Synology DS918+ NAS Vs QNAP TS-453Be NAS Comparison

Synology DS918+ vs QNAP TS-453Be NAS Comparison With the newest 2019/2020 generation of NAS drives being uncovered from Synology and QNAP of late, those looking to buy a new NAS Drive can be broken down into two types. Those who looked at the new Synology diskstation and QNAP NAS and said “yes please”, and the […]

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 TR-008T 8-Bay Thunderbolt 3 DAS Expansion Solution

New 8-Bay TR-008T Thunderbolt 3 DAS from QNAP Leaked The TR-008T is more than just another brainless box to connect to your NAS drive and in fact, is a product that many users have been waiting to come along for a while now! Let me explain. QNAP has a fantastically diverse selection of expansion devices […]

QNAP TS-963N 5Gbe AMD NAS with HDD & SSD Bays for 2019

New QNAP TS-963N NAS featuring RJ45 5Gbe, dedicated SSD Bays and HDD Bays for 2019 Good news for those wondering what QNAP have coming in the next few months, with the unveiling of another updated 9-Bay (5 HDD 3.5″ and 4 SSD 2.5″) NAS for 2019 for their 5Gbe series and it is very much […]

QNAP TVS-951N 5Gbe Intel NAS for 2019 Revealed

The QNAP TVS-951N 5/9-Bay NAS featuring 10GBASE-T for the Home QNAP NAS have really been busy in Q3 of 2019. Last week we saw the reveal of the new 5Gbe TVS-x72N series and now we have seen the reveal of a new 9-Bay (5 Hard Drive and 4 SSD) based NAS, the TVS-951N. The latest […]

QNAP QSW-308-1C 10Gbe Switch Review

Reviewing the Affordable QNAP QSW-308-1C 1Gbe and 10Gbe Combo Switch The QNAP QSW-308-1C unmanaged switch is quite a work of art. I know that is a grand statement for a review, but in order to understand why I think that, you have to take a moment and look at QNAP as a manufacturer. If you […]

Best NAS for a 4K HDMI Enabled Plex Media Server

Choosing the Best NAS Drive for Streaming Media Locally and the Internet I would like advice on a new NAS, please I use it mainly for TV Shows and films to watch on my Samsung Smart TV. Also to store my music, (through a Soundbar perhaps), books, photos, documents etc I have seen a video […]

QNAP Opens New Office in the UK

New QNAP NAS Support Centre Opens in the UK – Why You Should Care Regardless of whether or is your first, second or 10th time purchasing a new piece of technology, most buyers will go into their purchase with certain assurances required before taking the plunge. The popular factors, such as power, price and trusted […]

QNAP QNA-UC5G1T USB-to-5Gbe Adapter Hardware Review

What is the QNAP QNA-UC5G1T and Why Should You Buy it NOW? For those that have followed both this blog and my YouTube channel for a while, you will know that one of the biggest hurdles that a NAS user will need to overcome is that of upload and download speeds. With the majority of […]

Synology DS718+ NAS Vs QNAP TS-253Be NAS Comparison

Synology DS718+ vs QNAP TS-253Be NAS Network Attached Storage (NAS) has grown exceptionally popular in 2019, for a number of reasons. First, the importance of our data at home with our family, to the phones that we carry on the commute, to the devices we use in everyday work create data CONSTANTLY. Second, the majority […]

Synology or QNAP NAS – Which to Buy in 2019/2020?

Things to consider when you buy a Synology or QNAP NAS When you buy your first network attached storage device, it can be an incredibly daunting task. If you have a less technical background, or heard about NAS servers from Synology or QNAP, but are still not quite certain what a NAS is or what to […]

Synology DS418play NAS Vs QNAP TS-351 NAS Comparison

Synology DS418play vs QNAP TS-351 In the first half of 2019, we are seeing a rather interesting release trend from the big NAS brands, Synology and QNAP. Generally, each year, the two brands release their biggest desktop solutions are roughly the same time (Q3/Q4 of the year) and then NAS buyers are left choosing between […]

Synology 10Gbe NAS vs QNAP Thunderbolt 2/3 NAS

Thunderbolt QNAP or 10Gbe Synology – Choosing the Right NAS for you The appeal of network attached storage (NAS) cannot be overstated for photo and video editors in 2019. Content creators, ranging from bedroom business entrepreneurs to high-end studio broadcasters create so many gigabytes and terabytes every day, that it is inevitable that a robust, […]

Budget 2.5Gbe PCIe NIC Upgrade Card Test

Where to find the Budget 2.5Gbe PCIe NIC Card for NAS and PCs With this PCIe Card, you can add a 10/100/1000/25000 Mbps Ethernet port to any PC through a PCIe slot.Fits any PCI Express x1, x2, x4, x8 or x16 socket; additional 8cm low-profile bracket provides the option for installation in small size HTPC […]

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 Moments Vs QNAP QuMagie – Photo Recognition for NAS

Synology Moments Vs QNAP QuMagie Photo Applications for NAS One of the most popular reasons these days for purchasing a network attached storage device is to have some of the thousands of photos that they have captured personally or professionally in the last few decades stored neatly and safely. Smartphones have had cameras now for […]

QNAP and QuMagie Released in Beta – The EARLY Review

The Must-Have QuMagie Photo Recognition App from QNAP NAS is Available Ever since I first mentioned the QNAP QuMagie photo recognition software last year, I have been dying to get my hands on this impressive photo cataloguing application. As you may know, there are already features several applications that are designed to help you collect, […]

QNAP AfoBot II at Computex 2019

What is AfoBot II from QNAP and IEI? After previously unveiling their new QNAP AfoBot in late 2017/18, giving us a full preview at CeBit last year, QNAP has once again been showcasing their new personal robot and assistant at this year’s Computex 2019. Designed to provide a smart artificial assistant and the follow up […]

QNAP Drive Analyzer with ULINK – Expecting the Unexpected

QNAP, ULINK and the Drive Analyzer When it comes to ensuring the safety net of the hard drives on your NAS, most users fall back on the old, tested and reliable method of Redundant Array of Independent Disks (RAID), in order to have a system that in most cases will ensure that if a HDD […]

QNAP Guardian QGD-1600P PoE NAS Switch – BIG Update from Computex 2019

New QNAP Guardian QGD-1600P NAS+Switch Server on Show at Computex 2019 The cool new tech continues to be revealed at Computex 2019 in Taipei and over at the QNAP stand we have learnt about another brand new device – the Guardian QGD-1600P NAS Server. Aimed at SMB (small business) and home users who are looking […]