QNAP QGD-1600P Guardian Switch Software

QNAP QGD-1600P Guardian Switch Software The Newly released QNAP QGD-1600P PoE Switch and NAS system is a fantastically unique product and one that we have spoken here on the channel about for the last 6 months or so. Although only very recently released, this new and exciting kind of server is one of the very […]

Choosing Between QNAP and Asustor for HDMI and Backups

Buying the Right NAS – Asustor or QNAP? I watch a bunch of your videos and read the reviews in this site which helped me a lot as I am new to NAS world. I am looking for a backup solution for my family to backup photos/videos mainly. I am a power user with IT […]

QNAP and Asustor for HDMI and Backups

Buying the Right NAS – Asustor or QNAP? I watch a bunch of your videos and read the reviews in this site which helped me a lot as I am new to NAS world. I am looking for a backup solution for my family to backup photos/videos mainly. I am a power user with IT […]

TerraMaster F5-422 10Gbe NAS Hardware Review

Reviewing the TerraMaster F5-422 5-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 […]

Best NAS for a 4K HDMI Enabled Plex Media Server

Choosing the Best NAS Drive for Streaming Media Locally and the Internet I would like advice on a new NAS, please I use it mainly for TV Shows and films to watch on my Samsung Smart TV. Also to store my music, (through a Soundbar perhaps), books, photos, documents etc I have seen a video […]

Asustor Nimbustor 2 AS5202T NAS Review

Does the New Nimbustor 2 2.5Gbe NAS from Asustor Perform? Why is the Nimbustor 2 NAS such a big deal? Although there are a number of key features that this NAS promises, the biggest shake up Tthat this brings to the table is 2.5Gbe, but why should this be such a point of interest given that […]

Asustor Nimbustor 4 NAS Hardware Review

Does the New 2.5Gbe Nimbustor 4 NAS from Asustor Perform? As long as I have been in the NAS industry, I can say with confidence that there has been one single constant – gigabit ethernet (1Gbe) via copper (RJ45) has been present on every single device up to this point. From small little DLNA media […]

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 […]

New Asustor AS7108T, AS6508T, AS7110T and AS6510T NAS Announced

Brand New Asustor AS7108T, AS6508T, AS7110T and AS6510T NAS Of all the NAS brands that will be present at Computex 2019 at the end of May, none have been so quick to promote their new range of devices than Asustor. Hot on the heels of the announcement of the new Intel-powered 2 and 4-Bay NAS […]

New Asustor AS5202T and AS5304T NAS Announced

Brand New AS5202T 2-Bay and AS5304T 4-Bay NAS from Asustor Great news for those that are looking for their brand new powerful NAS purchase in 2019 – Asustor has been announcing a host of brand new NAS drives to be fully unveiled at Computex 2019. Asustor NAS is a brand that has featured often here […]

Upgrade from Seagate Cloud to Synology or QNAP NAS

Upgrading from Seagate NAS to Synology or QNAP I’m looking for replacement of my old (6+ years) Seagate Home network drive. Some of the features that I’m looking in the new NAS: Storage redundancy RAID 1 (don’t need more than 2 disks) Backup both Mac/PC Photos backup for phones (to replace google or Amazon) Sharable […]

Upgrading to a QNAP or Synology NAS after a Seagate Home NAS

Upgrading from Seagate NAS to Synology or QNAP I’m looking for replacement of my old (6+ years) Seagate Home network drive. Some of the features that I’m looking in the new NAS: Storage redundancy RAID 1 (don’t need more than 2 disks) Backup both Mac/PC Photos backup for phones (to replace google or Amazon) Sharable […]

Best NAS for HDMI, Lots of Storage, Plex and Music

Choosing the Best NAS Drive for Streaming Media Locally and the Internet I would like advice on a new NAS, please I use it mainly for TV Shows and films to watch on my Samsung Smart TV. Also to store my music, (through a Soundbar perhaps), books, photos, documents etc I have seen a video […]

Can you Populate a Synology 4-Bay NAS with 1 or 2 Disks?

Populating a 4-Bay NAS with a single Hard drive Hi, I’m thinking about getting 4 bay DS418. I also want to get 4tb and higher disks but because of the price, I was wondering if I can just start with only 2 disks and add more disks later? Which brand nas disk do you recommend? […]

Unboxing the QNAP TBS-453DX NASBook – 10Gbe, HDMI 2.0a, 4 SSD Bays and more

Is the QNAP TBS-453DX NAS Wierd or Wonderful? Of all the devices that QNAP previewed last year, there was one that I distinctly remember being very confused by. Alongside a plethora of powerful 10Gbe and Thunderbolt 3 solutions, nestled in between them all was a rather understated SSD optimised NAS. This follow up to an older […]

QNAP TBS-453DX NASBook Review

Is the QNAP TBS-453DX NAS Wierd or Wonderful? Of all the devices that QNAP previewed last year, there was one that I distinctly remember being very confused by. Alongside a plethora of powerful 10Gbe and Thunderbolt 3 solutions, nestled in between them all was a rather understated SSD optimised NAS. This follow up to an older […]

QNAP TBS-453DX Full Details Revealed

New Portable QNAP 10Gbe SSD NAS Specs Revealed The compact, near-silent, and versatile TBS-453DX M.2 SSD NASbook is ideal for office meetings and multimedia applications. With CacheMount, you can map multiple cloud storages and enable caching to work with online files as fast as the files stored on your TBS-453DX, providing an amazing hybrid-cloud experience […]

QNAP versus Asustor NAS

QNAP or Asustor NAS – Which should you buy? When buying your first in NAS server device, it can be awfully confusing choosing the right brand for you. Key factors that people consider are hardware, software, cost, reliability, support and reputation. Many NAS users who are buying their second NAS have all too often made […]

Kodi v18 for QNAP NAS – Installation Guide

Kodi v18 for QNAP NAS For a number of years now, Kodi has become a rather controversial application. At one point it seemed to be the single most popular application for those wanting a single multimedia access tool for photos, videos, music and streaming online. However, it was that last one that caused the biggest […]

QNAP HS-453DX Silent NAS Unboxing

Does the QNAP HS-453DX Silent NAS live up to the Hype? 2018 has been an incredible year for network attached storage. We have seen some truly groundbreaking pieces of technology come from QNAP throughout the year and none more so than the newest silent NAS that was originally uncovered way back in the spring. Finally, […]