16GB microSD cards could be on the horizon
16GB of microSD would be exciting to the point of nerdgasm, and I'm not-so-secretly hoping today could be the day we hear word of its release date
I've CES, and thus far it seems I was right.that we'd see some interesting advances in flash memory this year at
It's no secret that I'm a huge fan of flash memory, particularly in the. I got all excited when I saw an 8GB microSD card for the first time, and continually remind myself not to take such awe-inspiring capacities inside such tiny form factors for granted.
Yesterday I was wagging chins with one of SanDisk's reps. Although we were mainly talking about solid-state hard drives -- not that he would tell me where the 100GB models sit on the company's road map -- we also discussed microSD.
"So tell me, are you going to give us 16GB microSD any time soon?" I asked. "Are you going to be at tomorrow's conference?" he replied, to which I answered in the affirmative. "Then watch this space," he retorted, with a smile.
Now I'm not one for idle speculation, as you know. But 16GB of microSD would be exciting to the point of nerdgasm, and I'm not-so-secretly hoping today could be the day we hear word of its release date.