Category: News

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What’s New in StableBit Scanner 2.5.0.3041 BETA

What’s New in StableBit Scanner 2.5.0.3041 BETA

The guys behind StableBit Scanner have written a blog post about what’s new in their latest version. Version 2.5.0.3041 BETA has 10 new themes and now shows drive reliability information that has been published by the manufacturer. In the latest version of BitFlock, the back-end service that powers the StableBit Scanner’s powerful SMART interpretation engine, […]

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The 4th Annual Home Server Show Meetup

The 4th Annual Home Server Show Meetup

The Home Server Show are now taking bookings for Meetup 2014. The 4th Annual Home Server Show Meetup is taking place in Indianapolis between Friday evening, Sept 19th to Sunday morning Sept 21st. The meetup is more a gathering of friends than a learning event, but the camaraderie and community at these events is not […]

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The Cloud Xtender Project

The Cloud Xtender Project

Cloud Xtender from the guys who bring us Drive Bender allows a users to create a local drive on their machine that points to one or more cloud drives. The number and type of cloud providers is not limited, and you specify rules that determine file placement. It’s an interesting project which will be with […]

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Five Affordable NAS Servers

Five Affordable NAS Servers

cnet takes a look at 5 advanced affordable NAS servers for home networking backup. Taken a look at are the Synology Disk Station DS214se, WD My Cloud EX2, WD My Cloud, Seagate Central and the Apple AirPort Time Capsule. A great write up on each, which you can find here.

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StableBit DrivePool “Product 3”

StableBit DrivePool “Product 3”

The guys at StableBit have an article on their blog about DrivePool version 2.1.0.553 RC and how it relates to their future "Product 3": “Product 3 will allow you to add Pool Parts to the pool that are not necessarily stored on physical disks. This is going to open up a whole range of very […]

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Drive Bender ER1 and Cloud Xtender Beta

Drive Bender ER1 and Cloud Xtender Beta

Drive Bender have announced that they will be releasing the ER1 version of Drive Bender on Friday the 30th of May. As well as this news the guys at Drive bender also had the following two bits of news too: If you have not purchased a license at the discounted rate, you need to do […]

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Video: WD DS6100

Another review on the WD DS6100 and this one is from Storage Swiss – Storage Switzerland. Their review takes a quick look at the the unit and also includes this 5 minute video too: They have more videos to come on the DS6100 too.

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MicroServer Gen8 Setup Nightmare

MicroServer Gen8 Setup Nightmare

We Got Served reviewed the HP ProLiant MicroServer Gen8, and it’s not all good news: When you’re up and running with the server, it actually performs very well and can do a very good job at supporting your home and/or small business. But, in an effort to differentiate, the company has added Enterprise-grade provisioning and […]

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The Seagate 4 Bay NAS

The Seagate 4 Bay NAS

PCWorld online has a review of the Seagate Business Storage Windows Server 4-Bay NAS device. Ideal as a no-nonsense NAS for business, the review also includes a rapid 2 minute video review too. But in conclusion: “If you’re looking for Windows-based NAS, you could do a lot worse than the Seagate Business Storage Windows Server. […]

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The Lifespan of Media

The Lifespan of Media

The Lifespan of Storage Media is a info graphic from CrashPlan highlighting the lifespan of different media formats. From the humble Zip Disk of 1994 lasting just 2 to 10 years to the Solid State Drives from 1999 onwards lasting 51 to 100 years plus this info graphic has computer, audio, video and photo media […]