Apple AirPort Extreme Reviewed: Dual-Band Draft 11n for Everyone

Posted by Tim Higgins

If Apple is known for anything, it’s for elegant industrial
designs. So it really comes as no surprise that Apple’s new AirPort Extreme
Base Station with Gigabit Ethernet is probably the nicest looking wireless
router on the market.

Although the product name is one of the longest ones on
the market, it doesn’t completely describe the product’s capabilities. In addition to being a speedy router with gigabit LAN and WAN ports, the
Extreme is a dual-band 802.11n Draft 2.0 wireless router. This draft specification, while not an
IEEE ratified standard, is a stable draft and is the basis for the Wi-Fi Alliance’s latest certification
program
.

Read the complete review on SmallNetBuilder.