Category Archives: Eye-Fi

What’s happening in the Wi-Fi memory cards business?

Few weeks ago I reported about the strange “disapearing” of Eye-Fi. A reader (thanks Petter!) did some more digging and sent me this detailed report/timeline on what’s going on with the Wi-Fi card manufacturers: We have three major Wi-Fi-card manufacturers: Trek manufactured the Flu-card which Pentax/Ricoh used in their cameras. Eye-Fi manufactured their cards together with a […]

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What’s going on with Eye-Fi? (technology licensing agreement with Toshiba)

Few weeks ago Eye-Fi announced a technology licensing agreement with Toshiba. According to the press releases, this is just a “licensing agreement”, but all Eye-Fi cards are currently listed as discontinued at B&H and the “Shop Now” button on Eye-Fi’s website now redirects to Amazon’s listing of Toshiba Wi-Fi cards. Did Toshiba just acquired Eye-Fi? A quote […]

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Eye-Fi to release utility that will extend the life of their X2 memory cards

Eye-Fi sent this email regarding their previous decision to stop supporting the X2 line of Wi-Fi SD memory cards – the company will release a new software utility that will allow X2 cards to continue to operate:

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What else is new?

→ Sample photos from the Sigma dp0 Quattro camera ($999) published online (more photos available here). → The Sony a7R camera is now $400 off. → The $100 off discount for the Sigma 50mm f/1.4 DG HSM Art lens will expire on June 30th.

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What else is new?

→Eye-Fi launched a new 32GB Mobi wireless memory card →New SLR Magic HyperPrime 12mm f/1.6 lens for Micro Four Thirds was announced. Here are the specifications: Technical Data: SLR Magic HyperPrime CINE 12mm T1.6 w/ Gear Lens Type: Ultra Fast wide-angle lens with three Tantalum glass elements to ensure superior cinematic performance. Compatible Cameras: All micro four thirds mount […]

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What else is new?

New: Eye-Fi Mobi Wi-Fi – you can now transfer images directly to a mobile device. Available in 8GB and 16GB. One day only sale on Sandisk SD & CF cards at B&H and Amazon – save up to 37%. New: CompactFlash card with built-in RAID data mirroring. Adobe Photoshop CS6 is $70 off till June 5th, 2013.

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Eye-Fi unveils new 16GB Pro X2 wireless memory card

Eye-Fi released a new Pro X2 SDHC 16GB Class 10 wireless memory card. The price is set at $99.99, while the price of previous models is reduced by $20. Detailed specs and press release:

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Eye-Fi is not happy with the new SD wireless standard

Eye-Fi is not very happy with the new wireless standard from the SD card association that was announced at CES last week because they claim it is build on Eye-Fi’s patented technology. Here is the full press release:

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