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  • Quote: Originally Posted by Marvin Some people say that because there are varying opinions then it's entirely subjective. It can't be entirely subjective due to the technical specs of the displays and the performance in different lighting cond…
  • Quote: Originally Posted by cygnusrk727 Perhaps at this point you should get use to that fact. I don't plan to "get used to that fact" nor does Marvin nor do virtually half of the respondents to the original query. Of course the matte scr…
  • Quote: Originally Posted by Horn9605 I am turning to the dark side (or enlightened side, however you look at it) and am switching from a PC to a Mac, iMac specifically. Great to hear it and welcome.
  • Quote: Originally Posted by wizard69 Best of luck and post back about how it goes. Dave We've completed round one of purchases: one new Mac Pro octo-core with 8 gig of RAM (not from Apple) and a few beautiful 24" glossy iMacs. Otherwise, w…
  • Quote: Originally Posted by zigzaglens I am a photographer who prefers the glossy screens for my laptop (MBP). I show my work on my laptop quite frequently... and I use a lot of color and prefer the saturation and richness of a glossy screen whe…
  • Quote: Originally Posted by xflare What are the margins like on the Mini now? They must be enormous by now- it hasn't been touched in almost a year, the hardware is ancient in computing terms. GMA 950, Combo Drives? They must get those for prac…
  • Quote: Originally Posted by DHagan4755 And, oh it's been 333 days since the Mini was last refreshed. It's time. Way beyond time. Like the notebook lines, maybe it's waiting for Montevina (One can hope)... The pessimist in me says that Apple…
  • Quote: Originally Posted by Machead99 http://crave.cnet.co.uk/laptops/0,39...9297243,00.htmAnyone have any idea how likely it is we'll see this in our Macs come the Montevina updates? Or will we have to wait another year before we're using what P…
  • Quote: Originally Posted by backtomac No I don't think SW will be static for 4-5 years. But I think that current minis will be supported for all OSX releases over the next 4-5 years. That's good news. The 4-5 year time frame for my workgrou…
  • Quote: Originally Posted by MiMac Apple, get rid of those damn, cheap ass, glossy screens already! (or at least give the consumer a choice). BTO is the way to go! Right on. I actually love the glossy for web browsing and general viewing but …
  • Quote: Originally Posted by bloggerblog Sybaritic, according to your post count you're no stranger to the Mac. So as you already know, Apple has a GAPING HOLE in their product line and they don't seem interested in filling it. Many of us mac use…
  • Quote: Originally Posted by vinea There are also 24" 2.16Ghz C2D White iMacs on the refurb site for $1,199.00. This is a great idea and it's something that we will seriously consider. I've read that this particular iteration has some trouble …
  • Another option is to beef up the mini with a 7200 RPM hard drive from OWC. The mini can also address up to 3GB of RAM.
  • Quote: Originally Posted by Joe_the_dragon The open mac may be a good thing to get. Thanks for the analysis. We're back into the realm of the mid-range tower. Despite the beauty of the operating system, Apple doesn't always make things easy …
  • Quote: Originally Posted by BenRoethig As long as Apple has panels and users are willing to pay top dollar for top notch but grossly out of date displays, I don't see Apple doing anything. I agree, and the phrase "top notch but grossly out of …
    in New ACDs? Comment by sybaritic June 2008
  • Quote: Originally Posted by Walter Slocombe I personally think that cooler chips plus faster HDD (7200) would and SHOULD be the way to go, the mini needs some love. Well said.
  • Quote: Originally Posted by Marvin July 14th. I like the sound of that.
  • Quote: Originally Posted by Hudson1 It's hard to think of a single reason why the mini wouldn't have essentially the same innards as a MacBook. Say what you will about the hard disk drive size but there's no good reason at all for why the mini c…
  • Quote: Originally Posted by Marvin 7200rpm 2.5" drives are designed for laptops so heat shouldn't be a huge problem. You're right, which makes one wonder if Apple purposely "cripples" the mini—a matter that surely has been discussed ad nauseam…
  • Quote: Originally Posted by Frank777 Almost everyone wants a 7200rpm drive. But that almost guarantees a change in the form factor. Probably so, due to heat. In the absence of 7200 drives, let's at least see the hard drive max out at 250 gig.