I recently purchase an Airport Extreme (the new tower looking one that supports 802.11ac). I finally, after days of headaches, figured out how to use it as my wireless router with AT&T U-Verse. AT&T supplies a hybrid modem/router/voIP box that I had to partially disable via the settings in order for my Airport to handle the DHCP assignments.
Now that the Airport is working fine, I have this second box, a TP-LINK TL-WA801ND, that I have tried to configure as a Universal Repeater. However every time upon setting it up that way, it just gets lost on the network, and doesn't appear to be working.
I'm guessing from what I read that Apple still does not support third-party devices? Can or can't I extend my existing wireless network with third-party gear?