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The ‘Circular’ Evolution of the Windows Logo
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Sooner or later everything comes full-circle…
Note: Altered image shown above courtesy of The Verge.
The Next Microsoft (Note: This is the originating source.) [via Neatorama]
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Not QUITE full…
Seems it just took the designers that long to straighten out the horizontal lattice.. :-p
This should leave little doubt in anyone’s mind that Microsoft is reverting back to the Windows 1.0 GUI
No windows 98, they may left out because no change in icon
no ME either
And Metro prettymuch guarantees there’ll be no Windows for ME, either.
I assume Win7 is very similar to the XP icon as they were trying to erase Vista from history…
I think the new logo would have been OK if Microsoft had decided to keep the colors.
linux is more stable than windows
Interesting…..but why doesn’t Microsoft just stick to one, easy to remember logo?
I’m glad the Windows is evolving as fast as it’s icons. -_-
I guess every designer had his own idea. Just stick to one. Imagine if apple changed the half-bitten apple to a mango.
Alas, the one for Vista was the best of them.
…because that would defeat the whole point of calling the company “Apple”.
Agreed. So is the OS.
well I liked it better too.
also liked the startup logo better as-well, but w7 one is nice.
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