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Old 24th Aug 2012, 11:30   #1
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Microsoft updates 25 year old logo

Think that's not worthy of a news story? Think again:
http://www.bit-tech.net/news/bits/20...crosoft-logo/1
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Old 24th Aug 2012, 11:44   #2
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Old 24th Aug 2012, 11:53   #3
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Haha, I was thinking exactly the same:

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Old 24th Aug 2012, 12:43   #4
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So pleased they don't share common letters of the alphabet...

Apple <> Microsoft

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I prefer the old logo
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All I can think is New Coke New Coke New Coke New Coke New Coke New Coke New Coke New Coke New Coke New Coke New Coke New Coke New Coke New Coke New Coke New Coke New Coke New Coke New Coke

It's a little disconcerting...
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All I can think is New Coke New Coke New Coke New Coke New Coke New Coke New Coke New Coke New Coke New Coke New Coke New Coke New Coke New Coke New Coke New Coke New Coke New Coke New Coke

It's a little disconcerting...
Someone's a bit of a junkie then

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Old 24th Aug 2012, 13:55   #8
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I think the new logo and font look nice and clean and fresh.
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Old 24th Aug 2012, 18:33   #10
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Doesn't quite sit right with me, not sure why.
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Old 24th Aug 2012, 18:51   #11
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doesn't really look like a logo to me, looks a little to generic
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They are one of those companies that could make the logo look like the silhouette of a girl spreading her legs and people will still have to buy their products.
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They are one of those companies that could make the logo look like the silhouette of a girl spreading her legs and people will still have to buy their products.
Well, um, wouldn't you buy from that?
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They changed a little picture, a little bit.
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If it didn't say Microsoft next to it, I'd think it was a new Google service logo.
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Old 25th Aug 2012, 06:29   #18
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this is just a variation to a logo they used in a few ads for Win95
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It looks so much like al lot of other company logos that it's rendered itself useless. I thought the point of a logo was to be instantly associable to a brand or product.
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Old 25th Aug 2012, 08:15   #20
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I think it's kinda funny that MS updates their logo about the same time Windows 95 came out, 17 years ago.
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