Alpha Release of Plex Media Server for DS118, DS218, DS218play, DS418 and DS418j NAS

FINALLY – Plex for Synology DS118, DS218, DS218play, DS418 and DS418j NAS Good news for anyone who wants to purchase, or has already purchased the Synology, DS118, DS218, DS218play, DS418 and DS418j NAS in the hopes of using it as a Plex Media Server. Up until recently, Plex was not available on these platforms, as […]

Synology DS218+ Review

Reviewing Diskstation DS218+ Synology DS218+        Top Speed: 113 MB/s  IOPS: 4763.35 Noise: 19.3 dB(A) Power: 17.23W / 5.4W   PROS CONS Excellent choice of Apps. Support Plex Copy button Video transcoding Plex Transcoding Hot-Swap trays  Low-power Mode Low Noise DLNA Compliant Facial recognition Expandable RAM upgradable Only one Ethernet port Expensive with HDDs Dual drive RAID […]

Synology DS918+ Review

Reviewing Diskstation DS918+ Synology DS918+        Top Speed: 113 MB/s  IOPS: 8763.35 Noise: 19.3 dB(A) Power: 17.23W / 5.4W   PROS CONS Excellent choice of Apps. Support Plex Copy button Video transcoding Plex Transcoding Hot-Swap trays  Low-power Mode Low Noise DLNA Compliant Facial recognition Expandable RAM upgradable Only one Ethernet port Expensive with HDDs Dual drive RAID […]

Plex on DS118, DS218play, DS418 and DS418j – Realtek RTD1296 issue

Cannot find the Plex App on your Synology NAS? Here is why It has reached our attention (thanks to J Westwood, UK) that Plex is currently not supported on the Synology DS118, DS218play, DS418 and DS418j NAS. This is down to these NAS Server devices using the new Realtek RTD1296 and RTD1293 CPU in their design.  […]

The Synology DS218+ 2-Bay Diskstation NAS Server – Specs And Details Revealed

What are the Specs of the Synology DS218+ 2-Bay NAS Server?  The first question on everyone’s lips of course is the Specifications of the Synology DS218+ NAS. Much like the release of the DS216+ back in late 2015, the CPU and Memory, though not too modest, are comparable to the flagship 2-Bay – only in Dual […]

The Brand New Synology DS218+ Diskstation NAS has been Uncovered

The Synology DS218+ Diskstation 2-Bay NAS has been revealed for 2018 It has taken a while but things have begun to hot up with the guys at Synology and their popular Diskstation series for home and SMB. For the bulk of 2017 so far, we have seen a large number of Enterprise units be revealed and […]