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AirPort Express

News: RIP AirPort? The age of the AirPort line of routers is reportedly over as Apple focuses on other projects, writes Ian Paul

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pple is reportedly done with routers. While the company hasn’t said anything publicly, Bloomberg’s Mark Gurman (who has an excellent track record with Apple rumours) reports that Apple’s wireless router division has been disbanded. The engineers who were working on products like the AirPort Express, AirPort Extreme, and AirPort Time Capsule have been moved to work on other projects over the past year, according to Gurman. Apple’s work on routers has been relatively quiet in recent times. We last looked at the AirPort Express in 2012, and the AirPort Extreme and Time Capsule last received updates in 2013. These routers are strong enough, but as we noted in the AirPort Extreme review, you can get better performance and features elsewhere.

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