Has anyone else read this Mac mini "review"?

Discussion in 'Macintosh Computers' started by LaMerVipere, Mar 17, 2005.

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  1. LaMerVipere macrumors 6502a


    Jan 19, 2004

    I can't get over it. Either it's some type of joke, or this guy is a total moron.

    "...the hardware is about roughly equivalent to a Windows PC circa 1995"

    "If you believe Apple’s marketing department, the new Mini is “smaller than most packs of gum” and weighs “less than four quarters”. Well, we received our test unit from Apple yesterday, and let me say right off the bat that those claims are a wee bit of an exaggeration."

    "...I could get a Mac mini computer for $499 and have no keyboard or mouse, no serial ports, no way to connect a printer, no PS/2 ports, no floppy drive, no 5.25" bays, no PCI slots, no speakers, and no Windows XP...or I could grab an equally stylish, full-featured eMachine at the gas station with a bag of chips for less than half the Mini's price, with the added benefit of being able to run Windows XP. Decisions, decisions."

    "The Mini boots up into a stripped-down operating system which Apple calls OS X, similar to the stripped-down WindowsCE OS found on many handhelds."

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