• Review: Iomega ix4-200d

    Short version: Iomega has been making storage devices for years, and it shows. I’m a fan of NAS hardware and technology, and Iomega has created a product that not only stores data, but has enough value add to make it stand out from the dozens of other black boxes for storing your data. Read More

  • New PogoPlug adds four USB ports, and more

    The PogoPlug, reviewed earlier this year, is a simple no-fuss NAS solution. I enjoyed using the product, and so have many other folks. In just the few short months since my review, the crew at PogoPlug have updated the hardware and features, and are rolling out their latest iteration. The new PogoPlug features four USB ports, a new address book feature, global search across all the drives… Read More

  • World's smallest NAS: the Thecus N0204

    So this is kind of cool. It’s a NAS that uses 2.5″ hard drives, making for a much smaller form factor. In fact, it’s about the size of a standard USB hard drive enclosure. The best part? The price. The Thecus N0204 retails for just $150; you’ll have to provide your own drives, though. Read More

  • An AppleScript trick turns any NAS device into a Time Machine drive

    You can turn any network attached storage device into a Time Machine back-up drive with one simple step. Simply download this app package and drag your drive onto it. The script adds the drive as a Time Machine capable device and then you can simply add it under Time Machine System Preferences. Read More

  • Iomega announces new StorCenter ix2-200

    Iomega just announced the latest addition to their rapidly growing NAS line, the ix2-200. This is the latest iteration in the line is focused on being easy to set up, something that is fairly uncommon in the small business storage market. The new model also includes a new “Green desktop” mode, which allows the NAS to spin down the drives when not in use, thereby reducing power… Read More

  • Netgear jumps into the consumer-friendly NAS arena with ‘Stora’

    Netgear’s got a new home network hard drive system called Stora. It’s a $229 NAS system with a 1TB SATA hard drive built in and a second open SATA slot, allowing you to easily add a second drive in the future (that second drive can be set up to mirror the first). Read More

  • LG announces Wi-Fi capable NAS

    It’s all about the home network storage these days. As more and more companies jump into the ring with their products, it’s all about the added features. It’s not enough just to build a basic device these days, everyone wants added features. LG is throwing their hat into the ring with the N2R1. Read More

  • LaCie intros the Big Disk & d2 Network NAS (both are Time Machine compatable)

    LaCie has a rather nice selection of NAS units to choose from, but the latest should get some attention from Mac users. Both the Big Disk Network (left) and the d2 Network (right) sport the classic LaCie design, which is obviously inspired by H.A.L 9000, and are compatible with Apple’s Time Machine. Read More

  • Review: 1TB Western Digital My Book World Edition NAS

    Without a doubt, the 1TB Western Digital My Book World Edition is the easiest to use NAS I’ve ever tried. There’s virtually no setup, it’s remotely accessible and works flawlessly on both PCs and Macs. Read More

  • Review: PogoPlug USB hard drive network sharing

    We wrote about the PogoPlug NAS adapter in January, and I was excited to see what it could do. I finally got my review model, and this little gadget does a pretty good job of living up to the hype. Read on for the whole scoop. Read More

  • Seagate announces BlackArmor storage solutions

    Seagate announced a new product line today, the Black Armor NAS. Targeted at small businesses, the new device has hardware level encryption and is available in 2, 4, 6, or 8TB capacities. Read More

  • Review: Iomega Home Media Network Hard Drive

    Short Version: A good value for a NAS drive thanks to nice extras like a built-in print server, easy setup, and a straightforward interface. The Iomega Home Media Network Hard Drive would be right at home in a small office or a multi-user household. Read More

  • PogoPlug NAS Adapter takes it to the next level

    I enjoyed using the Addonics USB NAS adapter: it was easy to use, and did a few simple things quite well. Now PogoPlug is entering the NAS fray, and takes things to the next level of simplicity. More details inside. Read More

  • Linksys announces Media Hub NAS with browser-based streaming

    Having a ton of cool crap on your network storage is useless if you can’t get to it, and that seems to be the main problem Linksys is aiming to tackle with their just announced Media Hub. Take your standard network storage box – now slap on an LCD screen (in the mid/high-end models) and a fancy browser-based content portal, and you’ve got the Linksys Media Hub. Look for it in… Read More

  • D-Link expands ‘Network Video Recorder’ offering

    D-Link announced two new products today, something they are calling a “networked video recorder,” or NVR, system. This is intended mainly for small business surveillance, however I’m sure there would be some crossover to the home market. Read More

  • Review: Addonics USB NAS adapter

    We mentioned the Addonics USB NAS adapter in mid-December, and I’ve just finished playing with a review unit. As you can see from the photo, this thing is small! There’s a lot to say about this simple little device, so read on for the whole scoop! It’s got a USB port, an RJ-45 port, and a small socket for the power cord. Along one side are two status LEDs, and a reset button. Read More

  • HP's new MediaSmart NAS lets Apple in on the party

    We just reviewed and gave away one of these things, and now they’re dropping a new one! Well, that’s the business we’re in. The new HP MediaSmart server works with both Windows and OS X, so if you’re on a mac and don’t want to pay a premium for a brushed-aluminum NAS, this may be your lucky day. Read More

  • Addonics $55 adapter turns any USB drive into a NAS

    Gone are the days of using expensive, noisy, bulky computers to serve media to our networks. Behold the Addonics NAS Adapter! This $55 doodad turns any USB drive into a network share accessible via SMB or FTP. But that’s not all! It also includes a BitTiorrent client, so you can download all those episodes of “How I Met Your Mother” directly to your USB drive while… Read More

  • Princeton Japan intros a massive 5TB NAS

    Princeton Japan has a NAS for you torrent freaks. The DN-503AH-PDC (wow) ships with 5TB storage capacity that support RAID 0/1/5/6 configurations. All the standard NAS features are present, including 10/1000 Ethernet and hot-swappable HDDs. The NAS has a December Japanese launch slated but hopefully U.S. downloaders will get a chance to fill it as well. Read More

  • CrunchDeals: 2TB network drive with built-in USB print server for $299 after $60 mail-in rebate

    Wow. I kinda wish I had $300 to burn and enough crap to put on this thing because a two-terabyte network drive with a built-in USB print server might look nice sitting betwixt my router and printer. has the Cavalry network hard drive with two one-terabyte SATA hard drives that can be mooshed into a RAID array for $359.99, plus a $60 mail-in rebate that’s good until November… Read More