Count me in
Count me in on this. I started buying cheap SD cards from local superstore. My S3 wouldn't even read them. I then bought a Sandisk. Was working great. On the 24th of last month, I woke up to a message on my phone saying something about the SD card. Phone wasn't reading it at all. I pulled it and put in an adapter and put in my PC. First it told me I needed to format it. I didn't do this cause I didn't want to lose data. After switching back and forth, PC wouldnt even give format option anymore. I had to go buy a new Sandisk. Since then I have all phone being backup up.
Photo solution: Create a dropbox acct. Use the setting to backup all photos from camera roll and ongoing photos immediately. So basically as soon as I take a pic or video, it instantly uploads to Dropbox.
The additional albums I have, well I just copied those to my PC, since I no longer add to them.
If this happens to me again, I can restore roll from DB and then drag albums from PC. Music and such...well that's just one.