Hi Guys, I hope this is in the right place (Mac Peripherals) because it really isn't made by Apple but still could be considered a peripheral? Anyways, for my birthday my brother bought me a Netgear ReadyNas Duo, with 2 western digital 2TB hard drives. It is set up (in a very basic way), but I have quite a few issues/questions/hoping I can do this things that I need to figure out. My brother is a very big IT guy but he just knows everything for windows - my Mac he is clueless to. He promises to look into / research what I need etc, but he does not live with me and works very long hours and has little free time. Anyways, this is what I hope I can accomplish. Let me first tell you what I hope I can do with it, and then describe my situation/setup. I am a college student who uses my laptop to type all my notes - usually on Word or Powerpoint. I have many notes, work, etc. that is very valuable. As I type my notes / save the files on my Macbook Pro, I would like to not only save them on my computer - but have that "backed" up to my NAS as well. At the same time would be preferred. This is so I can access my important school files from any computer (whether it be my friends, computer lab, teachers, etc). On this same token, I would like the NAS (or any other program I need, free or buying) to back up my iPhoto, and iTunes music. I have become more serious about my digital camera picture collection and need it to be always backed up (previously if I lost my pictures I didn't really have anything that I needed and it was ok). I would like to do this automatically as well. My other goals for my NAS are to have a separate partition for Time Machine. I think this is an easy part because the Netgear ReadyNAS software has an option for this built in. Finally, as mentioned before, I would like a very easy way to access my files from any computer. I do not want to have to download any software, etc. because I will not always be able to do that (computer lab restricts installations, friends computers etc). Now, for my actual hardware setup. I have a 2WIRE Router/Modem/Gateway from AT&T UVerse, which my ReadyNAS is plugged directly into via ethernet. This router is only a WiFi G router, but I have an additional NetGear router that is dual band, G and N (used it as my main router before we switched to uverse). My router/ReadyNAS are located downstairs, and my laptop is upstairs in my room. If I plug my ReadyNAS in to my 2WIRE, the wifi transfer speeds are pretty slow, esp when it is backing up time machine or transferring large files! The WIFI N would be a little faster I think, but I'm not sure how much of a difference it would make. Running an ethernet cable from my room to the ReadyNAS is unfortunately pretty much out of the question. I also can't imagine how much an ethernet cable that long would cost! I know I have listed a lot of problems, but I'm hoping someone here can help me get this thing running full speed and the most efficient way possible!