toggle

AAPL Stock: 125.6 ( + 1.07 )

Printed from http://www.macnn.com

Newer debuts NuCube Vertical enclosure for recent Mac minis

updated 02:30 am EST, Fri December 30, 2011

Offers protection and style with full port access

Newer Technology has reworked its previous NuCube stand and enclosure for the older-style Mac minis and made a new, thinner casing called the NuCube Vertical that houses the current model (2010/2011) Mac minis in an acrylic design that is reminiscent of the Mac mini's aesthetic ancestor, the G4 Cube. The enclosure is handcrafted to allow users to orient the Mini vertically, keeping all ports fully accessible while allowing it to run cooler than it does in the horizontal position.

The housing is a thick three-eights of an inch and includes non-skid rubber feet to prevent the case moving when connecting peripherals. Testing shows that despite being mostly encased, the Mini actually runs cooler in the vertical orientation. The acrylic material protects the unit from scratches, made in the US and the vertical orientation is complementary to some common uses for the Mac mini, including server and home theatre server.

The unit is compatible with all 2010 and later Mac mini variations and is available immediately through Newer's distribution partner Other World Computing for $36, a 10 percent discount off its $40 retail price. The original NuCube for earlier Mac mini models continues to be available as well.





by MacNN Staff

POST TOOLS:

TAGS :

toggle

Comments

Login Here

Not a member of the MacNN forums? Register now for free.

toggle

Network Headlines

Follow us on Facebook

toggle

Most Popular

Advertisement

Recent Reviews

Prong PWR Case

Ultimately there's one thing we all want from smartphone accessories; we want options. When it comes to keeping our iPhone charged, w ...

iHome iBT74 Color Changing Bluetooth Speaker

There's no reason why your tech can't look good while doing what it was designed to do. That's the reason that sports cars look goo ...

Logitech Gaming Daedalus Prime Mouse

Logitech Gaming continues to expand upon its peripherals line, with each one looking to fit neatly into a breadth of gaming needs. Bui ...

toggle

Most Commented