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 […]

BTRFS now Available on the Synology DS218 and DS418

BTRFS Update for the Synology DS418 and DS218 NAS Great news for those that have purchased, or are considering purchasing the cost-effective Synology DS218 2-Bay or DS418 4-Bay NAS, you are now able to use the Synology BTRFS file system. Previously these budget-friendly NAS devices featured the Realtek RTD1296 1.4GHz Quad Core CPU and 2GB […]

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 MR2200ac Mesh Router – Datasheet and Specs Released

New Synology MR2200ac Mesh Router Almost Released The MR2200ac provides a secure and stable network connection, intelligent Mesh Wi-Fi capabilities and professional parental monitoring, along with a number of award-winning Synology Router Managers (SRMs), and additional MR2200ac extended network coverage. The new Mesh Router MR2200ac from Synology NAS brings you comprehensive Wi-Fi coverage in your […]

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 […]

Xpenology – How to Install Synology DSM on your Custom Built NAS

Synology Software on a Custom Built NAS The appeal of building your own Network attached storage device (NAS) rather than buy a pre-built unit from a top-tier brand like Synology can be very tempting. The hardware using in the majority of Synology NAS devices is pretty low when compared to PC’s and with pre-built NAS […]

QNAP TS-351 NAS – Brand New HDMI NAS for 2018/19

New QNAP TS-351 Multimedia NAS for late 2018 One of the most popular uses for network storage in recent years has been multimedia of all types. Whether you are looking at the new QNAP TS-351 or any other NAS, there is a good chance that you want to use your new NAS as a means […]

The QNAP TVS-472XT, TVS-672XT and TVS-872XT Brand New Thunderbolt 3 NAS

New TVS-472XT, TVS-672XT and TVS-872XT Thunderbolt and 10GBe NAS from QNAP First off, let’s get it out of the way – the QNAP TVS-472XT, TVS-672XT and TVS-872XT are a big, BIG deal. In terms of sheer innovation, you would be hard pushed to find a stronger brand than QNAP. In recent years we have seen genuine […]

Unboxing the Synology FS1018 12-Bay FlashStation NAS

Is the small yet powerful Synology FS1018 Flashstation 12-Bay NAS up to the task? When Synology first announced the flashstation NAS, I have to admit I was a bit dubious. I do genuinely believe that SSD and NAS go together very well,, however, more and more we are finding that NAS devices are unable to […]

Unboxing the QNAP TS-332X 3-Bay 10Gbe NAS

The QNAP TS-332X 3-Bay NAS, was it worth the wait? Though the new TS-332X is a new device, network-enabled storage is not exactly a new concept and infact network attached storage or NAS devices have been commercially available for well over a decade now. However what we perceive to be normal in any technological industry […]

QNAP TS-332X NAS Review

The QNAP TS-332X 3-Bay NAS, was it worth the wait? Though the new TS-332X is a new device, network-enabled storage is not exactly a new concept and infact network attached storage or NAS devices have been commercially available for well over a decade now. However what we perceive to be normal in any technological industry […]

QNAP TS-551 NAS for 2018 – More Information Released

The New QNAP TS-551 NAS for Business and Pleasure The TS-551 NAS arrives with three 3.5-inch hard drive media storage and two 2.5-inch SSD media dedicated ports. This means you are able to utilize the popular RAID 5 configuration for your bulk storage to get the most capacity from your drives while enjoying SSD cache […]

Synology DS1618+ vs DS918+ NAS Comparison

DS1618+ vs DS918+ NAS – Which Synology Should you buy? If you are thinking about buying a Synology NAS in 2018 and want to leverage your available storage against a robust RAID solution, then chances are you have heard about the Synology DS918+ 4-Bay NAS and the DS1618+ 6-Bay NAS. Arriving with impressive internal and […]

The QNAP AfoBot Review

What is the AfoBot and what can it do? Home AI isn’t a new thing and in fact, the most popular examples such as Amazon Echo and Google home are incredibly popular and can be found in most homes today. However ever since I first found out about the AfoBot AI assistant, my attitude towards […]

QNAP QTS 4.3.5 BETA Review

QNAP QTS 4.3.5 Beta Test and Highlights As one of the biggest brands in network attached storage, QNAP is remarkably proud of their QTS NAS operation system and user interface. When you buy a QNAP NAS server, it arrives with the QTS application included and from here you have complete control of your storage, your […]

Synology MR2200ac Mesh Router First Time Setup Guide

Synology MR2200ac Mesh Router Setup Guide Thank you for purchasing this Synology product! Before setting up your new Synology Wi-Fi Router, please check the package contents to verify that you have received all of the items below. Also, make sure to read the safety instructions carefully to avoid harming yourself or damaging your Synology Wi-Fi […]

QNAP QTS 4 3 5 BETA Review

QNAP QTS 4.3.5 Beta Test and Highlights As one of the biggest brands in network attached storage, QNAP is remarkably proud of their QTS NAS operation system and user interface. When you buy a QNAP NAS server, it arrives with the QTS application included and from here you have complete control of your storage, your […]