NAS Virtual Machine Images – Where to Download them for FREE

Deploying a Virtual Machines on your NAS – Where to Download FREE VMs A network-attached storage (NAS) device can do ALOT of thing! Whether you purchased your NAS system for backups, for media, for surveillance or more, chances are that you likely use your NAS system for 1-2 main tasks. Because the technology has evolved […]

Brand New Synology DS1621+ NAS Drive Revealed – Ryzen Powered!

The New Synology DS1621+ NAS Drive for 2020 Yes, the DS1621+ NAS is coming! Hot on the heels of the Synology DS1621XS+ NAS (released in early September 2020), we today want to discuss a new Synology 6-Bay NAS that has been revealed, the Synology DS1621+ NAS is a device that a lot of users have […]

QNAP QXP-T32P Thunderbolt 3 PCIe Upgrade Card for NAS Revealed

QNAP FINALLY Release a Thunderbolt 3 PCIe Upgrade Card for NAS – The QXP-T32P Well, it took a while (almost 5 years in fact) but we can finally confirm that QNAP is going to release a Thunderbolt3 PCIe Upgrade card for NAS, in the form of the brand new QXP-T32P! QNAP has been in the […]

The TVS-h1288X and TVS-h1688X – Brand New POWERHOUSE QNAP Desktop NAS

The New QNAP TVS-h1288X and TVS-h1688X Tower NAS Revealed Good news for those that are looking for some hardcore, future-proof network-attached storage (NAS) solution in 2021 – QNAP have revealed a new 8-Bay and 12-Bay storage solution (technically 12 and 16 Bay) that are two of the most powerful and hardware-equipped pieces of tech the […]

QNAP QXP-W6-AX200 WiFi 6 Card Review

Should You Buy the QNAP QXP-W6-AX200 WiFi 6 Upgrade Card It took a long time, but I think the hardware development sectors and industry, in general, have all got behind the idea of WiFi 6 (aka 802.11ax or WiFiAX). Traditional WiFi as we know it has been around for quite a while, with practically all […]

Brand New QNAP TS-h2490FU 24-Bay NVMe U.2 Rackmount NAS with 25Gbe Revealed

The QNAP TS-h2490FU Rackmount NVMe Equipped Flash Server – Fast just got FASTER! Despite the fact that NAS technology is very much on the top of its game in 2020/2021, is has to be said that the developments in top tier fast media as still not being fully used in NAS server environments. HDDs are […]

Synology DS1621xs+ NAS Plex 4K, 1080p and 720p Tests (H.264 & HEVC)

Transcoding 4K Media on the DS1621xs+ 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, […]

New QNAP QHora-301W WiFi 6 10Gbe Router Revealed

Brand New Wi-Fi 6 and 10Gbe Enabled QHora-301W Router from QNAP In the last 2 years, we have seen QNAP develop as a brand that was 100% associated with network-attached storage NAS, into a brand with an incredible range of network hardware and software for both home and business use. It isn’t a huge surprise […]

Synology DS1621xs+ NAS – Should You Buy It?

The Synology DS1621xs+ NAS – 5 Reasons You Should Buy It, And 5 Reasons You Shouldn’t The brand new Synology DS1621xs+ was recently revealed and although it is not the only new NAS from the big brand in 2020, it is certainly the one that many have been waiting for the longest. Originally revealed towards […]

Synology DS1621xs+ NAS Review

Synology DS1621xs+ NAS Drive Review To say that I have looked at a lot of different devices over the years would be a fantastic understatement. Nevertheless, when I finally got my hands on the new Synology DS1621xs+ NAS drive, I have to admit I was excited. For those of you that have followed the Synology […]

Synology DS1520+ NAS Hardware Review

Synology DS1520+ NAS Review – Does It Deserve Your Data? Of all the brands that you can choose in network-attached storage, few have managed to crack both the home and business market with the same design and apple-like finesse of Synology. It happens in all areas of technology, a new kind of thing arrives and […]

Reolink C2 Pro IP Camera Review

Does the Reolink C2 Pro NAS Compatible IP Camera Deserve Your Data? One of the most popular reasons for many users to finally take the plunge and buy a NAS drive in 2019 is surveillance. Whether you are in an office that requires monitoring of your assets for insurance and security, or simply a home […]

Terramaster F4-422 Review – An Affordable 10Gbe 4-Bay

Reviewing the TerraMaster F4-422 4-Bay NAS with 10Gbe Of all the brands that I discuss here on the blog, one that always seems to surprise me is TerraMaster. On the surface, they are a fairly standard NAS brand that, though lacking the wide commercial notoriety of a brand like Synology, still produce a remarkably impressive […]

Synology DS1520+ vs DS1019+ NAS Comparison

Synology DS1520+ vs DS1019+ NAS – Which Should You Buy? When it comes to buying a robust desktop NAS solution for a professional consumer or small business, Synology has always ranked pretty high in terms of popularity. Providing a well-defined portfolio of solutions that tailor towards different priorities, be they power, storage or efficiency, you […]

QNAP TS-231P3 NAS Hardware Review

The QNAP TS-231P3 2-Bay NAS Hardware Review Over the last 3 years or so we have seen an abundance of plus Gigabit solutions (NAS, Switches, Cards, Adapters and more) be released by QNAP and this has given them an incredibly diverse portfolio of solutions to cater to differing budgets and bespoke requirements. Although there are […]

Synology DS1520+ vs DS920+ NAS Drive Comparison

Synology DS1520+ vs DS920+ NAS – Which Should You Buy? The Synology 2020 series is a range that went from relative obscurity to practically being almost entirely fleshed out in less than 3 months. Featuring an enormous range of desktop NAS solutions, mid-range rackmounts and PCIe upgrade cards, they have improved a number of the […]

Asustor Lockerstor 2 AS6602T NAS – Hardware Review

Asustor AS6602T Lockerstor 2 NAS Hardware Review – Worth Your Data? I fell like I have said this about four times this year – but today I want to talk about the most impressively hardware equipped 2-Bay solution of 2020, the lockerstor2 AS6602T! Yes, there has been an absolute flurry of new hardware releases from […]

Synology DS1520+ NAS – Should You Buy It?

Why Should You Buy the New Synology DS1520+ 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, affordable and Powerful 5-Bay solution. The recently revealed Synology DS1520+ NAS is a reimagining of the popular 5-bay plus series from the […]

Syonolgy DS1621+ NAS Uncovered

Small Hint Points at Synology DS1621+ NAS If you are one of the many people who have been looking for a brand new Intel-powered mid-range 6-Bay NAS from the guys at Synology, your wait may well be over. Along with the reveal of the soon to be released Synology DS1621xs+ later in 2020, we are […]

QNAP TS-451D2 NAS 4-Bay Revealed

Brand New QNAP TS-451D2 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 2020/2021 to combine them into a new and attractive NAS drive for this summer. The new […]