What's going on with the development of Apple's AirPort routers?

Episode 1371 (57:33)

Mike from St Cloud, MN
Apple AirPort Extreme

What's going on with AirPort development? Leo says that Apple has reassigned most of the engineers who handle the Airport to other products, so it sounds like Apple is moving away from it. Since routers do wear out and become unreliable over time, it's probably time to replace it with a different brand.