|The Apple Time Capsule external hard drive and Wi-Fi combination - new kid in town|
All folks, I got my Fed Ex delivery yesterday at 5:30 pm. What I got was a Time Capsule 802.11n Wi-Fi Hard Drive unit from Apple. Today I call Apple support to install this thing. Pray for me.
I am always reluctant to change my computer setup when everything is working. "If it ain't broke, don't fix it." I'm not sure if something was broke but I do know when I got back from vacation my external hard drive backup wasn't operating. I don't know if this was because I hadn't used my computer for a week or it was a real problem. I called Apple Support with my problem. The guy on the other end of the line (who sounded foreign - first time I got someone from Apple Support with an accent - please don't tell me that since Steve Jobs has departed the scene Apple is outsourcing their Help Line to India) had me check a few things and he determined that my external hard drive wasn't big enough. He suggested that I purchase (for $299) an Apple Time Capsule. He said the Apple time Capsule was not only an external hard drive with two terabytes. He also said it operates as a Wi-Fi and that my Wi-Fi connections would be much better. I can also use wireless printers with this device, although I think I will pass on that option.
So here I am folks. Involved in yet another techie operation for which I have little or no confidence. Usually when I embark on these adventures they turn out to be disastrous. I think it is a combination of my non-technological talent. I am a photographer, Find a Grave volunteer, genealogist, cook, gardener and hotel front desk clerk personality after all.
I am going to call Apple Support as soon as they open this morning. Pray for me.
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