The Mac mini is the cheapest Mac, but it’s furthermore the one Apple appears to care the least about. As an instance: the final time it got an replace became October sixteen of 2014. There hasn’t been so essential as a spec bump within the 4 years since.
That’s at final about to replace in accordance to Ming Chi Kuo, one in every of the most gracious sources for Apple rumors. He claims the mini is slated to rep an replace this tumble.
Unfortunately, he doesn’t providemuch within the blueprint of specifics. A processor upgrade is expected, however the document doesn’t notify if the mini will rep a new chassis, ports, or any procedure replace otherwise.
The facts no longer fully gorgeous given how long its been – especially pondering Apple’s renewed focal level on desktops – but it’s encouraging on the different hand. The Mac mini has long been the most accessible Mac – it begins at $499 – but its hardware is so outdated that shopping one is a daunting deal except you in actuality want a desktop Mac on the cheap.
Nonetheless it completely’s no longer ultimate the Mac mini. In truth, Kuo expects Apple to abolish updates around all of its product categories this tumble. and we’ve already written broadly referring to the rumored iPhones, iPads, and MacBooks. One new tidbit on the laptops is that Kuo believes there’ll doubtless be a new, cheap MacBook to boot to spec bumps for the rest of them.
The document furthermore suggests Apple is engaged on two new Apple Query fashions this one year, with higher displays and improved heart payment detection. It’s no longer decided if the watches themselves will doubtless be higher or if Apple is ultimate terrified the bezels, though I’m hoping for the latter. Lastly, the document claims the iMac will rep a spec bump too.
Now if Apple would only release that modular Mac Legit…