@afre I'm not an Apple Fan Boy. However the machines work well and give me a solid platform on which to develop Exiv2. If they don't upgrade the mini this year, I guess they've killed the product line. And as they appear to have neglected the Pro, perhaps they'll only ship iMacs and laptops (Air and MBP) in future. We'll see.
Apple products cost $, however they last a long time. I purchased an iMac in 2007 and (apart from a disk replacement) lasted for 9 years.