It seems that as soon as Apple is going to update the AirPort Express, as reported by sources within the companies, which are relevant to the development of the new version of AirPort Utility and found in it references to a new device.
Last AirPort Express (model MB321LL/A) was updated back in 2008, having received initial support wireless standard, 802.11n, and the very first generation of access points at all was presented 7 years ago.
In an online store at AirPort Express is still present status «In Stock», but some complain authorized resellers to cease the supply of current models of mini-routers, and the approximate time of delivery from Amazon indicated two to five weeks. Typically, such a pattern suggests an updated product.
Despite its small size and “venerable” age, AirPort Express supports playing music wirelessly to remote speakers (this function was formerly called AirTunes, and now – AirPlay) and wireless printing with built-in USB-port. Other benefits can be identified Internet Sharing, extreme portability and easy setup through the above-mentioned utilities AirPort.
It is expected that Apple will launch a new access point “without the noise and dust” – similar way at the end of June this year have been updated Time Capsule and AirPort Extreme.