Linked by Thom Holwerda on Mon 7th Sep 2009 17:43 UTC
Graphics, User Interfaces Last week, Culf of Mac published an article showing off some of Snow Leopard's beautiful 512x512 icons, revealing some interesting tidbits about them you could only see when the icons are fully maximised. In this article, I compare some of Snow Leopard's icons to those of Windows 7, and you'll see while both operating systems have beautiful icons, there are some key differences between the styles of these icons. Note that this article contains some large images, so if you're on dial-up, you've been warned.
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RE: Why?
by memson on Tue 8th Sep 2009 11:25 UTC in reply to "Why?"
memson
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2006-01-01

Forget about the disk space for a moment. Think: Why would anybody need 512 x 512 icons? Why would anyone need their icons that big?


Why would anyone need more than 640K of memory? That's just crazy talk.

(Hint: today's HD is tomorrows SD)

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