Apple Releases AirPort Utility for iPhone, iPad

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Apple rolled out AirPort Utility for the iPhone, iPad and iPod touch on Wednesday. The app lets users manage their AirPort Extreme, AirPort Express and Time Capsule base stations without requiring a desktop or laptop computer.

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The app includes access to base station and network settings, security controls, graphical network views, data about the devices on your Wi-Fi network, base station firmware update support, and more.

AirPort Utility is free and requires iOS 5 or higher, due for release later today. It is available for download at Apple’s iTunes-based App Store.

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Comments

Intruder

I have actually been waiting for this. Now you can really operate “PC-Free” with an iPad.

Czar

Tried to locate it on my iPad.  It doesn’t show up in the currently released IOS.  It shows up on my Mac in the iTunes store, but won’t load on the present OS.  The message is that I need a more current OS.  Trying to be patient here.

computerbandgeek

$&%# FINALLY!!!!!!!

Nothing further, your honor.

Pashtun Wally

now all we need is ^%$#@%$# iOS 5….

Tea

Perhaps this app works with the latest Airport Express. However, it DOES NOT work with the original Airport Express. I have the original model. Though this router shows up in the app, when I click on it, the app reports that it is not able to manage this router and I should use the original software that came with it. Why, Apple?

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