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[TG] Apple Bids Goodbye To The DVD Drive In Mac Mini.

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http://www.telegraph.co.uk/technology/apple/8661978/Apple-bids-goodbye-to-the-DVD.html
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What’s gone is the optical drive on the Mac Mini.

That means neither the Air or the Mini have optical drives anymore. If you want to play a DVD or a CD - or to save data to one - then you’ll need a £66 SuperDrive. The MacBook Pro retains an optical drive for now but it's clear that Apple believes that the disc is living on borrowed time.

Edited by frickfrock999 - 7/26/11 at 6:24am
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Really? Where?
I did a search and nothing popped up for the Mac Mini optical drive removal.
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What about these things called games, operating systems and movies?
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Try Mac Air.
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I wish Apple would "bid hello" to blu-ray! It's the only thing stopping me from picking a mac mini up for an Htpc. Streaming video quality is alright, but with the right gear blu ray makes it look like garbage.

Looks like I'll just have to make my own. I wish I could build one the size of the mini.
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You fixed it frickfrock99! Now have some more chocolate!
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Really? Where?
I did a search and nothing popped up for the Mac Mini optical drive removal.

You're right lol I got confused with youtube and OCN tongue.gifdoh.gif
    
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What about these things called games, operating systems and movies?

You have to download them from the app store within iTunes.
    
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What about these things called games, operating systems and movies?

Macs don't do those; that's all "childish horseplay." Steve Jobs hates games.

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I wish Apple would "bid hello" to blu-ray! It's the only thing stopping me from picking a mac mini up for an Htpc. Streaming video quality is alright, but with the right gear blu ray makes it look like garbage.

Looks like I'll just have to make my own. I wish I could build one the size of the mini.

confused.gif What's stopping you?
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