“Here’s how I know Apple Computer Inc. has a hit on its hands with the new Mac Mini. No sooner had I opened the box than our Technology editor joked: ‘Who wants that cheap Mac thing?’ Now, when’s the last time someone used the words ‘cheap’ and ‘Mac’ in the same sentence? Another co-worker almost grabbed it from my hands; still another popped up, gopher-style, over an office partition to ask how much it weighed; yet another asked whether it could be used for digital video editing (yes, it can),” Ken Mingis writes for Computerworld.
“All this commotion, and the Mini — sent out by Apple for review purposes — still had the plastic wrapping on it,” Mingis writes. “It’s meant to be Grandma’s or Junior’s first computer, or maybe a second or third computer for the house. Or maybe, for those enterprising IT folks out there, it’s meant to give them a chance to try out a Mac at work to see whether it has a place there, too. My hunch is that it does.”
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