QNAP TS-251D and TS-230 2-Bay NAS Comparison

Should you Buy the QNAP TS-251D or TS-230 NAS in 2020? If you are looking to buy a new 2-Bay NAS in 2020, then chances are that you will be looking at some of the newest releases. The reason for this is pretty obvious – you want to invest in hardware that has staying power, […]

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 […]

Best 2.5Gbe and 5Gbe NAS Drive of 2019 – 2020

Top 3 NAS for 2.5Gbe and 5Gbe of the Year Data is getting bigger! There is no avoiding it, the size of the data we generate every single day is constantly increasing and with worldwide access to the data getting more straight forward, the speed at which we want that data is growing too. The […]

Best Rackmount NAS Server to Buy

Top 3 Rackmount NAS of the Year Making the jump from small to big business can be a fantastically intimidating one and with increasing laws about data protection and GDPR (urgh!) to take into account, choosing the right hardware for your data storage can be both a fantastically dull and complicated one. One a business […]

Best Surveillance NAS Drive of 2019

Top 3 NAS for Surveillance of the Year The popularity of using a NAS drive for surveillance purposes has really grown over the last 12 months. Perhaps it is the fact it lets users maximise their investment in 2019 in a network-attached storage device beyond that of backups and streaming media, or maybe it’s the […]

Best 10Gbe NAS Drive of 2019

Top 3 NAS for 10Gbe of the Year The importance of 10-gigabit ethernet (10Gbe) in 2018 cannot be understated. With advances in affordability and the utility of this kind of hardware, many users are now making the jump into this faster more efficient means of improving their workflow. Not so long ago, most companies/businesses that […]

Best Plex NAS Drive of 2019

Top 3 NAS for Plex of the Year If you are looking to upgrade your multimedia setup in 2019, chances are that you have already heard of the great multimedia application, Plex Media Server (PMS), that allows you to access all your movies and boxsets anywhere in the world, on almost any device! Plex is […]

Most Powerful NAS Drive of 2019

Top 3 Most Powerful NAS Drives of the Year When buying brand new technology, there are many factors that we will use to make the final decision. Buying factors such as price, efficiency, value and brand support are always going to be very high on our list when making that final click on the Buy […]

Best 4K and 1080p NAS Drive of 2019

Top 3 NAS for 4K and 1080p Media of the Year One of the most popular uses for a NAS drive in 2018 continues to be for multimedia. Whether it is 4K and 1080p movies, smooth playback of albums and playlists, or easy cataloguing and viewing of last photo albums, a NAS drive is a […]

Most Data Secure NAS Drives of 2019

Top 3 Safest and Most Secure NAS of the Year Data is precious. This is pretty much an understood fact and whether it is your personal photos, your movie collection, your audio collection, business data or backups, the majority of data is important in some way. One of the biggest reasons that companies make the […]

Best Photographer NAS of 2019

Top 3 NAS for Photographers of the Year Professional photographers all around the world can all agree on one thing when it comes to their data – BACKUP, BACKUP, BACKUP! Every photographer has a story about themselves or a colleague who lost a whole lot of data because they didn’t create a good enough backup […]

Best SSD and HDD Combination NAS of 2019

Top 3 NAS for Hard Drive and SSD Media of the Year Network Attached Storage has long been established as one of the best ways to store large amount of data for access easily over the internet and network. Whether you are a home user with pictures of your family, a business user with a […]

Best SSD Optimized NAS Drive of 2019

Top 3 NAS for SSD of the Year NAS Drives have now become remarkably mainstream. In a year taht has seen multiple high profile data breaches and exploitation of personal data, the move for most users from the public cloud to a private NAS has been a rapid and ever-growing one. However, the advantages of […]

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 […]

Best Thunderbolt NAS of 2019

Top 3 NAS for Thunderbolt 3 of the Year Data is getting bigger in 2019 and if you need fast access to big data, you are going to have a bad time. For those working in creative industries (yes, I am talking about ALOT of Mac users here) the innovation of Thunderbolt being incorporated into […]

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 […]

Best 10Gbe Network Switch of 2019

Top 3 10Gbe Network Switches of the Year A network switch is a smart means to manage, control, configure and connect all of your network devices. Many people often get routers and switches confused and this is perfectly understandable. At first, second and third glance they seem near enough identical. A both that lives in […]

Rackmount VS Desktop – Choosing the Right NAS Storage

Choosing a Desktop or Rackmount NAS for your home or Business? Let’s face it – data is EVERYWHERE! It is inescapable, it is necessary and most important of all, it needs to be kept somewhere safe. With data breaches and online hacks becoming a near-monthly occurrence, it is all too understand why a person or […]

The Best Unofficial Plex Channels for your Media Server NAS

The Best Free Channels for your Plex Media Server NAS Maybe you are a smart home user, a wireless media buff, or merely looking for an easy way to manage all of your boxsets, movies, music and general media, Plex Media Server for NAS is still one of the best solutions out there. The app […]