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(PCWorld)   Bill Gates decides after 25 years he can spare a few bucks to update Microsoft's logo "It's awfully bland, particularly if you saw it in one color"   ( divider line
    More: Silly, Bill Gates, senior management, design changes, sheds, logos  
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7676 clicks; posted to Geek » on 26 Aug 2012 at 5:29 AM (5 years ago)   |   Favorite    |   share:  Share on Twitter share via Email Share on Facebook   more»

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2012-08-26 06:56:59 AM  
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2012-08-26 01:37:21 PM  
3 votes:
I think the logo perfectly captures the essence of Microsoft. Bland, predictable, and slightly disappointing.
2012-08-26 12:23:41 AM  
3 votes:

Mugato: So whoever "designed" that got paid? Like with money?

It was a bunch of people. Committees always do the best work.
2012-08-26 04:54:45 PM  
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2012-08-26 12:29:25 AM  
2 votes:

Mugato: So whoever "designed" that got paid? Like with money?

They did it for the XP.
2012-08-26 12:19:31 AM  
2 votes:
So whoever "designed" that got paid? Like with money?
2012-08-26 12:14:54 AM  
2 votes:
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/had my first BSOD since switching to 7 last night, think it was heat related, marathon gaming session and the 4 of 6 working fans in my case were all set to low
//need to replace my fans..
2012-08-26 02:59:14 PM  
1 vote:

flaminio: cxjohn: Subby obviously missed this four years ago. Obviously.


Prediction: when all is counted, the post-Gates Microsoft will have been much more successful than the post-Jobs Apple.

also, post-Microsoft Gates will be much more successful than post-Apple Jobs
2012-08-26 10:39:25 AM  
1 vote:
The squares should've had rounded edges, imo. That way Apple can sue the shiat out of them.

/Am I doing it right?
2012-08-26 02:49:55 AM  
1 vote:
Was the Microsoft design team limited to using only MS Paint? Because if that was the case, the new logo is par for the course.
2012-08-26 12:14:44 AM  
1 vote:

Krieghund: Wait till he finds out Steve Jobs died.

Who do you think paid cancer to kill him? That's how much money Gates has.
2012-08-26 12:09:09 AM  
1 vote:
Subby thinks Gates still deals with day to day stuff like logos at Microsoft.

Wait till he finds out Steve Jobs died.
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