Airport Extreme

  • Apple's new AirPort Extreme with simultaneous WiFi mode

    Apple’s latest refresh of the Airport Extreme adds a dual broadcasting mode that simultaneously broadcasts on both the 2.4GHz and 5.0GHz band. What does that mean? Read More

  • Apple Adds Gigabit Ethernet To AirPort Extreme Base Station

    In addition to the iMac’s new paint job and some minor updates to iLife and iWork—Numbers notwithstanding—, Apple quietly updated several items in its online store, including the AirPort Extreme Base Station. The extreme router now has Gigabit Ethernet WAN and LAN ports. That means it’s faster (even though the Internet connection coming into your house is nowhere near… Read More

  • Airport Extreme Units Shipping from China

    Not sure how this is relevant to the price of tea in… erm… wherever, but I ordered an Apple Airport Extreme Base Station, expecting it to roll in from a warehouse in Cupertino. Much to my chagrin, the device is apparently winging its way straight from China, which means that this little bugger’s carbon footprint is huge and that clearly Apple underestimated the number of… Read More

  • Have An Intel Mac? Have Five Bucks? Ok, You Can Use 802.11n

    Sneaky Apple. I remember back in the day they made me pay for an upgrade to iChat AV (as opposed to the regular iChat at the time) when iSight came out. Now if you have an Intel Mac and you want to use it with Apple’s new 802.11n-capable Airport Extreme Base Station, you’ll need to shell out $4.99 for a software patch allowing you to use it. Seems Apple has been secretly… Read More

  • Apple's Extremes Airport Extreme

    . That 802.11n in the latest Mac’s wont be so lonely, as it supports up to 5x the speeds of the current APX. Unlike the conical Airports of yore, there is no dial-up modem, so it’s perhaps time to upgrade your connection to the rest of the world. Also included is a bevy of wireless security protocols, so you can take your pic. Of course it works with AppleTV, and iPhone. We imagine… Read More