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Topic: Mac mini

Apple's new Mac mini lacks user-replaceable memory

10/17/2014, 08:10 pm

An early assessment of Apple's late-2014 Mac mini found that the headless desktop does not come with user-replaceable RAM, but does include user-serviceable hard drives.

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Apple discontinues Mac mini server, limits storage options with latest hardware refresh

10/16/2014, 07:10 pm

With Thursday's Mac mini refresh, the addition of new processors and a lower cost of entry seemingly comes at a price, as Apple no longer offers storage expansion options beyond 1TB and has axed the server model altogether.

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Apple's iPad Air 2, Retina iMac and OS X Yosemite event now available for streaming

10/16/2014, 04:10 pm

Apple has posted to its website an on-demand version of Thursday's special event that saw the introduction of new iPads, a Retina display iMac, revamped Mac mini and OS X 10.10 Yosemite.

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Apple's Mac mini receives long-awaited update with 4th-gen Intel CPUs, price cut to $499

10/16/2014, 02:10 pm

Apple's tiny, affordable Mac mini desktop received a hardware refresh and an accompanying price cut on Thursday, featuring 4th-generation Intel Core processors and 802.11ac Wi-Fi, starting at $499.

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Apple rumored to debut new Mac mini in October alongside iPad refresh

09/25/2014, 04:09 pm

A report on Thursday cites inside sources as saying Apple is preparing to launch a new Mac mini in the near future, possibly as soon as October to coincide with the usual iPad refresh cycle.

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Apple references unannounced 'mid-2014' Mac mini in Support Pages document

07/29/2014, 05:07 pm

In an update to a support document regarding Boot Camp compatibility on Monday, Apple added reference to an as-yet-unannounced "mid-2014" Mac mini, suggesting the company is -- or was -- planning a long overdue refresh of its smallest desktop offering.

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Apple TV price drops by as much as $30 in the UK & Europe, Mac mini also sees cuts

06/18/2014, 12:06 pm

Apple appears to have chosen this week to revisit its pricing strategy around the world as the company lowered overseas prices for its Mac mini desktop, iMac all-in-one, and Apple TV streaming device by as much as $80.

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Belgian retailer claims Apple planning to release Mac mini update soon

01/22/2014, 11:01 am

A Mac reseller in Belgium claims to have received inside information suggesting Apple plans to update its Mac mini desktop before the end of February.

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Caught by iPad cannibalization, Apple, Inc. gambles on Mac inventory safeguards

08/04/2013, 12:08 pm

Apple reduced its total channel inventory by a whopping $1 billion last quarter. That aggressive cut may help explain recent temporary stock-outs of low-volume products, such as Macs and accessories, as the company adopts what is said to be a more conservative approach amidst a shrinking PC market.

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Site News: Mac Bundles tab added to Price Guide; $283 off loaded 13" MB Pro Retina

01/11/2013, 11:01 pm

Over the past week, AppleInsider has expanded its Apple Price Guide to include a new tab for Mac Bundles, where readers can find -- and request -- exclusive Mac hardware bundles at significant discount (currently up to $450 of list price). Separately, readers can take advantage of our 3% coupons and a price drop on a fully-loaded 13" MacBook Pro Retina to save nearly $300 on that unit alone.

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Rumor: Apple to bring Mac mini production to U.S. in 2013

12/26/2012, 10:12 pm

Apple will reportedly move manufacture of its Mac mini desktop line to American facilities as part of the company's initiative to return device production to U.S. shores, with plants run by partner Foxconn starting recruitment for automated production lines sometime in 2013.

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Apple addresses 2012 Mac mini HDMI flicker issues with software update

12/10/2012, 03:12 pm

Apple on Monday released a software update for owners of its recently updated Mac mini desktop, addressing an issue that would cause a connected screen to flicker.

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Apple's Fusion Drive cuts Mac startup time in half, triples read/write speeds

11/09/2012, 09:11 am

A hands-on test with Apple's Fusion Drive inside the new Mac mini has found that the hybrid hard drive, with both solid-state flash memory and a traditional spinning hard drive, offers a significant performance boost.

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Phil Schiller says Apple does with its Macs what PC makers are 'afraid' to do

10/26/2012, 01:10 pm

Apple's aggressive strategy of abandoning legacy hardware like spinning disc drives and hard drives helps set it apart from competitors who are "afraid" to streamline their products, Apple marketing chief Phil Schiller believes.

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Apple's speedy new Mac mini torn down and benchmarked

10/24/2012, 04:10 pm

A pair of Mac colocation companies performed teardowns and benchmark tests of Apple's newly released Mac mini, finding that the small format desktop's performance is approaching that of legacy Xserves and 2010's Mac Pro.

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Apple's new Fusion Drive debuts in latest iMacs, Mac minis

10/23/2012, 01:10 pm

Apple's new iMac and Mac mini desktops feature what Apple is calling a "Fusion Drive" that offers nearly the same performance as a solid state drive, but allows for considerably more storage at a lower price point.

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Mac mini gains Ivy Bridge CPU, up to 16GB of RAM with Apple's latest update

10/23/2012, 01:10 pm

Apple's smallest desktop, the Mac mini, received a respectable bump in specs on Tuesday, adding Intel's latest Ivy Bridge processors while starting at the same $599 price.

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Live Blog: Follow live coverage of Apple's iPad mini launch event

10/23/2012, 12:10 pm

Apple at 10:00 am PT (1:00pm ET) today will host an event at San Jose's California Theatre to introduce a new member to its iPad family and likely show off a completely redesigned line of iMacs, among other advancements. Click here to be taken to AppleInsider's live blog of the event.

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Rumor roundup: What to expect from Apple's 'iPad mini' event

10/22/2012, 04:10 pm

With only hours to go before Apple's special event kicks off in San Jose, Calif., AppleInsider offers a collection of the latest news and rumors about the "iPad mini," 13-inch MacBook Pro with Retina display, and other products said to be in Apple's pipeline.

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Mac mini supply drying up, could signal Ivy Bridge update

10/08/2012, 02:10 pm

With the Mac mini still waiting for an update to Intel's latest Ivy Bridge chips, supply of the diminutive desktop has begun to dwindle at various resellers.

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