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ExpanDrive 7 review: Number seven not all lucky for Mac cloud storage utility

ExpanDrive 7 adds cloud and network-attached storage volumes to the macOS Finder, and expands support for services like OneDrive and Dropbox.

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Synology DS419slim NAS box review: A low-profile, power-saving media server for the smart home

Designed for 2.5-inch drives, including SATA SSDs, the Synology DS419slim is a mighty mite with a cornucopia of media-serving features, including the power to stream 4K video.

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Seagate IronWolf 110 2.5-inch SSD: Up to 4TB of NAS storage designed to last, but a lot of cash

Seagate's IronWolf 110 SSD is designed for NAS, but can also be used in PCs. Thanks to very good performance, a high durability rating, and surprisingly low premium, you might just want to do that. Being available in capacities up to...

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How to rip (copy) Blu-ray and other movies, so you can stream and archive them

As long as movies have been distributed on home media, buyers have wanted to back them up or copy them to media that's more convenient for playback or streaming. We trace the history, how copy protection works, and how to circumvent...

How to unblock blocked websites

Governments, schools, and businesses sometimes block websites in an attempt to reduce distractions, conserve bandwidth, or censor content. If you're willing to risk circumventing such limitations, here's how to do it.

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QSAN XCube XN3002T NAS review: Classy, clean, and fast—but better suited to the enterprise

Network-attached storage has a place in the home, and this box covers all the basics in style, but it's missing a few features consumers will find essential.

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Plex DVR review: Still the best option for power users

Plex is the most powerful over-the-air DVR for cord-cutters, but it's not the easiest to use.

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How to set up a VPN in Windows

Step-by-step instructions for configuring the built-in VPN client in Windows 7 and Windows 10.

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How to fix your Wi-Fi network

Whether your PC isn't connecting to the internet, or your wireless connection is inconsistent, or your device keeps joining the wrong network, we have answers to common Wi-Fi issues.

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QNAP TS-253B review: A short talk with a NAS box

This fast and versatile NAS box will keep you informed with an OLED display and a speaker. Just don't buy it for the 4K video it hypes.

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