Category: Storage

Synology DiskStation Manager 7 (DSM7) – What’s Exciting Ahead?

Synology DiskStation Manager or DSM 7.0 was finally released on 29th June 2021.  Synology announced DSM 7.0 about three years ago (we are in 2021 at the time of writing), and finally, we are getting our hand on it.  According to Synology, DSM. 7.0 is their largest update yet on the DSM software suite, with…

Synology DS1621+ : Outside 4

Migrating Synology DiskStation DS1515+ to DS1621+

This is the second installment of the series of blogs on NAS upgrading.  For the first article on the consideration of upgrading your NAS and also the hardware review of the Synology DiskStation DS1621+, please click here.  After talking about the factors to consider before deciding to upgrade your NAS, the next step is to…

Synology DS1621+ : Box 1

Why Should We Upgrade Our Network Attached Storage (NAS)?

Introduction I have been using Synology Network Attached Storage (NAS) since mid-2011 starting with the DS1511+.  I still remembered that I bought it from Memory World at Funan Centre together with a 2GB SODIMM memory upgrade for an arm and a leg back then. I was using 5 x 2TB Samsung F4 with the DS1511+…

AGPTEK USB Hub and Storage - Itself

Review of AGPTEK USB-C Docking Station and Stand for Mac Mini

This is a review of the AGPTEK USB-C Docking Station and Stand for Mac Mini.  After I started to use my Mac Mini more frequently during the period of Work-From-Home, I began to appreciate the cohesive experience of the Apple ecosystem with the Mac Mini, iPhone, iPad, AirPod Pro, etc.  At the same time, I…