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How To Choose Between SDHC, SDXC, Micro SD and Compact Flash Memory Cards for your Camera, Mobile Phone, Tablet etc in 2017

A guide to memory cards from 7dayshop.com for 2017

How to choose the right card SD memory cards are now pretty much standard for a range of devices such as mobile phones, tablets, digital cameras and camcorders. Getting the right card is essential. They can increase the storage capacity and performance of your device. Memory card formats: SD, microSD and CompactFlash SD, microSD and CompactFlash are the main card sizes on the market today. Within each card size, there are different classes of storage capacity and speed. SD memory cards are…

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A Day All About Dads – 19th June 2016

Father’s Day is 19th June 2016. Here’s a bit of history, as well as some great gift ideas. With it’s origins believed to be from the USA in 1910. Father’s Day has been celebrated in the UK for many decades, on the 3rd Sunday of June. While it is not a public holiday as it is in the USA, it’s still a special day to be reminded that dads are great and say a little thank you for all they have done…

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Cost of memory cards falls by 100 times in under 10 years

An SD memory card might have set you back £27.50 per gigabyte in 2006, but you can now pick up the latest Kingston SDXC UHS-I card, for just under 28p per gigabyte. 2006 Way back 10 years ago, 7dayshop.com was selling 2GB memory cards costing £54.99 (a very low price at the time) – which was equivalent to £27.495 a GB. – You can see a snapshot page-grab image from the wayback machine internet archive below… 2016 Skip forward 10 years to today, and as you can…

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Introducing the new Snapmad website & a very tasty coupon code!

Well, it’s been a busy time over here, but we have some exciting news… After a lot of hard work on the programming front, we have just launched a new website for our sister company, Snapmad.com   What is Snapmad? Snapmad.com is a digital printing service used by photographers across the UK.  We specialise in printing of any photos, on to prints (up to 60×30 inches), ready to hang canvas pictures, and mugs.  We take pride in offering great service, price, and amazing quality – we are…

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Take better portraits – tips from professional photographer

Sometimes you have to get your feet wet to make the photo… and 7 other helpful tips to get better photos of people. Professional photographer Adam Bronkhorst writes for the 7dayshop blog I’m a professional photographer who specialises in shooting people and teaching other photographers. I love the interaction and the unexpected nature of a portrait shoot. I always see portraits as a two way process between me and my subject. I’ve been shooting portraits for magazines for a number of years and…

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Flexible sheet camera (screen grab via YouTube/Columbia Engineering video)

This invention could revolutionise photography and videos

CAMERAS MADE OUT OF FLEXIBLE SHEETS CAN SNAP IMAGES THAT CONVENTIONAL CAMERAS CANNOT MANAGE INVENTED. Bend to change the field of view In a video posted to YouTube, a team from Columbia University in the US has set out how they developed a sheet camera. The sheet features an array of lenses where the focal length of each lenses adapts to how much it is being flexed. And the researchers achieved that using an elastic material. And one very cool potential prospect is a credit card-sized…

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Star Shot (photo: Breakthrough Initiative)

Stephen Hawking’s starship that costs the same as an iPhone

PHYSICIST BACKS INTERSTELLAR TRAVEL USING SPACE SHIPS WITH QUITE LITERALLY A TINY DIFFERENCE TO GO TRILLIONS OF MILES. Nanocraft to reach for the stars Professor Hawking and internet entrepreneur Yuri Milner have unveiled an ambitious plan to fire “nanocraft” into space to reach our nearest neighbouring star system, Alpha Centauri in just over 20 years from launch. Of course, Alpha Centauri is 25 TRILLION miles away (4.37 light years) and it take 30,000 YEARS to reach it using today’s fastest space craft.…

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The AMAZING computer that launched with the first manned space flights

YURI GAGARIN BLASTED OFF FROM EARTH 55 YEARS AGO WITH AN EXTRAORDINARY DEVICE THAT LET HIM KNOW HIS LOCATION. 12 April 1961 – the first manned space flight It took less than an hour and a half to orbit the Earth, but Russian cosmonaut Yuri Gagarin made history as the first person in space aboard his Vostock spacecraft. And while the total mission only lasted 108 minutes, it was an extraordinary triumph of science – especially considering the technology that was…

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7dayshop is 16 years old – happy birthday to us!

And it’s a BIG thank you to our customers who have made us one of the biggest online retailers offering quality, value products. We also thought it would be fun to take a trip down memory lane by putting together a video of how the 7dayshop logo has changed over the years (with a little help from the internet’s archive way back machine). Lowest prices on great products Since being founded, 7dayshop.com has become a major online retailer of photography,…

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Wow! USB cable PLANTS grown by scientists

New plants can be harvested as USB cables – and cut according to the required length. The first harvest Researchers have genetically engineered plants to develop as biodegradable USB cables and are due to bring in the first harvest later this year. Dr April F O’ols, a researcher at the AFD institute in southern Switzerland, explained that her team had also had success in turning petals and flowers into USB connectors, whether for micro USB ports or other sizes. The…

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