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Chris Nuttall

A new “Direct Mode” feature being launched this week by Eye-Fi, the Wi-Fi-enabled SD memory card people, could change the relationship between our digital cameras and the cellphones and tablets we carry with us. Cameras using upgraded Eye-Fi cards will be able to wirelessly transfer photos and videos direct to their smartphones and devices like the iPad, without taking their usual route to the “cloud” and then onto users’ PCs or online photo services. Read more

A new “Direct Mode” feature being launched this week by Eye-Fi, the Wi-Fi-enabled SD memory card people, could change the relationship between our digital cameras and the cellphones and tablets we carry with us.

Cameras using upgraded Eye-Fi cards will be able to wirelessly transfer photos and videos direct to their smartphones and devices like the iPad, without taking their usual route to the “cloud” and then onto users’ PCs or online photo services.

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Chris Nuttall

Too often, the photos we take get stuck on memory cards and camera phones, never to be shared with friends and family. This week’s Personal Technology column in the FT’s Business Life section looks at apps that can give them maximum exposure like Color, Path, Picplz and Instagram, as well as Eye-Fi’s Wi-Fi solution. Read more