Mount Your Mini Under Your Desk


I get inspired when I see people modifying their workspaces to better accomodate their needs. For me, desk space is pretty critical. I’ve considered making some kind of under-desk dock for my MacBook and running a single large monitor instead of the dual setup I have going now, but I just haven’t made up my mind yet. Now comes a cool idea for the Mac Mini that works under that same principle.

It’s called the MiClassic Mount Bracket, and it’s a stand that mounts underneath your desk. It also comes with a front-mount USB hub, which is also nice for accessibility. But for me, I see other uses for this thing.

Imagine using it in your living room. Mount it under a shelf on your entertainment unit, which is great when you have fixed-height shelves with lots of room to stack items, but that’s always the best for heating and cooling. By mounting the Mini to the bottom of a shelf, you keep it off the ground and it looks great, too. And if you need frequent access to the back of the computer, they have a pivoting version of the stand as well.

I love cool things like this, and for $54.99, it’s hard to skip. Well, at least if you have a Mac Mini, anyways.


Kevin Whipps

Kevin Whipps is a copy editor, writer, photographer and custom car builder based in the Phoenix, Ariz. area. For the past 10 years he's been building his portfolio, mostly in the automotive publishing industry. When he's not wrenching on cars, most of his time is spent discovering new gadgets and toys, and of course, using everything Apple. Whipps is also married, and has a baby boy, Kevin Whipps Jr., coming on February 7, 2010.

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