Apple Releases AirPort Utility for iPhone, iPad

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.