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Topic: Time Capsule

Apple offers free repairs, replacements for faulty 2008 Time Capsules

07/12/2010, 08:07 am

Customers who bought a faulty Time Capsule in 2008 may be entitled to a free repair or replacement of their hardware, and those who previously paid for a fix could receive a refund, according to a recently updated Apple support document.

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Connection issues plague Apple AirPort Extreme, Time Capsule

02/16/2010, 12:02 pm

Users of Apple's latest Airport Extreme Base Station and Time Capsule hardware, released in October 2009, have reported instability and significant reductions in speed when using the routers at the 5GHz wireless band.

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Apple TV 3.0 update not helping sales as AirPort routers lose share

12/31/2009, 09:12 am

Though it was given a software upgrade to version 3.0 in October, Apple TV sales have remained relatively flat over the past 12 months. Similarly, sales of AirPort base stations have struggled to gain momentum due to higher-than-average price points, resulting in minor share declines.

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Apple updates Time Capsule, AirPort Extreme with speed boost

10/20/2009, 11:10 am

Both the AirPort Extreme wireless networking tool and Time Capsule backup appliance were given speed and performance upgrades by Apple on Tuesday.

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Sources reveal part of Apple's new Mac product lineup

10/20/2009, 10:10 am

Apple on Tuesday morning took its online stores offline and appears to be in the process of introducing the remainder of its Mac product line up for the 2009 holiday shopping season.

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TomTom kit delayed; Apple Store robbery; Time Capsule troubles

09/03/2009, 03:09 pm

TomTom has postponed the release of its iPhone hardware accessory kit until October; numerous users who bought a Time Capsule in early 2008 are reporting issues; and an Apple Store robbery is caught on tape.

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Apple introduces 2TB Time Capsule backup appliance

07/30/2009, 08:07 am

Apple doubled the capacity on its Time Capsule router with integrated hard drive Thursday, giving users a full 2 terabytes of storage in the top-of-the-line model.

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Apple updates Final Cut Pro, Time Capsule and AirPort firmware

06/23/2009, 06:06 pm

Apple on Tuesday released Final Cut Pro 6.0.6 to address playback issues on certain Mac Pro and Xserve systems. Separately, the company also issued a bug fix update for Time Capsule, AirPort Extreme, and AirPort Express Base Stations that include 802.11n support.

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Image hinting at 2TB Time Capsule likely an oversight

04/06/2009, 04:04 pm

While it's inevitable that Apple will at some point this year boost the capacity of its Time Capsule backup appliances, promotional images showing packing for a model with twice as much storage appear to be an oversight dating back to the release of dual-band models a month ago.

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Apple issues key software update for Time Capsule, AirPort Extreme

03/06/2009, 06:03 am

Late Thursday evening, Apple released firmware updates for the 2009 Time Capsule and AirPort Extreme that resolves issues on the new devices. A parallel update also adds Back to My Mac drive sharing support to the prior generation of the wireless base stations.

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AirPort Extreme, Time Capsule gain MobileMe sharing support

03/03/2009, 04:03 pm

New versions of Apple's wireless base stations supporting USB shared hard drives -- AirPort Extreme and Time Capsule -- have gained remote file sharing features via MobileMe. A firmware update is also expected to extend the feature to previous-generation models.

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Apple's new AirPort, Time Capsule add dual-band networking

03/03/2009, 08:03 am

Apple on Tuesday refreshed its AirPort Extreme and Time Capsule wireless products by adding a new Guest Network feature and support for simultaneous 2.4 GHz and 5 GHz dual-band networking. Time Capsule drives are now also accessible over the Internet for MobileMe subscribers.

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Shortly: iMacs, Mac minis, Mac Pros, AirPorts and Time Capsules

03/03/2009, 07:03 am

Apple at 8:30 a.m. Eastern is expected to revamp its entire desktop line, including the Mac Pro, while also introducing new versions of its AirPort Extreme and Time Capsule products, a leaked parts and specifications list reveals.

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Apple ready with new Time Capsules, AirPort Extremes

03/02/2009, 03:03 pm

Apple is poised to introduce new versions of its Time Capsule wireless backup appliance and AirPort Extreme 802.11n wireless routers, regulatory filings with the Federal Communications Commission reveal.

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Apple says Time Machine over AirPort Disk is unsupported feature

04/08/2008, 04:04 pm

AirPort Extreme owners using a recently resurrected feature of the WiFi routers that lets externally connected USB hard drives act as wireless backup volumes for Time Machine shouldn't come knocking on Apple's door if problems arise, the company now says.

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Exploring Time Capsule: feature and suitability review

04/04/2008, 11:04 am

Time Capsule expands the wireless base station into a file and printer sharing solution and Time Machine target. This segment, the last of six exploring Time Capsule in depth, provides a review of its features and limitations as a wireless file sharing and backup appliance, along with comparisons to alternative products and previous AirPort models.

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Exploring Time Capsule: Time Machine over the Network vs USB

04/02/2008, 08:04 am

Time Capsule is billed as an ideal backup target for Time Machine. At the same time, networked drives (and particularly wireless shares) are often slower than a directly connected USB backup drive. This segment, the fifth of six exploring Time Capsule in depth, compares the pros and cons of using a solution like Time Capsule and the AirPort Extreme to perform Time Machine backups relative to using a directly attached hard drive.

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Exploring Time Capsule: 10/100/1000 Ethernet vs. 802.11g/n Wireless Networking

04/01/2008, 08:04 am

Time Capsule, like most of Apple's earlier AirPort base stations, can handle both wired and wireless networked devices, but is optimized for serving wireless clients. This segment, the fourth of six exploring Time Capsule in depth, highlights the differences between wired and wireless networking on Time Capsule and the AirPort Extreme.

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Exploring Time Capsule: WiFi 802.11n and the 5GHz band

03/31/2008, 08:03 am

Earlier versions of the WiFi specification all used the 2.4GHz radio spectrum. The new 802.11n standard, supported in Time Capsule, the square AirPort Extreme, and recently shipping AirPort Express units, allows users to alternatively select the use of 5GHz channels. This segment, the third of six, compares the pros and cons of using this new section of frequencies, which can be both problematic and provide a major boost in speed.

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Exploring Time Capsule: theoretical speed vs practical throughput

03/28/2008, 08:03 am

Time Capsule, announced earlier this year, is a base station with an integrated hard drive and power supply. The previous segment of this series exploring Time Capsule in depth looked at the differences in members of the AirPort family. This segment, the second of six, compares the differences between the hypothetical maximum data transmission speed and typical real world performance of Time Capsule's SATA, USB 2.0, Ethernet networking, and WiFi Wireless networking interfaces.

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