So Apple has taken the rare step of announcing it's not going to update its range by the end of this year. It's done this because the rumors have been floating around for so long - people were expecting a new iMac and a new Mac Mini to come out as early as next week. Apple has decided enough of this tittle-tattle is enough and it's quashed the reports, period. The holiday season's range is set. I'm actually quite pleased about this. Let's leave the product alone (we all know it's very pretty, OK, and it has a lot of …

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Here's some news that's sure to please the greens, while not costing much of it. A Linux-based desktop computer released today is reported to consume just two watts of power, and can save about US$35 a year in energy costs, according to company claims. The [URL=http://www.cherrypal.com/]CherryPal C100[/URL], which its namesake company says is so-named because it's "sweeter than an Apple," is built around a Freescale 400 MHz processor, runs Debian Linux and includes 50GB of cloud storage. The sticker price with 256MB DDR DRAM and 4 GB internal NAND storage is $249. At first sight the C100 reminded me of …

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Apple has upgraded the adorable Mac Mini. Reports on the internet reveal that the advertised 1.42 GHz computer was actually shipped at 1.5 GHz, and sported some other features. The new Mac Mini reportably has the following new features: * New 8x Dual-layer Super Drive, model UJ-845. This media device supports 5x DVD-RAM, 8x DVD+/-R, 4x DVD+/-RW, and 24x CD R. * The computer's video card is upgraded to the ATI Radeon 9200 with 64 MB of VRAM, up from 32 MB. * Bluetooth 2.0+EDR support for mobile device integration. Personally, I got a chance to work with the older …

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Maybe those white shiny little boxes aren’t so great after all. That’s the message I got after Apple Computer pulled its free 30 day trial offer of its Mac Mini personal computer. On Tuesday, the computer maker posted an offer that allowed its customers to try out a Mac Mini free of charge for a month. If they didn’t want it, they could send it back and get all their money back. Less than a day later, the offer was gone. Instead, a cheesy banner for financing was added, allowing customers to pay no interest for 120 days on any …

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