“While nearly all of Apple’s Mac lines have transitioned to Intel’s latest Haswell chip platform, one notable exception is the Mac mini, which has not been updated since October 2012 and is ripe for an update,” Eric Slivka reports for MacRumors.
“As noted in our forums, major Belgian retailer Computerstore.be has now posted placeholder listings for new Haswell Mac minis in Core i5 and Core i7 variations,” Slivka reports. “Retailer placeholders are typically unreliable indicators of new product launches, although they have on occasion been accurate. ”
“One forum poster did, however, contact the store and was told that the information ‘comes from Apple or reliable sources,'” Slivka reports. “The store representative also noted that a release date is not yet available but that they expect a launch by the end of February based on availability of the placeholder listings. ”
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