Technology is expensive. Yes, as they become more commonplace and demand rises, gadgets become more affordable. But if you invest any kind of money into a piece of high-tech equipment, you still want to use it with some sort of care. That’s why Sony’s new Tough SD card that’s designed to literally withstand getting tossed into dust, dirt, and water makes me sad.
Sure, it passes the bend test, and its ribless design helps users avoid breaking it into bits and pieces, but it does so by doing away with the data protection lock slider. The card can also survive drops up to five meters (roughly 16.4 feet), and it’s dustproof and waterproof with an IP6X / PX8 rating, respectively. You can even take it through an X-ray machine and anticipate…
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