Best cloud backup services for Synology & Xpenology

I don’t need a hard disk in my computer if I can get to the server faster… – Steve Jobs (1997) Obviously, we all want to keep our files secure, but how? Here at, we are frequently asked by members of our community: “What is the best cloud backup provider for Synology and Xpenology?”. … Read more

Get Wi-Fi Everywhere in Your Home with Synology’s MR2200ac Mesh Router

When you think of routers, Synology isn’t the first brand that comes to mind. But that might soon change as the company rolls out their consumer network solutions such as the RT1900ac and RT2600ac. Most recently, Synology has released its first mesh router, the MR2200ac. As connected devices continue to enter our homes, a reliable … Read more

7 Ways You Can Use a NAS

Network-attached storage devices, or NAS for short, have been growing in popularity. While they’re primarily designed for storing files on your local network, they can also do so much more. From keeping your files and even your home safe to act as an entertainment hub for your local network, a NAS can be used in … Read more

Synology DiskStation – DS1618+ Review

Even with the popularity of cloud storage, there will always be a place for keeping your data local. For creative professionals and growing businesses, these on-site storage solutions need to be able to keep up with their demands. Engineered with performance even in multi-tasking environments in mind, Synology’s answer is the highly-anticipated Synology DiskStation DS1618+ … Read more

Synology 2 bay NAS DiskStation DS718+ Review

Synology DS718+ side

When it comes to Network Attached Storage (NAS), Synology is one of the biggest names around. They offer everything from consumer-friendly hardware to enterprise level solutions. The Synology DS718+ leans toward the former. But make no mistake, the DS718+ may not be made for the server room but it’s not just for basic file storage … Read more

Synology DiskStation DS918+ Review

In the NAS (network-attached storage) industry, there are few companies as prominent as Synology. Founded in 2000 with the intended purpose of specializing in this type of technology, the company launched the DS-101 in 2004, its very first complete solution with full software and hardware integration. Since then, this entire field has developed immeasurably and … Read more

Best Synology for Running Plex Media Server

It would be very safe to say that a large portion of our lives takes place online these days. The advent of smart devices has made this all the more pronounced. Smartphones, smart TVs, tablets, video game consoles, etc. – all these devices look to the Internet as their lifeblood. Naturally, businesses have caught wind … Read more

XPEnoboot 5.2-5592 Update 4 Released

Version : 5.2-5592 Update 4 has been released. You can update right through the auto installer in DSM (09/07/15) Fixed Issues Restored the mandatory file (/usr/syno/bin/zip) that has been removed due to Antivirus Essential’s false-positive detection. Upgraded Apache HTTP Server to 2.2.31 to address one security vulnerability (CVE-2015-3183). Upgraded PHP to 5.5.28 to address two … Read more