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  • Started 5 years ago by Antman
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Antman
Antman
Posts: 164

When the hell did they change that? Not used to it yet, but I'm coming around...

Think they'll stick with it? Means changing all my Google bookmarks :(

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thegeek
The Geek
Posts: 2059

I just noticed that too... I think it's horrible.

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ScottW
ScottW
Posts: 6609

I'm still getting the capital G in a square with Firefox, but I see the lowercase g in IE7. Did somebody lose a trademark dispute?

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thegeek
The Geek
Posts: 2059

It wouldn't surprise me at all if somebody had trademarked the letter G...

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Scott
Scott
Posts: 5618

Of course it's trademarked. Cookie explains all, http://pbskids.org/sesame/letter/gs.html

or
http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=wX9V4SQY1nc
http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=nrRUuC1dMtg

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ScottW
ScottW
Posts: 6609

The "news" is all over the web, but there is no answer to why they did it:
http://news.cnet.com/8301-10784_3-9956237-7.html

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Scott
Scott
Posts: 5618

Here's a fix for the G fixated,
http://userscripts.org/scripts/show/27548

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thegeek
The Geek
Posts: 2059

The new favicon looks horrible if you have a dark theme in Firefox... you can't even see it on the bookmarks bar.

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jack7h3r1pp3r
jack7h3r1pp3r
Posts: 2815

ya noticed this too it looks kinda funny but it doesn't really bother me at all

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Scott
Scott
Posts: 5618

http://www.techcrunch.com/2008.....w-favicon/

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Antman
Antman
Posts: 164

Another new favicon today!

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Mike
Mike
Posts: 200

i have IE7 the lower case g showed up on my browser several months ago, just had to get use to it. sorry didnt realize this was an old thread..... never mind (LOL)
mike

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thegeek
The Geek
Posts: 2059

There's a completely new colorful icon now.

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Mike
Mike
Posts: 200

geek,your talking about firefox right? on IE7 i see the lower case g.
mike

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ScottW
ScottW
Posts: 6609

They can't seem to find an icon they like:
http://www.techcrunch.com/2009.....-colorful/

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Mike
Mike
Posts: 200

wow, came back to my laptop and there it was the new icon in scottw's post above
mike

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Scott
Scott
Posts: 5618

http://tech.slashdot.org/artic.....8;from=rss

There are a few more Stylish and Greasemonkey scripts to change the icon, if anyone really cares.

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