Category: NAS

QNAP TS-451 NAS Unboxing and Introduction

QNAP TS-451 NAS Unboxing and Introduction

At CES 2013 Dave visited with the guys in the QNAP booth.  This provided the Home Server Show Podcast the opportunity to review the TS-269L in 2013.  The TS-269L was a 2 bay NAS and was fun to review.  For 2014 QNAP has introduced the QNAP TS-x51 Series and they have sent us a 4 […]

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Setup and install of the Thecus N2310

Setup and install of the Thecus N2310

I’m powering up the Thecus N2310 for the first time and will take you step by step on what I experience.  If you missed the unboxing you can catch up with this video. I put a couple of 3TB WD Reds in the 2310 and fired it up.  The instructions included with the unit tell you […]

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Synology to Showcase DiskStation Manager DSM 5.0 at CES 2014

Synology to Showcase DiskStation Manager DSM 5.0 at CES 2014

It’s looking like Synology will have another great presentation at CES.  Every single year I’ve covered Synology and CES they have produced a big announcement the first day of the show.  This year it’s DSM 5.0.  DiskStation Manager has grown leaps and bounds since I’ve started using it but Synology states that this new “streamlined […]

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QNAP Qsync Review Part 2 plus myQNAPcloud Service

QNAP Qsync Review Part 2 plus myQNAPcloud Service

In the blog post QNAP QTS 4.0 Desktop and Qsync Review I discussed using Qsync to synchronize files between a desktop computer and the QNAP TS-269L NAS located on my LAN. At the end of the post I mentioned that Qsync is able to synchronize files from a PC on an external network using the […]

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QNAP QTS 4.0 Desktop and Qsync Review

QNAP QTS 4.0 Desktop and Qsync Review

In the QNAP TS-269L Review and News article I introduced you to the new QTS 4.0 desktop on the NAS.  In this article I am going to show the Desktop in more detail and highlight some of the functions that the desktop provides.  I will also cover one of the applications from QNAP called Qsync […]

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Synology Makes DiskStation (DSM) Manager 4.3 Official for Network Attached Storage

Synology Makes DiskStation (DSM) Manager 4.3 Official for Network Attached Storage

Hey Synology owners, DSM 4.3 is ready for you!  Disk Station Manager, or DSM, version 4.3 will be released tomorrow (08/27/13).   We got the beta bits on July 9th, but this one is the final! So what’s new?  Let’s touch on a few things before you head off to download the new DSM. Dont have […]

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Synology Unveils DiskStation Manager (DSM) 4.3 beta for Network Attached Storage

Synology Unveils DiskStation Manager (DSM) 4.3 beta for Network Attached Storage

I really like Synology DSM betas.  I’ve been running them since I got into the Synology platform.  It’s great to see what they are up to and test all the new features they will soon push out.  Having said that, remember it’s a BETA! Don’t trust your production data to a beta.  If you just […]

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Synology ads DS1813+ and DS1513+ to NAS Lineup

Synology ads DS1813+ and DS1513+ to NAS Lineup

Synology has been very busy this month of May and they are not going to let the month end without announcing yet another new product! Hot on the heels of the recently announced DS1513+, Synology is unveiling the DS1813+. This 8 bay NAS is a sure thing for creative professionals and those that need tons […]

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