Wirelessly sharing a printer and USB hard drive is a revelation. Unplug the cables, move the devices off of your desk, and start moving freely around your home or office—still with easy access to the devices. The AirPort Express and AirPort Extreme Base Station make this simple. (You can use the AirPort Express to share a printer but not a hard drive.) You’ll wonder how you ever lived without this functionality.
Project goal: Wirelessly share a printer and USB hard drive on your home or office network.
To untether yourself from your devices, you’ll use the following: