The Three Different Types of Memory Storage Cards

Memory storage cards are something just about all of us buy. Whether we need extra memory storage on our mobile devices or for our digital camera, SD cards are the way to go. But did you know that these highly compact and efficient flash storage cards are available in three different types? In fact, each type caters to the needs of the user. Type 1: The SD Card. You know what’s great about classics? They’re original. There is something to be said for that very first, original creation. The SD card was the very first storage card. It was created in 1999 with a maximum storage capacity of 2GB, which was huge back then. It used Microsoft’s FAT-12 or FAT-16 …

What is A Monolith Storage Device?

Monolith Storage in USB Flash Drive Production. Monolithic storage is made up of numerous electronic components. Their respective connections are all integrated into a single-layered semiconductor wafer or package. This package splits into 3D integrated circuits. Monolith storage architectures have evolved to become a popular choice for manufacturers. Thus, they’re cheaper to produce compared to standard NAND and Controller based devices. Monolithic storage is a significant breakthrough in memory storage devices. And, the breakthrough is across SD cards, USB flash drives, and microSDs. However, it is viewed as something of a bigger challenge to recover data from a monolithic storage device. Consequently, they often suffer from damage and files become corrupted. Furthermore, when this occurs you’ll need micro SD card …

Flash Memory Storage: What’s New to the Market

We all need space. Memory storage for our data is a constantly growing need. As data files become capable of storing greater details, they grow in size. And as data gets bigger, our need for higher capacity memory gets larger. It’s no surprise that consumers are seeing greater flash memory storage options. Need greater storage? Storage device manufacturers are delivering. One of the greatest complaints among cell phone and smartphone device users is total storage space. Between high quality photos, high definition 4K videos, and applications, we cannot live without space. That is, internal flash memory’s used up before we’re able to upgrade our storage drives. And so, what’s the solution? Memory card add-on devices, such as SD and microSD …

Who to Turn to When your iPad Breaks and you Need your Data

The iPad has become an essential part of our lives, it’s hard to imagine a time without them, but even your iPad can suffer data loss. You can spend hours and hours tapping away at that screen, arranging your entire life: you can take pictures and upload them to all of your social media networks; you can prepare documents and other pieces for work; you can watch films and TV shows; you can play games boasting high-end graphics – whatever you need to do online, you can do almost all of it on your iPad. Even if you don’t own one yourself, chances are you’ll see someone else using one several times each day; the iPad has also spawned generations …

MicroSD Card Speed Classes And The Competition

To illustrate, microSD card speed using ‘The Tortoise And The Hare’. A fable most of us know by heart. And if we don’t know the story, then we at least know the lesson. The tortious appeared slow, but he was steady. The hare was fast, but he wasn’t consistent. In the end, the tortoise won the race because he didn’t slack off like the hare. It was a life lesson illustrating the payoff of persistence and consistency versus the consequences of slacking off and underestimating. The market today’s populated with numerous microSD cards, all clocked at various speeds. Most consumers look at these memory cards and feel like they’re reliving The Tortoise And The Hare, but the question is whether or not …

Becoming a Data Recovery Partner

Why you should be a data recovery partner with eProvided? As more companies switch to digital storage, more expertise is needed. Namely, to keep the systems we depend on working their best. Therefore, many sign up with eProvided as a data recovery partner. We use desktop PCs, laptops, tablets or smartphones to access and organize our work. Thus, problems can occur through human-error. Technological glitches are also common. This can prove devastating if sensitive data or records vanish, with no trace. Not only can work disappear, but people inside the business become affected. Payments delay, communications stop, and presentations will be rewritten. Therefore, the number of problems caused by the smallest error is frightening. However, data recovery experts, such as …

Worth The Extra Penny: Different Types and Speeds of SD Cards

There are currently three different types of SD cards readily available on the market: SD, SDHC (High Capacity), and SDXC (eXtended Capacity). And when it comes down to it, not all USB 3.0 flash drives are the same; some are MUCH faster than others. With increased speed comes a heftier price tag. Are different types and speeds of SD cards really worth the extra penny? Not All SD Cards Are Created Equal. It’s easy to subscribe to the belief that an SD card is an SD card. They all look relatively the same. They’re all small, compact storage devices that come with different capacities. But SD cards are more than simply bigger or smaller in terms of memories. When buying …

Best Storage Devices for Digital Filmmakers

Let’s discuss making a film, and which storage devices are best for you. No matter how long or short, no matter its budget, it’s a difficult process. If you don’t think ahead, data recovery specialists might be required. Data Recovery Specialists. Prevent a data disaster. As you shoot your film, you need to ensure all of your footage stored safely. Luckily, in this digital age, you have more options to back up your work and keep it secure. To ensure the best results, you need to combine your knowledge and skills with the best equipment available. Back in the days of VHS, making your own film meant carrying a bulky camera, and needing two VCRs to transfer from one tape …

The Difference between NAND Flash Tablets and Laptops

In recent years, NAND flash tablets have replaced laptops for many people, in their domestic lives at least. For those who only used their laptops for internet access, watching films and playing games, tablets can now offer all of this without the added weight or bulkiness of a laptop – you can hold a tablet comfortably in one hand, set it on your lap, or prop it against a wall with much greater ease. This convenience is a must for most casual users, and its portability is a key convenience even the smallest laptop can’t offer; for example, many people would be reluctant to use their laptops on a train or bus unless they had enough space (which is not …

Top 5 Thumb Drives on the Market

Thumb drives remain one of today’s top choices for secure data storage. Pocket-friendly, convenient to carry, easy to use – these offer a great way to save and carry data. Allowing you to continue work or enjoy media on any compatible device, wherever you are. Here at eProvided, we know a thing or two about thumb drives. As specialists in data recovery, we know how effective and efficient these are. We also continue to see high numbers of users storing their files on them. Cloud storage options now offer a cheap, simple, convenient way for users to keep their data safe. Thumb drives need to offer high-quality performance to stay in the game. Today’s manufacturers are more than living up …

NAND Wafers vs. Monolithic Storage: Who’s Who & What’s What

For the everyday user, additional monolithic storage drives amounts to an aisle in their favorite electronic store. They stroll down the aisle, pick the drive that—according to the packaging—meets their needs, buy it, and simply plug and play. But if that aisle had a hood like a car, and you lifted it, you would see a complex world filled with unrivaled diversity. And that is what makes data recovery such a unique business. The Diversity Of Electronic Storage. Within the casing of some USB sticks, all MicroSD types, and some regular SD cards you can find surface mount (SMT) NAND wafers. Other flash storage drives can have NAND wafers that have legs on each side. These legs act as the …

5 Tips for Extending My Flash Memory Card Life

Memory cards are an essential part of life for many of us today: whether they hold all of our beloved pictures taken on our digital camera or our phone, we want them to stay in top condition, to ensure our data stays safe. At eProvided, we know how frustrating it can be when storage devices fail, but if you have no back-up copies, it can be much worse — you feel absolutely devastated. We specialize in recovering data on storage drives, helping you get your beloved pictures back using the latest and most innovative techniques. Extending your Memory Card’s Life. However, prevention is better than cure. Next, what can you do to help keep your memory card performing at its …

The Fundamentals of NAND Memory

NAND memory is a specific type of flash memory defined as “non-volatile storage technology.” Unlike many other types of memory, it doesn’t require active power to retain and store data. According to Wikipedia, non-volatile storage technology includes read-only and NAND flash memory. NAND, created as a solution to reduced costs and chip capacity. Allowing flash memory to compete with magnetic storage such as hard disks. Since its introduction, NAND, used in devices to hold large files at faster speeds. Its use increases file transfer speeds and bandwidth. Some of your favorite devices use NAND flash, including USB drives, external USB drives, MP3 players, cell phones, MicroSD and digital cameras. NAND flash has no moving parts. Therefore, NAND flash runs on …

Exploring 4K Video: Storage and Device Compatibility

Recover deleted 4K video needs increase. For anyone fascinated by video technology, the evolution of 4K resolution has been an immensely exciting process. With 4K cameras now available (but expensive — prices can vary from below $1000 to $3000+). Thus, those looking to capture scenes in the crispest, sharpest resolution can. The problem is when your 4k video becomes corrupted or deleted. Watching videos filmed in this format is very impressive, and for professional film-makers, the temptation to upgrade must be great. However, what about storing this data? What about data loss? Given the amount of pixels, the amount of space 4K videos people consume on hard drives is a steep. In fact, it’s an increase over standard-definition video files …