Top 5 Quiet NAS of 2018

What is the Best Low Noise NAS of 2018 The popularity of network attached storage in the last few years has truly been game-changing in its speed. NAS has become one of those things that no-one needed and now most people cannot imagine living without. We create so much data, in both our personal and […]

Crucial Memory for NAS Guide – Synology & QNAP

Choosing the Right Memory for your Synology and QNAP NAS A network attached storage device, or NAS, is very similar to a regular desktop computer in so many ways. The Architecture of the NAS device in terms of hardware has not changed a great deal between the two, with both still featuring a motherboard, CPU, […]

Synology DS218play NAS PLEX Media Server Test

Transcoding HD Media on the Synology DS218play NAS Plex Media Server? As you may have heard, Plex is now available on Realtek and other ARMv8 based NAS devices. This is a big deal, as till recently if you owned a Synology DS218play or other cost-effective NAS, you were feeling a little left out. Luckily now […]

Synology RS1619xs+ 4-Bay RackStation NAS – Specifications and DataSheet Revealed

Hardware and Software Specs on the Synology RS1619xs+ NAS Now Available Synology RackStation RS1619xs+ is a high-performance 1U rackmount NAS with comprehensive storage, data backup, and collaboration applications, suitable for small- to medium-sized businesses. RS1619xs+ simplifies data management, optimizes virtualization environments, and rapidly expands storage capacity with minimal time investment in setup and maintenance. Synology […]

Synology DS1819+ NAS Specs and Datasheet Revealed

Official Information on the Synology DS1819+ 8-Bay NAS Synology DS1819+ is an 8-bay NAS designed for small and medium-sized businesses, providing outstanding performance with great expandability. With various built-in applications and comprehensive data protection technologies, DS1819+ fulfills different business needs while safeguarding users’ valuable digital assets. DS1819+ is backed up by Synology’s 3-year limited warranty. DS1819+ […]

Bliss – The New Synology Music Organizer

Bliss – A New NAS music organizer for Synology and QNAP Bliss is one of the several apps and services which have been written for storing music on NAS devices. It is an automated organizer for large music collections. It assesses and fixes problems in your music collection, and works alongside your music players. Bliss […]

NAS DEALS – Black Friday 2018

NAS Bargains this Black Friday 2018 If you have been looking for the right time to buy your first NAS this 2018, then you would be hard pushed to find a better time than Black Friday 2019. The event is going to last for the next 24 hours (continuing all the way through the weekend […]

The Synology MR2200ac Mesh Router Unboxing and Mesh Explained

Is the Newest MR2200ac Router from Synology worth it? As 2018 draws to a close, we were starting to wonder where all the hardware from Synology revealed back in June had got to! One particular Synology device that has been in the pipeline for well over a year, is the newly released MR2200ac mesh router. […]

Synology MR2200ac Mesh Router Review

Is the Newest MR2200ac Router from Synology worth it? As 2018 draws to a close, we were starting to wonder where all the hardware from Synology revealed back in June had got to! One particular Synology device that has been in the pipeline for well over a year, is the newly released MR2200ac mesh router. […]

Synology DS418j NAS PLEX Test 720P and 1080p H.264 + H.265

Transcoding HD Media on the Synology DS418j NAS Plex Media Server? As you may have heard, Plex is now available on Realtek and other ARMv8 based NAS devices. This is a big deal, as till recently if you owned a Synology DS418j or other cost-effective NAS, you were feeling a little left out. Luckily now […]

New Synology RS819 Rackstation NAS Announced for 2019

Brand New Synology RS819 Rackmount NAS for 2019 During Synology 2019 in Japan, we learnt about a brand new rackmount server, the Synology RS819 RackStation NAS. This new 12-inch mounting depth NAS is designed for tight spaces and those on a tighter budget. Short-depth chassis are popular when one is deploying in compact areas and are […]

NAS Buyers Guide – Synology, QNAP, Asustor, Thecus, Drobo and Netgear

A Guide to Choosing the Right NAS Choosing the right NAS for your needs is not always as easy as you would like. Often when purchasing your first NAS server, most of the decisions you make will be based on your understanding of home computers PCs and laptops. However, though a NAS server very similar […]

Guide to Synology NAS with Time Machine

A Guide to Using Apple Time Machine and your NAS Apple Time Machine is a backup software application included with macOS operating system from Apple. The software is designed to work with their range of AirPort Time Capsule devices, the Wi-Fi router with built-in hard disk (which apple are pulling out of), as well as other internal and external disk drives connected […]

Choosing the Right Cloud Service to Backup your NAS

Why Should you Backup your NAS to a Cloud Provider Network Attached Storage (NAS) and Cloud synchronization integrate the advantages of off-site public cloud and safety and access of private cloud. This enables you to effortlessly connect your NAS to public cloud services, such as Amazon Drive, BackBlaze B2, Dropbox, Google Cloud Storage, Microsoft Azure, […]

Synology MR2200ac Mesh Router – Datasheet and Specs Released

New Synology MR2200ac Mesh Router Almost Released The MR2200ac provides a secure and stable network connection, intelligent Mesh Wi-Fi capabilities and professional parental monitoring, along with a number of award-winning Synology Router Managers (SRMs), and additional MR2200ac extended network coverage. The new Mesh Router MR2200ac from Synology NAS brings you comprehensive Wi-Fi coverage in your […]

Synology or QNAP NAS Drive vs Google Drive Cloud

NAS Drive Vs Google Drive for your Cloud Storage For many of us that have been using third-party cloud providers such as Google Drive for the synchronisation, backup and anywhere-access of data, the idea of switching to a network attached storage device can be intimidated. The fact that Google Drive gives you access via your […]

Synology DS119j vs Synology DS118 – Which Should you Buy?

The New DS119j or the Old DS118? Which Budget NAS deserves your data? With Network Attached Storage (NAS) being so popular these days, it is completely understandable that in order for everyone to buy one, some more affordable NAS solutions need to be developed. As much as you want a NAS that can do EVERYTHING, it […]

Synology DS1419dva Diskstation NAS with Nvidia GeForce Support

Brand New Synology DS1419dva NAS for 2019 With the Synology 2019 Launch event happening right now (over the next two months we will be seeing several separate events in different countries taking place) we are getting a better idea fo what Synology have in store for us in 2019. One of the most interesting pieces […]

Synology UC300 Unified Storage NAS for SERIOUS Business

Brand New Synology UC300 RackStation NAS for 2019 Synology has really been cultivating an awareness of business needs in the last few years and the newly announced Unified Controller NAS, the UC300 is potentially their finest example yet. As one of the biggest names in network attached storage (NAS) they already have a firm holding […]

Synology DS1819+ NAS for Business Storage

Brand New Synology DS1819+ Desktop NAS for 2019 With so much high-end rackmount and Surveillance optimized hardware being discussed at Synology, it is great to hear that there is a brand new Diskstation 8-Bay DS1819+ NAS coming. Although this is not the first 8-Bay Synology Diskstation, all indications point to it being a spiritual successor […]