Mac Mini info for Linux and Windows users
There seems to be a little confusion on what's included in the $499 and $599 models. I figure the definitive information source is:
Mac Mini Specifications on Apple.com.
FYI: The Superdrive (DVD burner) is an option for both models.
Macworld has a great FAQ at...
Mac mini Frequently Asked Questions... Answered! in Macworld.
Two of the things I learned in this FAQ are that the optical drive can be noisy and that the second button on a PC mouse is natively supported by Mac OS X.
If you don't want to grab a putty knife to crack open your new Mac Mini, Macworld's Jason Snell does it for you (with photos) in...
AppleInsider's Kasper Jade notes that the some Apple 22 inch Cinema Displays (Model M7478LL/A) are incompatible with the Mini in...
MacInTouch has a bunch of articles linked at their current top level page with information on...
Reader comments One interesting note here is that Apple says not to stack Mac Minis on top of each other.
PC World's Rebecca Freed offers a couple of interesting observations in...
The Wall Street Journal's Walt Mossberg offers another first look at:
Walt confirms the Macworld observation that the Mini's optical drive can be a bit noisy.
Cringely has a purely speculative piece that is an interesting read at...
Mini Me: The New Mac Mini is All About Movies by Robert X. Cringely.
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