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Synology NAS PLEX DRIVER FIX for H.256 / HEVC – DS920+, DS220+, DS720+ and DS420+

A Guide to Improving Playback on your Synology NAS Drive One of the most popular reasons that many users invest in a compact desktop Synology NAS solution is for use as a private Plex media server. The appeal of Plex as an alternative to paid subscription streaming services like Netflix and Amazon Prime video is […]

Plex Synology NAS Performance List – 2020 Edition

Choosing the Right Synology NAS for a Plex Media Server When it comes to choosing the right Synology NAS for your Plex Media Server, below I have broken down the entire currently available NAS you can buy. I have broken them down into the following areas: Model ID – This is the Name of the […]

Plex Media Server NAS – FREE Advice

Free Advice on ANY kind of NAS Drive for Plex Media Server Choosing the right data storage solution for your multimedia needs can be very intimidating and its never too late to ask for help. With Plex Media Server options ranging from budget/value NAS drives that can still perform like something 3x the cost, all […]

How to Improve Plex Performance On Your NAS Drive – PART 2

Part Two of How to Improve your Plex NAS Performance Before starting this Plex NAS guide, I recommend checking out part 1, as it has 5 more tips for improving the performance and stability of your plex media server NAS and I recommend you try anything and everything that is compatible with your system. Part […]

How to Improve Plex Performance On Your NAS Drive – PART 1

The Best Ways to Improve Plex Performance on your NAS drive Plex is this amazing application that we all know and love, letting us enjoy all our boxsets, out movies, our own videos and more. Whether it is because you get to play YOUR MEDIA without streaming from subscription services, or because the user interface […]

What is NAS? An Idiot’s Guide to Network Attached Storage

What is NAS? I know it seems like a bloody obvious question to many of you, but all too often people find themselves in a position that they are required to buy one, without really know what a NAS actually is. There is no shame in not knowing about NAS (Network Attached Storage) till now […]

Transcoding 4K Media on the DS918+ NAS Server

Plex Live TV Now available to watch and record – Improve your Plex Media Server Today

Record live TV on your Plex Media Server NAS – Huge news from Plex Plex and NAS are two subjects that have grown closer and closer every day. With so much of our media becoming digital and everyone needing a place for it all to live, Plex has become the leading resource for many looking […]

Choosing the Right NAS – Frequently Asked Questions about Data Storage

Helping you solve your Problems with Choosing the Right NAS  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 with […]

Choosing the Perfect NAS for your Plex Media Server in 2017

Setting up your first Plex Media Server NAS Have you ever heard of Plex? Of course you have! So, you have made the big decision and want to put all your media (Films, music and photos alike) in a network enabled device so you can access them from any TV, computer or phone, either at […]

WD My Cloud NAS OS Review, Walkthrough, Tutorial and Guide using the EX2 Ultra

Considering buying a WD EX2 My Cloud? Why not learn more about the software with our guide My Cloud OS 3 gives you anytime access to your stored content at home. New features, improved functionality and simple interface design deliver easy file sharing, access management and a streamlined photo gallery view on any iOS, Android, PC […]

The WD My Cloud EX2 Ultra NAS vs The QNAP TS-231 NAS – Compare Brand against Brand in a NAS Faceoff

Which Budget NAS should you buy for your cost-effective Server? The WDBVBZ0000NCH-EESN unlike the TS-231, is made by Western Digital. There always other brands out there like Western Digital which are often innovative. You might not get the same user experience comparing with other better known brands. But sometimes you might not need it. Unlike […]

What is the best NAS for a Plex Media Server in 2017?

Which is the best NAS for Plex Media Server?  Have you ever heard of Plex? Of course you have, why else would you have come here! So, you have made the big decision and want to put all your media (Pictures, music and video alike) in a network enabled device so you can access anywhere […]

The Synology DS216J verus the WD My Cloud EX2 Ultra NAS – Brand vs Brand NAS Comparison

Synology vs Western Digital NAS – Which NAS deserves your Data?  The DS216J unlike the WDBVBZ0040JCH-EESN is made by Synology. People often choose Synology because of user friendly interface as well as being suited for Mac and Windows based environments. It is relatively easy to set up and use, and those who are new to […]