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WD MY CLOUD HOME DUO: SUPER EASY TO USE, BUT ALSO SUPER SLOW AND SHORT ON FEATURES

WD’s latest My Cloud NAS boxes, the singledrive Home and dual-drive Home Duo aren’t just new products, but new products refocused on ease of use. To that end, the setup, management, and browsing experience has been rendered as close to that of familiar online storage services as possible; i.e., you log in via a web portal to set up, peruse your files, and configure the unit.

We like the approach, and it’s quite proper for WD to refer to the My Cloud Home not as NAS (network attached storage), but rather as a personal cloud. The only problem is that functionality and performance

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