Archive for December, 2012

How to offload your iTunes library to a NAS

December 31st, 2012 No comments

One of its more frustrating aspects is its lack of an officially supported server component—Apple seems stubbornly unwilling to provide a real iTunes server, and so folks who would otherwise happily centrally locate a media library on a perfectly suitable NAS are stuck with islands of music.

via Ars Technica.

Categories: How-To

Ask Slashdot: Easiest Way To Consolidate Household Media? – Slashdot

December 31st, 2012 No comments

A recent Ask Slashdot quickly turned into suggestions for setting up every type of NAS possible.

Categories: How-To

DIY simple NAS on budget

December 24th, 2012 2 comments

User mzepan wrote in with a DIY NAS running FreeNAS and sporting a custom case. Check it out here.

Hacked together NAS in a box

December 23rd, 2012 No comments

Hack a Day brings us a low powered OpenWRT NAS in a tin box.

Categories: Custom Builds, Guides, Showcase

Five Best NAS Enclosures

December 16th, 2012 No comments

Lifehacker has a list of the top five NASs, as voted by their readers.

Earlier in the week we asked you which NAS enclosures you thought were the best. We heard your nominations loud and clear, and now we’re back to take a look at the top five.

Drobo Releases Faster 5N NAS

December 13th, 2012 No comments

New features include a faster processor and an optional SSD cache.

Read more about it at Ars Technica and

Categories: Complete Systems, Drobo