Linked by Thom Holwerda on Thu 1st Jun 2006 15:24 UTC, submitted by Tom Dickens
Apple "It's not that I despise Apple or the wonderful products it showcases year after year, but the fact that almost every first generation Apple product has serious quality assurance issues bugs me beyond belief. Let's take a look at two of Apple's most successful products, the company's portable music player and its notebook series."
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Mac Mini Core Duo
by ApproachingZero on Thu 1st Jun 2006 16:27 UTC
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Things have gone surprisingly smoothly for the first-gen Mac mini Core Duo. I love mine. Seems to have escaped the typical problems associated with first-gen Apple products. I haven't heard any specific complaints about it other than "the default 512MB RAM isn't enough", which is true. Max it out to 2GB and you've got a seriously well engineered workstation for iLife and light duty in the Pro apps.

Since most of the complaints I've heard about the new Apple hardware can be paraphrased as, "it burns my legs!", maybe it makes sense that no one is complaining about the Mac mini too much. I haven't felt the urge to put mine in my lap yet.

(Note: Apple, please stop releasing laptops that burn people's legs. The screams on the internet are getting awfully loud.)

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