddling. So we spoke with Lexar's product manager to get the skinny on formats, features, and quality as well as her opinion on the current format war between XQD and CFast.
Photography

Is this new 256-gigabyte flash storage the SD card killer?

Flash storage means big speed -- but now that speed is portable. Samsung's new Universal Flash Storage cards are not only faster than microSDs, but boast big capacities up to 256 GB, a storage size more commonly listed in the specs for…
Photography

SanDisk’s high-performance MicroSD cards are built for your 4K video library

SanDisk just announced the 256GB Extreme MicroSDXC card that sets a new transfer speed record of 100MB/sec and has enough capacity for 14 hours of 4K footage. A new Ultra card with the same capacity but lower speed was also announced.
Mobile

Samsung’s Evo Plus MicroSD card can store 10 hours of 4K GoPro footage

Samsung introduces a huge 256GB MicroSD card that can hold 10 hours of 4K GoPro footage and more than 100,000 smartphone photos. The Evo Plus is expected to ship in June, and will cost a heft $250.
Computing

Toshiba shows there’s still life in old storage standards yet

Toshiba knows that there's still a lot of people using USB 2.0 and SD Card devices, so it's released a new range of products to cater to that audience. Featuring big storage sizes and competitive prices, it's showing there's still life in…