Discover the essentials when investing in networking and hard drives
When it comes to networking and storage, we know that working out what you need – and what you don’t – isn’t always easy. At Harvey Norman, because we stock a wide range of networking and storage equipment, we want to make sure you know how to make the best decision when you buy. That’s means being informed. Which is where our handy Buying Guides come in! Covering everything from modems and routers to external hard drives and wireless networking, our Buying Guides contain all the essential information you need to know to make an informed decision.
From how to choose a router to how to buy a modem, our Buying Guides guide you through technical specs, connectibility options, and the advantages and disadvantages of various networking solutions. You can find out how to choose a wireless router, while learning more about home wireless networking. You can even find out more about how to set up a home office, or for those on-the-go, mobile broadband solutions. When it comes to storage, our Buying Guides can offer essential info on how to buy an external hard drive, as well as all the need-to-know info on network storage.
An external hard drive allows you to increase the storage capacity of your computer without the need to install any complicated hardware. Certain hard drives even allow you to wirelessly share files with other users and take your files with you wherever you go.
A secure wireless network makes sharing files between computers and devices (like a printer or iPhone) easy. Wifi lets you surf the Net using a modem and router, without messy cables. We look at how Wi-Fi works and the gear you'll need.
Setting up a home office can improve your small business' productivity. We help you: choose the right laptop or desktop computer; set up a wireless network with router and modem; pick essential software like anti-virus security; and more.
Mobile broadband offers the convenience of a portable, wireless high-speed Internet connection for your laptop or netbook. This guide explains how it works and breaks down everything you'll need to access the Net while you're on the move.
Network Attached Storage offers an effective way to create a centralised storage solution for your home or small business. By connecting your NAS server to your home or office network you can allow multiple users to access, stream and save data across a wide variety of devices. Some NAS servers even offer Personal Cloud storage so you can access your hard drive from anywhere in the world.