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Synology DSM vs QNAP QTS – Which NAS is Better for You?

Synology DSM vs QNAP QTS NAS Software & Hardware Comparison When buying a NAS drive, it’s important to consider the software included with the purchase. Brands like Synology and QNAP offer different software designs, user priorities, and learning curves. Even if you plan to mostly use third-party software, you will still need to interact with […]

Synology DS723+ NAS – Should You Buy it?

Synology DS723+ NAS Drive – Does It Deserve Your Data? The Synology DS723+ NAS is one of the most capable 2-Bay systems that the brand has ever released, featuring a number of series-firsts in terms, yet still maintaining largely the same price point as the other two bays in the plus series to date. However, […]

Synology DS223 NAS Drive Released

Brand New Synology DS223 Value Series NAS Released Hot on the heels of their recent releases in the Synology Plus range, Synology has now revealed a new Value Series 2-Bay NAS – The Synology DS223 NAS. Powered by a newer generation Realtek ARM v8 processor, this is the first entry into a no doubt soon […]

Synology DS723+ NAS Review

The Synology DS723+ NAS Review – Tremendous 2-Bay? Synology has always maintained a remarkably envious position in the NAS industry over the last decade or so. Although they didn’t ‘invent’ the idea of a private server in the home/office, they were the first to give the concept a fantastically consumer and accessible presentation. Over that […]

Synology DS723+ NAS Review

The Synology DS723+ NAS Review – Tremendous 2-Bay? Synology has always maintained a remarkably envious position in the NAS industry over the last decade or so. Although they didn’t ‘invent’ the idea of a private server in the home/office, they were the first to give the concept a fantastically consumer and accessible presentation. Over that […]

Synology DS923+ vs DS1522+ NAS – Which Should You Choose?

The Synology DS923+ vs DS1522+ NAS Comparison Synology Diskstation NAS in the 2022/2023 generation saw a surprising overhaul in the traditional hardware specifications of the brand’s 4-Bay and 5-Bay series, ditching Intel Celeron processors and deciding to make the switch to AMD’s Embedded Ryzen series of CPUs. This change, along with it’s effect on the […]

Best Photo app for a NAS (Synology, Qnap etc)

Best Photo app for a NAS (Synology, Qnap etc)

Best Photo app for a NAS (Synology, Qnap etc) that includes photo editing, smart object search and more. The answer is mylio app. Map View your geotagged photos pinned to a map. Quickly add location data to untagged photos by dragging and dropping them onto the map individually or many at the same time. Life […]

Best 4K Plex NAS of 2023

A Guide to the Best 4K Plex NAS Drives to Buy Right Now If you have been looking at buying a Synology or QNAP NAS drive in 2023 for use as a Plex Media Server, then chances are you are doing this because you are sick of paying for a bunch of online streaming services […]

Best 4K Plex NAS of 2022/2023

A Guide to the Best 4K Plex NAS Drives to Buy Right Now If you have been looking at buying a Synology or QNAP NAS drive in 2023 for use as a Plex Media Server, then chances are you are doing this because you are sick of paying for a bunch of online streaming services […]

Best Surveillance NAS of 2022/2023

A Guide to the Best Surveillance NAS Drives to Buy Right Now When you consider investing in a NAS drive in your home or business environment, you always want to maximize your investment in this new kind of technology. Systems are designed to do many different things at once and each top-tier NAS brand includes […]

How to get unlimited BackBlaze backup on your Synology or Qnap NAS

How to get unlimited BackBlaze backup on your Synology or Qnap NAS

How to get unlimited BackBlaze backup on your Synology or Qnap NAS Looking for an easy way to back up your personal Linux system via Backblaze Personal unlimited? https://registry.hub.docker.com/r/tom300z/backblaze-personal-wine/   They use a combination of Docker + WINE to achieve this.   Create docker mini virtual environment Link folders you will want to back up […]

How do you upgrade Synology with 10GbE LAN and NVMe SSD for caching?

How do you upgrade Synology with 10GbE LAN and NVMe SSD for caching?

My current thoughts and questions are currently: Purchase the Synology DS1821+ Purchase 2/4 x HAT5300 Series 3.5” SATA HDD and get more when needed How do exactly do I upgrade it to 10GbE support? How do SNV3400/3500 Series M.2 NVMe SSD work? How do I install them? And how do SAT5200 Series 2.5” SATA SSD work? How do […]