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Looking to cut the cord to save money on a monthly basis? Let's take a look into the combination of Synology, Plex, and HDHomeRun to see how they work together to provide one-stop entertainment.
Looking for on-site storage for your home or SMB? The DS1019+ should be on your short list, especially if want to use it as a Plex or other video server within the environment. See our take inside.
If you're in the market for one of the most secure portable drives in the world, the iStorage diskAshur PRO2, with FIPS 140-2 validation from NIST, might be the device for you and your storage needs.
Synology made three announcements at their annual event which comprised of a new mesh router, free Active Backup licenses to backup local and cloud data, and phone support in North America.
Pinball lovers will be happy to hear that Zen Studios will be releasing tables based on the old Bally/Williams games from the 80s and 90s. The tables will run on the Pinball FX3 engine.
If you need a lot of storage and want it locally in your home, take a look at the Synology DS1618+. The NAS device has six drive bays, great performance, and lots of extra apps to add functionality.
HP has been highlighting computer security recently with short YouTube videos. Today HP released a new trailer for the third film in The Wolf series, a soon-to-be-released 20 minute film.
If you love your Amazon Echo 2, but wish you could bring it with you while out and about, Ninety7 released a battery pack called SKY that will give you up to eight hours of runtime.
With the recent announcement of Synology's C2 cloud backup service combined with last month's World Backup Day, we take a look at the company's backup solution for your Synology NAS device.
People lose data on a daily basis, whether it's from a stolen phone, accidental deletion of a file, or a hard drive crash. Today's the day we remind everyone that backups are important.
If you have a lot of data and want to ensure that a backup exists offsite in case of a natural disaster, Synology is expanding its C2 offering to the world at a reasonable price, but there's a catch.
If you thought Ransomware was bad, think about what an alien civilization could do to our planet's computers. While highly unlikely, researchers have written a paper containing a high level solution.
Today Synology released three new tools that can be installed on their NAS devices. Moments categorizes your photos, Drive stores your files, and Office lets you collaborate on documents.
If you're a fan of Zen Studio's pinball engine or love pinball in general, the company wants to hook you up with two new, original tables, and for this week only, they're both free to download!
If you require a lot of storage in your home, the DS1517+ might be for you. Sporting five drive bays, and the ability to expand to more, how does the DS1517+ stack up in the world of NAS devices?
While everyone's clamoring to keep net neutrality, they're missing the bigger picture: Big business is already limiting what you get to see on the Internet, and the public is generally unaware.
Earlier this week, Zen Studios officially released Pinball FX3, an updated engine that provides improved graphics and physics and, probably most importantly, a lot of multiplayer options.
Today Synology announced the release of a new storage device, the DS418play. The four-bay NAS device has an updated transcoding engine capable of providing two simultaneous 4K video streams.
Were you impacted by hurricanes Harvey or Irma? If so, ioSafe wants to help you out with some water- and fireproof devices. They're also donating money from sales to the Red Cross relief efforts.
If you're used to using Capital One's website to deposit paper checks, you're now out of luck as the company has officially retired that service to force users into using the mobile app instead.
Using a combination of social media, Fitbit data, and diaries, PostMood looks to report on your emotional and mental health state so that you can make conscious decisions to improve your life.
At Blackhat, a security researcher presented his findings on how he is able to decode typing sounds over Skype to determine exactly what is being typed. Be careful when on conference calls!
Today is the one day of the year where sysadmins of all types are showered with love and gifts for all of the work they do. Or at least that's the theory. So Happy Sysadmin Day to our readers!
With drones flying around seemingly everywhere, companies are coming up with anti-drone technology. At a Black Hat talk, we learned which ones work and which ones are nothing but snake oil.
As one of the sponsors of Black Hat, HP is highlighting printer security, as well as showing the latest season of The Wolf, a well made short film that shows a dramatized version of what could happen.
At the Blackhat USA 2017 keynote, the founder recapped his thoughts on the future of security while Alex Stamos, Facebook's Chief Security Officer, thinks the industry needs to focus on defense.
Wishing to avoid any potential for fines from the EU, Wetherspoon has deleted email information for all of its customers and will instead communicate with them via social media outlets.
Zen Studios is updating their classic pinball platform, dubbed Pinball FX3, by adding multiplayer functionality such as tournaments, head to head match-ups, and leagues, while keeping many tables.
You can now use your various Amazon Echo devices as an easy intercom system within your own home. It can also be used to "drop in" to listen in on a room if you configure it that way.
Walmart is sending the message to its vendors that if they want to do business with the retail giant, they better not use Amazon for any of their cloud infrastructure or risk losing the contract.
Amazon released a new gadget that brings the power of an Echo into the palm of your hands. Is it going to be a useful tool and help Amazon's dominance, or will it fall the way of the Fire Phone?
A man in Switzerland was convicted of defamation today for simply clicking the "Like" button on several Facebook posts. Courts say his intent was clear, but it's a stern reminder for the rest of us.
If you're in the market for a new wireless router and like having unique looking devices, you might want to take a peek at the new Asus Blue Cave, a square box with a giant hole in the middle.
Scientists successfully used a 3D printer to create mouse ovaries that are capable of supporting reproduction. This is the first step to being able to do the same with human patients who need it.
Lenovo has released the 5th generation of the ThinkPad X1 Carbon Ultrabook, and we dig into all of the ins and outs of the latest device to see if it's a machine worthy of your consideration.
If you want a set of headphones for your Xbox One, but don't want to deal with wires or base stations, LucidSound has something you might want to check out when it's released later this year.
Using a combination of spear-phishing and a flaw in SS7, hackers were able to steal usernames and passwords from German bank users, manipulate SMS message delivery, and steal money from accounts.
Today Kensington announced the release of VeriMark, a fingerprint sensor that plugs into a USB port and works with both Windows Hello and FIDO to provide multi-factor authentication to your account.