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Review: Silicon Power 64GB Elite MicroSDXC Card

Silicon Power 64GB Elite MicroSDXC Card Retail Packaging Front

We have ended our main microSD benchmarks for many of the popular memory card (brands) but that does not mean we are over! Technology is always improving and hence, microSD’s will always constantly be upgraded and new models, entries will enter this market. Today, courtesy of Marcus, we have the Silicon Power 64GB Elite MicroSD memory card. Continue reading

BlackBerry Messenger (BBM) Tenth Anniversary!

10 years ago, BlackBerry released and made available one of the more secure and reliable messaging service – BlackBerry Messenger, also known as BBM. Based on the PIN-to-PIN and with text only, it has evolved to include emoticons, images/attachments and now, even voice and video calls! Now available on most major platforms, BBM is the choice for many whom are concerned with privacy issues. Continue reading

Typo And BlackBerry Settles Their Dispute

So it seems like BlackBerry and Typo has ended their long dispute. Back in 2014, Typo released the not so popular Typo keyboard for iPhones which BlackBerry sued them for and won. That said, Typo continued to hold a contempt of the court order and even released a version 2. But today, BlackBerry announced that they have finally reached a settlement with Typo manufacturers. Continue reading

Reviewed: Samsung Evo MicroSD (128GB)

Samsung Evo MicroSD (128GB) Retail Front

After we took a look at all the microSD’s from the 64GB, the next consumer category that is up and rising is the 128GB category. Right now, it is limited to mainly this 3 brands: Lexar, SanDisk and Samsung. Samsung is the last of the 3 big brands to put their offerings onto the market, and they have released this under their Samsung EVO line, which is their mid-range or rather, lowest end offering for the microSDXC series. Continue reading

BlackBerry Wants To Close Their Software Design Operations in Sweden

According to reports floating around, BlackBerry is looking to close their software design operations in Sweden. Started by its acquisition of The Astonishing Tribe (TAT) in 2010, the team grew. Now, according to the Svenska Dagbladet newspaper, BlackBerry will be letting go just over 150 employees: 93 in Malmö and 60 in Gothenburg. Continue reading

Reviewed: Lexar High-Performance UHS-I 633x microSDXC [128GB]

Lexar High-Performance UHS-I 633x microSDXC [128GB] retail packaging

After we took a look at all the microSD’s from the 64GB, the next consumer category that is up and rising is the 128GB category. Right now, it is limited to mainly this 3 brands: Lexar, SanDisk and Samsung. After SanDisk released their 128GB, they had close to no competition until Lexar joined in the fun. Slotted into their highest end series, its a stark contrast to the competitors who put it into their lowest end series. Continue reading

Reviewed: Sandisk Ultra MicroSDXC [128gb]

After we took a look at all the microSD’s from the 64GB, the next consumer category that is up and rising is the 128GB category. Right now, it is limited to mainly this 3 brands: Lexar, SanDisk and Samsung. SanDisk was the pioneer in this category, being the first to release their line of 128GB microSD card offering (and more recently, 200GB). Released under the Ultra series, which is their lower end of the microSD offering for microSDXC cards, the card itself costs over $100 and is more than 3x the cost of a 64GB SandDisk Ultra microSD card on street value, how worthwhile is this card in terms of performance? Continue reading