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Using the Top Wireless N Router for the Mac

written by: Matteo DallOmbra•edited by: Christian Cawley•updated: 3/19/2011

A good wireless connection is a basic requirement in a world that lives and interact on internet more than ever. With this article we are going to have a look at one of the best Wireless N Router for your Mac.

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    Which is the Best Wireless N Router for Macs?

    If you are looking for a great and simple way to create a reliable wireless network for your home, you’re in the right place.

    There are many different products on the market from within you can chose, but the best is coming directly from Apple. As always, creating a network with the same brand accessories of your main computer, gives you the certainty of success.

    With the AirPort Express you will have a fast, secure and reliable network to work with.

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    Setup Your Router

    Setting up a wifi network has never been easier. Just plug the AirPort Express into an electrical outlet and connect your DSL or cable modem. Than, the AirPort Utility app on your Mac, just follow the onscreen instructions. It’s a matter of few clicks and you will be ready to surf the web. The whole setup process will require less than five minutes.

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    Router Features

    The AirPort Express has lots of different features that will improve the connectivity in your house.

    It is fully compatible with the AirPlay technology. Just plug into the AirPort Express your home stereo and stream your iTunes library everywhere you want inside your house.

    Wireless printing has never been easier. In addition to a 3.5mm audio jack, the AirPort Express has a USB port so you can plug in your printer and start to print from anywhere in your house.

    You can also use your AirPort Express to enhance the range of your current home wireless connection. With this device you can connect up to ten different users. One of the main concern about a router used to share a connection between different user is: will the device allow an inter-connection between different devices? Well, the answer is yes. With your AirPort Express it’s really easy to share contents between different devices. It works great with the AirDrop functionality of Mac OS X Lion, it works great with your AppleTV, it works great when you are using your iDevice as a remote controller for your Mac.

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    Wireless Compatibility

    As you can easily recall from the head of this article, the AirPort Express is compatible with all the possible wifi standard: a, b, g, n. You don’t have to worry: your Mac will work for sure with this device.

    Of course the AirPort Express is fully compatible with both Mac and PCs so you don’t have to worry about the brand of your machine. Friends and family could easily hook up to your wifi network.

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    Wrap-up

    The AirPort Express represent clearly the best choice you can make in the matter of wireless routers. It’s easy to setup, easy to manage and thanks to its compact dimension it’s easy to carry around. It’s the perfect way to have a reliable wifi connection wherever you are. It comes also at a very competitive price: 99$.

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    References

    All images and specifications are taken from http://www.apple.com/airportexpress/