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MacWorld 2008: Apple announces TIme Capsule Airport Extreme with built-in hard drive

Posted by Andru Edwards Categories: Apple, Storage, Wireless / WiFi

Apple Time Capsule

During this morning’s keynote, announced a brand new router specifically meant for those of us running Leopard on Apple notebooks, called Time Capsule. Basically an Airport Extreme NAS, the Time Capsule router allows those running Leopard while connected over WiFi to run Time Machine. Currently, unless you use a back-end hack to enable WiFi backups, you have to plug and unplug your laptop to an external drive to run Time Machine backups. Time Capsule removes that requirement, thus making WiFi Time Machine backups simple. Of course, it comes at a price. A 500 GB Time Capsule retails for $299 USD, which a 1 TB version costs $499.

Read More | Time Capsule Product Page

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