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Plex vs Emby on your NAS Drive - Which Should You Choose For Your Media Server

Choosing Between Plex and Emby on a NAS in 2021/2022 Despite the fact that network-attached storage NAS has a vast number of services and utilities for home and business use, many users predominantly
NA Nascompares_blog_push asked on 13 May 2021, 23:05
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How to Connect Directly with a Synology NAS Without a Switch or Router

Connecting DIRECTLY With Your NAS without Using a Switch or Router Let's all be honest for a second about one of the biggest advantages and disadvantages of network-attached storage, namely the speed
NA Nascompares_blog_push asked on 11 May 2021, 23:40
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Synology NAS - Recommended Backup, Redundancy and Data Recovery for Beginners

The Best Methods of Backup, Redundancy and Data Recovery on Synology NAS for Dummies Backup, backup, BACKUP! It's something I am prone to say at the beginning and end of my videos whenever I talk abo
NA Nascompares_blog_push asked on 06 May 2021, 23:45
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Synology DS3617XSII, DS2419+II and DX1215II NAS Drive Uncovered

New Synology DS3617xsII, DS2419+II and DX1215II NAS Hardware Listed Synology has been in the process of releasing numerous pieces of enterprise solutions in the first half of 2021 (almost exclusively
NA Nascompares_blog_push asked on 05 May 2021, 11:05
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Official Statement from QNAP About the QLocker Ransomware Attack

QNAP Issue a Public Statement About the QLocker Ransomware Attack on Thousands of NAS Devices It has been a rather turbulent few weeks for QNAP NAS users (and indeed the brand itself) since the initi
NA Nascompares_blog_push asked on 05 May 2021, 08:05
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Brand New Asustor Drivestor Pro 2 and 4 NAS Drive Revealed

New Asustor AS3302T and AS3304T Drivestor Pro NAS Releasing Soon Good News for anyone who has been looking at buying a new NAS in 2021, but is looking to keep things a tad affordable, with the reveal
NA Nascompares_blog_push asked on 04 May 2021, 07:30
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Recover QLocker Ransomware files with TestDisk

Possible Recovery Method for QLocker Encryption On Your QNAP NAS As many of you may be aware, a number of QNAP NAS devices have been struck in the last week+ with a ransomware attack, dubbed QLocker.
NA Nascompares_blog_push asked on 01 May 2021, 19:35
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NAS, Hard Drive & SSD Shortages in 2021 - WHY, HOW, WHERE and WHEN?

Why Are there Hardware Shortages and Price Increases in Hard Drives, SSD and NAS? Where has all the stock gone and why is everything suddenly more expensive? This is the question that lots of users w
NA Nascompares_blog_push asked on 23 April 2021, 15:05
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Is the Synology Router Still Worth Buying in 2021?

The Synology MR2200ac and RT2600ac - Still Worth Buying? Synology we have made quite a name for itself in the world of network-attached storage (NAS) for the last two decades, however in the last few
NA Nascompares_blog_push asked on 19 April 2021, 23:35
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D-Link DWR-2101 Review - The AX1800 WiFi 6 5G SIM Router

D-Link DWR-2101 5G Wifi 6 Router Review - Too Good To Be True? Mobile routers are INCREDIBLY useful and on the face of it, the D-Link DWR-2101 WiFi 6 and 5G Network router is just insane! Whether you
NA Nascompares_blog_push asked on 13 April 2021, 23:35
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New Synology RS2421+ and RS2821+ Rackstation Officially Released

The Synology RS2421+ and RS2821RP+ Rackstation NAS Server is Officially Revealed Yes, although it might not come as a massive surprise (if you have been following NASCompares for the last few months)
NA Nascompares_blog_push asked on 25 March 2021, 13:00
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Synology DS1621+ NAS - 32GB & 64GB Unofficial Memory Upgrade Guide

How to Upgrade the RAM in your Synology DS1621+ to 32GB and 64GB RAM Unofficially Back in Autumn 2020, when the Synology DS1621+ was first released, many users were surprised at the maximum memory an
NA Nascompares_blog_push asked on 25 March 2021, 00:20
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NAS for Plex Media Server - 8 Mistakes People ALWAYS Make!

Buying a NAS for Plex Media Server - 8 Things People Get WRONG! If you have decided to invest in a network-attached storage device to host your Plex media server, then congratulations, you are close
NA Nascompares_blog_push asked on 20 March 2021, 00:30
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Plex Synology NAS Performance Guide - 2021 Edition

A Guide to How Each Synology NAS Perform in Plex Media Server If you have been wondering about buying a NAS in 2021 for use as a Plex Media Server, then chances are that you have heard good thing abo
NA Nascompares_blog_push asked on 13 March 2021, 00:15
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QNAP TS-873AU NAS Review

Review of the QNAP TS-873A Ryzen Desktop NAS Drive - Worth your Data? If you are a fan of NAS storage or are in the market for a solid piece of desktop data storage hardware, then there is a good cha
NA Nascompares_blog_push asked on 09 March 2021, 20:55
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Mesh Routers VS Powerline Adapters and Wi-Fi Extenders - Buyers Guide 2021

Choosing Between Mesh Routers VS Powerline Adapters and Wi-Fi Extenders Managing the wireless network of your home or business environment and making sure that internet connectivity is as good as pos
NA Nascompares_blog_push asked on 08 March 2021, 00:15
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Where Are the Synology Play, DS421, DS422 and DS221?

Where Are the Synology Play and Standard Series? Yes, as fantastically clickbaity as the title might well suggest, there is simply no other way to put it. Where are the Synology PLAY and Standard ser
NA Nascompares_blog_push asked on 05 March 2021, 00:20
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Should You Buy the Synology DS920+ NAS in 2021?

Is the Synology DS920+ NAS Still Worth Buying in 2021? If you have been looking at buying a Synology NAS drive in 2021, then there is a good chance that the DS920+ has appeared on your radar. Origina
NA Nascompares_blog_push asked on 28 February 2021, 17:10
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Synology RS3621xs+ NAS Hardware Review

Synology RS3621xs+ Rackmount NAS Review - Is it Innovation or Limitation? If one thing has become abundantly clear in the world of network-attached storage even early in 2021, it is the Synology have
NA Nascompares_blog_push asked on 21 February 2021, 08:40
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Synology HAT5300 Hard Drive Review

Synology HAT5300 Hard Drives - Worth Your Data? When Synology first announced that it was entering the hard drive market, I think it would be fair to say that reactions were mixed. On the face of it,
NA Nascompares_blog_push asked on 13 February 2021, 18:35
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