7 Top Tips to Maximise your PCs Performance from Crucial

Anyone running a Windows PC will no doubt experience slowdowns and system hangs as their fresh installation ages and starts to clutter up with unnecessary bits and bytes. An issue most people can relate to. In a recent study, it was found that the average wait time before your patience runs out with slow technology […]

QNAP TS-873U-RP-8G 2U 8-bay NAS with iSCSI IP-SAN,10GbE, Redundant PSU Reviewed

A NAS is a ‘Network Attached Storage’ system. With data playing such a pivotal role in so many businesses, it’s becoming increasingly important to find ways to keep it safe and secure. Loss of data or data breaches can result in poor customer service, legal problems and loss of intellectual property or sensitive personal information. […]

Simplify Installs with Crucial’s Industry first mobile-friendly SSD Install Web App

Crucial has released an industry first, mobile-friendly web app that provides an easy to follow process for SSD installations. Targeting the novice consumer, the step-by-step guide can be found at www.crucial.com/ssd-install. According to Crucial, this new guide has been tested with regular, non-technical consumers. The web app is designed to make the install process simple […]

Synology DS1817+ 8-bay NAS Reviewed

The much anticipated, long awaited launch of the DiskStation DS1817+ from Synology has finally happened. The upgrade to Synology’s 5 and 8-bay DiskStation, which was first launched back in 2011, the DS1817+ is another 8-bay NAS system, but it’s much more comprehensive than previous models. It has been specifically designed to centralize storage. In the […]

Crucial Shows Customers an Easy Way to Install Their SSDs

Crucial have published an easy guide for first-time HDD installers to swap out their old drives with a brand new Crucial SSD. The guide is in four parts and covers preparation, copying, installation and downloads. Preparation Grab everything you need – Crucial SSD, screwdriver, etc… Put SSD spacer aside Backup your files – just in […]

An Introduction to Cloud Storage

You’ve probably heard the term ‘cloud storage’ before, but you may be wondering what it is. In this guide, we’ll give you an introduction to cloud storage, including what it is, why it’s useful and we’ll also give you a brief overview of the top cloud storage providers. What is Cloud Storage? Cloud storage is […]

Drobo 5N2 NAS Reviewed

Drobo has recently introduced their latest network appliance, the 5N2. An upgraded version of the 5N, the 5N2 offers many of the same features, and even looks very similar. A network storage solution, the Drobo 5N2 is designed to protect your data with the least amount of effort on the user’s part so that things […]

QNAP TS-431X

QNAP TS-431X 4-Bay NAS with 10GbE SFP+ Reviewed

QNAP continue their roll-out of new products aimed at the entry level SMB market with the release of the TS-431X. The QNAP TS-431X is a 4 disk NAS and supports up to 10GbE network speeds with the included 10GbE SFP+ port. Like its older sibling, the TS-531X, QNAP have continued to utilise processor technology from […]