WD Red 12TB WD120EFAX NAS Hard Drives Released

WD Red 12TB WD120EFAX Hard Drive – Worth your Data? Now with Hard Drives for NAS available in up to 12TB, the WD Red series offers a wide array of solutions for customers looking to build a high performing NAS storage solution. WD Red drives are built for up to 8-bay NAS systems and pack […]

Synology Moments Vs QNAP QuMagie – Photo Recognition for NAS

Synology Moments Vs QNAP QuMagie Photo Applications for NAS One of the most popular reasons these days for purchasing a network attached storage device is to have some of the thousands of photos that they have captured personally or professionally in the last few decades stored neatly and safely. Smartphones have had cameras now for […]

QNAP and QuMagie Released in Beta – The EARLY Review

The Must-Have QuMagie Photo Recognition App from QNAP NAS is Available Ever since I first mentioned the QNAP QuMagie photo recognition software last year, I have been dying to get my hands on this impressive photo cataloguing application. As you may know, there are already features several applications that are designed to help you collect, […]

Synology DS419slim NAS Drive Specifications and Data Sheet

Full Hardware and Software Specifications of the Synology DS419slim NAS Released Meet Synology ultra-compact DiskStation DS419slim, a personal cloud that provides a comprehensive smart home solution. The versatile packages that come with Synology DiskStation Manager (DSM) can not only simplify file management but also stream multimedia content smoothly. DS419slim delivers file sharing capabilities across multiple […]

QNAP AfoBot II at Computex 2019

What is AfoBot II from QNAP and IEI? After previously unveiling their new QNAP AfoBot in late 2017/18, giving us a full preview at CeBit last year, QNAP has once again been showcasing their new personal robot and assistant at this year’s Computex 2019. Designed to provide a smart artificial assistant and the follow up […]

TerraMaster NAS at Computex 2019 – What They Are Planning for 2019/2020

TerraMaster NAS at the Computex 2019 Show I talk about ALOT of NAS brands here on the blog and YouTube, however very few have displayed the incredible evolution speed of TerraMaster. In the last 2-3 years I have seen then accelerate their hardware and software platform (TOS) at a speed that vastly outweighs that of […]

QNAP Drive Analyzer with ULINK – Expecting the Unexpected

QNAP, ULINK and the Drive Analyzer When it comes to ensuring the safety net of the hard drives on your NAS, most users fall back on the old, tested and reliable method of Redundant Array of Independent Disks (RAID), in order to have a system that in most cases will ensure that if a HDD […]

New Affordable QNAP QSW-308-1C and QSW-303S 10Gbe Switch for 2019/20

New QNAP QSW-308-1C and QSW-303S Affordable 10Gbe Switch Supporting RJ45 and SFP+ In our continued coverage of Computex, we have spent an inordinate amount of time with the guys at QNAP. Their stand currently features an impressive mix of heavy hitters that either made their appearance at CES 2019 or are already available to home […]

Synology FS6400 FlashStation NAS Unveiled in Taipei

Brand New FS6400 SSD Based NAS Drive from Synology Uncovered The new tech being revealed here in Taipei continues from Synology. Next, up in our continued coverage of new NAS server for later in 2019, we have the brand new Flashstation FS6400 Rackmount NAS for enterprise-class users who want some of the fastest internal and […]

DS620slim NAS Drive from Synology Coming in 2019

Brand New DS620slim NAS Drive from Synology Uncovered Arriving later in 2019, the brand new Synology DS620slim has been revealed at Taipei in the Synology Solution Exhibition and though we were already informed of a few of the up and coming units in advance (a rare thing from Synology), it is still great to know […]

The UC3200 RackStation NAS from Synology Finally Revealed

Brand New UC3200 NAS Drive from Synology Fully Uncovered If you are a business owner, enterprise file hosting platform, surveillance NVR user or just generally someone whose infrastructure cannot withstand even minor disconnection (even down to the minute), then the UC3200 Rackstation NAS from Synology (First revealed late last year as the UC300) is definitely […]

NEW Synology E10M20 NVMe and 10Gbe Eabled PCIe Card Revealed

Brand New E10M20 10G and NVMe SSD Card from Synology Uncovered Good news for those looking to find out about brand new network attached storage upgrades from the guys at Synology, we are at the Synology Solution Exhibition in Taiwan and are being treated to find out what the company has in store for the […]

Brand New Synology DVA3219 NAS Drive on Show

Brand New DVA3219 NAS Drive from Synology Uncovered Whether you know it as the DS1419dva or the DVA3219, the brand new Synology Surveillance NAS is now fully confirmed and now with much, much more information on the specifications and capabilities of the new AI-powered and deep video analysis NAS based NVR. When we first mentioned […]

The New Synology DS419slim NAS Revealed

A New 2.5” Synology NAS Revealed – The DS419slim 4-Bay Of all the NAS drives that have been revealed at the Synology Solutions Exhibition in Taipei, the one that left me the most puzzled was the newly revealed DS419slim 2.5” NAS 4-Bay NAS. For those that subscribe to this blog (thank you btw) or for […]

Asustor Nimbustor 2 & 4 Hands on at Computex 2019 – AS5202T And AS5304T

The Asustor Nimbustor NAS Fully Revealed at Computex 2019 In our continued coverage of Computex, we have spent an inordinate amount of time with the guys at Asustor. Their stand currently features an impressive mix of heavy hitters that either made their appearance at events earlier in 2019 or are already available to home and […]

Brand New TerraMaster F5-422 Intel Powered 10Gbe NAS at Computex 2019

The TerraMaster F5-422 5-Bay NAS for Affordable 4K Media, Plex and 10Gbe Before we discuss the TerraMaster F5-422 NAS, let’s take a moment to talk about the brand in question. With the Home and Business NAS industry being split into three distinct classes, it is very easy to pigeon hole some brands into the wrong […]

QNAP Guardian QGD-1600P PoE NAS Switch – BIG Update from Computex 2019

New QNAP Guardian QGD-1600P NAS+Switch Server on Show at Computex 2019 The cool new tech continues to be revealed at Computex 2019 in Taipei and over at the QNAP stand we have learnt about another brand new device – the Guardian QGD-1600P NAS Server. Aimed at SMB (small business) and home users who are looking […]

Seagate 16TB Ironwolf and Ironwolf Pro NAS Hard Drives Revealed

Seagate 16TB Ironwolf and Ironwolf Pro NAS Drives Revealed – ST16000NE000 and ST16000VN001 Good news for those looking maximum storage in both small and large NAS drive enclosures, with the announcement that the Seagate Ironwolf NAS hard drive series is going to be available in a staggering 16 Terabyte capacity hard disk. It has long […]

Using SSD Trim on a Synology NAS

SSD Trim and Synology NAS In the last couple of years, solid state drives have increasingly gained popularity. It is also probable that you have read or at least heard someone else talking about how fast an SSD (Solid State Drive) is compared to traditional hard drives. If you are already using one or you […]

Synology DS119j NAS Vs QNAP TS-128A NAS Comparison

Synology DS119j vs QNAP TS-128A Budget NAS Comparison When it comes to buying your first NAS Drive, you would be forgiven for wanting to save a few quid. Alongside big and expensive NAS that promises insanely high performance, hidden there in the background are a number of much more, admittedly lower powered, budget-friendly NAS servers […]