I've always wondered how amazing MicroSD cards

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    Can you believe that up to 16GB and 32GB is stored in one tiny little card that's the size of a fingernail. How does it work?
     
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    it is all actually just one gig they just change the label and when it gets read on your computer it falls for it and thinks its gained in memory
     
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    And the computer is also tricked into somehow putting more than the 1gig memory allows [​IMG] what amazing magic
     
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    Well, you see, what they do is get 16 or 32 one gigabyte microSD's, and put them all in a piledriver, which combines them all into one.

    It works, try it. I do it all the time. Go to a local construction site and borrow a piledriver.
     
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    Yeah I always stare in amazement at mine when I load up my romz on it.
     
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    Remember years ago - When people were amazed that they cut floppy discs down to only 3 1/2 inches? when a 32 bit machine was considered amazing? and a 64 mb RAM stick was incredible and expensive?


    i wonder what will be next that will have us scoffing at a 16gig microsd?
     
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    it is amazing.. I think it shouldn't get any smaller really because it would just be pointless and they'd be easily lost. - not that ds cards aren't but yeah.
     
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    Hi, I am from the future and I scoff at your 16gb microsd cards.
     
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    Just wait and see how small Nintendos games will get in its new handhelds, that or a HDD.
     
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    Hi, I am from the past I'm amazed at your 16gb microsd cards. Wow.
     
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    Lol, back here in 2021 we all have 16 TB haahahahaha
     
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    I was reading through the old reviews and found this statement from back in 2006.
    "I am adding another section to this review to outline the miniSD media itself, as I find it quite surprising. It supports the same features as the already small SD cards, but they get even smaller than before : they are now tiny!"

    Technology really is progressing. In 2006 MiniSD cards are tiny, but imo they are rather big compared to MicroSD. I bet eventually we will have NanoSD cards that are smaller than dimes.
     

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