Excerpt: Perhaps the greatest part about the new AirPort Express is simply that Apple brought back the AirPort Express—the previous edition had all but disappeared from store shelves, and Internet message boards buzzed with worry that Apple was discontinuing it altogether. Luckily, those fears were unfounded: The new AirPort Express does everything the old model can, and it features the fastest Wi-Fi standard (802.11n) and ProxySTA, which acts as a bridge between wireless and...
New Airport Express a tiny Wi-Fi base station powerhouse
Good Gear Guide.au
26 September 2008
Summary: For the money, the Express makes an effective base station for modestly sized apartments or homes, or where access is only needed in a few adjacent rooms in an office. This sleek model is the right choice for many, and at $80 less than the AirPort Extreme, a prudent one as well.
Pros: Excellent value, Compact for travel, AirTunes audio streaming
Cons: Lower throughput than Extreme and Time Capsule, No Gigabit Ethernet ports