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20
Jul

Apple Introduces New Mac Mini Models

    Apple today Apple today updated the Mac mini with next generation Intel Core processors, new discrete graphics, high-speed Thunderbolt I/O technology and Lion.

    The new Mac mini lineup is the following :

    - The 2.3 GHz dual-core Intel Core i5 Mac mini with 2GB of memory and a 500GB hard drive starts at a suggested retail price of $599 (US), with options to add memory up to 8GB and a 750GB hard drive.

    - The 2.5 GHz dual-core Intel Core i5 Mac mini with 4GB of memory and a 500GB hard drive starts at a suggested retail price of Pokies $799 (US), with options to upgrade to a 2.7GHz dual-core Core i7 processor, up to 8GB of memory, and a 750GB hard drive with an option to add or replace with a 256GB solid state drive.

    -The 2.0 GHz quad-core Intel Core i7 Mac mini with Lion Server, 4GB of memory and dual 500GB hard drives starts at a suggested retail price of $999 (US). Options include adding memory up to 8GB, two 750GB hard drives, or up to two 256GB solid state drives.

    The new Minis don't have any DVD/CD drives. They ship with Lion.
    20
    Jul

    Apple Introduces New MacBook Air Models

      Apple today introduced several new MacBook air models.The new Macs are based on Intel's Sandy Bridge platform. Apple also replaced the minidisplay port with a Thunderbolt port for peripherals. The new MacBooks also have backlit keyboards. They are offered in the following configurations:

      11.6-inch
      - 1.6 GHz, 64 GB SSD, 2 GB RAM: $999
      - 1.6 GHz, 128 GB SSD, 4 GB RAM: $1199

      13.3-inch
      - 1.7 GHz, 128 GB SSD, 4 GB RAM: $1299
      - 1.7 GHz, 256 GB SSD, 4 GB RAM: $1599

      The new 11.6 inch model is now the entry level Mac laptop (the white MacBook is discontinued as of today). All models ship with OS X Lion preinstalled.