New To Mac-Forums?

Welcome to our community! Join the discussion today by registering your FREE account. If you have any problems with the registration process, please contact us!

Get your questions answered by community gurus Advice and insight from world-class Apple enthusiasts Exclusive access to members-only contests, giveaways and deals

Join today!

 
Start a Discussion
 

Mac-Forums Brief

Subscribe to Mac-Forums Brief to receive special offers from Mac-Forums partners and sponsors

Join the conversation RSS
Apple Desktops Discussion of Apple's desktop machines including Mac Pro, iMac, Power Mac, and mini

mini - Want a mac mini, but read something about a possible update soon


Post Reply New Thread Subscribe

 
Thread Tools
littlened

 
Member Since: Oct 20, 2009
Posts: 5
littlened is on a distinguished road

littlened is offline
Hi all,

I want to buy a mac mini for the office, mainly to test website on to make sure they work. I came across a couple of articles this morning suggesting that many UK stored no longer have the mac mini and that this may point to the release of an updated mini.

I'd just like some opinions on whether I should just buy one, or is there a change a new one will be released in the next month or so?
QUOTE Thanks
D3v1L80Y

 
D3v1L80Y's Avatar
 
Member Since: Feb 02, 2004
Location: PA
Posts: 12,459
D3v1L80Y has a reputation beyond reputeD3v1L80Y has a reputation beyond reputeD3v1L80Y has a reputation beyond reputeD3v1L80Y has a reputation beyond reputeD3v1L80Y has a reputation beyond reputeD3v1L80Y has a reputation beyond reputeD3v1L80Y has a reputation beyond reputeD3v1L80Y has a reputation beyond reputeD3v1L80Y has a reputation beyond reputeD3v1L80Y has a reputation beyond reputeD3v1L80Y has a reputation beyond repute
Mac Specs: MacBook

D3v1L80Y is offline
You will always be able to read something about a "possible update" with regards to Apple products.
Prognosticators and Prophets of future updates seem to abound in the world of Apple.
Even after an update does occur, these "visionaries" still cast their predictions on updates in Apple's days to come.

In other words... just ignore them.

Just buy the computer when you're ready to.

__________________________________________________
Posting and YOU|Forum Community Guidelines|The Apple Product Cycle|Forum Courtesy

mac: a waterproof raincoat made of rubberized fabric
MAC: a data communication protocol sub-layer, also known as the Media Access Control
Mac: a brand name which covers several lines of personal computers designed, developed, and marketed by Apple Inc.

QUOTE Thanks
mdfuller

 
mdfuller's Avatar
 
Member Since: Nov 01, 2007
Location: Sconie
Posts: 1,217
mdfuller is a jewel in the roughmdfuller is a jewel in the roughmdfuller is a jewel in the rough
Mac Specs: 15-inch MacBook Pro

mdfuller is offline
If you are using it to test website stuff there is really no point in all waiting no matter what might be coming out.
QUOTE Thanks
wmprice1240

 
Member Since: May 02, 2009
Posts: 480
wmprice1240 has a spectacular aura about
Mac Specs: MBP 2.33 4GB: MacPro 8 Core 2.8, 16GB: MacMini 2.26 4GB: MacMin 2.53 4GB: iPhone3GS 32GB

wmprice1240 is offline
They are literally updating the Apple Store right now. Word on the 'street' is that the mini got a mild speed refresh as well as a 1TB HDD upgrade. Typically when Apple releases new models it's a great time to find deals on the older stuff. As has been previously mentioned, for what you need you probably don't need the latest stuff so you can probably pick a decent rig up on the cheap.
QUOTE Thanks
deus_ex_machina

 
deus_ex_machina's Avatar
 
Member Since: Aug 06, 2004
Location: Tejas
Posts: 1,720
deus_ex_machina is just really nicedeus_ex_machina is just really nicedeus_ex_machina is just really nicedeus_ex_machina is just really nicedeus_ex_machina is just really nice
Mac Specs: 2GHz Mac Mini 2GB RAM 160GB 10.6.2 | MDD DP 1.25GHz G4 1.5GB RAM 10.4.11 | 233MHz iMac G3 10.3.9

deus_ex_machina is offline
Mac Buyer's Guide: Know When to Buy Your Mac, iPod or iPhone

a must for upcoming rumors/releases
QUOTE Thanks
iggibar

 
iggibar's Avatar
 
Member Since: Apr 20, 2009
Location: C-Town
Posts: 4,063
iggibar is a splendid one to beholdiggibar is a splendid one to beholdiggibar is a splendid one to beholdiggibar is a splendid one to beholdiggibar is a splendid one to beholdiggibar is a splendid one to beholdiggibar is a splendid one to beholdiggibar is a splendid one to behold
Mac Specs: Mac Pro 4.1 15" MBP. 13" MBP. 17" PB. Power Mac G5. Galaxy Note 3

iggibar is offline
new mac mini just got released. check it out out. it's got some impressive specs for the price imo!
Mac mini - Apple Store (U.S.)
QUOTE Thanks

Post Reply New Thread Subscribe


« PowerMac G4 (QuickSilver 2002) 2nd Display Issue | started to crash as if power has gone »
Thread Tools

Currently Active Users Viewing This Thread: 1 (0 members and 1 guests)
 
Posting Rules
You may not post new threads
You may not post replies
You may not post attachments
You may not edit your posts
BB code is On
Smilies are On
[IMG] code is On
HTML code is Off
Trackbacks are On
Pingbacks are On
Refbacks are Off
Forum Jump

Similar Threads
Thread
Thread Starter
Forum
Replies
Last Post
Mac Mini won't read new external HD jdub75 Other Hardware and Peripherals 7 09-05-2009 11:50 PM
Mac Mini won't update to 10.4 rogerchristian OS X - Operating System 2 10-18-2006 01:58 AM
Questions about Mac Mini and Imac-how much power? markw10 Apple Desktops 3 08-22-2006 06:12 PM
Mac Users Get More ISP Choices schweb Apple Rumors and Reports 1 03-06-2003 10:57 AM

All times are GMT -4. The time now is 03:05 AM.

Powered by vBulletin
Copyright ©2000 - 2014, Jelsoft Enterprises Ltd.
X

Welcome to Mac-Forums.com

Create your username to jump into the discussion!

New members like you have made this community the ultimate source for your Mac since 2003!


(4 digit year)

Already a member?