The Sonnet Fusion QR 4-Bay DS400-QR Unboxing & Walkthrough FUS-DE4QR-0TB

Reliable, Simple & Flexible Apple Storage from Sonnet for eSATA and FW800  Looking for an affordable desktop multi-drive storage system? Sonnet’s Fusion QR should be on your short list. This versatile 4-drive RAID 5 SATA storage system delivers reliable operation, simple configuration, and flexible connection options in a small, budget-friendly package. Available without drives, and […]

The Synology DS916+ versus The QNAP TS-453A – The 4-Bay NAS Brand Comparison

From Plex, VMware and 4K to Apps and NAS support – which NAS should you choose?  The DS916+ (8GB) unlike the TS-453A-8G is made by Synology. People often choose Synology because of user friendly interface as well as being suited for Mac and Windows based environments. It is relatively easy to set up and use, […]

The Startech Thunderbolt to eSATA and USB 3.0 Adapter Unboxing & Walkthrough – TB2USB3ES

Add an eSATA port and a USB 3.0 hub port to your Thunderbolt equipped MacBook or Ultrabook What are the key feature Thunderbolt to eSATA plus USB 3.0 Adapter? Hassle-free setup – Plug-and-play installation on supported operating systems using native drivers eSATA port supports SATA III / II / I connections USB 3.0 port supports UASP […]

The Synology DS416PLAY versus The Synology DS415PLAY – PLAY Series NAS Comparison

PLAY vs PLAY – Comparing the Synology Media NAS. Which deserves your data General Performance of the Synology PLAY NAS Series  The DS416play same as the DS415play is made by Synology. People often choose Synology because of user friendly interface as well as being suited for Mac and Windows based environments. It is relatively easy […]

The Drobo 5Dt Turbo 5-Bay Thunderbolt2 and USB 3.0 Enclosure Walkthrough and Talkthrough

Is the Drobo 5Dt Turbo DRDR5A31-T  the answer to your Thunderbolt 2 problems?  The 5-Bay RAID Drobo 5Dt Turbo DRDR5A31-T is a DAS (direct attached storage) enclosure featuring the ever constant USB 3.0 connection, as well as the far more sought after and ever growing in popularity Thunderbolt 2 connection. There are a few reasons that this […]

The Synology DS216J verus the WD My Cloud EX2 Ultra NAS – Brand vs Brand NAS Comparison

Synology vs Western Digital NAS – Which NAS deserves your Data?  The DS216J unlike the WDBVBZ0040JCH-EESN is made by Synology. People often choose Synology because of user friendly interface as well as being suited for Mac and Windows based environments. It is relatively easy to set up and use, and those who are new to […]

What is SHR? And what is the difference between Synology Hybrid RAID and Ordinary RAID?

What is the difference between SHR and RAID? Synology Hybrid RAID or SHR, has been around for quite a while now, and though it has not make the big impact that Synology NAS’ Btrfs file system has, it is still an increasing popular choice for many when it comes to protecting their hardware and their […]