Having done reviews for QNAP before we couldn't skip their booth. The most noticeable new device is the NMP 1000. Instead of aiming at storage it is a full HD media player capable of of utilizing storage on QNAP NAS devices and other network storage. It still has space for a single hard drive and allows Bittorrent downloads to fill it with media. To speed up access the NMP 1000 can also be connected to a PC directly using USB or eSATA. It should be available in the next months.
On the NAS front QNAP is refreshing several low end models, which basically means they got a faster processor. This should result in higher performance. On the software side many of the faster models are getting a huge firmware update. The new web based GUI utilizes AJAX to make things easier to navigate and look a lot better.
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