Apple Mac Mini – What’s New?

Apple has updated features of Mac Mini. These added features gave it a whole new apperance with fresh and additional options.

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Apple has updated Mac mini’s processor and added advaced graphics, Thunderbolt technology and lots of ports in it. So Apple gadget lovers can expect big things from the advanced Mac mini now.

Now, let’s get into details.

Up to 2X Faster Processor

The dual-core Intel Core i5 processor is the most standard option for Mac mini. Select 2.3 GHz or 2.5 GHz dual-core Intel Core i5 or configure the Apple Mac mini with an even faster Intel Core i7. It can easily compete with computers twice larger than it with 2X faster processor.
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Up to 2X Faster Graphics


The updated 2.5 GHz Mac mini comes with a AMD Radeon HD graphics processor with 256 MB of GDDR5 memory. This gives you out of the world gaming experience and impressive graphic- intensive options.

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The 2.3GHz Mac mini is powred by Intel HD Graphic processor which is capable of supplying plenty of power for completing regular tasks such as managing pictures or HD video editing.



Thunderbolt is the fastest and most versatile I/O. The Thunderbolt technology in apple Mac mini comes with two 10 Gbps channels for fast data transfer. It is 12 times faster than FireWire 800 and 20 times faster than USB 2.0. Apart from speed the Thunderbolt technology is incredibly expandable. Users can attach as many as 6 Thunderbolt peripherals in it. Thunderbolt is also suitable for Mac mini because its based on the Display Port Technology.

Better and Bigger Storage and Memory

The new Mac mini comes either with a 500GB hard drive or an optional 750GB hard drive. So you can store uncountable data, pictures, music files and movies in it.

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Not only that it has a fast 2GB or 4GB 1333MHz DDR3 memory. Thanks to an easily removable bottom panel, you can add new memory to it with just a twist.


Plenty of ports are available in the Apple Mac mini for connecting as many as 6 Thunderbolt devices. Four USB 2.0 ports, one FireWire 800 port and HDMI port are there in it.

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Bluetooth and Wi-Fi

802.11n wireless technology

The latest 802.11 n wireless technology enables Mac mini to stay connected automatically with  Wi-Fi network. It has in-built wireless Bluetooth technology too.

HDTV Connects

You can connect your Mac mini with your HDTV by using the in-buit HDMI port. Thus you can enjoy movies or your photo library all in eccellent HD.