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Reviewing the Synology DS212


Andrew Phillips over at has written a great review of the Synology DS212 Network Attached Storage (NAS) Enclosure.  Synology is a big name in the NAS Server arena and is very popular with the Apple crowd.  NAS devices can serve a multitude of purposes around the home (and even office for higher end devices).  From simply storing files, backing up computers, and more importantly (or should we say something “cooler”), streaming media like movies and music throughout the home.  If you have a Home Theater PC (HTPC), you can stream content from it using DLNA.

Synology DS212The Synology DS212 is a great entry level step when it comes to starting to make use of a NAS in your home (or home office).  Be sure to check out Andrew’s in-depth article about the Synology DS212.

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Tom AbellPut simply, Tom loves technology! Having been involved in the IT world since leaving the US Navy Submarine Force in 1992, Tom has moved his way up to the top as an IT Systems Engineering. But having spent some time in the Home Automation industry early in his career, he’s never been able to shake his love for creating integrated Home Technology environments and has been running HTPCs and Windows Home Servers for years. With 17 years of IT Systems Engineering experience, Tom's recent OIF 08-09 deployment has rekindled his love for the Connected Home Industry and hence, the website. We hope you like the site, please share it with your friends and follow us on your favorite Social Networks! Read more about Tom on the "About Us" page.View all posts by Tom Abell

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