Archive for October 17th, 2014

by Tom Nelson

Apple recently (October 16, 2014) updated the long-neglected Mac mini, giving it faster processors, updated graphics capabilities, updated connectivity, and new configuration options. We’ve been waiting over two years for Apple to give a bit of attention to the smallest desktop Mac, and Apple finally obliged us.


Image courtesy of Apple

Was It Worth the Wait?

Before I answer that, I want to point out this is a preview and not a review. I don’t have a new 2014 Mac mini sitting in front of me yet; when I do, I’ll update this preview and turn it into a full-fledged review. Until then, this preview may provide you with answers to questions you may have about the new 2014 Mac mini.

The 2014 Mac mini comes in the same familiar package: a small, square slab measuring 7.7 inches on a side and 1.4 inches tall. These dimensions haven’t changed; the outside of the Mac mini doesn’t look any different than the previous generation. But just as you shouldn’t judge a book by its cover, you shouldn’t judge the new Mac mini by its outward appearance.

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