Time capsule - iTCDLAND FAQ

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By Jessica Losak April 23, 2008 CST 300L

Time Capsule

• External Hard Drive - - 500 GB or 1 TB • Time Machine - - backs up files • Wireless - - MIMO technology • 802.11n - - faster and farther range

Time Capsule

Continued • Works with Time Machine – Time Machine - - backs up files – Time Capsule - - stores backed up files • Constantly backs up files wirelessly • Apple built Time Capsule with just one goal - easy data backups for Mac users. Mission accomplished.

Time Capsule

Continued • Includes… – Full AirPort Extreme Base Station with 802.11n wireless – Ethernet WAN port – 3 Ethernet LAN ports – 1 USB port • Pricing – 500GB for $299 – 1TB for $499

MIMO

• Multiple Input/ Multiple Output • “MI” - - data sent “into” the air • “MO” - - data received “out of” the air • Uses several antennas to move multiple data streams – Sends out three and receives two • More data sent/ received at the same time

802.11n

•AKA - - Wireless N •5x faster and 2x farther •Wireless technology MIMO

Industry - - Animation

• Great way to store files, new and old • Animation – Every major change gets a new file/ file name – Character file up to version 18+ – More space on Time Capsule to save files – Slow Computers/ loose files • Ex: rendering previous semester – Common place to store all files

Long Term Effects

• Makes backing up files easy • More people will be inclined to back up their files with Time Capsule – Time Capsule works with Windows computers – NTbackup software built into Windows XP

Questions

Bibliography

(2008). Dictionary.com, LAN. Retrieved April 23, 2008, Web site: http://dictionary.reference.com/browse/LAN (2008). Mac OS X v10.5 Leopard. Retrieved April 23, 2008, Web site: http://store.apple.com/1 800MYAPPLE/WebObjects/AppleStore.woa/wa/RSLID?mco=MTM5NDU&nplm=MB427 Z/A#overview (2008). TechEncyclopedia MIMO. Retrieved April 22, 2008, Web site: http://www.techweb.com/encyclopedia/defineterm.jhtml?term=MIMO (2008). Time Capsule - 1 TB. Retrieved April 23, 2008, Web site: http://store.apple.com/1 800 MYAPPLE/WebObjects/AppleStore.woa/wa/RSLID?mco=MTIwMDU&fnode=home&npl m=MB277LL/A Bray, Hiawatha (April 10, 2008). Mac fans now have a spacious place to store backed-up files. Retrieved April 23, 2008, Web site: http://www.boston.com/business/technology/articles/2008/04/10/mac_fans_now_have_a _spacious_place_to_store_backed_up_files/ Haskin, David (2008). FAQ: 802.11n wireless networking. Retrieved April 23, 2008, Web site: http://www.computerworld.com/action/article.do?command=viewArticleBasic&articleId=9 019472

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