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memory card

[′mem·rē ‚kärd]
(computer science)
A small card, typically with dimensions of about 2 × 3 inches (5 × 8 centimeters), that can store information, usually in integrated circuits or magnetic strips.

memory card

(1) A user-replaceable module in a computer that holds RAM chips. "Memory card" mostly refers to flash chips in definition #2 below. See memory module.

(2) A removable module that contains non-volatile flash memory chips used for storage in digital cameras and mobile devices. The major card types are SD cards, Memory Sticks and CompactFlash; the SD card family being the most popular. See flash memory, memory card reader, SD card, Sony Memory Stick and CompactFlash.


Digital Film
Flash-based memory cards are 21st century "film." This digital SLR camera uses SD cards, the most popular memory card type.







Memory Cards
Ever since digital cameras came on the scene in the late 1990s, a variety of memory cards have been developed.
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The victim proceeded to the Dubai airport police station, and when questioned, the suspect confessed to stealing the memory card from the girl's phone when she forgot it on the plane and sharing her pictures on Facebook to get more followers for his page.
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* Back up disc to memory cards and USB devices: Copies from a Blu-ray/DVD/CD disc to memory cards or USB devices
"I was just going through it and throwing away the cards when I came across this memory card.
The memory card also offers free Wi-Fi access at Starbucks, AT&T hotspots or HarboLink, which means that you can turn on your camera in a Starbucks and have your photos automatically uploaded while you drink a latte.
Lexar Media, Fremont, Calif., a leading global provider of memory products for digital media, has announced improvements to the Professional line of CompactFlash(R) (CF) and Secure Digital High Capacity (SDHC(TM)) memory cards for an enhanced imaging experience.
To help Taiwanese ICT companies to explore the emerging segment for storage devices based on USB3.0 specifications, ITRI has been engaged in developing the USB3.0 memory card, which is compatible with both USB2.0 and USB3.0 ports and will be vastly used in different ICT products, including e-book readers, netbook PCs and HD video devices.
Takes all types of memory card and has a 512MB built in.
Walt Disney expects the deal will boost sales of its movies, while Panasonic hopes it will help make its memory card format a standard in the industry, they said.
As reported, a camera memory card containing around 70 photos from a wedding and honeymoon was found in Billingham town centre.
Jade Fingland received a new memory card from an O2 shop when her mobile wasn't working.