Good News! The New Apple MacBook Pro Supports Thunderbolt 3

Good news – Thunderbolt 3 for Mac – 40GB/s for all Thunderbolt 3 has been around for a number of months now and has been causing quite a stir. Connected via the USB Type C port type, it has been a fast luxury that is being enjoyed by Window users almost exclusively – till now! […]

The Synology RS217 2-Bay Rackstation NAS 2017 Series Unboxing, Walkthrough and Talkthrough

The latest Synology 2017 Series arrives with the RS217 NAS Rackstation  It’s that time of year again! Like all technology companies, Synology have begun to unveil and gradually release their devices for 2016/17 and I (like many of you sitting on the fence trying to decide whether to buy what is currently available or holding […]

The Samsung 960 M.2 SSD Pro and EVO are released in 2TB, 1TB, 500GB and more

 An SSD that changes everything, But is the Samsung SSD 960 PRO is it as promised? Experience unprecedented performance for heavy workloads and engineering applications with the high-capacity, highly reliable Samsung 960 PRO SSD. Designed for high-end PCs and workstations, the 960 PRO boasts a cutting-edge 48-layer Samsung V-NAND-based architecture that delivers next-generation performance in a […]

The QNAP TS-451+ vs The QNAP TS-453A – The QNAP Quad-Core NAS faceoff

Which QNAP 4-Bay deserves your Plex, 4K and NAS data? Which NAS should you Buy? Second only to the QNAP TS-453A, the QNAP TS-451+ is one of the best 4-bay NAS units from QNAP in the market this 2016. The design is the result of years of chassis design in previous unit and is very […]

The Drobo 5Dt Turbo versus The Drobo 5D Thunderbolt Comparison – Which One Deserves your Data

Drobo Old compared against Drobo New – TB1 vs TB2  As I am sue many of you are aware, Drobo are an award winning manufacturer and brand in the field of storage arrays for businesses, professionals and consumers. Earlier last month their finally released their first Thunderbolt 2 Storage device, the Drobo 5D Turbo (5Dt). […]

The NA460C 2-Bay USB3.1, Type-C External RAID Storage Walkthrough and Talkthrough

Netstor release their USB 3.1 Gen 2 Type C case for Windows and Mac  A long standing brand in the arena of digital Storage solutions, Netstor Technology have been around since 2002 when they were one of the first companies in the world to release a truly hot swappable external 2-Bay enclosure for 3.5″ HDD […]

Western Digital FINALLY release their WD Blue SSD and WD Green SSD in 2.5″ and M.2

Western Digital release the WD Blue and WD Green SSD – Are they worth your data?  WD Blue™ SSD PC SSD (Solid State Drive) With superior performance and leading-edge reliability, the WD Blue SSD offers digital storage that is optimized for multi-tasking and ready to keep up with your high performance computing needs. Available in […]

The QNAP TS-453A versus The QNAP TVS-463 – 4 Bay Power NAS Faceoff

  Which QNAP 4-bay NAS deserves your money? Network Attached Storage has been around a fair while now and I think it is fair to say that it is popular! But how to these popular NAS devices compare? Both are 4-Bay NAS from QNAP, but with a different target audience. The QNAP TS-453A is aimed […]

WD Release the Newest WD My Passport Range – and they look sweet!

WD release their brand new My Passport Series in upto 4TB  Always the bread and butter of most portable hard drive users, the WD My Passport series has been around a few years and is used by home and business users alike. Finding the balance between capacity and cost, they are often chosen as the […]

The Synology 2017 London – We find out what is New in Synology NAS

Synology 2017 arrives in London – Did the NAS giants deliver? I would be lying if I said that for all my talk at NASCompares about Hard Drives, PCIe Expansions, Thunderbolt 3 and more, that in my heart it hasn’t always been about Network Attached Storage. We are in the sunset of 2016 and normally […]

What is the best 4-Bay Synology NAS of 2016 and 2017?

Choosing the best Synology 4-Bay NAS to buy – Important factors  Whether you are buying your first NAS server, or you are upgrading your pre existing Network Attached Storage device, there are a great many advantages to investing in a solid 4 or 5 Bay NAS solution. Not withstanding the obvious advantages that being able […]

The AKiTiO Thunderbolt 3 PCIe Expansion Chassis – Thunder3 Walkthrough and Talkthrough

Is the AKiTiO Thunder3 PCIe Box the External PCIe Card Box you have been waiting for?  Akitio are a company that really drives the technology market mad. Little known outside of their own country, the consumer that will shop a little harder outside the big brands and a few sporadic areas of the Mac and […]

The QNAP T531X 5-Bay SFP+ 10GBe NAS, Walkthrough and Talkthrough

Has QNAP finally cracked the 10GBe SFP+ NAS Market with the TS-531X NAS?  QNAP NAS has always been seen as the innovator of Network Attached Storage. Remaining in joint first place with Synology NAS for the market leaders of the field, they have often been the ground breakers when the boundaries of NAS are pushed. In […]

The ioSafe 1515+ NAS – Fireproof, Waterproof and powered by Synology – The Unboxing and Walkthrough

Need some SERIOUS data protection for your business? ioSafe and the DS1515+ have the answer Ultra-performance NAS optimized for intensive tasks, encryption and instant disaster recovery. Release here http://www.span.com/product/ioSafe-1515+-NAS-ND000-0-Fireproof-amp-Waterproof-5-Bay-NAS-RAID-powered-by-Synology~59113  With its fire/water protection, superior performance, scalability, resilience, and comprehensive features, ioSafe® NAS 1515+ is the ideal storage solution for your growing business. Featuring a quad-core processor, […]