Answer to "Do the mid 2011 mac mini computers use odd hdd sensors like the iMac"No it does not! I have swapped hard drives and even installed a second SSD and found no issues or proprietary issues! Update: You should also watch your language and there is no real issue with the iMac sensor for anybody with a little skill!
Answer to "OnBoard RAM on MacBook 13" 2012?"OWC "Macsales.com" has 16gb 2x8 for the New 13” MacBook. Apple officially has stated Maximum at 8gb but is fully capable of supporting 16gb.