Synology adds TV recording and more to its NAS with DSM 4.1 operating system


A brand-new Video Station with the capability to record TV using a supported USB tuner is just one of many new features and improvements that DSM 4.1 has to offer.

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Dong Ngo)

After more than a month in beta state, Synology’s final latest version, version 4.1, of the DiskStation Manager operating system for its NAS server, was released today.

Synology is one of a few NAS vendors that regularly releases new versions of the operating system, which improves and adds features to its existing NAS servers. DSM has been by far the most advanced operating system for network-attached storage servers, which offers not just a vast amount of features and ease of use, but also the most robust user interface that resembles a native operating system. Like all NAS operating systems, DSM is accessed via a Web interface using a connected computer.

DSM is one of the main reasons Synology NAS servers, such as the DS1511+, or the DS412+, have been th… [Read more]