QNAP x53D 16GB and 32GB Crucial Memory Upgrade Guide

How to Upgrade the RAM in your QNAP TS-x53D NAS to 16GB or 32GB Back in early 2020 when the QNAP TS-x53D NAS was first announced, many users were surprised at the maximum memory limit that the manufacturers stated on the specifications. With the Intel J4000 series chip that QNAP TS-x53D NAS arrives with, it […]

Official Synology DS920+, DS720+, DS220+ and DS420+ NAS Pages Go LIVE

Synology Official Product Pages for the Brand New DS920+, DS220+, DS720+ and DS420+ NAS are up Good news for those of you who are wondering about the release of the recently revealed diskstation 20+ series that we uncovered earlier this week, with synology.tw product pages for each new NAS now live on their website. Although […]

Synology DS920+. DS220+, DS720+ and DS420+ NAS Revealed

Synology DS920+, DS220+, DS720+ and DS420+ NAS – HUGE INFORMATION DROP Chances are that even if you have the most tangential interest in the world of storage, servers, NAS and data in general, you will have heard of Synology and their disk station series. Currently considered by many to be the biggest company in the […]

Heimvision HM203 1080P IP Camera Review

Heimvision HM203 1080P IP Camera – Is This Budget IP Camera TOO Budget to Work? Picking the most appropriate security camera for your own unique circumstances is often much harder than it sounds. You’ve got to think about how the camera will be getting its power, how it will be saving data, and how you […]

7 Fun Things to do with your NAS Whilst in Self Isolation

Make the Most of your NAS whilst you are on Lockdown Let’s all be clear about this – COVID-19 absolutely and categorically sucks. Been the ever-growing concern we have for our family and friends, as well as the stability of many people’s livelihoods coming out of this, there are plenty of reasons to be negative […]

Synology DS920+ NAS – Early Information Revealed

Synology DS920+ NAS – Leaked Information For those of you that have been waiting for the Synology DS920+ NAS, it certainly has been a long wait. The follow up to the popular DS918+ (now coming up around 3 years since release) has been on the shopping lists of many buyers for a long time and […]

Synology DS720+ 2-Bay NAS – Early Information Revealed

Synology DS720+ NAS – Leaked Doc It is starting to look like the long wait for the Synology 2020+ Diskstation series is drawing to a close with the reveal of some documentation relating to the DS720+ NAS (along with a few others too) that confirm that a new expandable 2-Bay NAS Drive is on its […]

Synology DS420+ NAS Drive – Early Information Revealed

Synology DS420+ Diskstation NAS – Small Leaked Details With such a large and well-established portfolio of NAS hardware released over the years, Synology has done an exceptional job of maintaining their product families. The Play, the J, the XS and, of course, the PLUS series. Over the years we have seen additions (big and small) […]

Synology DS220+ NAS Diskstation 2-Bay – Early Information Revealed

Synology DS220+ NAS – Formal Info Leaked If you are looking at buying a Synology NAS and trying to balance your budget, favouring a decent balance between hardware and cost, the 2-Bay plus series has always been a firm favourite. Each generation of the 2-Bay standard PLUS series they have released over the years (DS212+, […]

Your WD Red NAS Hard Drives Might Be Using SMR – What You Need To Know

WD Red 2TB, 4TB and 6TB NAS Hard Drives Use SMR / DM-SMR IMPORTANT – This Article has been updated on 23/04/2020 with Information Provided by an official statement and hardware breakdown from Western Digital, from their official blog. This post has been updated accordingly with these new details. WD Statement: “The past week has […]

SimCam AI S1 AI Powered IP Camera Review

SimCam AI S1 AI-Powered IP Camera Review – Smart enough for ya? I have always been a big fan of a well-made Surveillance solution. I have covered the subject of surveillance solutions here several times before, typically in conjunction with NAS surveillance use. The growing trend towards Deep Video Analysis (DVA), facial recognition, Thing recognition […]

Asustor NAS – How to Create, Manage and Deploy a Windows 10 Virtual Machine

How to Setup a Virtual Machine on your Asustor NAS Drive Regardless of wherever you are in the world right now, the virtues of conducting your business operations remotely, as well as ensuring the security and dependency of your assets (physical or digital) have never been more relevant. Perhaps you are considering shifting a % […]

How to Install Kodi v19 Matrix on your QNAP NAS

Install KODI v.19 Matrix on your QNAP NAS Buying a NAS Drive for use as a Kodi Media Centre is pretty common these days and something that alot of people have done in the past to huge success. With access to your own privately owned multimedia, the ability to share that media with friends and […]

FREE Synology VPN Licences! How to Access a Synology Site-to-Site VPN

What is Synology VPN Plus and Why are Free Licenses a Good Thing? In response to the ongoing COVID-19 pandemic, many businesses have adopted work from home policies. Synology’s wireless routers feature powerful VPN server capabilities that enable businesses to quickly facilitate a remote workforce. Starting from April 6, Synology VPN Plus licenses will become […]

Free Remote Desktop and Access Advice for Small Businesses – FREE HELP!

Need Help with Setting up your Remote Business Access during Covid-19 – Message me! Due to the rapidly changing events that are surrounding the stop of coronavirus, many countries around the world are instituting soft/hard forced closures in their respective towns and cities, in efforts to prevent the spread of this virus and minimize it’s […]

QNAP NAS – How to Create, Manage and Deploy a Windows 10 Virtual Machine

How to Setup a Virtual Machine on your QNAP NAS Drive Regardless of wherever you are in the world right now, the virtues of conducting your business operations remotely, as well as ensuring the security and dependency of your assets (physical or digital) have never been more relevant. Perhaps you are considering shifting a % […]

Work from Home – Convert your PC into a Virtual Machine for NAS, VMware, Hyper-V and Virtual Box Remote Access

How to Turn your Physical Computer into a Virtual Machine for Remote Access over the Internet Remote working and ‘online desktop’ access is something that has grown massively relevant in 2020 and only promises to get even bigger. The technology and logic behind the creation of a virtual machine (VM) is not new and in […]

Synology NAS – How to Create and Deploy a Windows 10 Virtual Machine

How to Setup a Virtual Machine on your Synology NAS Drive Regardless of wherever you are in the world right now, the virtues of conducting your business operations remotely, as well as ensuring the security and dependency of your assets (physical or digital) have never been more relevant. Perhaps you are considering shifting a % […]

How to Install Plex on a QNAP NAS with HD Station in 2020

Enjoying your Plex Media Server over HDMI with QNAP NAS Buying a NAS Drive for use as a Plex Media server is pretty common these days and something that alot of people have done in the past to huge success. With access to your own privately owned multimedia, the ability to share that media with […]

Synology DSM 7.0 Beta – How to Register and Access

How to Get Access to the Synology DSM 7.0 Beta Synology are getting ready for the launch of their Diskstation Manager NAS software, version 7.0, and the good news is that they are asking users if they want to put it through it’s paces. Much like previous releases, the newest release of DSM is going […]