Apple confirming rumours of a new batch of Mac mini desktop machines has announced enhancements to its Mac mini line. Like the iBooks, all the new units will come with 512MB of memory standard.

The price for the entry level unit is now £359, while a unit with built-in AirPort Extreme and Bluetooth will start at £429, and one featuring a SuperDrive for burning DVD's £499.

The Mac mini lineup includes three models: 1.25 GHz Mac mini, 1.42 GHz Mac mini and the new 1.42 GHz Mac mini with SuperDrive.

The top two models of the Mac mini now include built-in AirPort Extreme for 54 Mbps 802.11g fast wireless networking along with an internal Bluetooth module.

Mac mini includes one FireWire 400 and two USB 2.0 ports, a DVI interface and built-in 10/100 BASE-T Ethernet.

The 1.25 GHz Mac mini is available for a suggested retail price of £359, includes:
- 1.25 GHz PowerPC G4 processor;
- 512MB of 333 MHz DDR SDRAM, expandable to 1GB;
- 40GB Ultra ATA hard drive;
- Combo (DVD-ROM/CD-RW) optical drive;
- ATI Radeon 9200 graphics processor with 32MB video memory;
- one FireWire 400 and two USB 2.0 ports;
- 10/100 BASE-T Ethernet networking and 56K V.92 modem;
- internal support for AirPort Extreme wireless networking and Bluetooth;
- DVI or VGA out (adapter included), composite/S-video out with optional adapter; and built-in speaker and headphone/line out.

The 1.42 GHz Mac mini, for a suggested retail price of £429, includes:
- 1.42 GHz PowerPC G4 processor;
- 512MB of 333 MHz DDR SDRAM, expandable to 1GB;
- 80GB Ultra ATA hard drive;
- Combo (DVD-ROM/CD-RW) optical drive;
- ATI Radeon 9200 graphics processor with 32MB video memory;
- one FireWire 400 and two USB 2.0 ports;
- 10/100 BASE-T Ethernet networking;
- built-in AirPort Extreme wireless networking and Bluetooth;
- DVI or VGA out (adapter included), composite/S-video out with optional adapter; and built-in speaker and headphone/line out.

The 1.42 GHz Mac mini, for a suggested retail price of £499, includes:
- 1.42 GHz PowerPC G4 processor;
- 512MB of 333 MHz DDR SDRAM, expandable to 1GB;
- 80GB Ultra ATA hard drive;
- SuperDrive (DVD±RW/CD-RW) optical drive;
- ATI Radeon 9200 graphics processor with 32MB video memory;
- one FireWire 400 and two USB 2.0 ports;
- 10/100 BASE-T Ethernet networking;
- built-in AirPort Extreme wireless networking and Bluetooth;
- DVI or VGA out (adapter included), composite/S-video out with optional adapter; and built-in speaker and headphone/line out.