toggle

AAPL Stock: 102.42 ( + 0.17 )

Printed from http://www.macnn.com

AirPort Extreme updates with no identifiable changes

updated 09:30 am EDT, Wed June 22, 2011

Could have better range, heat performance

Apple has quietly updated the AirPort Extreme Wi-Fi router, reports note. The device has a new model number, MD031AM/A, but has no publicized changes, and the same $179 pricetag. It had been thought that Apple might drop the hardware's price and/or bump peak speeds up to 450Mbps.

It was also rumored that Apple might be extending the range of the router and improving its cooling. Both of those changes could in theory have been implemented, since Apple's website makes no mention of related specifications. Yesterday Apple also upgraded its Time Capsule routers, but is only marketing a shift to 2TB and 3TB capacities.




by MacNN Staff

POST TOOLS:

TAGS :

toggle

Comments

  1. gskibum3

    Joined: Dec 1969

    0

    comment title

    Looks like it paid off for macnn to use all those question marks and qualifiers like "could" in their news stories.

  1. Arty50

    Joined: Dec 1969

    +3

    A little sleuthing turns up this

    https://discussions.apple.com/message/15457087#15457087

    The newer model apparently has much higher power output.

Login Here

Not a member of the MacNN forums? Register now for free.

toggle

Network Headlines

toggle

Most Popular

MacNN Sponsor

Recent Reviews

Life n Soul BM211 Bluetooth speaker

Bluetooth speakers aren't only for listening to some music at the park or on a long bus ride, but can also be built with tablets in m ...

Epson PowerLite Home Cinema 2030 projector

With high-definition televisions now the standard, 4K televisions becoming the next big thing, and plasma TVs going the way of the din ...

Life n Soul 8 Driver Bluetooth headphones

When it comes to music on the go, consumers generally have some options to consider when looking for the best experience. While Blueto ...

toggle

Most Commented