According to CNET’s Brian Tong, a refresh to the Mac Mini and Mac Pro lineup is right around the corner. His sources say that the refresh will occur in late July or August. In addition, he’s advising not buying a new Mac Mini or Mac Pro until then.
EXCLUSIVE: My sources tell me ALL NEW Next-Gen Mac Pros and Mac Minis will launch either end of July first week of August.
August more likely, Sandy Bridge and Thunderbolt on both. NO details for specs or configurations given. DO NOT BUY! WAIT for the new Macs!
Tong says that the new Mac minis and Mac Pros will have Thunderbolt I/O and a Sandy Bridge Processor. No word on the specifications of the machines or configurations. A major redesign for the Mac mini is unlikely since the design was updated last summer. Brian Tong also reports that these new Macs will run Lion at first. He has previously accurately predicted the arrival of new iMacs before.