Best NAS Drive on a Budget

Choosing the Best NAS Drive for Home on a Budget Let’s get straight to the point. There are a whole bunch of options for you, but the budget you have in mind will make it a little tough, as although you require a moderately capable CPU, your budget means taht you need to make economies […]

Best Home NAS for $500

Best NAS Drive for Home and Family I have gone through tons of your WD / QNAP / Synology videos and I still have no idea what the best option is for me. Your videos are extremely helpfull and detailed, but I am brand new to all of this. Based on what I have heard […]

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 […]

Synology SA3200D Active-Passive 12-Bay RackStation NAS

Intelligent and Safe SA3200D RackMount NAS from Synology 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 SA3200D Rackstation NAS from Synology is definitely a device that has a lot that could […]

Synology HD6400 60-Bay Monster NAS 4U Rackmount

HUGE 60-Bay HA6400 RackMount NAS from Synology Revealed At the risk of being controversial, I would say that Synology is a brand that trades on its software reputation more than it’s hardware. That is not to say that they have not created some fine ANS hardware over the years (first commercial NAS brand to include […]

New Synology DS120j 1-Bay Server Revealed for 2019/2020

The DS120J Super-Budget NAS from Synology is Revealed Good news for those looking to make their first steps into the world of NAS storage with Synology having revealed the new DS120j NAS Drive, a 1-Bay server that supports the very latest and largest Hard Drives (such as the Seagate Ironwolf 14/16TB Ironwolf NAS drives) and […]

Synology RS1220+ NAS Server for 2019 for Home and Business Users

Brand New RS1220+ NAS Drive from Synology Uncovered There has been yet another new release revealed from the top tier NAS brand, Synology, at their latest event to promote both the 2020 range and almost 20years of providing NAS solutions. Today I want to tell you guys about the Synology RS1220+ NAS for home and […]

Exciting NEW Synology DS1620xs NAS Drive Revealed

Brand New DS1620xs NAS Drive from Synology – BEST NAS EVER! The Synology 2020 Launch Exhibition is still happening here and I am pleased to confirm ANOTHER new NAS for 2019/2020. Is the Synology DS1620xs NAS server what you have been waiting for? I will admit, that is pretty unlikely, it is still remarkably new […]

Synology DS420J Budget NAS Revealed

Synology Reveal the DS420J Cost-Effective 4-Bay Diskstation Another new piece of kit revealed at the Synology 2020 launch event and this time it is the affordable Synology DS420J 4-Bay NAS. This cost-effective NAS drive is the follow up to the DS418j released back in Q3 of 2017. Featuring a new CPU, but a familiar chassis. […]

Synology Photos for NAS Revealed

Synology Combine Photo Station and Moments – Synology Photos With the Synology 2020 worldwide reveal started, where we can learn about what is coming in hardware and software from the big name in NAS, today I want to focus on a something that is both new and old at the same time. For those that […]

Synology DVA3219 Deep Learning AI Powered Surveillance NAS – Specifications and DataSheet

FULL Specifications of the New Synology DVA3219 Surveillance NAS Drive Good news for those who have been waiting for the new Synology Surveillance NAS drive (Formally the DS1419dva, now branded the DVA3219) as it is looking closer to release. Below is HUGE information blow out on the device, it’s support of DSM alongside Surveillance Station […]

Synology FS6400 FlashStation NAS Price, Specifications and Details

Synology FS6400 FlashStation NAS Specifications, Cost and Abilities Revealed FlashStation FS6400 is a highly reliable and ultra-high performance all-flash server for I/O-intensive and latency sensitive applications, such as multimedia post-production, virtual machines, online transaction processing, or databases. FS6400 is backed by Synology’s 5-year limited warranty. Arriving at around £9,500 ex.VAT from SPAN.COM, the FS6400 FlashStation […]

Synology 10Gbe NAS vs QNAP Thunderbolt 2/3 NAS

Thunderbolt QNAP or 10Gbe Synology – Choosing the Right NAS for you The appeal of network attached storage (NAS) cannot be overstated for photo and video editors in 2019. Content creators, ranging from bedroom business entrepreneurs to high-end studio broadcasters create so many gigabytes and terabytes every day, that it is inevitable that a robust, […]

Budget 2.5Gbe PCIe NIC Upgrade Card Test

Where to find the Budget 2.5Gbe PCIe NIC Card for NAS and PCs With this PCIe Card, you can add a 10/100/1000/25000 Mbps Ethernet port to any PC through a PCIe slot.Fits any PCI Express x1, x2, x4, x8 or x16 socket; additional 8cm low-profile bracket provides the option for installation in small size HTPC […]

Synology DS218+ vs QNAP TS-251B NAS – Value NAS Comparison

Choosing the Right 4K Affordable NAS – DS218+ Vs TS-251B? Back in September 2017, Synology (currently regarded as one the top NAS brands) decided to release almost their entire desktop diskstation NAS series at once. Understandable this caused a great deal of confusion for many NAS buyers as suddenly they were no longer choosing between […]

Synology NAS and Teamviewer Beta Guide

New TeamViewer Application App for Synology NAS Test TeamViewer is a remarkably well known and well-established tool for those that are looking to access a PC, Mac, portable device or really any supported computer system remotely. Remote access and remote control of computer hardware is not a new thing and has in fact been around […]

Synology Drive Client 2.0 Beta – Early Review

Smart Synchronization with Synology Drive Client 2.0 for Windows 10 The Synology Drive application has evolved remarkably fast since its initial preview back in 2017. Moving fast from a pre-release beta application, all the way through to an established Synology primary app for DSM, Desktop Client and mobile app, Drive has become one of the […]

ioSafe 1019 Fireproof and Flood Proof NAS Revealed

New and More Powerful ioSafe 1019+ NAS Released The ioSafe 1019+ is a fire- and waterproof network attached storage (NAS) device engineered to protect your work and ensure business continuity. The 1019+ is a backup system, a disaster recovery plan, and a robust collaboration tool all-in-one. Powered by Synology’s DiskStation Manager operating system, the 1019+ […]

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 […]

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 […]