QNAP Brings Improved Multimedia Entertainment with Kodi


Taipei, Taiwan, 14 April, 2015 – QNAP®, Inc. today announced that its NAS officially supports Kodi (formerly XBMC) Entertainment Center. Users of x51, x53, x70, x71, x79 and x80 series NAS now can install Kodi in HD Station to enjoy an improved entertainment experience.

As of version 14, XBMC has been renamed “Kodi”. If users have XBMC v13 installed, they can install Kodi separately to use its beautiful unified interface to enjoy pictures, videos and music. Both versions can be installed to provide users with greater choice.
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[Firmware] QTS 4.1.3 Build 20150408

[Bug Fixes]

  • Upgraded OpenSSL to 1.0.1m to address multiple vulnerabilities (CVE-2015-0204, CVE-2015-0209, CVE-2015-0286, CVE-2015-0287, CVE-2015-0288, CVE-2015-0289, CVE-2015-0292 and CVE-2015-0293).
  • The system fails to detect the Netgear R7000 as a UPnP device.
  • The system fails to detect the total volume size and free size in degraded mode (shown as 0KB).
  • Fails to establish a HTTPS connection to a NAS using a Mac via WebDAV.
  • Fails to access subfolders on a NAS using NetDriver2 via WebDAV.
  • Fails to modify user permissions (or hangs in NetDrive) on a NAS using NetDrive via WebDAV.
  • It takes a prolonged time (over 1 minute) to establish a connection to a NAS using a Mac via WebDAV.
  • The x53 series reboots after creating VMs using VMware tools with a block-based LUN thin provisioned datastore.
  • The block-based LUN unexpectedly disconnects if the storage pool is running out of space.
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QNAP QTS 4.1.3 Build 20150313 Firmware Released

2015-03-13 4.1.3 build 0313
QTS4.1.3 build 0313

Improved the smart fan algorithm.

[Bug Fix]
Fixed a Samba security vulnerability that could potentially lead to unexpected code execution with file sharing using Microsoft networking (Samba) (CVE-2014-8143, CVE-2015-0240).
File sizes are incorrectly detected on FileZilla.

Available from the downloads section. https://www.qnap.com/i/uk/product_x_down/

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CeBIT 2015: QNAP Showcases Tool-less NAS, QTS 4.2, QvPC Technology, and More

Taipei, Taiwan, March 16, 2015 – At the opening of CeBIT 2015, QNAP® Systems, Inc. (at Stand C55, Hall 2) demonstrated a series of innovative new NAS models, its exclusive QvPC Technology, HDMI applications, virtualization technology, and QTS 4.2 operating system. QNAP also cooperated with OCZ®, Samsung®, Seagate® and WD® at CeBIT 2015 to showcase joint solutions of QNAP NAS with a wide range of HDDs and SSDs.

New tool-less NAS TS-453mini & Budget Intel NAS TS-251C
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QNAP Releases New Compact TS-251C Turbo NAS, Brings Affordable Way to Build a Powerful Personal Cloud 

Taipei, Taiwan, March 12, 2015 – QNAP® Systems, Inc. today announced the release of the TS-251C Turbo NAS, a 2-bay compact NAS that offers the power of an Intel® Celeron® dual-core CPU at a budget-friendly price tag. Users can easily build a personal cloud and media center to enjoy a rich digital life using the TS-251C and benefit from other features including unrivaled real-time/offline Full HD video transcoding; video streaming via DLNA, AirPlay, Chromecast and Plex Media Server; HDMI-out with XBMC media player; and various apps for file & multimedia storage, backup and sharing.
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QNAP Releases Affordable, Reliable and Scalable 4-bay Rackmount NAS for Small and Home Offices

Taipei, Taiwan, March 10, 2015 – QNAP® Systems, Inc. today announced the new affordable, 4-bay 1U rackmount TS-451U Turbo NAS, featuring a dual-core Intel®Celeron® 2.41GHz processor that delivers high multi-tasking abilities for small & home offices in handling daily operations including file storage, backup, sharing, synchronization, and more. Designed for scalability, the storage capacity of the TS-451U can be easily expanded with an economical expansion enclosure to meet the needs of growing data storage.

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QNAP Introduces Quad-core TS-x53U Rackmount Turbo NAS with Cost-efficient Expansion Enclosures

Taipei, Taiwan, March 9, 2015 – QNAP® Systems, Inc. today announced the release of the business-class TS-x53U Turbo NAS series with a quad-core processor, four LAN ports, and the cost-efficient expansion enclosures that enable easy capacity expansion.

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