Unboxing the QNAP TVS-1582TU Rackmount NAS for Premium Thunderbolt 3 and 10GbE Post Production and Video Broadcasting

The Ultimate Best Thunderbolt 3 NAS – The QNAP TVS-1582TU Rackmount NAS It is not easy to say that there is one single powerful network attached storage device, the truly TOP NAS right now. This is largely because this technology it is fairly well established and that new units are released almost monthly by all of […]

XCubeNAS QSAN Thunderbolt and 40Gbe Supported NAS – XN5004T and XN8008T

ANOTHER Brand enters the Thunderbolt 3 NAS Market – QSAN XCube XN5004T and XN8008T Thunderbolt NAS used to be such a rare thing. I remember as little as 2 years ago when the idea of a NAS that supported Thunderbolt as a means of direct attached access for two users, whilst still maintaining network/internet connectivity to […]

Promise Atlas S8+ Thunderbolt 3 NAS for Mac and Windows

Brand New Thunderbolt NAS for 2018 – The Promise Atlas S8+ 8-Bay for Mac Since the release of the QNAP Thunderbolt NAS series 2 years ago, we have seen a growing trend of network attached storage devices being used in photo and video editing post-production. Of course, QNAP really has dominated the market in this field, […]

The QNAP TVS-1582TU finally revealed – The Thunderbolt 3 Rackmount NAS

QNAP have announced the Rackmount Thunderbolt 3 TVS-1582TU NAS for content creators everywhere We have been awaiting a while for it, but finally QNAP today introduced the new TVS-1582TU Rackmount Thunderbolt NAS  which can be installed in a standard 19-inch rack, and other high-speed interface can be fast transmission and backup video, providing mobile audio […]

Thunderbolt 1, 2 and 3 – Frequently Asked Questions about Data Storage

Helping you solve your Problems with Thunderbolt for Mac and Windows Here at SPAN.COM, SPANTV and NASCompares, we get all manner of questions from users trying to make the most of their data storage environment. We truly believe there is no such thing as a small or silly question and encourage users to get in touch […]

The LaCie d2 Thunderbolt 3 USB-C Overview and Preview

Thunderbolt 3 enabled Data Storage for your Mac or Windows System The perfect complement to SSD-based laptops and all-in-one computers, the new d2 Thunderbolt™ 3 massively expands your capacity up to 10TB for professional bandwidth-intensive creative applications. With Thunderbolt 3 and USB 3.1 speeds through the USB-C port, the new LaCie d2 performs perfectly on […]

The QNAP TVS-882ST3 2.5″ SSD and HDD Thunderbolt 3 NAS

Thunderbolt 3 NAS has arrived from the guys at QNAP with the TVS-882ST3  CES 2017 has come around and QNAP NAS did not disappoint! Many, many new QNAP NAS server devices were announced and uncovered, alongside a number of already mentioned units in the pipeline. Today I want to talk to you about the latest […]

Good News! The New Apple MacBook Pro Supports Thunderbolt 3

Good news – Thunderbolt 3 for Mac – 40GB/s for all Thunderbolt 3 has been around for a number of months now and has been causing quite a stir. Connected via the USB Type C port type, it has been a fast luxury that is being enjoyed by Window users almost exclusively – till now! […]

How to expand you Mac or Windows PC with an External PCIe Expansion Box

Think outside the Box with PCIe Expansions  Stepping away from the subject of Storage and Backups, another decision you may have to make will be whether to invest your budget into a high-end Desktop setup or a more fluid, portable operation. Traditionally the problem has always been that portable operations via a Macbook, Laptop or […]