Excerpt: Setting up was straightforward. Wireless "n" performance is odd and varies dramatically. Connection speeds swing between from 5 to 200 mb/s, when the time capsule is 6 feet away. The signal strength is not as reliable as old "g" wireless.
Excerpt: I am a Windows user and wanted a backup drive that I could use to backup my files and access them from anywhere, but I found out after installing it that the Time Capsule only works as a local share drive. I was hoping for a web interface, but it is not available, at least not yet.
Summary: The easy set up that is promised never materialized. After receiving the Time Capsule, I then spent two hours with three different Apple support techs. Eventually, they were able to get me backing up. It was a matter of having to reset my I.P. address and several other settings.
Pros: Works efficiently
Cons: Took two phone calls to Apple support to setup. Costly
Summary: delivery effiecient. product looks good problems started when tried to set it up. for some reason I could not get it going had to take to local apple store who checked time capsule and reset it. since then it has worked. not sure why these glitches happen .is it just me?
Summary: This was a replacement purchase but with the intention of using the Time Capsule as a server as well as backup unit. The Time Capsule works brilliantly as a back up unit in an Apple Mac environment, however the life span of Time Capsules has been problematic: early TC life spans were circa 18...
Potentially excellent product let down by poor wifi performance
8 July 2012
Excerpt: As a concept, the idea of being able to back everything up in the background without actually having to do anything is an excellent one. To this end, the Time capsule does its job very well. Being able to look back a year ago for a file you may have deleted is also a very useful one.
Summary: Solid and stylish looking product which is a breeze to set up. It may not be the quickest backup option around but for laptop users it really is the best way to back up I've come across - with Time Machine in OS X backing up happens automatically at hourly intervals as long as you're within signal...
Pros: Wireless, looks great, easy to set up
Cons: expensive, can't connect via USB, it's the old Apple white casing