Apple introduces Mac mini. New member of Mac family Slot-load Combo optical drive. Play DVDs, burn CDs. Queit. Tiny, FireWire, ethernet, USB 2.o, both DVI/VGA output. Very tine. Height is half the size of an iPod mini. BYODKM. Bring Your Own Display, Keyboard, Mouse. Firs tone is $499: 1.25GHz 256MB/40GB More memory and larger hard drive for $599. Will ship on January 22. Ships in a box smaller than the regular iPod box.
It sounds so much better than that clunky-looking hoax photo. It’s not yet up at the Apple store. It will be interesting to see how many sell in the next few hours. I’ll be bold and predict a few gazillion.
Update: The “original” Mac mini. (via: hivelogic.com.)