Apple released two software updates associated with your AirPort-products. The first of these is the new AirPort-Utility 6.0, which is designed for installation and configuration of wireless devices and Apple is now only compatible with OS X Lion. And second – it is updated firmware for the AirPort Base Station and Time Capsule to support accounts iCloud.
AirPort-utility version 6.0 is significantly different from their predecessors – the designers have decided to significantly modify and simplify the graphical user interface, making it similar to the mobile version of this utility, which appeared in October last year after the release of iOS 5. Your AirPort-devices are displayed in a hierarchical fashion, and his status – as a small colored indicator: if all goes well, then it is colored green, if there is a warning or error messages, then the yellow or red.
Clicking on a particular device will be familiar to the iPad and applications to OS X Lion PopOver interface element with information about your wireless gadget, as well as additional buttons to change settings, install the firmware update (when available) and configure a new device.
In addition, it was released a few updates the software version 7.6.1 for models of AirPort Express, AirPort Extreme and Time Capsule, a wireless specification supports 802.11n. In addition to general bug fixes and improvements that have become traditional for almost all of these releases, Apple, this update fixes performance issues with wireless connectivity, and supports remote access to the AirPort-disk or hard drive using an account iCloud.
AirPort-6.0 utility can be downloaded using the system, “Software Updates» (Software Update) or directly from the site support for Apple. Let me remind you that it is only compatible with OS X Lion 10.7.2. A flash of Apple wireless devices can be updated with AirPort-Tools 5.5.3 (or later on Snow Leopard and Lion), or as a mobile application AirPort Utility for iOS.
Have a nice update!