AirPort Express

AirPort Express Gets AirPlay 2 Support with Firmware 7.8 Update

Apple has released a firmware update for their discontinued AirPort Express wireless router, bringing forth AirPlay 2 support. Talk about a generous and surprise move nobody saw coming! According to Apple, “Firmware update 7.8 adds AirPlay 2 support to 802.11n AirPort Express base stations." To install the firmware update, launch the AirPort Utility iOS app...

AirPort Express May Gain AirPlay 2 Speaker Support

A user on Reddit first noticed that the AirPort Express has started to show up in the Home app for developers running the iOS 11.4 beta. If you have an AirPort Express and you go to an add an accessory in the Home app while running the latest iOS beta you will see any second-generation...

Apple AirPort Base Station Firmware Updates 7.7.8, 7.6.8 Released

Apple has just released new new firmware updates for AirPort Base Stations, versions 7.7.8 and 7.6.8. The updates address an issue where base stations would not appear when Back to My Mac was enabled: About AirPort Base Station Firmware Update 7.7.8 Firmware update 7.7.8 is recommended for all AirPort Extreme and AirPort Time Capsule base...

Apple Considered USB Hard Drive Support for Latest AirPort Express?

Apple released a redesigned AirPort Express back in the summer of 2012, which resembled the Apple TV design but in white. When it comes to USB functionality on the company's tiny wireless router, it has been always limited to printers—but did Apple consider adding USB hard drive capabilities which have normally been reserved on the...

Refurbished AirPort Express Base Station in Stock for $69 on Apple.ca

Apple’s tiny AirPort Express Base Station, the 2008 model with 802.11n Wi-Fi, is available for $69 on Apple.ca’s refurbished store, as it became available last night. This first generation design has a USB port and can support a printer so you can print wirelessly plus stream your music to any room in the house via...