“Already struck with iPod fever, Apple may now be suffering from some Mac mini mania. Not that the company necessarily minds,” Troy Wolverton reports for TheStreet.com.
“Only two of Apple’s 98 U.S. retail stores had the new cut-price Macintosh computer in stock in recent days, according to Gene Munster, a financial analyst with Piper Jaffray. Combined, those two stores had just three Mac minis in stock, Munster said. Meanwhile, the average waiting list for a Mac mini at Apple’s stores has 18 people on it,” Wolverton reports. “‘The majority of stores have no idea when they will receive product,’ Munster said in a report issued on Monday. ‘We believe initial demand for the Mac mini and the iPod shuffle has exceeded what Apple had been expecting.'”
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