Apple AirPort Extreme Base Station
The Apple AirPort Extreme Base Station could make a great gift just on its looks alone. And it's not a bad router, either.
- Overall score: 8.1 (4.0 stars)
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Starting at: $184.99
The good: Apple's new compact and beautiful AirPort Extreme Base Station supports 802.11ac Wi-Fi, is easy to use, and offers solid performance.
The bad: Other than the new design and 802.11ac, there are no other improvements over the previous generation. The router is inflexible and offers no support for Time Machine backup or media streaming via the USB storage.
The bottom line: Home users, especially Apple fans who own 802.11ac-enabled devices, will love the new AirPort Extreme for its all-new elegant design, ease of use, and great performance; advanced users should look elsewhere for more features and customization.
October 31, 2013 3:18 PM PDT
Photo by: Dong Ngo
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