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Mobile computing: custom Apple Mac mini auto installation
Posted on 14-Jan-2005 22:42. | Tags Filed under: News.


Mobile computing: custom Apple Mac mini auto installation
Classic Restorations believes that the newly introduced Apple Mac Mini (2 X 6.5 inches) could easily fit into a car stereo compartment

“We had been completing the design and prototypes of our modified iBook and PowerBook car installs when rumors of the Mac Mini began to circulate earlier this month,” said Benzaquen. “We immediately began working on a new design and plan for car conversions on the new Mac Mini platform. We are pleased to be the first to offer the exciting Mac Mini conversion at a price far more accessible than any mobile PC alternative.”

Classic Restorations’ design provides either a touch screen or conventional LCD display options. Although the the Apple Mac mini mounts in a single-DIN slot in dash, Classic Restorations can customize installation to fit under the seat, in the glove box or any other location in the car.

The Mac mini supports voice recognition and voice response, allowing for handsfree operation while driving. It also supports Bluetooth, allowing for the use of a wide array of wireless peripherals such as keyboards and cell phones.

Drivers can use the customized Mac mini Auto to log into home networks to transfer files such as favorite music, video and photos, wirelessly from computers and home media devices directly to the car. The Mac mini platform supports virtually all home media formats (MP3, DVD, CD, WMA, etc.) and the 40 GB storage allows for onboard selection of thousands of songs. Of course, Mac games can be played on the Mac mini to provide entertainment for passengers.

The owner, Mr. Benzaquen explains, “For around the price of mounting an iPod in your car, you get a whole Macintosh computer.”

Classic Restorations is now taking reservations for installations starting on 22 January, the day Apple announced as the release date for the hardware. Customers can provide their own Mac Mini or Classic Restorations will arrange to purchase the computer (based on hardware availability).


More information: http://www.classicresto.com/macmini.html...

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