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Lilbits: Android 14 “UpsideDownCake,” AYA Neo OLED, and tiny SD cards for MacBooks

When the first MacBook Pro laptops with Apple Silicon launched last year, they brought along a feature that Apple had omitted from the line in recent years: an SD card reader. Standard SD cards jut out from the reader, but Transcend’s new JetDrive Lite is designed to sit flush with the side of a MacBook Pro. […]

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Lilbits: AYA’s next handheld gaming PC has an OLED screen, using an SD card with a PalmOS device, new Intel and AMD chips, and more

Handheld gaming PC maker AYA’s latest model was only introduced a few months ago, but the company is already teasing its next model, which it says will be the first Windows handheld with an OLED display. It’s also expected to be smaller and lighter than other models, and competitively priced. More details will be made available […]

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Lilbits: PineTab Linux tablet coming in August, Jibo’s afterlife, and more

Pine64 began taking pre-orders for their PineTab 10.1 inch Linux tablet in June, and now the company says it expects to begin shipping the tablet to customers in mid-August. Microsoft’s Surface Duo dual-screen smartphone continues its march toward launch, this time with an appearance at the Bluetooth SIG website. And if you happened to take […]

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MicroSD cards get bigger, faster (1TB and 985 MB/s cards on the way)

A little over a year after the first 512GB microSDXC card was unveiled, SanDisk has introduced the first 1TB card. Micron has one too. The SanDisk Extreme microSDXC UHS-I card should be available in April for $450 and it supports read speeds up to 160MB/s and write speeds up to 90MB/s. The 1TB Micron c200 […]

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SanDisk’s first A2 microSD cards are coming soon (4K/2K IOPS)

SD Cards with the A2 logo on them should support random read speeds that are twice as fast as cards with the A1 logo. There’s just one catch: while the A2 specification was introduced more than a year and a half ago, there weren’t actually any A2 cards available for purchase… until now. Western Digital […]

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Next-gen SD cards to support up to 128TB of storage, 985 MB/s speeds

The SD Association has revealed a few major updates that could bring faster, higher capacity SD cards. The new SD 7.0 specification includes new technologies that will enable support for SD cards with up to 128TB of storage and data transfer speeds as high as 985 megabytes per second. Right now the theoretical maximum amount […]

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Android apps on Chromebooks can finally access SD card storage

It’s been nearly two years since Google started rolling out a feature that lets you run Android apps on Chromebooks. And while Android support has come a long way, there’s one thing Android apps couldn’t do on Chromebooks… until now: access an SD card. But starting with the latest Chrome OS beta, it looks like […]