The Mac mini Desktop Computer from Apple is a quiet and compact desktop computer in a sleek aluminum unibody enclosure. The system, only 7.7" square and 1.4" high, is a great option for users who would like a compact yet fully-functional desktop Mac. The mini ships without a keyboard, mouse, and monitor. This allows you to choose the accessories that best suit your needs for use with the system.
iLife, a complete suite of digital creativity applications, is installed on the system. Easy enough for anyone to use, iLife will help you edit your home movies, organize digital photos, and compose original music. The system features an HDMI output port, making it a great option for users who would like a home theater computer for Internet video streaming and big-screen computer gaming. An optional remote control is available separately for purchase.
The system is powered by a dual-core 2.5GHz Intel Core i5 processor and includes 8GB of 1333MHz DDR3 RAM, a 750GB 7200rpm hard drive, Bluetooth 4.0, dual-band 802.11a/b/g/n Wi-Fi, an SDXC card reader, and an AMD Radeon HD 6630M graphics card with 256MB of GDDR5 discrete memory.
The computer is loaded with Apple's Mac OS X operating system. The 64-bit OS features Time Machine backup, which automatically backs up system data to an external hard drive. It also features intuitive natural scrolling, the innovative Launchpad application launcher, and support for full screen applications. Mission Control gives you a bird's eye view of everything that is happening on your computer.
And of course, you can expand the functionality of your computer system by browsing through the multitude of productivity applications, games, and other software that is available for purchase from the Mac App Store. Because the software in the store is curated by Apple, you can be sure that it is free of malware and safe to use. And, like the iOS App Store, you'll automatically be notified when updated versions of your favorite programs are available for download.