OT - Save the Mac Mini

Sarah Reichelt sarah.reichelt at gmail.com
Wed Jul 11 18:01:49 CDT 2007

On 7/12/07, SimPLsol at aol.com <SimPLsol at aol.com> wrote:
> Everyone,
> Some of you may not be aware of the rumor that Apple plans to discontinue the
> Mac Mini.
> Although this is obviously just a rumor and "off topic", I thought it worth
> mentioning because there are so many Mac users on this list.
> The Mini is a great computer for running Rev.: its greatest shortcoming (lack
> of a fast HD) is overcome by Rev being RAM-based.
> Plus:
> 1. The Mini is the only Mac under $1000 US
> 2. You can choose a good (or cheap) keyboard, mouse and monitor
> 3. The Mini is portable
> 4. The Mini is rackable
> 5. If you invest in a good keyboard, mouse and monitor you can periodically
> upgrade your entire system by just replacing the current Mini with a newer one.
> If this is important to you (your friends, your family, your customers, your
> staff) please vote:
> www.petitiononline.com/macminsa/petition.html
> Ask others to vote. In a day we have collected approximately 1,000 votes.
> Apple would probably ignore anything less than 10,000. Over 10,000 would be hard
> to ignore.

Minis also make great servers - Remote Desktop, no screen or keyboard,
lock them away securely and they run flawlessly.

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