Re: iOS Apps
>> And you can't upgrade it past Snow Leopard because reasons.
Moderately recent Mac mini here, bought for some app dev. Core 2 Duo, perfectly powerful enough for dev work. Can I still use it. Not a chance.
Although it's a 64 bit processor I can't upgrade the OS to the versions needed because Apple only included a 32 bit EFI.
Official support to allow install would probably take 1 or 2 developers a days work. Some guys off the Internet have managed to put something very long winded and complex together to allow install.
Apple. Not a chance. Bunch of asshats.