We all knew that the iPhone 6s and iPad pro would boast anPU and graphics performance to challenge mainstream PC's, but it has now been revealed that the storage layer packs revolutionary NVMe/PCIe connectivity and performance. Although the iPhone 6s doesn't need this kind of performance, the forthcoming iPad Pro ought to rock! No More SD Storage In reviewing the iPhone 6s, … [Read more...] about Apple Packs PCIe SSD Alongside PC-Fast CPU and Graphics in iPhone 6s and iPad Pro
The heart of any video recording system is the camera, and my mobile camera of choice is the Kodak Zi8. Although I love my Sony NEX-5 still camera, and carry it everywhere at these shows, it lacks a microphone input and isn't quite as easy use as a solid-state video camera. The same is true of the iPhone 4, which records great video and has a wonderful portable version of … [Read more...] about Kodak Zi8 Pocket Video Camcorder Review
After Apple added SDXC and ExFAT compatibility to Mac OS X in 10.6.5, I got to wondering if they had added similar compatibility to the iPad in iOS 4.2.1. Although the hardware reader is probably not SDXC-capable, it wouldn't have been too hard to add the ExFAT driver from Mac OS X to iOS. Then, the iPad could import from SD cards formatted as ExFAT and USB-connected … [Read more...] about Is The iPad Compatible With SDXC and ExFAT Cards?
Microsoft already gave the world FAT and NTFS, and both have become common in the non-Windows world thanks to flash drives, SD cards, and portable disks. But the folks from Redmond are now introducing a new filesystem, exFAT. Do we really need a new filesystem? The Rise and Fall of FAT Although computing is a volatile world, standards tend to stick around way past their … [Read more...] about An Introduction To exFAT
As I mentioned the other day, I recently picked up a Canon ultra-compact digital camera to use while on the road. What I didn't mention is that I also grabbed a nifty new accessory for the MacBook Pro: A SanDisk ExpressCard flash media adapter. This little gadget converts a notebook's ExpressCard slot into a versatile flash media adapter - it takes most versions of SD and … [Read more...] about SanDisk ExpressCard Flash Media Adapter: Nifty MacBook Pro Accessory!