AppleInsider is reporting that sources for whom AppleInsider holds the utmost respect have informed it that the Apple Mac mini’s days are numbered. What is not so clear is when this will happen but it would appear that sooner than later is the likely timeframe. Perhaps the lower margins it provides Apple helped drive a few more nails in its coffin.
While the Mac mini garnered a number of accolades for its simple design and small footprint, Apple never seemed to really get behind it. Introduced in January 2005, it has only received four updates since and its current specs are now quite dated (it is the last Apple computer to use the Intel 32-bit Core Duo processor).
I’ll leave this one in the rumour category until some more specific information surfaces.