The latest update for AirPort base stations addresses some minor but annoying bugs in Apple's line of Wi-Fi routers.
The workhorse DIR-601 offers a nice upgrade for anyone still chugging along with an old and/or slow router at home.
AirPort Extreme Update 2007-001 Special Report: Does not enable 802.11n functionality, but is required for 802.11n enabler
AirPort Extreme 802.11n Enabler (#2): AirPort Extreme Update 2007-001 required; 802.11n connection issues; more
New AirPort Extreme Base station announced: Shared disk access, 802.11n, enabler for 802.11n hardware in some Macs
Time to consign that old, slow, security-challenged 802.11g router to the trash heap. For a mere $20, you can vastly improve your home network.
Edimax's 802.11n router combines a perfect storm of poor throughput and unfriendly set-up routines to make a modem/router that's incredibly easy to pass by.
Typical price: $175.00
Research firm In-Stats says 53 million wireless-N-supported devices were available in 2010, and that the number will jump to nearly 300 million in 2015.
That's after a $10 mail-in rebate--but even at the prerebate price of $24.99, this feature-packed router is a smokin' deal.
Regularly priced as high as $76.99, this pocket-size router (which doubles as an access point) can turn nearly any hotel room into a fast, secure Wi-Fi hot spot.