Linked by Kroc Camen on Tue 15th Jun 2010 10:03 UTC
Apple Apple have updated the Mac Mini. It now sports an aluminium (no, I am not going to spell it "aluminum") enclosure, an HDMI port, an internal PSU (no power-brick!) and oddly, an SD card slot in the back. There's also an access hole on the bottom to change the RAM easily.
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RE[6]: UK Price
by NeoX on Thu 17th Jun 2010 06:48 UTC in reply to "RE[5]: UK Price"
NeoX
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Thank You mabhatter, that was well said. Every time Apple releases a new upgrade the trolls come out of the woodwork complaining that the Mac is a rip off and a PC is half the price.

Well sure you can get a cheap PC for half the price and that is fine. But it is not a Mac. There is only one Apple and you are not just buying an assemblage of chips and bits. You are buying fit and finish, highly engineered products with top quality Industrial Design and a level of high-grade that I have not seen in any other computer manufacturer.

Are the PC's you buy going to have an Aluminum enclosure that is manufactured in such a precise nature? No. Is the PC in this size going to have Bluetooth, 802.11n, gigabit Ethernet, IR sensor, Firewire 800, and dual video ports? No. You won't find these in any PC of this size because it does not exist. So while I would like to see it priced at $499, Apple has a right to make money too. Think about all the money they had to put into this in R&D.

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