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Review: Time Capsule Wi-Fi base station

Price when rated: $299

Pros

  • Includes all AirPort Extreme features
  • Allows both internal and USB-connected drive Time Machine backups for Leopard users
  • Archive option for simplified off-site backups
  • Houses drive, power supply in one tidy case

Cons

  • Storage capacity will be strained in multi-user environments
  • Time Machine’s hourly backups are too often for networked system
  • Can’t swap internal drive
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Where to buy
Price when rated: $499
Lowest price: $250.00 via Amazon.com Marketplace

Pros

  • Includes all AirPort Extreme features
  • Allows both internal and USB-connected drive Time Machine backups for Leopard users
  • Archive option for simplified off-site backups
  • Houses drive, power supply in one tidy case

Cons

  • Time Machine’s hourly backups are too often for networked system
  • Can’t swap internal drive
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