Apple finally updates the MacBook Air and Mac Mini
Apple finally updates the MacBook Air and Mac Mini
The Mac mini is back and better than ever
31 October, 2018, 06:58
Introduced as a smaller and more affordable desktop computer by Apple in 2005, Mac mini's power and versatility have made it a favorite of developers around the world for every stage of the app creation process, from tinkering to testing and simulating at scale. Apple headlines it in its usual smug pun-strewn style as being "re-engineered in no small way". Its graphical capabilities are rated as 60 per cent faster than the previous generation.
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If you happen to be one of those people, there's more good news as pre-orders for the new Mac Mini are live now and the machine will go on sale 7 November for a starting price of £799. On the back, we have a 10Gbps-capable Ethernet port, full-sized HDMI 2.0, 2x USB-A (we hope they are 3.0) and 4x Thunderbolt 3 connectors. Consumers and analysts began to speculate that the product line's days were numbered, but Apple CEO Tim Cook responded to an email from a customer to say, "We do plan for Mac mini to be an important part of our product line going forward" about a year ago.
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The first obvious upgrade is the option for this 13-inch laptop to be equipped with a Retina (227 PPI) IPS display.
The base models of both minis start at 8GB of 2666MHz DDR4 SO-DIMM RAM but can be configured in 16GB, 32GB, or 64GB. There's also Apple's T2 chip which takes care of SSD controller, system and power management, HEVC video transcoding, and more. It can run on its 50.3Wh battery for up to 13 hours (iTunes film playback). A 720p FaceTime HD camera and triple microphone setup flesh out the multimedia specs. Oh, and unlike the new iPhones, the mini still comes with a 3.5mm audio port. Wirelessly you can communicate via 802.11ac Wi-Fi or BT 4.2. It's also made of 100% recyclable aluminum and comes in a new cool Space Gray finish. It weighs 1.3kg, and measures 197x197x36mm. This choice reduces the carbon footprint of the MacBook Air by 50 per cent.
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