While its sealed-case limitations will turn off power users, Apple's least expensive Mac delivers a solid OS X experience in a compact box with similar performance to the entry-level MacBook Air and iMac models.
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The Harman Kardon Esquire Mini is a great-looking micro Bluetooth speaker that works quite well as a speakerphone, but is bass-challenged, so it isn't much of a music speaker.
Aleph Objects' new $1,350 LulzBot Mini 3D Printer promises to print fast, be easy to use and support all different types of filaments.
X-mini's first non-capsule speaker is a pretty good effort, but it's a little too pricey when compared to the Creative Sound Blaster Roar, which also has an active subwoofer.
Smaller and less expensive than a Mac Mini, the HP Pavilion Mini focuses on big storage over fast performance.
One of last year's best, the iPad Mini 3 is still a compelling choice despite the lack of upgrades. However, the nearly identical and significantly cheaper iPad Mini 2 is a smarter buy.
The Lumen Mini is a bluetooth-enabled mood light that's coming to Kickstarter later this month.
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If you've been hoping for a fully-fledged flagship phone with all the bells and whistles of the the other elite mobiles just in a more compact size, prepare to be disappointed. The Galaxy S5 Mini matches the regular S5 in name and looks, but not in specs. If you're after a comfortable to use phone with the Samsung name and enough power for everyday use, it'll suit well. For a true compact flagship, look towards Sony's Xperia Z3 Compact.
The 2014 Mini Cooper benefits from a small but powerful engine, and connected cabin tech with a bit of whimsy, but its handling feels more grown up than the previous generation's.
Smartphone photography buffs might be disappointed, but the ZTE Nubia Mini 5S is a capable, budget-friendly unlocked phone that should prove great for travel.