1. thedonp's Avatar
    One of my friends gave me a Airport Express? Do people still use these? Not sure if I’m sounding pretty new here, but from what I gather from my google search is that it’s just a WiFi router.

    I use a hotspots at home from my wife’s note 5 or my iPhone 7 Plus so I would never use it unless I get a home internet provider.

    What are everyone’s thoughts?
    08-15-2017 09:55 PM
  2. Spencerdl's Avatar
    I don't have any experience with the Apple Airport Express, but I notice that most businesses use them in an office environment. I think it's a WFI booster. Maybe someone can chime in that has knowledge concerning the Airport Express.
    08-16-2017 08:18 AM
  3. AustinIllini's Avatar
    Honestly, don't bother. Apple has essentially abandoned the router business, so even the Extreme (better than the Express) is kind of a mess. I had an Extreme for a while and managed to fix a ton of issues by switching to Netgear.
    08-22-2017 10:34 PM
  4. thedonp's Avatar
    Honestly, don't bother. Apple has essentially abandoned the router business, so even the Extreme (better than the Express) is kind of a mess. I had an Extreme for a while and managed to fix a ton of issues by switching to Netgear.
    Damn ok. So just toss the thing?
    08-22-2017 10:35 PM
  5. AustinIllini's Avatar
    Damn ok. So just toss the thing?
    If you don't have an internet provider, you have no use for it.
    08-22-2017 10:40 PM
  6. thedonp's Avatar
    If you don't have an internet provider, you have no use for it.
    No I don’t.
    08-22-2017 10:40 PM
  7. Garz's Avatar
    No I don’t.
    You can get by with no internet provider? Wow.
    08-23-2017 12:00 AM
  8. thedonp's Avatar
    You can get by with no internet provider? Wow.
    I have use my hotspot for everything.
    08-23-2017 08:30 AM
  9. Spencerdl's Avatar
    Damn ok. So just toss the thing?
    Toss it my way...LOL
    08-23-2017 08:35 AM
  10. thedonp's Avatar
    Toss it my way...LOL
    I don’t care. Just pay for shipping
    08-23-2017 08:37 AM
  11. Spencerdl's Avatar
    I don’t care. Just pay for shipping
    I was only kidding, I have no use for it.
    08-23-2017 08:40 AM
  12. thedonp's Avatar
    I was only kidding, I have no use for it.
    Tease lol. I’m just gonna toss it in the trash
    08-23-2017 08:41 AM
  13. Spencerdl's Avatar
    Tease lol. I’m just gonna toss it in the trash
    PM sent
    08-23-2017 08:42 AM
  14. thedonp's Avatar
    PM sent
    Doesn’t even show
    08-23-2017 08:42 AM
  15. Spencerdl's Avatar
    Doesn’t even show
    I will re-send
    08-23-2017 08:43 AM
  16. thedonp's Avatar
    I will re-send
    Sent
    08-23-2017 08:43 AM
  17. thedonp's Avatar
    Well anyone can have it if they pay for shipping if not I’ll toss t
    08-23-2017 08:58 AM
  18. Garz's Avatar
    I have use my hotspot for everything.
    How does that work? Do you have to reconnecting? With us have 3 4K TV, 3 Apple TV’s, X Box and etc, we use a ton of data. We average 900 GB’s a month. And we need power. We get 300 mbps speeds.
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    08-23-2017 10:20 AM
  19. thedonp's Avatar
    How does that work? Do you have to reconnecting? With us have 3 4K TV, 3 Apple TV’s, X Box and etc, we use a ton of data. We average 900 GB’s a month. And we need power. We get 300 mbps speeds.
    It doesn’t ever buffer at all. I have my vision smart tv, printer, iPad, MacBook Pro, MacBook Air, and ****ty HP. All fine. They all connect automatically.
    08-23-2017 11:14 AM
  20. Garz's Avatar
    It doesn’t ever buffer at all. I have my vision smart tv, printer, iPad, MacBook Pro, MacBook Air, and ****ty HP. All fine. They all connect automatically.
    yeah i dont think if ever see a purpose for that. We get internet with 300 mbps speeds, TV with 220 channels including movie channels for 3 rooms for $130 a month. We had cut the cord in TV but was still paying 100 a month. We got TV back part of a package deal for only an extra 30 a month.
    08-23-2017 11:33 AM
  21. thedonp's Avatar
    yeah i dont think if ever see a purpose for that. We get internet with 300 mbps speeds, TV with 220 channels including movie channels for 3 rooms for $130 a month. We had cut the cord in TV but was still paying 100 a month. We got TV back part of a package deal for only an extra 30 a month.
    That’s not bad. I don’t even have a tv package. I still have access to directv but through my cousins sign on. For movies I stream them online.
    08-23-2017 11:37 AM
  22. Garz's Avatar
    That’s not bad. I don’t even have a tv package. I still have access to directv but through my cousins sign on. For movies I stream them online.
    Yeah we had cut the cord because we were paying 220 a month for all. But when we went in to switch out router to the new panoramic Wi-Fi router, they told us abi it the new plan. I guess we were never put in a package deal before so we were paying too much. So yeah it was $30 extra a month from just Wi-Fi only. We still save $95 a month from before and we are getting more channels then before. Win win.
    08-23-2017 11:40 AM
  23. thedonp's Avatar
    Yeah we had cut the cord because we were paying 220 a month for all. But when we went in to switch out router to the new panoramic Wi-Fi router, they told us abi it the new plan. I guess we were never put in a package deal before so we were paying too much. So yeah it was $30 extra a month from just Wi-Fi only. We still save $95 a month from before and we are getting more channels then before. Win win.
    That’s not a bad deal at all. I agree a “Totality” win
    08-23-2017 11:45 AM
  24. thedonp's Avatar
    Hey so I didn’t realize he gave me both the Express and the Extreme?
    08-29-2017 10:08 AM
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