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Mini Mac Dreams

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I'm sure most of you remember the Cube. It's a great little G4, some say even better than the iMac G5. A shame about the limitations. But what if you could strip out its age old guts, and renew it with this, and run OS X?

 

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It's been done, many times before. But too bad they're all made by Windows junkie.

 

This is essentially what I'm thinking.

 

So, thumbs up or down?

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The only problem that I can see would be where the ports are in the back. I suppose if you modded the Mini's case it could be done. Give it a try.

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The only problem that I can see would be where the ports are in the back. I suppose if you modded the Mini's case it could be done. Give it a try.

 

Considering that the Mac mini is about 1/8th the size of the Cube, it shouldn't be too hard to strip the motherboard out of the Cube and put the mini's board in there vertically, keeping the ports on the bottom. You would have to do some modding, but you might even be able to directly install the mini in place of the Cube's entire guts, lining up the drive slot on the mini with the drive slot on the Cube. You can find Cube shells on eBay pretty easily.

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