By Christian Zibreg on Jun 12, 2013
Apple at Monday’s WWDC 2013 keynote briefly mentioned its refreshed AirPort Extreme and Time Capsule wireless appliances which now support Gigabit Wi-Fi, also known as 802.11ac, for three times throughput of 802.11an. In unveiling the sixth-generation AirPort Extreme, Apple’s marketing honcho Phil Schiller somewhat cryptically alluded that the redesigned base station might accept internal storage.
“There’s also room in there for a hard drive,” he quipped. Sure enough, teardown wizards over at iFixit bought a brand spanking new unit and tore it apart, finding 3.5 inches of empty space inside… Read More
By Christian Zibreg on Jun 10, 2013
As you know, Apple alongside a host of software-focused announcements today also refreshed its AirPort wireless appliances with compatibility for the latest 802.11ac standard, also known as Gigabit Ethernet. As a result, the updated AirPort Express and Time Capsule base stations can now transfer data up to three times faster, and more reliably too. And to go along with the hardware refresh, the company has pushed new versions of AirPort Utility for iOS and Mac… Read More
By Cody Lee on Feb 7, 2013
Good news this afternoon for those of you who own AirPort base stations—that includes the AirPort Express, Extreme, and Time Capsule—Apple has released updates for both the Mac and iOS versions of its AirPort Utility.
The app allows you to set up and manage all of your AirPort devices, and today it gets some much needed improvements and a few new features including the ability to add WPS-capable Wi-Fi printers to your network… Read More
By Alex Heath on Oct 12, 2011
As was previously rumored, Apple has released an AirPort Utility app for iOS 5 in the App Store. The app lets you manage and configure the settings of your AirPort router and Time Capsule remotely from a connected iDevice.
AirPort Utility for iOS lets the user see what devices are connected to a home network, manage technical router settings, and remotely update the firmware for an AirPort device… Read More
By Alex Heath on Oct 9, 2011
A screenshot has surfaced of what is apparently an upcoming AirPort Utility app for the iPhone and iPad. As highlighted by TiPB and others, the iOS app would let you configure Apple’s AirPort Express and AirPort Extreme routers without a computer.
It’s unclear as to if Apple will launch an AirPort Utility app alongside iOS 5, but it’s assumed that the app will see the light of day soon… Read More