Today, Apple updated its Mac mini
desktop lineup. The new base model Apple Mac mini
and features an Intel Core i5 2.5GHz Ivy Bridge dual-core processor, 4GB RAM, and a 500GB hard drive. That's a bump from last year's base model which featured a 2.3GHz Sandy Bridge processor and 2GB RAM. Additional features include four USB 3.0 ports, SD card reader, HDMI output, support for up to 16GB of RAM, and up to 1TB hard drive or 256GB SSD.
Update: The new Apple Mac mini is also available with an Intel Core i7 2.3GHz Ivy Bridge quad-core processor, 4GB RAM, and a 1TB hard drive for $799.
Apple also updated the Apple Mac mini Server which costs $999. It features an Intel Core i7 2.3GHz Ivy Bridge quad-core processor, 4GB RAM, two 1TB hard drives, OS X Server, and more. All models are available today from the Apple Store with free shipping. Sales tax is added where applicable.