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Concept: My hopes and dreams for Apple TV

I have been an Apple TV owner on and off since the very first one from 2007. It wasn't in the same small black puck from factor you may know from today. It was much larger, sort of a hybrid between the design of the Mac Mini of its time, and today's Mac Mini; the design cues were clearly from then, with an aluminium "band" serving as the front, sides and back, and a white-and-grey plastic top (but where the Mac Mini was a grey Apple logo on a white field, Apple TV had a white "tv" on a grey field). The measurements, however, were much more like today's Mac Mini; much lower, deeper and...

TUAW: Mac Mini gets a sneaky update: spec bump, unibody enclosure, HDMI

Wow... The Mac Mini has received an update. It now has HDMI, a new, sexy case (aluminium, unibody and much lower) and some other nice spec updates. But especially the HDMI and the new form factor scream "move over AppleTV, I'm going for the living room". Now we just have to wait for Apple to update Frontrow with the next version of OS X.