Synology DS419slim NAS Drive Review

Is the New Synology DS419slim Compact NAS Drive worth your Data? Network attached storage is a popular technology for both home and business users and is now at a point commercially that it arrives in many forms. With its support of popular applications like surveillance, easy backups, file sharing and hosting and multimedia enjoyment – the […]

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 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 […]

Synology FS6400 FlashStation NAS Unveiled in Taipei

Brand New FS6400 SSD Based NAS Drive from Synology Uncovered The new tech being revealed here in Taipei continues from Synology. Next, up in our continued coverage of new NAS server for later in 2019, we have the brand new Flashstation FS6400 Rackmount NAS for enterprise-class users who want some of the fastest internal and […]

DS620slim NAS Drive from Synology Coming in 2019

Brand New DS620slim NAS Drive from Synology Uncovered Arriving later in 2019, the brand new Synology DS620slim has been revealed at Taipei in the Synology Solution Exhibition and though we were already informed of a few of the up and coming units in advance (a rare thing from Synology), it is still great to know […]

The UC3200 RackStation NAS from Synology Finally Revealed

Brand New UC3200 NAS Drive from Synology Fully 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 UC3200 Rackstation NAS from Synology (First revealed late last year as the UC300) is definitely […]

NEW Synology E10M20 NVMe and 10Gbe Eabled PCIe Card Revealed

Brand New E10M20 10G and NVMe SSD Card from Synology Uncovered Good news for those looking to find out about brand new network attached storage upgrades from the guys at Synology, we are at the Synology Solution Exhibition in Taiwan and are being treated to find out what the company has in store for the […]

Brand New Synology DVA3219 NAS Drive on Show

Brand New DVA3219 NAS Drive from Synology Uncovered Whether you know it as the DS1419dva or the DVA3219, the brand new Synology Surveillance NAS is now fully confirmed and now with much, much more information on the specifications and capabilities of the new AI-powered and deep video analysis NAS based NVR. When we first mentioned […]

The New Synology DS419slim NAS Revealed

A New 2.5” Synology NAS Revealed – The DS419slim 4-Bay Of all the NAS drives that have been revealed at the Synology Solutions Exhibition in Taipei, the one that left me the most puzzled was the newly revealed DS419slim 2.5” NAS 4-Bay NAS. For those that subscribe to this blog (thank you btw) or for […]

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 […]

Brand New TerraMaster F5-422 Intel Powered 10Gbe NAS at Computex 2019

The TerraMaster F5-422 5-Bay NAS for Affordable 4K Media, Plex and 10Gbe Before we discuss the TerraMaster F5-422 NAS, let’s take a moment to talk about the brand in question. With the Home and Business NAS industry being split into three distinct classes, it is very easy to pigeon hole some brands into the wrong […]

Why Transcoding and NAS are SO Important

NAS and Video Transcoding – Why Should you care? There are many reasons to buy a NAS drive in 2019, but for most home users, enjoying their multimedia (especially video collections) is paramount. It is a relatively simple requirement on the face of it, videos on a NAS are just another kind of file and […]

TerraMaster F4-220 4-Bay NAS Unboxing and Review

Can the Cost Effective TerraMaster F4-220 NAS compete with Synology and QNAP? When I was first asked to review the Terramaster F4-220 I’ll be honest I was a little bit underwhelmed. The thing with NAS technology is that it has come forward so much these last five years and after reviewing big-boy NAS from brands […]

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 […]

QNAP HS-453DX NAS PLEX Media Server Transcoding 4K and 1080p Test featuring H.264 and H.265

Transcoding 4K Media on the QNAP HS-453DX NAS Plex Media Server? Transcoding on a NAS such as the QNAP HS-453DX device is the ability for a multimedia file to be changed from it’s existing format or codec to one that is better suited to the destination device. In this file access, the QNAP HS-453DX NAS is […]

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 […]

QNAP TVS-672XT NAS PLEX Media Server Transcoding 4K and 1080p Test featuring H.264 and H.265

Transcoding 4K Media on the QNAP TVS-672XT NAS Media Server? Transcoding on a NAS such as the QNAP TVS-672XT device is the ability for a multimedia file to be changed from it’s existing format or codec to one that is better suited to the destination device. In this file access, the QNAP TVS-672XT NAS is the […]

Official PLEX NAS Drive Revealed – PlexyDrive Exclusive

The PlexyDrive NAS is the Official Plex NAS You Have Been Waiting For? Plex, or ‘Portable Loud Entertainment Xylophone’ is a popular media software that is featured in literally billions of homes, worldwide. In order to understand why the new PlexyDrive NAS is such a big deal, you need to know that to date there […]