Because I want to eliminate hardware and cords, I'm thinking about replacing my Belkin N750 DB router and LaCie external HD with one of the new Apple Time Capsules. And that got me thinking…

The next Mini design overhaul could use the same form factor as the new Time Capsule/Airport Extreme. It would be a natural. The enclosure would probably have to grow by an inch on each dimension to accommodate the video and sound cards and related ports, and maybe the same cooling scheme (on a smaller scale) as what's in the new Mac Pro.

Maybe not for 2014, but I could see it happen for 2015. I'd hit it! grin