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Eye-Fi Wireless SD Memory Card

eye-fi wirelessEye-Fi Explore eco-friendly memory card—for all the tree hugging flashpackers out there, a memory card that turns your camera into a wireless camera

Since more and more travelers and explorers these days are “flashpacking”—i.e. loading their backpack or suitcase with expensive tech gadgets and gear—it is no surprise that someone out there stopped to think about trying to find a way to make a better memory card for all those fabulous travel photos.

Add on top of this 2GB memory card’s ability to hold tons of your favorite travel photos while still being made with more eco-conscious materials the fact this little card can transfer images wirelessly, and you’ve got one sweet travel gear gadget.

Shunning traditional prints and their chemical byproducts, this 2GB SD memory card stores hundreds of digital images instead. Automatic uploading to PC/Mac or picture-sharing sites via home network or Wayport Wi-Fi hotspot also nixes shipping waste, plus saves the time and energy you’d expend sorting and uploading manually.

The $75 price tag may seem a little steep—but when you think of all the time you’ll save by not having to upload your photos manually, it suddenly seems well worth every penny.

The card works by just turning on your camera to transfer scenes to desktop, online album, social network, or blog, and let friends and relatives ride shotgun on scenic detours. Optional location tagging adds geographic info when photos appear on Picasa or Flickr for quicker cataloguing.

The Quick & Dirty:
Where you can get one:
Eye-Fi Wireless 2GB SD Memory Card ($73.50)

Why it Rocks:

    • Uploads photos automatically from Eye-Fi Card inside your camera. Built-in Wi-Fi connects to your home network
    • Provides free and unlimited photo uploads to your computer and your favorite photo or social networking website. Photo transmission is secure
    • Supports sharing and printing websites, including Fotki, Shutterfly, dotPhoto, webshots, phanfare, Picasa Web albums, flickr, TypePad, Wal-Mart
    • Handles full-resolution jpeg images and intelligently re-sizes photos if limited by your chosen photo or social networking website
    • Fits digital cameras that use SD memory cards and offers 2 GB of memory to store photos on the card

Looking to buy? Here’s where you can get one:
Eye-Fi Wireless 2GB SD Memory Card ($73.50)