Apple can't roll out a revolutionary product every six months

Apple can't roll out a revolutionary product every six months

Analysts often undervalue Apple stock, sometimes implying that the company is "doomed" if it doesn't enter a new market such as making automobiles (the currently rumored "Apple Car'). They ignore one of the reasons Apple has been successful: it does a (relatively) few things well.

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Now that Amazon has bought eero, it’s time for Apple to revive the AirPort line

Now that Amazon has bought eero, it’s time for Apple to revive the AirPort line

After Apple discontinued its AirPort line-up (which was a mistake), one of my favorite replacements was the eero home Wi-Fi system, which is handsome, easy-to-use, and pricey. In other words, it’s a product Apple could’ve/should’ve made.

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Looking for an AirPort alternative? LinkSys has expanded its Velop home mesh Wi-Fi system

Looking for an AirPort alternative? LinkSys has expanded its Velop home mesh Wi-Fi system

Since Apple has ended development of its AirPort line of wireless routers, those looking for an alternative may be interested in this news: Linksys has announced the availability of its latest addition to the Linksys family of Velop Whole Home WiFi Mesh Systems.

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Apple World Today News Update: January 9, 2018

Apple World Today News Update: January 9, 2018

In the news today on the podcast -- Apple's ITP is choking online advertising firms, an overheated battery causes an evacuation at a Swiss Apple store, WPA3 is announced and may force Apple AirPort users to go elsewhere for Wi-Fi router equipment, and a tiny USB-C flash drive with a big capacity is displayed at CES:

  • "Hundreds of millions of dollars" are being lost by online advertising firms due to Apple's ITP feature in Safari
  • A Zurich, Switzerland Apple retail store was evacuated after an iPhone battery overheated and started filling the back of the store with smoke
  • WPA3 is announced, and will require hardware certification on new Wi-Fi routers -- most likely meaning that Apple AirPort routers will be left out
  • SanDisk shows off a tiny 1TB USB-C flash drive
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Accessible Apple 2017-2018: The 12 Requests of Christmas - Day 5

Accessible Apple 2017-2018: The 12 Requests of Christmas - Day 5

This is the fifth post in our annual 12-part series covering the accessibility features we would like to see Apple bring to its products in the coming year. This series is being put together by Accessibility Editor Alex Jurgensen, with the help of several contributors.

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QuickerTek announces 5TB Time Capsule performance upgrade

QuickerTek announces 5TB Time Capsule performance upgrade

Apple has reportedly ceased development of new version of its AirPort Base Station and Tim Capsule. However, the routers remain popular, well-designed products, and you can beef ‘em up with QuickerTek's wireless antenna upgrades. The company has announced a new 5TB hard drive upgrade for the Apple AirPort Time Capsule. It also features six external antennas.

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