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Apple Updates the Mac mini

newminiApple announced a revamped Mac mini today. The latest revision retains the same form factor but features improvements in graphics performance, larger hard drives, additional USB 2.0 ports and an optional BTO 2.26GHz Intel Core 2 Duo processor. The new Mac mini is also the world’s most energy efficient desktop, using less than 13 watts of power when idle (great for conserving your cars battery).

The new Mac mini is available in two models that feature a 2 GHz Intel …

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The Mac mini Rides On!

Contrary to some reports of the Mac mini’s demise, Apple updated our little buddy with 1.83 GHz and 2.0 GHz Core 2 Duo processors. The upgraded Mac mini includes up to 2GB of RAM, integrated GMA 950 graphics, gigabit ethernet, 802.11g wireless and bluetooth 2.0. You can also upgrade to a 160GB hard drive for all your music and video needs.

Here are the two updated configurations…

1.83GHz: Combo Drive Model

  • 1.83GHz Intel Core 2 Duo
  • 1GB memory
  • 80GB hard
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Apple Unveils Mac mini with Intel Core Duo

Today Apple unveiled two new Intel-based Mac mini systems that are up to four times faster than previous G4 models. The high-end model sports a 1.66 GHz Intel Core Duo processor and the lower-end model comes with a 1.5 GHz Intel Core Solo processor. Both systems now include built-in 10/100/1000 BASE-T Gigabit Ethernet, built-in AirPort Extreme WiFi, built-in Bluetooth, four USB 2.0 ports (up from two in previous models), one FireWire 400 port, an optical digital and analog audio in/out, …

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Macworld Auto Show

New to this years Macworld Expo is the official Macworld Auto Show, which featured our pal Matt Turner’s VW Mac mini install and five other cars tricked out with various iPod integration solutions. It was great to finally see Matt’s install in person, the craftsmanship of his install is amazing.

We also had the opportunity to chat with Matt about his new company 2point5 which is manufacturing the spec.dock, a collection of custom iPod docks that are easily installed (typically …

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Macworld Expo Keynote Report

The MacVroom team had a great time meeting and talking with exhibitors and visitors to the Macworld expo today. The day started with many of the Mac faithful clamoring to follow the keynote, which was not available as a live web stream this year. Thankfully MacRumors had an excellent auto-refreshing AJAX-based web page that fed everyones appetite for up-to-the-minute information.
Unfortunately, the Mac mini was not one of the new systems to be outfitted with the new Intel dual-core

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