Mac mini

2014 Mac mini gets the teardown treatment; confirms it is harder to repair or upgrade

2014 Mac mini gets the teardown treatment; confirms it is harder to repair or upgrade

Less than a week after Apple announced the Mac mini, the folks behind iFixit have conducted a teardown of it. According to their teardown, the new Mac mini comes with soldered RAM — meaning they are not user replaceable or upgradeable. 

New Mac mini offers significantly less multi-core performance

New Mac mini offers significantly less multi-core performance

According to the latest GeekBench benchmarks, the new 2014 Mac Mini offers superior single-core performance, but significantly less multi-core performance compared to its predecessor — the 2012 Mac Mini.

RAM in the New Mac mini is Soldered and not User Replaceable

RAM in the New Mac mini is Soldered and not User Replaceable

We’ve some more disappointing news if you’re planning to get the new Mac mini.

Users were disappointed that the new Mac mini that Apple stopped offering a build-to-order quad-core processor upgrade and dual-drive storage options that exceed 1TB. 

iPad, Mac and OS X Yosemite Event Roundup: All the news and announcements from today’s event

iPad, Mac and OS X Yosemite Event Roundup: All the news and announcements from today’s event

As the clock in the top-right menu bar on my Mac approaches midnight, I am sitting here in an exhaustive state after the second Apple event in as many months ushered in a whirlwind of announcements pertaining to new iPads, new Macs, OS X Yosemite and more. It was an eventful day to say the least, no pun intended.

Apple discontinues Mac mini server, max storage option now 1TB

Apple discontinues Mac mini server, max storage option now 1TB

It has been an eventful day for Apple to say the least, following its special product event this afternoon in which the company introduced new iPads, new Macs and followed through with the public release of OS X Yosemite. As the dust starts to settle, it appears that Apple has quietly discontinued the Mac mini server by removing it from sale hours ago.

Apple officially announces new Mac mini, features 4th Gen Intel Core processor, two Thunderbolt ports and more

Apple officially announces new Mac mini, features 4th Gen Intel Core processor, two Thunderbolt ports and more

Apple has officially introduced the newest Mac mini to the family, with plenty of spec boosts under the hood, and new pricing for those who might want to pick it up.

Mac mini mid-2014 gets listed on an Apple Support page for Boot Camp

Mac mini mid-2014 gets listed on an Apple Support page for Boot Camp

In late 2012, Apple officially upgraded the Mac mini, but then let the little device squander in the shadow of other Apple-branded devices. The wait for a new Mac mini could be coming to a close, though, if a new product support page is any indicator.

How to Find out if your Mac supports Bluetooth 4.0 Low Energy (LE) for Handoff

How to Find out if your Mac supports Bluetooth 4.0 Low Energy (LE) for Handoff

Handoff is a really cool feature introduced in iOS 8 and OS X Yosemite that lets you seamlessly switch between the two devices, and pick up right where you left off. The feature, however, requires inbuilt Bluetooth 4.0 Low Energy support, and may or may not be compatible with your Mac. Here’s how to find out.

Apple cuts prices of Mac mini, iMac, and Apple TV in Europe and the UK

Apple cuts prices of Mac mini, iMac, and Apple TV in Europe and the UK

It looks like Apple did not take the downtime on its Online Store just to launch the new cheaper 21.5-inch iMac.

Apple has cut prices for the Mac mini, Apple TV and iMac models in many European countries and UK.

Belgian Retailer listing suggests new Mac mini coming in February

Belgian Retailer listing suggests new Mac mini coming in February

In the past couple of years, Apple has updated several products in the Mac lineup, but hasn’t given much attention to the Mac mini, which was last updated in October 2012.