Mac Mini Refresh Soon?

longsilver

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Oct 19, 2005
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US is down - Are any other stores down?

UK and Ireland stores are still up so now I'm beginning to think they'll announce a Mac Mini AirPort hybrid with DVR capabilities, a huge HD, and input-output and on-the-fly hardware decoding for every video feed you can think of and it'll retail at $50...

...but it'll only work in the US.

Dang it :mad:

:D
 

Chris Bangle

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Apr 3, 2006
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longsilver said:
9AM Eastern is the most obvious time to do it, I guess. (But, to be pedantic, did you mean 2pm GMT or BST? ;) :) )
I time i meant was London time which is the same as GMT but i dont know th difference between GMT and British Standard time. Come on new imacs....

Apple you morans, no updates to the store, my life is over.
 

longsilver

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Oct 19, 2005
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It is back up but I can't spot any update. And from what I can tell, none of the other countries' stores went down at all.
 

UnreaL

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Aug 31, 2006
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Where's my new mac mini damnit! :mad:

Disappointed :(

Anyone know if it will be having a revision or if all of this was baseless dross, little more than hype?
 

milo

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Sep 23, 2003
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UnreaL said:
Where's my new mac mini damnit! :mad:

Disappointed :(

Anyone know if it will be having a revision or if all of this was baseless dross, little more than hype?
Be patient. We'll probably see it in the next couple weeks, definitely by the end of the month.
 

macman2790

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Sep 4, 2006
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yeah hopefully by at least the 26th or the 12th. but by speculating that it's going to happen the following week hasn't worked for anyone yet
 

donbadman

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Aug 15, 2006
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The layout for the mini page on the uk store is different to usa with lots of white space on the right hand side, might be a new model?
 

Echo toxin

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Aug 13, 2006
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I suspect it's the rest of the stores doing whatever the US one did yesterday - i.e. no visible change!
 

milo

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macman2790 said:
yeah hopefully by at least the 26th or the 12th. but by speculating that it's going to happen the following week hasn't worked for anyone yet
Anyone speculating it would happen before about now was on crack. Go to a site like Apple Insider, they don't make the "every week" predictions like Thinksecret does. A shipment of minis came in the fifth, my guess would be that they won't announce them at the event (but maybe I'm wrong), but will just do a press release a few days after.
 

zeppiecr

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milo

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macman2790 said:
yeah hopefully by at least the 26th or the 12th. but by speculating that it's going to happen the following week hasn't worked for anyone yet
They just updated the minis. I guess the predictions that it would happen soon turned out to be right after all.

:D