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 […]

Brand New QNAP TS-253D, TS-453D and TS-653D NAS Drive Revealed

New QNAP TS-253D, TS-453D and TS-653D NAS Coming in 2020 With the ever-growing popularity of network-attached storage each year, combined with the desire of most home and business users to keep their data away from 3rd party clouds, the desire for a robust NAS solution in 2020 has never been higher. 2019 was a surprisingly […]

QNAP TS-251D NAS Hardware Review

New 2-Bay NAS for a New Decade – Does the TS-251D Deserve Your Data? If you have found this NAS review, then chances are that you already know a little about the QNAP TS-251D. In fact, I will go a little further. There is a good chance that you (yes, you reading this) are one […]

Which NAS Brand to Buy in 2020 – A COMPLETE Comparison

A Guide to NAS Brands in 2020 to Buy Network Attached Storage (NAS) servers are fast becoming an essential piece of kit on the home. Everyone wants to have their own special piece of cloud storage, be it 3rd party cloud providers like Google Drive, Amazon S3 or DropBox, or their own private cloud in […]

QNAP TS-431X3 and TS-431KX 10Gbe NAS Unveiled at CES 2020

New Affordable 10Gbe TS-431X3 and TS-431KX NAS Solutions from QNAP Revealed Although there has been several solutions on show from QNAP at the CES 2020 tech event, there has been a very consistent them running through the majority of them. Namely making 10Gbe much more accessible and affordable to home and business users alike. This […]

QNAP TR-106C & TR-104C Thunderbolt 3 and USB 3.1 Gen 2 Hardware RAID Expansions Revealed at CES 2020

Innovative QNAP TR-106C & TR-104C Thunderbolt3 + USB 3.2 RAID Expansions We are seeing lots of interesting new tech arriving from QNAP, the innovators of the NAS industry, at CES 2020 being revealed. However, of all the things being revealed, the TR-104C and TR-106C are the most demanded for existing QNAP NAS owners. New evolutions […]

New QSW-M408-4C and QSW-M408-S Affordable Managed 10Gbe Switch Revealed at CES 2020

New QNAP QSW-M408 10Gbe Switch Uncovered at CES 2020 More new tech is being revealed at CES 2020 in vegas and the latest piece of 10Gbe equipment that QNAP wanted to show off was their latest affordable 10G Switch. Arriving hot on the heels of the QSW-308 range, these newer QSW-M408-4C and QSW-M408-S are sure […]

QNAP QVR Face Recognition Beta Released for QVR Pro

Facial Recognition and Identification for QNAP QVR Pro – QVR Face and Tiger Released in Beta QNAP and their ever-evolving QVR Pro Surveillance NAS software has long been established one of the best CCTV and NVR platforms included with your NAS drive purchase. With most QNAP NAS drives arriving with 8 camera licenses, a range […]

New QNAP TS-230 2-Bay Realtek NAS Drive for 2020

Brand New QNAP Realtek TS-230 NAS in 2020 New releases in the world of network-attached storage (NAS) has been a little thin in the closing stages of 2019 compared with previous years. Whether it is the manufacturers switching focus from the hardware to the software, relying more and more on existing models to support their […]

QNAP QGD-1600P NAS Switch Hardware Review

Is the QNAP Guardian QGD-1600P NAS and PoE Switch worth your data? Throughout 2019 I have looked at ALOT of NAS devices, some small, some absolutely huge. However, a NAS drive on its own is not enough for most users who want to use their data in a more entrepreneurial or enterprise way. For those […]

New QNAP TS-251D 2-Bay NAS Drive for 2020

Brand New QNAP TS-251D Intel NAS in 2020 Today we want to talk about a brand new QNAP NAS that arrives with familiar hardware inside and outside, spread across multiple 2019 NAS devices and promises to combine them into a new and attractive NAS drive for 2020. The new QNAP TS-251D is aimed at the […]

QNAP QGD-1600P Guardian Switch Software

QNAP QGD-1600P Guardian Switch Software The Newly released QNAP QGD-1600P PoE Switch and NAS system is a fantastically unique product and one that we have spoken here on the channel about for the last 6 months or so. Although only very recently released, this new and exciting kind of server is one of the very […]

Qmiix – The Hybrid IoT solution

What is Qmiix for QNAP NAS? QMIIX is a means to connect multiple apps to promote collaboration and synchronization between different smart platforms. As QNAP have been creating numerous internet of things (IoT) based hardware ad software solutions, it comes as no surprise that they have been working on a bridging application like this. Qmiix […]

QNAP QTS Hero for ZFS on your NAS

QTS Hero – Bringing ZFS to your QNAP NAS QNAP has revealed something quite special at their worldwide TechDay 2020 event that whether you are a new or old NAS user will be great news. In short, QNAP is releasing anew version of its QTS system and GUI, but this time rather than EXT4, they […]

QNAP TVS-672N 5Gbe NAS Review

QNAP TVS-672N 5Gbe i3 NAS – Best 6-Bay NAS of 2019? When we first mentioned that QNAP was releasing the QNAP TVS-672N NAS drive, I have to say that I was quite happy to hear about it. Less about the fact it was going to feature 5Gbe, but more because the remarkably popular TVS-x72XT series […]

QNAP NAS – How to Expand or Migrate your RAID Volumes

Adding Storage to a QNAP NAS Drive Can you tell me the best way of adding two more WD 4TB Red drives to a qnap TS-453Be that already has two of the same drives configured as RAID 1. Looking at possibly changing to RAID5/6. Also do you add drives with the qnap already running, or […]

RAID 1 to RAID 5 Upgrade on QNAP TS-453Be NAS Drive

Adding Storage to a QNAP NAS Drive Can you tell me the best way of adding two more WD 4TB Red drives to a qnap TS-453Be that already has two of the same drives configured as RAID 1. Looking at possibly changing to RAID5/6. Also do you add drives with the qnap already running, or […]

QNAP 2020 Launch Event Worldwide Announced

QNAP QTS and NAS Drive TechDay 2020 Event Revealed We cover ALOT of NAS here on the blog and I think it is fair to say that one of the brands we cover the most is QNAP NAS and their range of devices that aim to resolve the storage needs of home to business users. […]

QNAP TVS-872N 5Gbs NAS Hardware Review

QNAP TVS-872N 5Gbe Power NAS – Classic or Compromise? When we first mentioned that QNAP was releasing the QNAP TVS-872N NAS drive, I have to say that I was quite happy to hear about it. Less about the fact it was going to feature 5Gbe, but more because the remarkably popular TVS-x72XT series was going […]