Synology HAT5300 vs WD Red Pro – NAS Drive Comparison

Choosing Between Synology HAT5300 and WD Red Pro NAS Hard Drives When it comes to populating your NAS system with hard drives, it has long been established that for a 24/7 system, you need hard drives that not only perform but also endure. Recently, Synology released their new range of NAS hard drives that are […]

Synology RS3621XS+, RS4021XS+ and RS3621RPxs Specifications Revealed

Brand New Rackstation NAS – FULL RS3621xs+, RS3621RPxs and RS4021xs+ Specifications Revealed Good news for those looking at purchasing a new generation rackmount NAS from Synology, with the news that their 2017 generation XS rackstation series has been replaced with a new 2021 range, resulting in the new RS3621xs+, RS4021xs+ and RS3621RPxs Rackstation NAS. These […]

Synology HAT5300 Hard Drives for NAS – FULL Specifications Confirmed

The Synology HAT5300 Hard Drives for NAS Officially Launched Well, it’s official – Synology has launched themselves into the NAS storage media industry with the release of their HAT5300 range of HDDs. In a move that might not have surprised a huge number of people (given their progression into the server industry), arguably the biggest […]

Google Photos/Drive to QNAP NAS – Idiots Guide To Moving Your Data

A Guide to Moving your Photos and Drive Data to QNAP NAS Today I want to show you guys how to make the switch from your Google Photos and/or Google Drive account and onto a QNAP NAS. Whether you are looking into migrating your data from the cloud to a private server because of safety, […]

New Synology NAS – RS2821RP+, RS2421RP+, SA6500 & FS6600N Uncovered

The RS2821RP+, RS2421RP+, SA6500 & FS6600N – Even More New Synology Rackstation and FlashStation Revealed It really is a busy season for Synology Rackmount solutions! The first part of the year has always been heavily slanted towards business hardware in the server industry and year on year, this has always been when Synology unveil their […]

QNAP TVS-h1288X NAS Plex 10bit 4K, 1080p and 720p Tests (H.264 & HEVC)

Transcoding 4K Media on the TVS-h1288X NAS Plex Media Server Smooth playback of high-end media on a NAS is always something that you cannot really cheap-out on. if you are investing in a new NAS system and are looking for a solution that will last for a good few years alongside your TV/Sound system, then […]

Synology DS720+ vs DS220+ NAS Drive Comparison

Comparing the Synology DS720+ vs the DS220+ NAS Drive Synology is still regarded as one of the most popular brands in the world of network-attached storage (NAS), with a clearly defined portfolio that accommodates home and business user needs accordingly, as well as all supporting the award-winning and remarkably easy to use Diskstation Manager (DSM) […]

How To Switch from Google Photos and Drive to Synology NAS – A Step By Step Guide

A Guide to Moving your Photos and Drive Data to Synology NAS Today I want to show you guys how to make the switch from your Google Photos and/or Google Drive account and onto a Synology NAS. Whether you are looking into migrating your data from the cloud to a private server because of safety, […]

Synology RS1221+ NAS – Should You Buy It?

Why Should You Buy the New Synology RS1221+ NAS? As many of you are no doubt aware, there is a brand new Synology solution available to buy for those looking at a robust, compact, yet fully-featured rackmount 8-Bay solution. The recently released Synology RS1221+ NAS is a reinvention of the popular 8 drive RS1219+ from […]

QNAP TVS-h1688X NAS Hardware Review

QNAP TVS-h1688X NAS Review – Ground Breaking or Hardware Overkill? Businesses these days have tough choices to make when it comes to where they should store their data and despite the seemingly impressive specifications on the TVS-h1688X, knowing whether it is suitable for your needs is no small decision. For many, it is ‘hot’ data […]

Synology HAT5300 Hard Drives Uncovered

Indications of Synology Hard Drives Appear with the HAT5300-8T and HAT5300-12T Revealed Come on – it was only going to be a question of time, wasn’t it. The idea of Synology (one of the most popular brands in the world of network-attached storage) expanding their portfolio to include the very hard drives that you install […]

Idiots Guide to Editing Video on a NAS Drive (via 10Gbe or Thunderbolt)

Video Editing over 10Gbe or Thunderbolt with a NAS Drive – The Easy Way Of all the industries that have grown in terms of data storage, video editing and production has got to be one of the largest generators of unique and ever increasingly size data in the world. From wildlife photographers and fashion, to […]

Synology RS3621xs+, RS362RP1xs and RS4021xs+ NAS Coming Soon

Synology RS3621xs+, RS4021xs+ and RS362RP1xs NAS Revealed – a Bit! Update 28/01/21 – Specifications on the RS3621xs+, RS4021xs+ & RS3621RPxs are now confirmed, click below to learn more Good news for those of a business storage frame of mind that take their hardware seriously, Synology will later this month reveal their latest three entries into […]

Synology DS1621+ vs QNAP TS-h973AX NAS – Ryzen NAS Comparison

The Synology DS1621+ vs QNAP TS-h973AX NAS Compared The line between small-medium business (SMB) and prosumers working from home has blurred considerably in 2020, due to the increase in people working from home. Alongside this, the growth in popularity owning your own private server has likewise increased to a point whereby the necessity of spending […]

NAS Buyers Guide 2021 – Get It Right First Time

NAS Brands in 2021 – Which One Should You Choose? Buying your first Network Attached Storage (NAS) device can be a remarkably daunting task! Even for the most technologically knowledgable, a NAS is a very different kind of device than most of the hardware in your environment. At its heart, it is just a computer […]