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Swiss Apple Store leaks 802.11n AirPort Express [updated]

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By Charles Starrett

Contributing Editor
Published: Sunday, March 16, 2008
News Categories: Apple

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A page posted on the Swiss Apple Store over the weekend showed a 802.11n-capable version of the company’s AirPort Express router, leading to speculation that the product is likely to be introduced this week. The page has since been removed. Originally introduced in 2004, the AirPort Express is a compact wireless router which also functions as an AirTunes client, allowing any iTunes user on the network to send audio to speakers connected to the AirPort Express. In addition, it also offers wireless printer sharing functionality. The 802.11g AirPort Express Base Station currently sells for $99.

Update: The 802.11n AirPort Express has been officially released for $99, and appears to be cosmetically and functionally identical to its predecessor except for the addition of 802.11n support.

Update 2: Unpacking photos of the 802.11n AirPort Express have been posted to Backstage.

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Comments

1

Well, it’s about time, isn’t it?

Posted by Bad Beaver on March 16, 2008 at 10:06 AM (PDT)

2

.................which makes you wonder what else is getting updated this week.

Posted by jwc110869 on March 16, 2008 at 10:24 AM (PDT)

3

Everything has to go “n”.

Posted by Bad Beaver on March 17, 2008 at 4:00 AM (PDT)

4

n? please!

Posted by ahMEmon on March 17, 2008 at 8:26 AM (PDT)

5

finally!

Posted by theidoctor.org on March 17, 2008 at 9:44 AM (PDT)

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