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TMO at MWSF - Apple Intros Time Capsule Backup Appliance [UPDATED]

by , 12:20 PM EST, January 15th, 2008

SAN FRANCISCO -- During his Macworld Expo keynote, Apple CEO Steve Jobs introduced Time Capsule, a wireless backup appliance for Time Machine that includes an AirPort Extreme 802.11n base station and a hard drive. Shipping next month, the package will come with a 500GB hard drive for US$299 or a 1TB hard drive for $499.


Time Capsule

Time Capsule allows up to 50 computers on a network to take advantage of everything Time Machine offers, including hourly backups of all changed files and the ability to restore an entire system in the event of a hard drive crash or other calamity. Time Capsule also allows other users to print wirelessly to a USB printer.

Time Capsule includes dual-band antennas for 2.4GHz or 5GHz frequencies, three Gigabit LAN ports, one Gigabit Ethernet WAN port, one USB 2.0 port, Wi-Fi Protected access with 128-bit WEP encryption, and a built-in NAT firewall.

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