Official Synology DS920+, DS720+, DS220+ and DS420+ NAS Pages Go LIVE

Synology Official Product Pages for the Brand New DS920+, DS220+, DS720+ and DS420+ NAS are up Good news for those of you who are wondering about the release of the recently revealed diskstation 20+ series that we uncovered earlier this week, with synology.tw product pages for each new NAS now live on their website. Although […]

Synology DS920+. DS220+, DS720+ and DS420+ NAS Revealed

Synology DS920+, DS220+, DS720+ and DS420+ NAS – HUGE INFORMATION DROP Chances are that even if you have the most tangential interest in the world of storage, servers, NAS and data in general, you will have heard of Synology and their disk station series. Currently considered by many to be the biggest company in the […]

Heimvision HM203 1080P IP Camera Review

Heimvision HM203 1080P IP Camera – Is This Budget IP Camera TOO Budget to Work? Picking the most appropriate security camera for your own unique circumstances is often much harder than it sounds. You’ve got to think about how the camera will be getting its power, how it will be saving data, and how you […]

7 Fun Things to do with your NAS Whilst in Self Isolation

Make the Most of your NAS whilst you are on Lockdown Let’s all be clear about this – COVID-19 absolutely and categorically sucks. Been the ever-growing concern we have for our family and friends, as well as the stability of many people’s livelihoods coming out of this, there are plenty of reasons to be negative […]

QNAP TS-253D, TS-453D and TS-653D NAS Drive – UPDATE NEWS

More Information Confirmed on the QNAP TS-253D, TS-453D and TS-653D NAS 2020 is really turning into a rather odd and unique year, isn’t it? With many businesses having to change the way they operate, creating far more elaborate virtual networks for their staff and customers to work with – it has never been a more […]

What is SD-WAN? And Why Should You Care?

What are the Highlights of SD-WAN? SD-WAN (software-defined wide area network) is a more automated and pre-defined approach to managing the WAN (wide area network), thereby massively reducing man-hours spent on configuring the perfect business network that spans large areas internally or externally on a large geographical scale. We will go into a lot more […]

Seagate SSD Buyers Guide – Barracuda, FireCuda, Ironwolf and Nytro Difference

Choosing a Seagate SSD – Get it Right First Time Making sure you buy the right storage media for your hardware is so very important. In the old days, when buying Hard Drives, it was so much simpler, as the technology was diverse but much easier to understand. With newer and faster flash media, the […]

WD SSD Buyers Guide – Blue, Red, Black, Green & Gold Difference

Choosing a WD SSD – Get it Right First Time Solid State Drive (SSD) technology is something that, though once considered out of the reach of the average consumer, is now very, very common. Considerably faster than the much older HDD technology, SSDs are now featured inside almost every commercial technology device that we use […]

Your WD Red NAS Hard Drives Might Be Using SMR – What You Need To Know

WD Red 2TB, 4TB and 6TB NAS Hard Drives Use SMR / DM-SMR IMPORTANT – This Article has been updated on 23/04/2020 with Information Provided by an official statement and hardware breakdown from Western Digital, from their official blog. This post has been updated accordingly with these new details. WD Statement: “The past week has […]

QNAP TS-453Dmini NAS Revealed for 2020

Brand New QNAP TS-453Dmini Intel J4125 NAS in 2020 Another entry into the QNAP D Series was revealed today in the form of the TS-453Dmini, the latest NAS 4-Bay to join the compact chassis family that has been a niche favourite for a number of years now from the big Q. Although the QNAP mini-series […]

SimCam AI S1 AI Powered IP Camera Review

SimCam AI S1 AI-Powered IP Camera Review – Smart enough for ya? I have always been a big fan of a well-made Surveillance solution. I have covered the subject of surveillance solutions here several times before, typically in conjunction with NAS surveillance use. The growing trend towards Deep Video Analysis (DVA), facial recognition, Thing recognition […]

QNAP TR and TL Expansion Range Explained

Choosing the Right QNAP NAS Expansion – A Handy Guide QNAP has been in the business of selling Network Attached Storage Solutions for well over a decade now and has gained a huge following of home and business class hardware end users. NAS drives use a system of storage and redundancy to help keep your […]

Using Your NAS to Fight COVID-19

How You and Your NAS Can Help Fight COVID19 It’s certainly no secret that the Coronavirus pandemic has changed everyone’s lives in recent weeks. European countries are effectively closed, and people are more than ever being advised to self-isolate or work from home. It has put a tremendous amount of pressure on everyone to both […]

QNAP TS-451D 4-Bay NAS Drive Revealed for 2020

Brand New QNAP TS-451D Intel J4025 NAS in 2020 Today we want to talk about a brand new QNAP NAS that arrives with familiar hardware inside and outside, that we have seen in newer generation hardware they have revealed for 2019/2020 (such as the QGD-1600P Guardian, the TS-451D and TS-x53D series, to combine them into […]

Asustor NAS – How to Create, Manage and Deploy a Windows 10 Virtual Machine

How to Setup a Virtual Machine on your Asustor NAS Drive Regardless of wherever you are in the world right now, the virtues of conducting your business operations remotely, as well as ensuring the security and dependency of your assets (physical or digital) have never been more relevant. Perhaps you are considering shifting a % […]

How to Install Kodi v19 Matrix on your QNAP NAS

Install KODI v.19 Matrix on your QNAP NAS Buying a NAS Drive for use as a Kodi Media Centre is pretty common these days and something that alot of people have done in the past to huge success. With access to your own privately owned multimedia, the ability to share that media with friends and […]

Synology NAS Memory Upgrade Guide – 2020/2021 Edition

Everything you need to know about Upgrading Synology NAS Memory If you have purchased a new NAS Drive in the last few months, then chances are that you would use it tot he best if it’s abilities increasing the memory to the maximum in order to run more apps and allow more users to access […]

FREE Synology VPN Licences! How to Access a Synology Site-to-Site VPN

What is Synology VPN Plus and Why are Free Licenses a Good Thing? In response to the ongoing COVID-19 pandemic, many businesses have adopted work from home policies. Synology’s wireless routers feature powerful VPN server capabilities that enable businesses to quickly facilitate a remote workforce. Starting from April 6, Synology VPN Plus licenses will become […]

Synology DS120j vs DS119j NAS Drive

The New DS120j or the Old DS119j? Which Budget NAS deserves your data? With Network Attached Storage (NAS) being so popular these days, it is completely understandable that in order for everyone to buy one, some more affordable NAS solutions need to be developed. As much as you want a NAS that can do EVERYTHING, it […]