Apple Time Capsule 3 Tb - Bookshelf
The Time Capsule is a backup appliance with all the technical characteristics and external ports found in an AirPort Extreme base station, but with the addition of an internal 2 TB or 3 TB drive. It looks identical to an ... Apple designed the Time Capsule to pair with the Mac's Time Machine feature for making network backups .
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Make your Apple Wi-Fi network fast, reliable, and secure!Updated November 20, 2015Join Wi-Fi wizard Glenn Fleishman and learn to create a fast, reliable, and secure Apple Wi-Fi network using 802.11ac or 802.11n AirPort Extreme, AirPort Express, and Time Capsule base stations.You'll find plenty of practical directions for working with Apple's AirPort Utility configuration software (for Mac and iOS), including steps for setting up a base station, swapping in new gear, adding base stations to extend your network's range, attaching USB drives or shared printers, enabling security, creating a guest network, and more. (For help with older gear or versions of AirPort Utility, the ebook includes a free download of any prior edition, dating back to 2004.)You'll also learn about what's going on behind the scenes. If you better understand channels and bands, for instance, you may be able to reconfigure your network to dramatically improve performance. And, Glenn provides advice and directions for coping with tricky IP situations.The book also provides directions for setting up a cellular iOS device as an Internet hotspot, and it discusses Apple's Instant Hotspot feature."If anyone knows about real-world Wi-Fi, it's Glenn Fleishman." —Mark Frauenfelder, co-founder of bOING bOINGYou'll learn how to:Create a basic Apple Wi-Fi network, and connect to it from OS X, iOS, Windows 10, Android, and Chrome OS.Efficiently swap a new base station in place of an old one.Extend the range of a network by connecting base stations with Ethernet or Wi-Fi (or a mix).Print wirelessly to a Wi-Fi or USB-connected printer.Add a USB-attached drive to a Time Capsule or AirPort Extreme, and set up user access.Keep intruders out by setting up reliable and relevant security for your network. Easily put visitors on the Internet with a guest network.You'll also find information about how to:Back up to a Time Capsule, and work with its internal drive.Pipe audio through an AirPort Express.Share files the new Apple way with AirDrop.Set up a cellular iOS device as an Internet hotspot and connect other devices to the hotspot with Wi-Fi, Bluetooth, or USB.You'll find lots of problem-solving help about:Avoiding interference problems.What the icon on your Wi-Fi menu means.What the colored light on your base station is trying to tell you.Dealing with a base station that can't be found on the network.Making a base station assign an IP address to a client.Finding a MAC address. (Hint, 1 Infinite Loop is not the MAC address that you seek.)Updating the firmware in your base station, and reverting to an older version.And, on the geekier side, you'll learn about:Putting computers more directly on the Internet with port mapping or a default host. Setting up Software Base Station.Ad hoc networking.Saving effort and avoiding problems by exporting a copy of a base station configuration.Accessing a base station remotely, whether to get at the contents of its drive or to configure it, via iCloud's Back to My Mac service.
Extreme and four versions of the Time Capsule base stations. ... However, Apple recently published a set of tables on its techsupport site that match model numbers, names shown in AirPort Utility—like “AirPort Extreme ... •Builtin 2 TB or 3 TB hard drive for networkattached storage or Time Machine networked backup.
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If you're trying to solve a particular problem, you can jump in and read the topics in this ebook in any order, but if you start at the beginning, you'll learn how Apple's 802.11n gear fits into the world of Wi-Fi networking. With that background, you'll learn where to position and how to set up base stations, with diagrams showing common network scenarios—see two examples above—and with step-by-step instructions for configuring key Internet sharing and security options and connecting client computers. For those who have funky Internet connections or tricky IP addressing needs, Glenn provides extended advice for creating a working Wi-Fi network. Glenn provides real-world steps, detailed advice, and tips for important scenarios, including: AirDrop: Finding out whether Lion’s AirDrop file-transfer feature will work with your Mac’s Wi-Fi hardwareUSB-attached printer: Setting up a USB-based printer on your Wi-Fi network, and connecting to the printer from Mac and Windows computersUSB-attached drive: Adding and configuring a USB-attached drive to a Time Capsule or AirPort Extreme, with important information about how best to configure client accessTime Capsule: Setting up a Time Machine backup to a Time Capsule, plus making an archive so you can have an offsite backup of your Time Capsule drive, and how to erase the driveApple TV: Connecting a 2nd-generation Apple TV to your networkAirPort Express: Streaming music to an AirPort Express and connecting it to your stereoGuest network: Creating a separate guest network to give guests Internet access while restricting local resourcesSecurity: Understanding oft-suggested security approaches that don't work well and implementing measures that are reliable—and easy to useMultiple base stations: Configuring multi-base-station networks, whether connected via Ethernet, wirelessly, or a combination To make your network fly, Glenn helps you: Make appropriate band and channel choicesExtend your network's coverage while handling any interferencePrevent older clients from bogging you down If you're trying to solve a problem, you'll find a "Quick Troubleshooting Guide" chapter as well as a rundown of how to interpret what the green, amber, blue, or red light on your base station is trying to tell you (we're aware of at least 11 possibilities!). The ebook also explains several ways to find a MAC address, how to handle bridging, how to set up a software base station and an ad hoc network, and what might be coming in the future with IPv6. "If anyone knows about real-world Wi-Fi, it's Glenn Fleishman." —Mark Frauenfelder, co-founder of bOING bOING
... with the Time Machine app. Apple's Time Capsule comes in a 2TB or 3TB ... One nice feature of Time Capsule is that it can serve as a wireless backup solution for multiple Macs simultaneously. So, if you have an iMac and MacBook Air, ...
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Discover hundreds of tips, tricks, and shortcuts for doing more, sharing more, and having more fun with your Mac that’s running Mountain Lion! This easy, nontechnical tutorial brings together powerful new ways to use OS X 10.8’s coolest features and hottest new innovations! Perfect for Mac beginners, Windows® refugees, and long-time Mac users upgrading to Mountain Lion, it’s packed with great ideas and solutions you would never discover on your own–all explained simply, step-by-step, with full-color pictures. Whether you’re running a desktop iMac, a MacBook, or MacBook Air notebook computer, this book will make you even happier with your Apple computer than you already are! Here’s just a sampling of what you’ll learn how to do: • Make the most of Mountain Lion’s new and revamped iPad-style apps • Share content on Facebook or Twitter instantly, without switching apps • Painlessly sync all your Apple devices (including your Macs, iPhone, iPad, or iPod touch) • Communicate more efficiently with Messages • Compete against other gamers online from your Mac • Get access to iCloud’s any time/any where free storage • Use Apple’s “Find My Mac” service to find and remotely password-protect your Mac if it’s lost or stolen • Get Notification Center to show you what you want–and only what you want • Transcribe voice dictation straight into your apps • Discover great shortcuts for apps like Contacts, Calendar, and Mail • Automatically back up your stuff with Time Machine • Organize your life with Reminders and create detailed To Do lists that sync with all of your computers and Apple mobile devices • Wirelessly simulcast presentations, home videos, and iTunes content to your TV (using Apple TV) • Use iPhoto’s Faces tool to sort images based on who’s in them, and then edit, print, and share them with ease • Hold free real-time videoconferences with other Apple users using FaceTime or anyone using Skype • Transition painlessly from any version of Windows®