Apple today released AirPort Base Station Firmware Update 7.9.1 for AirPort Extreme and AirPort Time Capsule base stations with 802.11ac support.

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According to a support document, the update addresses a number of security issues on the affected models.

The models covered by the update are the last generations of the AirPort Extreme and AirPort Time Capsule, which were discontinued by Apple just over a year ago, although Apple continued to sell through its remaining stock for several more months.

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Pepe4life Avatar
44 months ago
One of the best routers I’ve ever owned. Too bad Tim discontinued it because it wasn’t making enough profits for him.
Score: 54 Votes (Like | Disagree)
Sasparilla Avatar
44 months ago
Um Apple? I love you for supporting this wifi router for so long.
Score: 33 Votes (Like | Disagree)
macfacts Avatar
44 months ago
Too bad iOS devices can't directly backup to an airport time capsule. What a failure of an ecosystem.
Score: 29 Votes (Like | Disagree)
370zulu Avatar
44 months ago
Anyone know of any other company that discontinues a product and then releases a firmware or software update for that product 6 months or more later? Hats off to Apple! Many thanks!
Score: 23 Votes (Like | Disagree)
Digital Dude Avatar
44 months ago
One of the best products Apple has ever made, and Tim Cook's decision to drop it, is one of the dumbest decisions he has ever made; but it's early in the week.
Score: 21 Votes (Like | Disagree)
Westside guy Avatar
44 months ago
Anyone know of any other company that discontinues a product and then releases a firmware or software update for that product 6 months or more later? Hats off to Apple! Many thanks!
Microsoft released a security patch for Windows XP just a few weeks ago...
Score: 13 Votes (Like | Disagree)

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