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Topic: AirPort

Apple patches Heartbleed vulnerability in latest AirPort Extreme, Time Capsule update

04/22/2014, 06:04 pm

In response to the Heartbleed kerfuffle, Apple on Tuesday rolled out a firmware update for all 2013 AirPort Extreme and AirPort Time Capsule models that protects affected units from the OpenSSL vulnerability.

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Apple fixes USB HDD issues with AirPort Extreme, Time Capsule firmware update

11/21/2013, 07:11 pm

In a firmware update issued on Thursday, Apple addressed a few minor problems with its newest 802.11ac AirPort Extreme and AirPort Time Capsule base stations, including a problem with USB hard drive connectivity.

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Apple releases AirPort firmware update to resolve iOS connectivity issues

08/13/2013, 06:08 pm

Apple on Tuesday released a firmware update for all 802.11n-capable AirPort base stations, fixing a number of problems including an issue that prompted some iOS device users to see intermittent Wi-Fi dropouts.

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Apple releases AirPort Utility 6.3.1 for Mac

07/11/2013, 04:07 pm

Apple has released a new update for the AirPort Utility for Macs, fixing an issue that occurred with 802.11n and 802.11ac-capable Macs.

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Apple's latest AirPort Time Capsule expectedly similar to redesigned AirPort Extreme

06/12/2013, 09:06 pm

Coming hours after Apple's AirPort Extreme received the teardown treatment, the same was done to the 802.11ac Wi-Fi router's HDD-packing sibling Time Capsule, with results expectedly showing no difference between the two aside from the hard drive and corresponding port.

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Teardown of Apple's new AirPort Extreme finds enough empty space for a hard drive

06/12/2013, 09:06 am

Apple's new tower-shaped AirPort Extreme is simple to take apart, and utilizes the same design layout as the company's new Time Capsule, including space for a 3.5-inch hard drive.

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Apple's redesigned AirPort Extreme with 802.11ac support gets first unboxing

06/11/2013, 04:06 am

While Apple's latest 802.11ac-enabled AirPort Extreme Wi-Fi router isn't scheduled to hit store shelves for at least another day, an unboxing and first test has already been performed in Australia.

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Apple's redesigned AirPort Extreme and Time Capsule models debut with 802.11ac support

06/10/2013, 03:06 pm

Apple on Monday announced immediate availability of its next-generation AirPort Extreme and AirPort Time Capsule models, each of which feature an all-new "mini tower" design and support for fast 802.11ac wireless.

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Apple releases AirPort Utility 6.2 for Mac with expanded guest Wi-Fi support [u]

02/07/2013, 02:02 pm

Apple on Thursday released an update to its AirPort Utility software for Mac, giving users the ability to extend guest Wi-Fi to multiple AirPort Base Stations.

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802.11ac Gigabit Wi-Fi experts sought by Apple

01/07/2013, 11:01 am

With Apple rumored to be interested in releasing new Macs with superfast 802.11ac wireless connectivity this year, a new job listing by the company advertises a position for engineers experienced with Gigabit Wi-Fi.

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Apple's 2013 Macs rumored to include 802.11ac 'Gigabit Wi-Fi'

01/02/2013, 11:01 am

Apple has reportedly struck a deal with Broadcom that will place superfast 802.11ac Wi-Fi chips in its 2013 Mac lineup.

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Stock-outs of Apple's AirPort Extreme could hint at new 802.11ac model

09/10/2012, 01:09 pm

Availability of the AirPort Extreme base station has run out at some major third-party resellers, potentially signaling that an updated model with support for 802.11ac could be en route.

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Apple releases AirPort Utility 6.0 for Mac borrowing iOS app design

01/30/2012, 06:01 pm

Apple has released an update for AirPort Utility that incorporates the greatly simplified user interface that first appeared in the company's iOS app for managing AirPort base stations.

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Apple working to adopt 802.11ac 5G Gigabit WiFi this year

01/21/2012, 02:01 pm

Apple is expected to rapidly deploy support for the new 802.11ac specification this year, adding so called "Gigabit WiFi" to new AirPort base stations, Time Capsule, Apple TV, notebooks and potentially its mobile devices.

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Google exec Marissa Mayer 'really impressed' with Apple's AirPort WiFi base stations

01/03/2012, 10:01 pm

Marissa Mayer, Google's Vice President of Location and Local Services, offered a glowing endorsement of Apple's AirPort wireless router products on her Google+ social network page, where she also notes that she uses multiple Apple TV in addition to Google's own set top boxes.

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Apple issues MacBook Pro, wireless base station firmware updates

11/10/2011, 09:11 pm

Apple on Thursday released a pair of firmware updates to address an unexpected shutdown issue with MacBook Pro notebooks and to provide fixes for its AirPort and Time Capsule wireless base stations.

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Apple readying second generation of AirPort Express 802.11n

09/12/2011, 11:09 pm

Apple will soon begin shipping a new version of its AirPort Express portable 802.11n base station, capping a recent series of refreshes to the company's line of WiFi routers ahead of this fall's iCloud launch.

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FCC outs upcoming refresh of Apple's AirPort Extreme

06/21/2011, 07:06 am

A new filing with the U.S. Federal Communications Commission has revealed an updated AirPort Extreme wireless base station from Apple is forthcoming.

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Apple's AirPort Utility points to next-gen Time Capsule, AirPort Extreme

06/15/2011, 02:06 am

A routine update to Apple's Airport Utility application contains references to new 4th generation Time Capsule and 5th generation AirPort Extreme devices, according to a new report.

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Apple reportedly shifting Airport base stations to use iOS

06/03/2011, 05:06 pm

Limited availability of Apple's wireless AirPort and Time Capsule base stations suggest a hardware refresh, with new rumors indicating the company will shift its wireless base station line to use iOS.

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