Geekzone: technology news, blogs, forums
Guest
Welcome Guest.
You haven't logged in yet. If you don't have an account you can register now.
Apple introduces new AirPort Express with 802.11n
Posted on 18-Mar-2008 10:23 | Tags Filed under: News


Apple introduces new AirPort Express with 802.11n
Apple has updated its AirPort Express mobile base station with 802.11n to deliver up to five times the performance and twice the range of the previous model.

Priced at US$99, AirPort Express is the smallest 802.11n-based mobile base station avaialble. It can be plugged directly into the wall for wireless Internet connectivity and USB printing at home or easily brought on the road for wireless connections wherever there is an Internet connection.

AirPort Express features AirTunes, which works seamlessly with iTunes to give users a simple way to wirelessly stream iTunes music from a PC or Mac to any room in the house.

AirPort Express features a single-piece, compact design weighing just 6.7 ounces, providing maximum portability. AirPort Express offers both PC and Mac users the ability to share a single DSL or cable broadband connection with up to 10 simultaneous users.

Users can also share a printer wirelessly that is connected to the USB port.

Apple’s AirPort Utility software provides easy step-by-step instructions for setting up and configuring AirPort Express; and with its advanced security features, AirPort Express safeguards data on networked computers with support for Wi-Fi Protected Access (WPA/WPA2), 128-bit WEP encryption and a built-in firewall.

Apple now includes 802.11n as standard in its entire line of AirPort base stations and Mac notebooks as well as iMac, Apple TV and Time Capsule.

AirPort Express includes a built-in combination digital and analog audio connector allowing users to connect to a home stereo or powered speakers. iTunes automatically detects remote speakers and displays them in a simple pop-up list for the user to select. Once the remote speakers are selected, AirTunes wirelessly streams iTunes music from the computer to the AirPort Express base station.

Multiple AirPort Express base stations can be set up around a home, each connected to a set of powered speakers for a whole-home music experience. AirPort Express can also extend the range of an existing AirPort Extreme wireless network.





comments powered by Disqus




Trending now »

Hot discussions in our forums right now:

Netflix and Spark agreement
Created by freitasm, last reply by tdgeek on 27-Feb-2017 21:18 (33 replies)
Pages... 2 3


The President Of The USA: Donald Trump
Created by TimA, last reply by MikeB4 on 27-Feb-2017 21:53 (3360 replies)
Pages... 222 223 224


Best way to network my computers
Created by Rikkitic, last reply by Rikkitic on 24-Feb-2017 11:24 (75 replies)
Pages... 3 4 5


Vodafone / SKY merger
Created by wingbat45, last reply by Rikkitic on 27-Feb-2017 11:22 (138 replies)
Pages... 8 9 10


Did Chorus Increase its Layer 2 speed ?
Created by Mikek, last reply by darylblake on 24-Feb-2017 22:46 (14 replies)

I paid the wrong Bank Account, what can I do - advice wanted?
Created by harlansmart, last reply by joker97 on 27-Feb-2017 19:48 (54 replies)
Pages... 2 3 4


US citizens can buy grenade launchers
Created by kingdragonfly, last reply by kingdragonfly on 27-Feb-2017 19:26 (27 replies)
Pages... 2


Geekzone ads are out of control
Created by 1101, last reply by andrewNZ on 25-Feb-2017 22:25 (66 replies)
Pages... 3 4 5