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Apple has released an update to its AirPort Utility app for iOS. The app allows users to manage their WiFi networks and AirPort base stations right from their iPad, iPhone or iPod touch. This version of the app adds 64-bit support for users of iOS devices with an A7 chip inside, like the iPhone 5s o...

November 5th 2013 at 10:00am 0 Comments
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Apple has released small updates for the AirPort Utility for Mac and iOS. Both updates resolve an issue where AirPort base stations may not appear in AirPort Utility. These updates follow last month's release of new AirPort Extreme Base Stations and Time Capsules that support the 802.11ac wireles...

July 12th 2013 at 11:00am 0 Comments
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It's the TUAW Daily Update, your source for Apple news in a convenient audio format. You'll get all the top Apple stories of the day in three to five minutes for a quick review of what's happening in the Apple world. You can listen to today's Apple stories by clicking the inline player (requi...

June 12th 2013 at 4:45pm 0 Comments
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Apple has released an update to its AirPort Utility app for the Mac, bringing it up to version 6.3. It adds the ability to extend a guest WiFi network across multiple AirPort base stations, support for WPS-capable printers and improved international support. It's a free download, as always. The 6.3...

June 12th 2013 at 2:15pm 0 Comments
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When I acquired a second printer dedicated to making prints and photos, I decided to dig the older Airport Express I have out of a drawer and set it up to be a wireless print server for that printer. However, I ran into a bit of a snafu: the older Airport Expresses require AirPort Utility 5.6.1...

January 22nd 2013 at 4:30pm 0 Comments
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At the North American IPv6 Summit held in Denver last week, Apple came under fire for not providing support for the next-generation of the Internet Protocol in the latest version of Apple's AirPort Utility. The criticism came from several speakers at the conference, but most notably from John...

April 15th 2012 at 4:00pm 0 Comments
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Apple's new AirPort Utility 6.0 for OS X was released yesterday, bringing over the slick UI from its pre-existing iOS version -- but as my colleague Chris reported, it also removes access to a number of features in the process. At the same time, Apple are still hosting downloads for the older vers...

January 31st 2012 at 4:00pm 0 Comments
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The latest TUAW Best of 2011 award should come as no surprise, particularly since the winner also topped the iPhone utility app voting. 1Password Pro (US$14.99) was voted by TUAW readers as the best iPad utility app of 2011, pulling in a whopping 56.6 percent of the votes. Why has this app captu...

January 5th 2012 at 1:00pm 0 Comments