QNAP TS-EC879U-RP with 10GbE Enterprise-level NAS – Reviewed

In the market for an enterprise-level solution for your critical data? If you are, you’ve come to the right place: we are reviewing a few NAS units for the big end of town. Today’s write-up features the QNAP TS-EC879U-RP. This is an 8 bay unit, rack mounted (2U) with Redundant Power Supply. We’ve had plenty of experience with QNAP’s product line and if QNAP stands for “Quality Network Appliance Provider”, they have amply proven that in the past.
Today’s unit under review is the top-of-the-line machine from this Taiwanese company which we’ve been testing out and using for several months.
For the full report, click here.

Photographer’s Delight: Adobe Lightroom 4 – Reviewed

We’ve been reviewing the various editions of Adobe Lightroom over the years on digitalreviews.net but we are more impressed with this release than any other previous ones. In this short overview of the new features we will approach it from the point of view of highlighting the new features for people who are already mostly familiar with Lightroom. So let’s shine some light on what Adobe has been developing in their darkroom…
Read the review here.

J5create Wormhole Station: Fastest connection through Cyberspace?

Recently we needed to move files from one laptop to another and even though there are several ways of accomplishing that, we were able to do this in a most elegant way with a wormhole. A what?
Wormholes are always associated with shortcuts you can take through space-if the theory is correct…
So the naming of this latest J5create product is rather telling: it suggests a fast and easy way through cyberspace with two connected computers.
Let’s see how it works here.

Astone H200 Go Full HD Android Smart TV Box — Reviewed

DigitalReview has the pleasure of being the first to review the Astone H200 Go Full HD Android Smart TV Box.

Yes it is quite a mouthful but it is the first Android powered media gate that we have gotten our hands on, courtesy of our good friends at Astone.
Kevin Cheng reports here.

Fort Knox for your Data: Apricorn Aegis Padlock DT 3TB – Reviewed

External hard drives are a dime a dozen. That’s not exactly true of course but we certainly are not lacking for choice. I’ve got half a dozen of them scattered around my workplace or in my desk drawers but none is as safe as this latest product from Apricorn: a 3TB USB 3.0 unit with keypad encryption.
And that’s not all so let’s have a good look at the Aegis Padlock DT. Read more here.

Noisehush NX26 and NX22 Stereo Headphones – Reviewed


[This review is written by our Audio Specialist Charlie Marraffa. - Ed]

I have been asked to review the Noisehush NX26 and NX22 Stereo Headphones.

As I really enjoy listening to music using headphones, I quickly put my hand up for this test drive and from my understanding, both these headphones are due to be released shortly in the Australian market.

The NX26 are shown on the left, while the NX22 are the larger headphones on the right.
Read more here.

The Naztech Power Banks: Fuel for Any Mobile Device – Reviewed

You can’t have too much fuel in your tank – unless you’re on fire!
That’s the motto many pilots live by. Fuel buys time. It’s no different with the “fuel” in power banks like the brand-new Naztech units we received on our desk last week.
They buy you extra time on your mobile phone and lots of it.
Let’s have a look at these two gizmos here.

Samsung Series 7 Chronos Notebook -First Impressions Review

Samsung made the announcement of the new Chronos series of notebooks a few months ago but availability in Australia was non-existent until very recently. I was happy to see that finally JB hi-fi got these great business notebooks in stock.
Today I will give you our first impressions having used this machine for about a week. Hint: it’s by far the best business notebook I’ve had the pleasure to use. And here is why.