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I've got two older Airport Extremes (Gen 2 and Gen 4).
My four- or five-year old Apple Air Port Extreme base station was growing long in the tooth.
Plus, I think its power source was struck by lightning a few weeks ago. Having previously read positive reviews of Apple's new 9 Air Port Extreme, which boasts 802.11ac performance and beamforming technology, I picked one up.
You will see a red badge with a number 1 next to the Air Port in Air Port Utility if a firmware update is available in the future.7.6.4 has not been updated for a few years, so it is unlikely that it will see any future updates.7.7.3 will likely be updated in the near future.
All Air Ports are up to date with the latest firmware.
On computers with Snow Leopard or Leopard, use Airport Utility 5.6.1, which supports 802.11n models and the original Air Port Express.Some reviewers note that the router lacks Qo S traffic prioritization and VPN services, but I suspect Apple doesn't believe many users intend to leverage the device for such functionality.Instead, the redesigned Air Port Extreme is a highly approachable, easy-to-configure router and wireless access point that simplifies networking and possesses excellent performance for the money.Air Port Utility shows a graphical overview of your Wi-Fi network and any base stations connected to it.The primary base station (Home, in this example) is connected to the Internet via your modem or router.