Archive for September, 2008

SanDisk Announces 16GB MicroSD and Memory Stick Micro (M2) Cards (PDA Buyer’s Guide)

SanDisk today announced it is bringing to market its 16GB microSDHC and Memory Stick Micro (M2) mobile memory cards for mobile phones. Best Buy Mobile and Verizon Wireless stores are the first major retail outlets in the United States ... [News Source]

SanDisk Announces World’s Largest Mobile Phone Memory Card Capacity With 16GB MicroSDHC and M2 (Business Wire via Yahoo! Finance)

MILPITAS, Calif.----SanDisk Corporation , a global leader in flash memory products, today announced it is bringing to market its 16GB* microSDHC™ and Memory Stick Micro ® mobile memory cards - the world's largest removable storage capacity for mobile phones. [News Source]

Companies joining to push music on memory cards (The Myrtle Beach Sun News)

Just as vinyl once gave way to compact discs as the main physical medium for music, could CDs be replaced now by a fingernail-sized memory card? Perhaps not entirely, but SanDisk Corp., four major record labels and retailers Best Buy Co. and Wal-Mart Stores Inc. are hoping that albums sold on microSD memory cards will at least provide an additional stream of sales. The companies were expected to ... [News Source]

SanDisk Plays a New Tune With Memory Cards (IT Management)

Flash memory maker SanDisk is betting that mobile device users want a new option when it comes to enjoying music -- one that doesn't require a mobile phone plan, PC downloads or even Web connectivity. [News Source]

SanDisk Plays a New Tune With Memory Cards (IT Management)

Flash memory maker SanDisk is betting that mobile device users want a new option when it comes to enjoying music -- one that doesn't require a mobile phone plan, PC downloads or even Web connectivity. [News Source]

Apple, Microsoft unveil new crop of digital-media players (Seattle Times)

Just in time for late back-to-school or early holiday shopping, Apple, Microsoft and others have unveiled a new crop of digital-media players. SanDisk's line of Sansa players has long been runner-up to the iPod in market share. But the company has made only one notable update in recent months: introduction of the all-new Sansa Fuze. [News Source]

Is microSD the music medium of the future? (cnet.com.au)

SanDisk and the big four music labels will shortly make albums available on microSD cards. But is the format a great idea or a fiddly mess? [News Source]

SanDisk’s slotMusic Goes Against Digital Music Trend (NewsFactor via Yahoo! News)

Will a small microSD card save the album/CD music format? That's the provocative question raised by SanDisk, which announced Monday that it has struck deals with music-industry leaders to release DRM-free MP3 music on slotMusic cards. [News Source]

NEWS: Record Labels Adopt New Technology to Sell Albums in Sagging Market (SOHH.com)

Rihanna , Usher , Chris Brown , Akon and others will lead the recording industry's first major move away from the traditional CD format with to the introduction of slotMusic next month. [News Source]

What’s in the Cards for SanDisk? Music (New York Times)

Do you remember when cereal boxes sometimes had phonograph records imprinted in some sort of waxy stuff on the back? (Do you remember phonographs?) [News Source]