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28 May 2018
Buy great value for money micro-electronic components online from BangGood.com. Free international delivery, including to South Africa. Read more...
A quick introduction to the WD My Cloud EX2 Ultra
A quick introduction to the WD My Cloud EX2 Ultra
22 April 2018
The Western Digital (WD) My Cloud EX2 Ultra is a high performance, pre-configured, 2-bay Network Attached Storage (NAS) device. It comes with an integrated Marvell ARMADA 1.3 GHz duel-core A9 processor, 1 GB RAM and runs My Cloud OS 3, making it perfect for an ultra-fast data transfer experience. Read more...
Collections(s): Blog, Home Automation
Tagged with My Cloud OS 3, Western Digital, Western Digital My Cloud, backup, nas, storage
How to make a backup of a Raspberry Pi using a disk imager
How to make a backup of a Raspberry Pi using a disk imager
12 August 2015 | Updated 4 June 2017
After doing some work on your Raspberry Pi operating system, it might be a good idea to back it up from time to time. This post will help you with that. Read more...
Collections(s): Raspberry Pi
Tagged with Linux, Micro SD card, Raspberry Pi, Raspbian, Win32DiskImager, backup, getting started, sd install, storage
7 considerations before buying a NAS device
7 considerations before buying a NAS device
23 March 2015 | Updated 25 April 2018
Because of the costs involved, investing in a network-attached storage (NAS) device can be a daunting prospect. What makes it even more challenging is the fact that there are not many choices available in South Africa. 7 considerations before buying a NAS device is aimed at first time buyers who wants to cover all the important aspects before making a final decision. Read more...
Collections(s): Blog, Home Automation
Tagged with BlackArmor, Seagate, Seagate BlackArmor, Western Digital, Western Digital My Cloud, backup, mass storage, nas, storage
A simple introduction to network-attached storage (NAS)
A simple introduction to network-attached storage (NAS)
22 March 2015 | Updated 26 April 2018
A network-attached storage (NAS) device is a stand-alone, specialised data storage server connected to a file sharing network. It is in the form of multiple hard drives, managed as one large drive. Nowadays, there are a lot of 'smaller', budget friendly NAS devices available. Read more...
Collections(s): Blog, Home Automation
Tagged with CIFS, NFS, Samba, Seagate, Seagate Business Storage, Western Digital, backup, mass storage, nas, storage