Apple's new mini AdventureApple launched a new low-cost computer it hopes will lure people away from traditional PCs. At least the price is about right, which is rare for an Apple product.
Mac Mini's price starts from $629. Chief executive Steve Jobs said the Mac mini was the most important the company had ever made, and put the company into a head-on battle with makers of IBM-compatible computers such as Dell and Sony. Then there's also the advantage that iPod shuffle can also play songs you buy on the iTunes Music Store, which only other iPods--and soon a wireless phone from Motorola can do. Plus, it will also work with your existing MP3 collection. Think of the iPod shuffle as a satellite of your regular iPod if you have one. If you think a regular iPod is too heavy to go running with, if the iPod shuffle isn't light enough for you at about three-quarters of an ounce, then nothing is. Cram a hundred songs or so on it, and then let them play in an order you determine, or let the device mix them up for you. Experts say the new machine is likely to attract people who have Apple's successful iPod music player - including those who already own a PC. Ian Harris, deputy editor of magazine MacFormat, said: 'They want a further taste of Mac because they like what they have seen with iPod.
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