Top 3 NAS for Music Lovers in 2018

Best NAS for Audio in 2018 It is becoming increasingly popular for audiophiles and music lovers around the world to store their archive of MP3, MP4, WMV and other, more complex media types on a network attached storage drive. Features and support of things such as DLNA and smartphone compatibility mean that storing your media […]

Plex QNAP NAS Guide 2019

What is the Best QNAP NAS for a Plex Media Server? Plex has fast become the most popular media server software for home users in 2019. With a slick user interface, smart organization, relevant media images and descriptions sourced from many online sources applied automatically and clever show recommendations and watched records, it is easy […]

Plex Synology NAS Guide 2019

What is the Best Synology NAS for a Plex Media Server? Plex has fast become the most popular media server software for home users in 2019. With a slick user interface, smart organization, relevant media images and descriptions sourced from many online sources applied automatically and clever show recommendations and watched records, it is easy […]

Top 3 Surveillance NAS of 2018

Best Surveillance NAS to Buy in 2018 The popularity of using a NAS drive for surveillance purposes has really grown over the last 12 months. Perhaps it is the fact it lets users maximise their investment in a network attached storage device beyond that of backups and streaming media, or maybe it’s the fact that […]

Best NAS for Virtual Machines in 2018

Best NAS for VMs to Buy in 2018 A virtual machine should be almost identical to that of its physical counterpart when it comes to day to day use. The idea of using a NAS drive as a means of creating a virtual computer that can be accessed via the network or the internet is […]

Best Multimedia NAS of 2018

Best NAS for Multimedia to Buy in 2018 One of the most popular uses for a NAS drive in 2018 continues to be for multimedia. Whether it is 4K and 1080p movies, smooth playback of albums and playlists, or easy cataloguing and viewing of last photo albums, a NAS drive is a great way of […]

Best Video Editing NAS to Buy of 2018

Best NAS for Video Editing 4K and 1080p of 2018 Digital media has reached a point in 2018 where file size is truly staggering. 1080p and 4K Media arriving at hundreds or indeed thousands of gigabytes over time are just the start of it. With 5k monitors becoming increasingly available, plus dynamic range and depth […]

Top 3 NAS for Photo Editing of 2018

Best NAS Drive for Photo Editing to Buy 2018 Now that almost all photo video editing is done with digital cameras of varying degrees of quality, safe and reliable data storage has never been more important. Back when photos were only a handful of megabytes in size, it was easy to just back up and […]

Top 3 10Gbe NAS to Buy in 2018

Best 10Gbe Enabled NAS to Buy in 2018 The importance of 10-gigabit ethernet (10Gbe) in 2018 cannot be understated. With advances in affordability and the utility of this kind of hardware, many users are now making the jump into this faster more efficient means of improving their workflow. Not so long ago, most companies/businesses that […]

Best NAS for Music Lovers to Buy of 2018

Best NAS for Music in 2018 It is becoming increasingly popular for audiophiles and music lovers around the world to store their archive of MP3, MP4, WMV and other, more complex media types on a network attached storage drive. Features and support of things such as DLNA and smartphone compatibility mean that storing your media […]

Top 3 Surveillance NAS to Buy of 2018

Best Surveillance NAS to Buy in 2018 The popularity of using a NAS drive for surveillance purposes has really grown over the last 12 months. Perhaps it is the fact it lets users maximise their investment in 2018 in a network attached storage device beyond that of backups and streaming media, or maybe it’s the […]

Top 3 Virtual Machine NAS for 2018

Best NAS for VMs to Buy of 2018 A virtual machine should be almost identical to that of its physical counterpart when it comes to day to day use. The idea of using a NAS drive as a means of creating a virtual computer that can be accessed via the network or the internet is […]

Best 1080p and 4K Multimedia NAS 2018

Best NAS for Multimedia to Buy during 2018 One of the most popular uses for a NAS drive in 2018 continues to be for multimedia. Whether it is 4K and 1080p movies, smooth playback of albums and playlists, or easy cataloguing and viewing of last photo albums, a NAS drive is a great way of […]

NAS Buyers Guide – Synology, QNAP, Asustor, Thecus, Drobo and Netgear

A Guide to Choosing the Right NAS Choosing the right NAS for your needs is not always as easy as you would like. Often when purchasing your first NAS server, most of the decisions you make will be based on your understanding of home computers PCs and laptops. However, though a NAS server very similar […]

Synology NAS and Everything you can do – Part 6

The Synology Mobile Apps for iOS, Android and Windows Mobile Explained As Internet access grows popular on mobile devices, Synology provides you with several creative alternatives to communicate with your Synology NAS using iOS/Android, Windows Phone, or other mobile devices. Manage DSM Settings with DSM mobile. The Synology Mobile Applications for Android, iOS and Windows […]

Synology NAS and Everything you can do – Part 5

Best Ways to Backup over the Network on your Synology NAS Synology offers comprehensive backup solutions for your computer and Synology NAS, allowing you to back up data on your computer to Synology NAS. If you are a user belonging to the administrator’s group, you can also back up the Synology NAS data with local […]

Synology NAS and Everything you can do – Part 4

All the ways to Access the files on your Synology NAS When you have set up users or groups with proper access privileges to the shared folders, they can share their files with your Synology NAS from anywhere. This chapter explains the ways to access the Synology NAS shared folders within the local network or […]

Synology NAS and Everything you can do – Part 3

How to Accessing your Synology NAS Anywhere You can connect to your Synology NAS over the Internet, allowing its services to be accessible from anywhere and anytime. This part of the NASCompares Synology guide explains the basics regarding using the Synology EZ-Internet wizard, advanced port forwarding functions, and DDNS hostname registration to connect your Synology […]

Synology NAS and Everything you can do – Part 2

Perfect Setup for your Storage Space, Volumes and RAID Before taking advantage of the various features of your Synology NAS, you need to set up at least one storage space. This chapter explains how Storage Manager can help you manage different types of RAID and non-RAID storage spaces such as storage pools and volumes, as […]

Synology NAS and Everything you can do – Part 1

Things you can do with a Synology NAS and DSM 6.2 Congratulations on your purchase of Synology NAS. Synology NAS is a multi-functional Network-Attached Storage server, serving as a file-sharing center within your Intranet. Moreover, it is specially designed for a variety of purposes, allowing you to perform the following tasks with the web-based Synology […]