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iOS AirPort Utility app updated — Unicorns and flying pigs also spotted
Apple's AirPort Utility app has been updated for the first time in more than a year, adding support for iOS 13.
Where to buy an AirPort Wi-Fi Router — While supplies last!
While Apple had discontinued the AirPort Time Capsule, AirPort Extreme, and AirPort Express Base Stations, they'll still be available for sale while supplies last. Here's where!
RIP AirPort Base Stations: Why Apple is exiting the Wi-Fi router business
AirPort Express, AirPort Extreme, and AirPort Time Capsule will continue to be sold while supplies last but then Apple is done with the router business... at least for now.
Apple just released firmware updates for AirPort base stations
Today Apple released updates for all its Wi-Fi base stations, including the AirPort Express, AirPort Extreme, and AirPort Time Capsule.
Why Apple should keep making displays and routers
“Sure, we could do that, and we’d make a few million dollars, but is that really a business we need to be in?”
AirPort Extreme, Time Capsule reportedly pulled from stores
Apple has reportedly pulled the AirPort Extreme and Time Capsule base stations from Apple Stores in the United States.
Replace your router with an AirPort Express or Extreme
Upgrading your router? You don't have to destroy your Wi-Fi network in the process. Here's how to quickly replace your old device with an AirPort.
Is Apple making a faster AirPort Express?
A customer in the store last weekend asked me if Apple had updated the AirPort Express yet. He said that he wanted another one but wasn't willing to buy it until they added 802.11ac to it. It's been almost a year and a half since Apple released the AirPort Extreme with 802.11ac networking, after all. There are some things to consider, however. Read on for details. The AirPort Express...
The case for Apple's AirPort Extreme
Our colleague Haroon Q Raja recently elected not to include any of Apple's devices in his roundup of the top five best Wi-Fi routers for your connected home. His rationale was that there are "faster, more feature-rich, customizable, powerful and cheaper options." He's right about that. But he's also wrong to exclude them from consideration. Let me explain. Raja made a good case to...
Apple Time Capsule vs. AirPort Extreme vs. AirPort Express - which router should you choose?
Apple buyers guide: Which 802.11ac router should you get? You have an Mac, iPhone, or iPad, and now it's time to Apple-fy (applify?) your network. Apple offers three devices suitable for home network routing: The AirPort Extreme, the Time Capsule, and the AirPort Express. Which one is best suited to your needs, and why? Let's take a look. AirPort Express At under $100, Apple's...
WWDC Flashback 2013: iOS 7, Mavericks, new Mac Pro and more
As we head towards WWDC 2014 we thought it would be fun to look back at Apple World Wide Developer Conferences past, what they introduced, and what impact they made. Today let's take a look at WWDC 2013, where Apple introduced iOS 7, OS X Mavericks, new MacBook Airs, new Time Machines and the stunning new Mac Pro... WWDC 2013 took place from June 10 to 14 at the Moscone West convention...
How to fix connection issues with your Apple AirPort router
There are lots of reasons why internet connections can drop randomly or significantly slow down. One of the most common reasons however is interference from something else. Perhaps a neighbor has a router or another device close by that's confusing your AirPort Extreme or AirPort Express. Changing the channel can often fix these issues. Here's how:
802.11ac Airport Extreme Time Capsule unboxing and first impressions
Extruded. That's the word Apple's SVP of Marketing, Phil Schiller, used to describe the new 802.11ac Airport Extreme and Time Capsule at WWDC 2013. Tall also came to mind immediately. Its footprint is smaller now, like the redesigned Airport Express, but for an internet router and base station, its height is significantly exaggerated. 3.85-inches square, it juts 6.6 inches up now. So,...
Comparing Apple's new AirPort Extreme and Time Capsule to the old models: Should you upgrade?
To accommodate newly introduced MacBook Airs that ship with 802.11ac "Gigabit WiFi" capabilities and Apple's forthcoming redesigned Mac Pro, Apple also introduced a new AirPort Extreme and Time Capsule at WWDC this week. This is the first update to the AirPort Extreme in several years and the first complete redesign since Apple moved from the UFO shape of the original to the Mac mini-...
New AirPort Extreme Base Station, Time Capsule supports Gigabit Wi-Fi
Apple's revised its AirPort Extreme Base Station and Time Capsule to support 802.11ac, the latest and greatest Wi-Fi protocol to see adoption. Called "Gigabit Wi-Fi," 802.11ac offers performance greater than 1 gigabit per second. The AirPort Express was notably missing from any mention of update.