“Chalk up another great product design from the leader in the field, Apple. On June 7, it took the wraps off the AirPort Express, a pint-size Wi-Fi high-speed data router customized to stream music from a computer to a stereo. The size of a small cassette recorder, the AirPort Express primarily targets music lovers who have long sought a way to play the songs stored on their PC elsewhere in the home. Naturally, they’ll have to run Apple’s own iTunes software to access the coolest music networking features on the Express,” Alex Salkever writes for BusinessWeek.
“Although it won’t ship until July, the Express has already lured many gadget fiends into placing early orders. Apple won’t talk numbers, but according to one of the leading online Mac retailers, CDW MacWarehouse, advance orders for Express base stations have been lighting up their Web site,” Salkever writes. “Give Apple its due for another well-timed, well-thought-out product.”
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