Today, Apple updated its Mac mini desktop lineup. The new base model Apple Mac mini costs $499 and features an Intel Core i5 1.4GHz Haswell dual-core processor, 4GB RAM, 500GB hard drive, Intel HD Graphics 5000, 802.11ac wireless, two Thunderbolt 2 ports, HDMI. For $699, you'll bump to a Core i5 2.6GHz Haswell dual-core processor, 1TB hard drive, 8GB RAM, and Intel Iris Graphics. The $999 model is the same, except with a Core i5 2.8GHz Haswell dual-core processor and 1TB fusion drive.