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Amazon has a ton of memory cards on sale for up to 50% off, today only

Amazon has a ton of memory cards on sale for up to 50% off, today only

Even if your phone doesn't have room for expandable storage anymore, SD cards can still come in handy. Whether you're looking to offload your photo and video collection or you're backing up essential documents on your laptop, it can't hurt to have a few memory cards lying around the house. For today's Deal of the Day at Amazon, you can save up to 50% on a whole host of SD cards, MicroSD cards, and flash drives — but you'll have to act fast.

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Amazon has dozens of memory cards and hard drives on sale for up to 40% off today

Amazon has dozens of memory cards and hard drives on sale for up to 40% off today

In case you hadn't heard, there is a big sale going on right now. Don't worry, we won't hold it against you if this is somehow the first time you're hearing about it... in late November. But you know the deal, if there's even a hint of something going on sale, Amazon will have a few pages of deals on memory cards, SSDs, and hard drives. These are all Deal of the Day offers, so the discounts technically go away at midnight (PDT), but it wouldn't be surprising if many of these reappear over the weekend.

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Save up to 43% off SD cards, flash drives, and more with today's sale at Amazon

Save up to 43% off SD cards, flash drives, and more with today's sale at Amazon

Even the best devices these days run out of storage eventually. That's why it's important to have reliable backups like SD cards, USB sticks, and hard drives on hand. In Amazon's Deal of the Day today, the company is offering big savings on data storage options from brands like PNY, Lexar, Seagate, and more.

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Amazon has dozens of microSD cards and other storage on sale for up to 50% off this Prime Day

Amazon has dozens of microSD cards and other storage on sale for up to 50% off this Prime Day

If Prime Day shopping has led you to picking up some fun new gear, there's a decent chance you're also looking for some accessories to make the best of it. One of the most common add-ons you'll need for that new drone or camera is some extra storage. It will come as no surprise that Amazon has you covered there, too — microSD cards, SD cards, thumb drives, SSDs, hard drives, and even NAS systems in any capacity for any particular situation.

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Get this 256GB USB-C drive for $45 ($12 off) on Amazon's Deal of the Day

Get this 256GB USB-C drive for $45 ($12 off) on Amazon's Deal of the Day

Another day on the Amazon Deals of the Day carousel and this go-around, we're hitting up the storage device manufacturer PNY. If you want a 512GB SD card for well under $100, a 256GB microSD for under $40, or the best price on a 256GB USB-C drive, all of them are on sale until midnight PDT.

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Adoptable storage is absent from Samsung's final Android 9 Pie release

Adoptable storage is absent from Samsung's final Android 9 Pie release

The official rollout of Android 9 Pie to the Samsung Galaxy S9 and S9+ is underway, but there's one feature that didn't quite make the cut. Although it didn't actually work in the beta, there was a screen that suggested an adoptable storage option, but it's nowhere to be seen in the stable release.

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SD Express and SD Ultra Capacity promise nearly 1GB/s transfer rates and 128TB cards

SD Express and SD Ultra Capacity promise nearly 1GB/s transfer rates and 128TB cards

The varying bus types, speed classes, and specification standards for SD cards can be confusing for the layman to navigate, but performance for the diminutive storage devices has been making a lot of progress over recent years. You can even buy one with over 500GB of capacity in a package smaller than a postage stamp, and now the SD Association is setting its sights on even bigger and faster cards with the new SD Express and SD Ultra Capacity standards as part of the SD 7.0 spec.

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Google Photos v3.12 prepares to redeem free storage codes, better support SD cards, and lets us know Austin is up to his most mystery-er feature yet [APK Teardown]

Google Photos v3.12 prepares to redeem free storage codes, better support SD cards, and lets us know Austin is up to his most mystery-er feature yet [APK Teardown]

With that other major news event out of the way, it's time to move on to more interesting news – Google app updates. Late last night brought us a version bump to Google Photos. While there haven't been any notable changes popping into view yet, a teardown does present some pretty interesting revelations for the future. Fans of the free original storage promotion might soon have some options to enjoy that with other phones. If you've felt like SD card support wasn't up to snuff, there's reason to think that might be getting better soon. And finally, Austin has reappeared with the most curious of features yet.

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SD Association announces new 'App Performance Class' for SD cards

SD Association announces new 'App Performance Class' for SD cards

The SD Association is the trade group which oversees the specification for (you guessed it) SD cards. SD Specification 5.1 is about to roll out, and there's something of particular interest for Android users in there—a new app performance class for cards that have been certified to be fast enough to run apps on your phone.

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Google Maps v9.31 Beta promises SD storage for offline maps, installs to N Preview 4 with fix for Android Auto, and more [APK Teardown + Download]

Google Maps v9.31 Beta promises SD storage for offline maps, installs to N Preview 4 with fix for Android Auto, and more [APK Teardown + Download]

A brand new update for Google Maps just started rolling out last night and it's definitely a big one. Perhaps the most important detail is that this is the first installable on the Android N Developer Previews. The Timeline screen has also gone through a partial redesign and gained a couple of new tricks. However, the really interesting things are coming in the teardown. In fact, there's so much stuff that the teardown portion is going to be split into a second part. Let's get to the good stuff.

Note: according to a post on the issue tracker, this could be a beta release.

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