NAS Compares 7 Fun Things to do with your NAS Whilst in Self Isolation

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NAS Compares 7 Fun Things to do with your NAS Whilst in Self Isolation

Make the Most of your NAS whilst you are on Lockdown

Let’s all be clear about this – COVID-19 absolutely and categorically sucks. Been the ever-growing concern we have for our family and friends, as well as the stability of many people’s livelihoods coming out of this, there are plenty of reasons to be negative about the current situation. No doubt you (yes, you reading this, thanks for popping by) are one of the majority of the world cities that have been placed under a form of social and economical lockdown, in efforts to prevent the spread of this remarkably contagious virus, confined to self-isolation at home. For many, this period has gradually switched from the relative comfort to moderate thumb-twiddling idleness, to rather frustrating boredom. It is during this that we like to take on little projects, the odd bit of DiY, painting the spare bedroom and more. It is with this spirit in mind that we turn to that NAS drive that you purchased for your home, your business, for simple backups or for you home media. Many people like to make the most of their investment in a NAS drive and use it for more than those day to day data tasks and because of this I want to talk to you guys about 7 things you can do with your network-attached storage drive whilst you care in self-isolation to either improve your data architecture, be productive, be charitable or just simply to have fun. So, let’s get started.

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Anyone know if Retroarch works for a Synology NAS?
 

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Any NAS with Intel Atom C2000 CPU... doorstop?
 

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- most important for your NASes, than play a retro games there - is take a time for dust cleaning and another one prophylactic steps = you will get better lifespan of each the appliances and also better cooling environment, because dust is a cooling enemy.

- also test of the Backup/Restore procedures. It can discover hidden mistakes and provide better mental health for you when such sh.t will happen in future.

- finally don't forget to use find duplicates feature in your data, specially when you are running out with disk capacities

more about mentioned recommendation you can find with Advanced Search in this forum.
then you can play a game
 

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- also test of the Backup/Restore procedures. It can discover hidden mistakes and provide better mental health for you when such sh.t will happen in future.

It can also give yourself some kind of 'training' as you familiarize yourself with restore procedures.
 

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