Mar 17 2008
Apple finally updated its AirPort Express mobile base station today adding 802.11n and priced at USD $99. Thought the look hasn’t changed, AirPort Express is still the world’s smallest 802.11n-based mobile base station. 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 freedom wherever there is an Internet connection. AirPort Express features AirTunes, which works seamlessly with iTunes to give users a simple and inexpensive way to wirelessly stream iTunes music from a PC or Mac to any room in the house.
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 is available immediately through the Apple Store, Apple’s retail stores and Apple Authorized Resellers for a suggested retail price of USD$99.