Apple’s Mac mini receives long-awaited update with 4th-gen Intel CPUs, price cut to $499

Apple’s tiny, affordable Mac mini desktop received a hardware refresh and an accompanying price cut on Thursday, featuring 4th-generation Intel Core processors and 802.11ac Wi-Fi, starting at $499. The new Mac mini lineup features integrated Intel Iris and HD Graphics 5000. It also has PCIe-based flash storage for faster performance. The hardware refresh adds two…

The Grown-up Guide to Apple.

We all know the sites and bloggers/vloggers that peddle rumors, superficial news, hardware/software reviews. But where to turn when you want expert, in-depth analysis of Apple’s ethos, business, culture, etc? When you want to sound smart about Apple, these are the folks I recommend reading: John Gruber of Daring Fireball (writer/blogger) – The quintessential non-official…