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aaquib
Apr 20, 2008, 03:42 PM
What do you think? Im going to be needing one for June. Either I buy one now, or wait.



zap2
Apr 20, 2008, 03:43 PM
Personally, I'd wait.

The Mac Mini is a bit old now, so an update is coming.

aaquib
Apr 20, 2008, 03:44 PM
Personally, I'd wait.

The Mac Mini is a bit old now, so an update is coming.

Im hoping for one. I really can't wait beyond June. Last time they had an 11 month period. They updated it in September 06 and then in August 07.

Icaras
Apr 20, 2008, 03:46 PM
Im hoping for one. I really can't wait beyond June. Last time they had an 11 month period. They updated it in September 06 and then in August 07.

When was the last mini update?

zap2
Apr 20, 2008, 03:47 PM
Im hoping for one. I really can't wait beyond June. Last time they had an 11 month period. They updated it in September 06 and then in August 07.

I'd wait as long as I could


But, remember WWDC is a "pro" event, we've seen consumer updates there, but often old consumer Mac have been passed by for software or "Pro" hardware.


A "consumer" update for the iMac/Mac Mini could pop on on a random tuesday

aaquib
Apr 20, 2008, 03:48 PM
When was the last mini update?

August 2007...

aaquib
Apr 20, 2008, 03:49 PM
I'd wait as long as I could


But, remember WWDC is a "pro" event, we've seen consumer updates there, but often old consumer Mac have been passed by for software or "Pro" hardware.


A "consumer" update for the iMac/Mac Mini could pop on on a random tuesday

See, I thought that at first. But this year they seem so focused on the iPhone for WWDC, it makes me think they may not release any Mac stuff on WWDC. They may have a special event in August like last year, but I can't wait till August. In 2 weeks I'll only have 1 slow, garbage PC and I'll need a replacement extremely soon.

Icaras
Apr 20, 2008, 07:28 PM
Man, I say wait. Come on, you can do it! :cool:

Satori
Apr 20, 2008, 07:37 PM
See, I thought that at first. But this year they seem so focused on the iPhone for WWDC, it makes me think they may not release any Mac stuff on WWDC. They may have a special event in August like last year, but I can't wait till August. In 2 weeks I'll only have 1 slow, garbage PC and I'll need a replacement extremely soon.

If you need it in a hurry then get it now... If they bring out an update in a few months time the mini you bought now won't stop being a good machine!

aaquib
Apr 20, 2008, 08:33 PM
If you need it in a hurry then get it now... If they bring out an update in a few months time the mini you bought now won't stop being a good machine! That's true... I just don't want to have buyers remorse a month later just because of a little bit of being impatient. I've always bought Apple products right at release and have never gotten buyers remorse, so far, from any of their products(iPod 5G, iPod Nano 2G, iPod Touch). This is my first Mac and the specs are already far less than what I expect from a Windows machine. Just tryin to get the most bang for my buck, but can't wait as long as August. Or even July.

tMac85
Apr 20, 2008, 08:44 PM
wait it out, you will get more bang for your buck, and even if the specs are that much more, you can get a great deal on the refurbs or older models.

Zygon Gambit
Apr 22, 2008, 07:52 AM
I waited for two months, but really needed a new computer, so I got a refurb mini on Saturday. It arrived this morning.

This means they're bound to update the Mini within 2 weeks!

MacSA
Apr 22, 2008, 08:27 AM
The Mini has disappeared from two big UK stores.. John Lewis and PC World, they always used to stock them, now they don't even appear on either shops website. Not sure if they are no longer selling them or it's a sign it's no longer available or discontinued.

aaquib
Apr 22, 2008, 02:36 PM
I waited for two months, but really needed a new computer, so I got a refurb mini on Saturday. It arrived this morning.

This means they're bound to update the Mini within 2 weeks!

Why?

err404
Apr 22, 2008, 03:09 PM
Why?

because his nickname is Leo ;)

It's just Murphy's Law.

Shen Long
Apr 23, 2008, 12:00 AM
New Mac Mini coming out soon?

Really when exactly????

I just spent heaps on mine & got it fully speced out.

Grrrr Apple have done it to me again :(