News tagged with "eye-fi"

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Don't leave pictures stranded: Eye-Fi Mobi SD card review

If you're looking for a Wi-Fi card that's simple to setup and blasts images off into cyberspace in a matter of seconds while you take advantage of your camera's far superior image quality (compared to a phone), you can't go wrong with the Eye-Fi Mobi. How does the Mobi stack up against the pricier Eye-Fi Pro X2 card? Find out in our review

REVIEW Comments 96 Published: Feb 21, 2014 at 08:00
Eye-Fi's Mobi card will transfer directly to desktop

Eye-Fi is beta testing a new desktop receiver for Windows that will allow for direct transfer from the Eye-Fi Mobi card to the desktop. Launched earlier this year, the Eye-Fi Mobi card uses Wi-Fi to wirelessly send images to your mobile device via an iOS, Android or Kindle app — and now straight to your desktop. Download the new software for free on

CONNECT Comments 20 Published: Dec 12, 2013 at 15:56
Battle of the Wi-Fi Cards: Eye-Fi and Transcend SDHC cards reviewed

Being able to wirelessly connect your camera to a smartphone, computer or to 'the cloud' has a lot of appeal. Wi-Fi can expedite workflow by allowing you to transfer image files remotely while on location and also negate the need for card readers or cables. It's easy to forget that your camera doesn't have to have Wi-Fi built-in to benefit from the advantages of connectivity. In this article, we pit Eye-Fi's 16GB Pro X2 Wi-Fi SDHC card against the cheaper, higher-capacity Transcend 32GB Wi-Fi card and see which comes out on top. 

REVIEW Comments 176 Published: Aug 29, 2013 at 04:34
Hands-on with Eye-Fi Mobi card

Eye-Fi's X2 wireless SD cards, which provide your camera with a Wi-Fi connection have been around for a few years, and now the company has come out with a new range of 'mobi' cards. The Eye-Fi Mobi, which is available as a 8GB/Class 10 SDHC card for $50 and a 16GB/Class 10 SDHC card for $80, lacks some of the features of the X2-series but offers the ability to send full-resolution photos wirelessly as they’re captured to iOS devices and Android devices. Click through for our hands-on article over at

CONNECT Comments 41 Published: Jul 9, 2013 at 18:32
Eye-Fi Mobi SD card easily connects cameras and smartphones

If you own a digital camera without Wi-Fi and want to quickly transfer photos to your smartphone or tablet, then the new Eye-Fi Mobi SDHC card might be for you. Setup is simple: just download the app for iOS or Android, enter a 10 digit code, and you're ready to roll. After that, photos you take on your camera will automatically be sent to your mobile device. For more on the Eye-Fi Mobi, read the full story on Connect.

CONNECT Comments 34 Published: Jun 3, 2013 at 21:37
Eye-Fi gets larger and faster with 16GB Class 10 Wi-Fi SD card

Eye-Fi has launched the Pro X2 16GB, its largest Wi-Fi SD card, and its fastest yet. The Pro X2 retains all the existing capabilities of the existing 8GB version, including upload to a smartphone, direct connection to a Wi-Fi network, auto backup and Raw file transfer. Despite the capacity and speed hike (the previous version was rated as Class 6), the Eye-Fi Pro X2 16GB retains the recommended selling price of $99.99, with existing models having $20 knocked off their prices. Customers in Australia and Japan will be next to receive the card.

ACCESSORY NEWS Comments 66 Published: Oct 3, 2012 at 17:08
Eye-Fi contests SD Association's Wireless LAN standard

The legality of the SD Association's Wireless LAN standard for SD cards is being challenged by wireless SD maker Eye-Fi. The company says the standard, announced at CES, uses elements of its intellectual property that it hasn't agreed to license. 'Essential Eye-Fi patented technology would be violated by anyone implementing this draft specification.' Eye-Fi says the SD Association's own process for approving the standard has not been completed and the draft standard should not have been announced.

OTHER NEWS Comments 41 Published: Jan 20, 2012 at 18:14
SanDisk launches 90MB/s SDXC cards and Eye-Fi cards in Europe
Sandisk has announced a series of cards including SDXC UHS-I cards capable of 95MB/s transfer speeds and Eye-Fi wireless cards for the European market. The SanDisk Extreme Pro SDXC UHS-I cards are based on the SD 3.0 standards and can write at 90MB/s to allow bursts of large Raw files or 1080p60 video. They will be available in sizes from 8 to 64Gb. Meanwhile there will be 4 and 8Gb SanDisk/Eye-Fi co-branded cards available in Europe. It's not clear if these differ from the existing Eye-Fi products. (via Megapixel)
ACCESSORY NEWS Comments 16 Published: Sep 14, 2011 at 17:42
Eye-Fi announces Mobile X2 wireless SD card
Eye-Fi has announced the Mobile X2 SD card that allows users to wirelessly connect cameras to their smartphones and tablets. The card's Direct Mode technology enables instant uploads via Android and Apple mobile devices running the soon-to-be available free apps. The Mobile X2 is effectively an 8GB version of the company's Connect X2 card - the Direct Mode function will be available for current X2 card users as a free upgrade. Priced at $79.99, it the Mobile X2 card will be available from April 17.
ACCESSORY NEWS Comments 0 Published: Apr 12, 2011 at 19:33
Eye-Fi introduces online sharing service
Eye-Fi has introduced the Eye-Fi View online sharing service and has released an updated version of its Eye-Fi Center software application. The latest version of the software allows users to share full resolution images using a new email-sharing feature. In addition, the company has also released a firmware update for its X2 series of wireless memory cards.
ACCESSORY NEWS Comments 0 Published: Oct 27, 2010 at 10:57
Eye-Fi releases update for X2 Hotspot service
Eye-Fi has released an update for its X2 series of wireless memory cards allowing access to hotspots that require login credentials. The change means users with personal subscriptions to Wi-Fi providers such as Orange, Vodaphone, BT Openzone etc., can add their credentials to their Eye-Fi accounts, allowing their card to connect to those networks. The update, a result of the company's partnership with software maker Devicescape, can be used to access other networks that would usually require logging-on via a browser. The update is available to users paying for Eye-Fi's Hotspot Access service.
Comments 0 Published: Jun 10, 2010 at 17:09
Eye-Fi introduces Connect X2 & Explore X2
Eye-Fi has announced the addition of two wireless SD cards in to its X2 line-up of memory cards. The 4GB Connect X2 and 8GB Explore X2 both feature the Endless Memory Mode first seen in the RAW-compatible Pro X2 card. They also share its class 6 (6MB/s ) transfer speeds and high-speed 802.11n Wi-Fi. In addition, the Explore card uses location data from nearby WiFi points to geotag images. Both cards are now available in the US at a retail price of $49.99 and $99.99 respectively.
Comments 0 Published: Mar 23, 2010 at 18:42
Eye-Fi introduces Pro X2 card with 802.11n wi-fi
Pre-CES 2010: Eye-Fi has launched its second generation of wireless SD cards promising faster write and transmission speeds as well as new features. The Eye-Fi Pro X2 is an 8GB SDHC card offering class 6 transfer speeds (guaranteed 6MB/s) and faster (802.11n compliant) wireless data rates. It also features an optional 'Endless Memory' mode in which the card will automatically delete content it has already transferred, when it fills to a user defined level.
Comments 0 Published: Jan 5, 2010 at 13:00
Eye-Fi adds FTP support
Eye-Fi has announced the addition of FTP support for its Share Video, Explore Video and Pro memory cards. With this service, users can now upload photos and videos directly to their personal FTP servers using either FTP or FTPS protocols. Currently offering support only to JPEG files and videos, the new FTP feature is listed along with other online sharing options in the Eye-Fi Manager.
Comments 0 Published: Nov 12, 2009 at 10:12
Eye-Fi releases wireless memory cards in the UK
Eye-Fi has announced the launch of its wireless memory cards in the UK. The cards allow users to wirelessly upload photos and videos within range of their Wi-Fi network. The Eye-Fi Home Video, Share Video and Pro SDHC cards in 4GB capacities will be available from October 11, 2009 at a retail price of £49.99, £69.99 and £119.99 respectively.
Comments 0 Published: Oct 9, 2009 at 09:06
Eye-Fi creates wireless SDHC card for pro market
Eye-Fi has developed a version of its wireless SDHC memory cards aimed at the pro market. The Eye-Fi pro supports RAW file transfer and allows the creation of ad hoc connections to a computer or mobile device (without the need for a wireless router or internet connection). It also incorporates a new selective transfer feature that downloads only images that the user has marked as locked or protected. The Eye-Fi Pro is now available for a retail price of $149.
Comments 0 Published: Jun 10, 2009 at 12:00
Eye-Fi adds Flickr

Eye-Fi has added popular websites including Flickr and Twitter to the list that users of its wi-fi memory cards can upload images to. Changes to the Eye-Fi Manager web application also allow the creation of RSS feeds. 'Direct-upload' options have also been expanded to include Apple's MobileMe and AdoramaPix. This follows the partnership the company has recently established with Lexar.

CAMERA NEWS Comments 0 Published: Oct 10, 2008 at 09:51
Eye-Fi doubles upload speed
Photokina 2008: Eye-Fi has announced enhancements to its range of WiFi-enabled SD cards. Upload speeds from camera to computer are now twice as fast, and existing owners will be able to avail themselves of this benefit by simply downloading a firmware update. Also from October 5th, users will be able to add on features such as web sharing, geotagging and hotspot access to their cards. In addition, Apple’s MobileMe and AdoramaPix have been added to the list of supported online services.
Comments 0 Published: Sep 24, 2008 at 12:42
Eye-Fi announces enhanced Mac compatibility
Eye-Fi, makers of wireless SD cards for digital cameras, has announced enhanced Mac functionality with the card now able to import photos directly into iPhoto. In addition the device is now compatible with OS X 10.5 aka Leopard and Safari 3 may be used to access and change settings. The updated software is available for download via the Eye-Fi site and will be included with new cards. Click through for the links.
Comments 0 Published: Jan 14, 2008 at 16:06
Just posted! Eye-Fi card review
Announced just yesterday we have our review of a production Eye-Fi card. The Eye-Fi card is a two gigabyte SD card with built-in WiFi capability. The provided Eye-Fi Manager software allows you to associate the card with wireless access points and choose to have images automatically uploaded to your computer and also any one of seventeen online photo sharing sites including Facebook, Flickr, Fotki and Picasa. Once setup you can put the card into (virtually) any camera supporting SD and have your images automatically upload. We've had an Eye-Fi card for a few days now and have had a good opportunity to test it. So dive in to our review to see how the Eye-Fi card shapes up.
Comments 0 Published: Nov 1, 2007 at 18:06
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