Daring Fireball’s John Gruber has posted an excellent piece on Apple’s new low-cost dynamic duo–the Mac mini and iPod shuffle. “With millions of happy iPod users new to the Apple brand, and millions of unhappy Windows users fed up with crapware security issues, there’s never been a better time for Apple to make a move into the low end of the market. The one-two punch of the Mac mini and iPod shuffle comprise the most aggressive, boldest venture in the Jobs 2.0 era at Apple.” Gruber offers several insightful thoughts on the two new products in this recommended read.