This post will explain the steps required to successfully install VirtualBox on a Synology NAS running DSM 5.0 - build 22.214.171.124 allowing you to run Virtual Machines (VM's) from your Synology NAS appliance. I was using my HP Proliant N40L Microserver as a test bench, with Intel chipset and 16GB ram. Step 1. Download the … Continue reading How to: Install phpVirtualBox on Synology DSM
It seems Microsoft have started to ready the deployment for the final installment of Windows which they are marketing as a 'free' upgrade. Q. Is it really the last version of Windows? Honest Answer No. It will be the last numbered release of Windows the public will see marketed as a product, sold in a box … Continue reading News: Get Windows 10
The Blu-ray Disc Association today announced it has finalized what could be the last major disc-based movie format: Ultra HD Blu-ray. Source: Ultra HD Blu-ray specification now complete, logo unveiled - CNET The new specification isn't just about boosting the resolution to display "up-to 3840 x 2160". There are other enhancements to both image and sound … Continue reading News: Ultra HD Blu-ray specification now complete, logo unveiled – CNET
Windows 10 is going to be the last major revision of the operating system.
Hello, I am Darren from Synology Product Management team. Today I’d like to share with you some tips of securing your DiskStation. DiskStation is the ideal place for saving your valuable data, including photo collections, wedding videos, or even sensitive financial documents. You want to access your data anywhere, anytime, and to share them with … Continue reading How to: Secure your DiskStation
The following tutorial describes in simple steps the process to setup a secure VPN connection from your Synology NAS device using the OpenVPN protocol. There are other protocols and connection methods available but OpenVPN is widely considered more secure than PPTP or L2TP/IPSec and as such comes highly recommended if you want to try this … Continue reading How to: Setup a secure OpenVPN connection on a Synology NAS
Introduction: This is my current HTPC setup which i originally built 2 years ago and has served me well since. It's a low powered net-top, which means it can be left on 24/7 if needed which is useful for a personal video recorder (PVR) and easily hidden away behind your TV screen or underneath in … Continue reading Build: Budget HTPC